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MakSPH Grows Number of Public Health Experts in Africa

  • In Health
  • 14 Jan 2020 - 7:27pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 48
The Chancellor-Prof. Ezra Suruma (Right) confers a PhD upon MakSPH's Mr. Godfrey Bwire during Day 1 of the 70th Graduation Ceremony, 14th January 2020, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

Today, 14th January 2020, at the Freedom Square, a total of 132 students across all academic levels, graduated from Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH), amidst cheers and jubilation. Bwire Godfrey (now Doctor) received the Doctor of Philosophy for his work “Molecular characterization of Vibrio cholerae responsible for cholera epidemics in Uganda by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), multi-locus variable number of tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) and whole genome sequencing (WGS)”.

The other graduands obtained degrees of Masters in Public Health (50), Masters in Public Health Nutrition (12), Masters in Disaster Management (5), Masters in Health Services research (12), Masters in Health Informatics (5) and Bachelors in Environmental Health Science (47).

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