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Mak's Dr. Richard Idro Scoops LSHTM Inaugural Greenwood Africa Award 2019

Dr. Richard Idro, Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Dr. Idro is the winner of the inaugural LSHTM Greenwood Africa Award. Image:LSHTM

Dr. Richard Idro, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Makerere University, and Honorary Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Neurologist at Mulago Hospital, Uganda, is the winner of the inaugural Greenwood Africa Award. The award will be conferred at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)’s graduation ceremony on 5th March 2019.

Dr. Idro will be resident at LSHTM from Tuesday, 5th to Friday, 8th March 2019, based in the Department of Clinical Research. He will deliver The Greenwood Lecture, hosted by LSHTM’s Malaria Centre, on Thursday 7 March, entitled: Severe Malaria, Nodding Syndrome and Wisdom Teeth.

The Award

The award consists of a medal and a week in residence at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in London. The winner will be required to give a Greenwood lecture, as well as interact with relevant academics and give seminars as appropriate.

It will be awarded every three years, at the LSHTM graduation ceremony.

"Congratulations Dr. Idro! You have made Makerere proud" read a message from the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, who broke news of the award.

Please click the link below for details of the award

https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/introducing/medals/the-greenwood-africa-award

 

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