Connect with us

General

Generation Free of HIV/AIDS Awareness Club Launch

Published

on

The Generation Free of HIV/AIDS Awareness Club (GFHAC) was founded on 5th August 2010 by a group of students and some Staff from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

The Generation Free of HIV/AIDS Awareness Club (GFHAC) was founded on 5th August 2010 by a group of students and some Staff from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

The club was founded with the objective of evaluating the impact of the extra curriculum approach and identifying strategies which could be used to institute HIV/AIDS sensitization strategies into the mainstream curriculum in Uganda. This club was founded so as to create a network among University students, Secondary students and Local communities hence promoting a culture of togetherness. Our main focus is to carry out sensitization and research on matters of HIV/AIDS awareness and other related STD’s infections. To create forums for adult education in rural areas to prevent HIV/AIDS

MISSION:
Educate the students of the higher institutions/Secondary Schools and the community on HIV prevention through maintaining an open forum for AIDS discussion throughout the school year by creating monthly AIDS awareness events.

VISION:
Achieve a generation free of HIV/AIDS community and in the fight against the disease in Sub-Saharan Africa.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To promote career guidance, counseling among students and Communities in the region about HIV/AIDS
  • To build a technical primary, secondary, tertiary and inter-institutional relationships to promote HIV/AIDS education among the youth/ students.
  • To publish Magazines, periodicals, books and leaflets the association may think desirable for the promotion of its goals and objectives on HIV/AIDS awareness.
  • Writing Proposals to generate funds to run the clubs activities

The Club will officially be launched tomorrow Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.(Former Faculty of Agriculture), starting at 9:00am

 

 

Downloads

Generation Free of HIV/AIDS Awareness Club (GFHAC) profile: MS Word Version, PDF Version, Postscript

GFHAC Launch Program: MS Word Version, PDF Version, Postscript Version

 

 

 

mwamai@admin.mak.ac.ug, Public Relations Office

Continue Reading

General

4th Call For Applications: MURBS Departmental Ambassadors

Published

on

URBRA’s Mrs. Ritah Nansasi Wasswa (2nd L) assisted by Ag. University Secretary-Mr. Yusuf Kiranda (L) hands over a plaque of recognition to Outgoing Trustee-Ms. Dorothy Nannozi Kabanda (2nd R) as Incoming Trustee-Ms. Franco Angida Mugyema (R) applauds during the MURBS Board Handover on 26th March 2021.

In February 2018, the Makerere University Retirement Benefits Scheme (MURBS) launched the Departmental Ambassadors Programme. MURBS hopes to use this Ambassadors Programme to engage more directly with its membership and enhance member education. MURBS further perceives this Programme as a means to mitigate succession planning risks.

MURBS Fund Value continues to grow, and as at 31st March 2021, it stood at Ushs 235.5bn as compared to Ushs 209.6bn as at 30th June 2020. Given this growth, there is increased need for prospective Trustees, who are well equipped with relevant knowledge and skills, and with practical exposure to the management and governance of MURBS.

Eligibility

  1. Must be employed by the University on permanent terms
  2. Must be an Active Member of the Scheme (currently contributing to the Scheme) and appear on the Official Register of the MURBS Active Membership as at 30th April 2021.
  3. Must be willing to commit time to trainings and other ambassadorial activities organised by the Scheme.

Mode of training for 4th Cohort of Ambassadors

Training for this (4th) Cohort of Ambassadors is envisaged to be conducted over the zoom online platform only, due to Covid-19 restrictions. The Scheme does not envisage any face-to-face interactions.

Tenure of Office & Termination or Withdrawal

There is no tenure of office for the Departmental Ambassador. As long as a member is willing to continue serving as an Ambassador, and the Ambassador continues to satisfy the eligibility criteria above, she or he will remain a MURBS Ambassador.

How to Apply

Interested members should complete the MURBS Departmental Ambassador Application Form 01-0218. The completed Form together with the requested attachments should be sent to info[at]murbs.mak.ac.ug and copy to wilber.naigambi[at]mak.ac.ug no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, 14th June 2021. We discourage hand delivery of applications.

Confirmation/Approval Process

MURBS shall acknowledge receipt of each application received within 12 hours and will respond to the applicants to confirm the status of their application in writing (by e-mail). Upon approval of the application, the name of the approved Ambassador together with the Department and School/Unit will be updated on the list of the MURBS Departmental Ambassadors in the Group 4 category and published on the MURBS website.

NOTE: There is no limit as to the number of ambassadors that MURBS can have in a department.

Please see Downloads for the detailed call and application form.

Continue Reading

General

Chair Council Communication on Closure of Makerere University

Published

on

An older photo of the Main Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda as seen from across the Freedom Square. Date taken: 22nd October 2012.

7th June 2021

All Members of Staff
All Students and Stakeholders
Makerere University

RE: CLOSURE OF MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

Following the address to the Nation by H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Uganda, on 6th June 2021, this is to inform you that the University will be closed with effect from today 7th June 2021 for 42days.

During the closure, the University shall observe a 30% physical presence of staff while other faculty and administrative staff shall continue to work online.

Management will inform staff and students on the implementation of teaching, learning, and research activities online. Construction activities shall continue as per the President’s directives and with strict adherence to the COVID-19 SOPs.

Yours sincerely,

Lorna Magara (Mrs.)
Chairperson, Makerere University Council

Continue Reading

General

RUFORUM: Transforming Higher Education Videos and Links

Published

on

Delegates brainstorm during the 15th RUFORUM AGM held at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in Ghana from 2-6 December, 2019. Photo credit: RUFORUM

Video Series developed by Julieta Mazzola, EARTH University.

English

  1. What is Community Engagement?  Video 1 of 3.  https://youtu.be/etv2-W1U3O0
  2. Different Forms of University Engagement with the Community. Video 2 of 3. https://youtu.be/73h2p8P0BLw
  3. Student learning through Community Engagement. Video 3 of 3. https://youtu.be/Ule3P1-tjC4

Read more

Continue Reading

Trending