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Releasing Results of COVID-19 Study on Uganda’s 56 Index Cases

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Today we have released the results of a study on Coronavirus in Uganda done on the initial 56 patients. The study was led by Dr. Bruce Kirenga-founding Director, Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI) and Professor William Bazeyo in collaboration with other stakeholders. Makerere is proud to contribute in the fight against Covid-19.

The study established that the novel Coronavirus is more prevalent in men and affects patients with other morbidities more.

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Congratulations Drs. Joloba, Kateete & Batte

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An earlier photo of Prof. Moses Joloba talking about his pioneer work in the treatment of Drug Resistant TB.

I congratulate Drs. Moses Joloba, David Kateete and Charles Batte upon the award of USD 1.75 million from the National Health Institutes, USA to support the development of research capacity for data science for infectious and Non-communicable diseases.

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‘Tomorrow’ Article on Youth Empowerment

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) receives a copy of the Korean Journal 'Tomorrow' from James Kim, IYF Representative in Uganda, 17th September 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

I received a copy of the Korean journal ‘Tomorrow’ in which my article on youth empowerment is published from James Kim, the representative of International Youth Foundation in Uganda. Thank you Kim!

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Meeting Prof. Lee

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (2nd R) with Prof. Lee (2nd L) and other officials after the meeting on 17th September 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

I held discussions with Prof. Lee of Chongbuk University, who is the Manager of the Korea Uganda Dairy Project at Makerere. This project will transform the dairy sector in Uganda tremendously . Thank you Chongbuk.

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