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This UGX 185 billion grant win by Prof. William Bazeyo is unprecedented

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This UGX 185 billion grant win by Prof. William Bazeyo is unprecedented. It’s the largest single grant win by an academician in the history of Uganda. What is important about this grant is that it is to benefit the entire country. Well done Prof. Bazeyo, you have set the bar high!

A snapshot of Page 6, the New Vision Newspaper, 27th August 2020

The grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the US President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) will support the Ministry of Health under a five year project. Prof. Bazeyo is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project “Strengthening the Government of Uganda’s Capacity for Regionally Centered and District Implemented HIV and TB Programming through Health Information Systems, Case Based Surveillance, Monitoring, Evaluation and Quality Improvement Support under PEPFAR”

Detailed story: Page 6 of the New Vision, Thursday 27th August, 2020.

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Thank You for Standing With Mak

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An older photo of the Main Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda as seen from across the Freedom Square. Date taken: 22nd October 2012.

Featured image: An older photo of the Main Building, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda as seen from across the Freedom Square. Date taken: 22nd October 2012.

I am overwhelmed by the messages of solidarity coming in from all over the world regarding the unfortunate destruction of our historic administration building. I thank all our partners and well wishers for this show of solidarity. We will soon inform all our stakeholders about arrangements to enable them make contributions to the restoration of the building. Thank you very much indeed.

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Attending the Launch of PRESIDE

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The Prime Minister-Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda (2nd Right) with Dr. Monica Musenero (3rd Left) and other officials at the PRESIDE launch on 18th September 2020. Photo credit: Twitter/@RuhakanaR

Featured image: The Prime Minister-Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda (2nd Right) with Dr. Monica Musenero (3rd Left) and other officials at the PRESIDE launch on 18th September 2020. Photo credit: Twitter/@RuhakanaR

At today’s launch of PRESIDE, I have committed Makerere University to full participation in its activities, particularly Research and Development for the management of epidemics. We must grow our own science and determine our development agenda and Makerere will provide the leadership.

PRESIDE is the Presidential Scientific Initiative on Epidemics, a brainchild of H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. It will led by the Presidential Advisor on Epidemics, Dr. Monica Musenero.

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Launching COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Drug

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The Minister of Health-Hon. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng (Centre) flanked by Chairperson Mak-RIF Grants Management Committee (Left), COVIDIT Principal Investigator-Dr. Bruce Kirenga (Right) and other officials from MLI, UPDF, UBTS, JCRC launches the COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) Investigational New Drug on 16th September 2020, Main Hall, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

Featured image: The Minister of Health-Hon. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng (Centre) flanked by Chairperson Mak-RIF Grants Management Committee-Prof. William Bazeyo (Left), COVIDIT Principal Investigator-Dr. Bruce Kirenga (Right) and other officials from MLI, Mulago Hospital, UPDF, UBTS, JCRC launches the COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) Investigational New Drug on 16th September 2020, Main Hall, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

This morning we were privileged to host the Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng who launched the Uganda COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) Investigational New Drug which will undergo clinical trials immediately. We are proud to contribute to the management of this devastating pandemic.

To date 162 CCP units have been collected, which can be used to treat 65 patients.

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