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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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Bidding Farewell to H.E. Per Lindgärde

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) hands over a portrait to the outgoing Ambassador of Sweden to Uganda, H.E. Per Lindgärde (L) during his farewell visit on 21st June 2021, CTF1, Makerere University.

There was joy and yet a hard time when I bid farewell to H.E. Per Lindgarde, the Swedish Ambassador this afternoon. Makerere has enjoyed a wonderful relationship with the Embassy during his tenure and I wish him good health and success in his next assignment.

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Commissioning CoVAB Golden Jubilee Celebrations

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The Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (L), Academic Registrar-Mr. Alfred Masikye Namoah (C) and the Principal CoVAB-Prof. John David Kabasa stand for the anthems at the CoVAB Golden Jubilee Celebrations Commissioning on 17th June 2021, Nakyesasa.

Today I represented the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Museveni at the commissioning of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB). I congratulate the college on their wonderful innovations.

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Launching 3 Publications on Children Welfare

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The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (on screen) launches three publications by AfriChild and Makerere University researchers on 15th June 2021, Telepresence Centre, Level 2, Senate Building.

I launched three publications by AfriChild Centre and Makerere researchers on the role of research on children welfare. Children are our future and we must take good care of them.

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