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Launching COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Drug

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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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Celebrating Nyerere@100

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Seated: The United Republic of Tanzania High Commissioner to Uganda H.E. Dr. Aziz Ponary Mlima (3rd R) with the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (3rd L) and other officials at the Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre (JNLC), Makerere University, during the Nyerere at 100 Commemorations on 13th April 2022.

Today we hosted H.E. Dr. Aziz Ponary Mlima, High Commissioner of United Republic of Tanzania to the Republic of Uganda at the Julius Nyerere Leadership Centre to celebrate Nyerere at 100. We are proud of this gallant Makerere University alumnus, a great African freedom fighter and visionary leader. We also visited Nyerere’s former room in the Old Mitchell Hall, now Complex Hall.

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Hosting Amb. Karin Boven

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H.E. Dr. Karin Boven, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Uganda (3rd R) receives an assortment of Mak souvenirs from the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (C) as the Dean MakSPH, Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze (2nd L) and other officials witness on 13th April 2022, CTF1, Makerere University.

The first visit to Makerere University by H.E. Karin Boven Ambassador of the Netherlands in Uganda has been a happy one. I thank the Netherlands for supporting our School of Public Health to train health professionals for Uganda and Africa.

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Blended Teaching & Learning Schedule

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The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Arch. Barnabas Nawangwe.

We have noted misleading messages originating from Mak Guild leadership regarding the opening of the University. All students and other stakeholders are advised that the first semester will open in a staggered manner and using blended methods of teaching and learning as per the schedule (Link below). Students must adhere to this schedule.

Semester Calendar/Schedule for 2021/2022

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