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RAN Partners with UCC on ACIA 2017, Facilitates #Hack4SmartTransport Hackathon

  • In General
  • 29 May 2017 - 2:38pm
  • By Mark Wamai
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UCC Executive Director-Eng. Godfrey Mutabazi (3rd R) with RAN's Dr. Dorothy Okello (R) and Ms. Harriet Adong (2nd R) and Team SONET during ACIA 2017 Awards, 26th May 2017, Kampala Uganda

In an effort to register development through innovation, Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) successfully partnered with the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) throughout the months of February and May 2017 to implement activities leading to the Annual Communications Innovation Awards (ACIA) 2017 awards event. It was yet another rich knowledge generation and sharing opportunity for the RAN team to conduct the Human Centered Design training to all the UCC beneficiaries in 5(Central, Western, Eastern, Southern and Northern) regions of Uganda. This engagement opportunity brought together over 200 participants including teachers, (guiding their students to develop innovative solutions to address community challenges), District Educational Officers, and Head teachers,  for Human Centered innovations. Throughout these activities Dr. Dorothy Okello, RAN Director Innovations supported UCC and the innovators as Chair of the multidisciplinary gender sensitive Panel of Judges.

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