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Request For Expression of Interest: CTCA Strategic Plan 2019-2025

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The Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA) was established in July 2011 by the World Health Organisation with funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to build and sustain institutional capacity of African governments in tobacco control. The Centre which is hosted by the Makerere University School of Public Health is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through the Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF).

Objectives of the Assignment

The intent is to maximize on the gains to date, set pace to redefine the direction of tobacco control on the African continent through increased population and geographical coverage and enhanced coordination networks. This will drive agreement on priorities, format of change, reconfigure collaboration and networks with a view to re-examine the niche, decision making platforms,
enhance performance tracking and foster sustainability.

The CTCA Strategic Plan will guide institutional development, strategy, program planning and implementation, evidence base strengthening through learning, M&E, harmonization of funding mechanisms/sources, mutual accountability and to the extent possible, enhance effective use of resources and mitigate against duplex through role clarity.

Key deliverables
The consultant will execute the strategic planning process simultaneously with the business plan to set CTCA strategic directions (what should be achieve in next 7 years) and the Business Plan (to elaborate the process of archiving the desired intention). The consultant will thus deliver;
a. An Inception report with clear methodology, respondents, criterion for inclusion participants/respondents, competencies, tools for data collection and assignment implementation plan
b. Monthly and Mid Assignment Progress reports
c. Draft strategic plan
d. A costed Strategic Plan
e. A linked separate monitoring and evaluation Plan with results framework and an indicator reference sheet
f. A power point of the presentation of the Strategic Plan

Please see Downloads for details

How to apply
Interested and suitably qualified candidates may apply for the post by
i. Submitting a motivation letter of not more than 1000 words and clearly marked as “Expression of Interest for Consultancy to develop the CTCA Strategic plan 2019-
2025. CTCA/EOI/006/”
in soft copies at the address below not later than 17:00 hours on the June 8, 2018. In addition to the requirement in (i), interested applicants should submit:
ii. an application letter,
iii. a CV with contacts of 3 professional referees, and
iv. a hard copy of all relevant academic documents OR if submitted by email, a single file of all relevant academic documents in PDF.

Applications may be sent to:
Email: eoi@ctc-africa.org copy angelan@ctc-africa.org
Physical address: Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA), Ekobo Road Plot 2 Kololo, Kampala Uganda.

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Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi Appointed Acting DVC Academic Affairs

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Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi, The Academic Registrar, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda, East Africa.

The Academic Registrar, Professor Buyinza Mukadasi has been appointed Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) of Makerere University, for a period of six (6) months effective 11th July 2024 to 10th January 2025 or until a substantive First Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs) is appointed whichever comes earlier.

He is a Professor of Forestry Resource Economics and served as the Director, Directorate of Research and Graduate Training (DRGT), Makerere University from 2014 to October 2022. Buyinza holds a PhD in Forest Economics from Gadjah Mada University (UGM), Yogyakarta Indonesia. He holds a number of professional enhancement certificates and Diplomas.

As Director DRGT he was charged with the oversight responsibility of all institutional research grants and graduate training in the university. Prof Buyinza served as the Deputy Director in Charge of Administration and Graduate Training (2010 – 2013); Head, Department of Community Forestry and Extension, Faculty of Forestry and Natural Resources (2003 – 2005, 2008-2010) at Makerere University.  Buyinza grew though the University ranks from a Tutorial Assistant (1993 – 1998) at Gajah Mada University, Indonesia to becoming a Lecturer (1999); Senior Lecturer (2004); Assoc. Professor (2007) and Full Professor (2010) at Makerere University.  He has over 20 years experience of University research and teaching in the field of Forestry and Natural Resource Economics.  He has successfully supervised over 50 MSc. and 10 PhD students in the fields of forestry, environment and natural resources. He has also acted as an external examiner in many regional and international universities. He is a member of many professional bodies and served as the Chairperson, Board of Directors of the National Forestry Authority (2007 – 2013). He was the Institutional Focal person (2010-2022) and Chair of the Board of Management of the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA), 2014 – 2018.

Buyinza has published widely in the field of forest resource economics, environmental incomes, economics of biodiversity conservation, and Environmental Incomes for Rural Income and livelihoods. He has authored more than 150 papers in International peer-reviewed referred journals, 4 book Chapters, attended more than 70 conference proceedings and has presented in more than 140 conferences/seminars/workshops.

Buyinza has built a very strong international network of collaborations in research administration and has tremendous capacity for resource mobilization. He has been Principal investigator (PI) of 15 research projects and as Co-Principal Investigator in many other institutional research grants. He is the Coordinator of various externally funded research capacity building initiatives at Makerere University. He has a wealth of research management experience with special focus on in the field of natural resources economics, and environmental governance.

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Advert: Mature Age Entry Scheme – Private Sponsorship 2024/2025

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Students sit for an exam in the pre-COVID era, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications for the Undergraduate
Programmes under the Mature Age Entry Scheme only for Private Sponsorship for
2024/2025 Academic Year.
Non-Refundable Application fee of Shs. 50,000/= for Ugandans OR $75 Equivalent for
Internationals, plus bank charge should be paid in any of the banks used by Uganda
Revenye Authority after generating a Payment Reference Number (PRN).

  • Apply using the Institution’s Applications Portal URL:https: //apply.mak.ac.ug
  • Application is for candidates who passed the Mature Age Entry Examinations of December 17, 2022 and February 24, 2024 only.
  • Any candidate who passed the examinations in mentioned above and was not admitted on Government/ Private sponsorship for December 17, 2022 sitting, and for Government sponsorship for February 24, 2024 sitting, is eligible to apply for admission on Private Sponsorship for 2024 /2025 Academic Year.

The closing date for applying will be Friday 26th July, 2024.

Further details can be accessed by following this link.

Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza
ACADEMIC REGISTRAR

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Diploma/Degree Holders Admission Lists 2024/25

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Main Library, Makerere University. Photo taken on 29th February 2016.

The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released lists of Diploma/Degree Holder applicants admitted under Private/Self Sponsorship for the academic year 2024/25. Please note that admission is subject to verification of academic documents by the awarding institutions.

The admission list is displayed here below:

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