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MakSPH Launches Project to Enhance Data Analysis Capacity and Use in East and Southern Africa

The Dean MakSPH-Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze (In Green) and Principal CHUSS-Prof. Edward Kirumira with participants at the two-day PERSuADE inception meeting and project launch, 21st - 22nd August 2018, ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) Kololo Offices, MakSPH, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

On August 21st and 22nd, 2018, Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) held a two-day inception workshop that brought together six universities in Africa and the respective Ministries of Health from their countries to review and agree on the implementation approach for a Global Fund grant. This project grant aims at supporting Ministries of Health to review and analyze data at national and subnational levels for well-informed decision-making.

This grant comes after MakSPH together with these universities submitted a partnership proposal designed at enhancing technical support for analytical capacity and data use. The partner universities set to benefit from this grant together with MakSPH include the universities of Nairobi and Muhimbili in East Africa and Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Witwatersrand (Wits) in Southern Africa.

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