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Mak Researchers Demonstrating Value of Science

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Staff from IDI and the Ministry of Health engage in Personal Protective Equipment demonstrations after a two-day progam to spearhead the rollout of COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) guidelines on 27th April 2020 at the IDI-McKinnell Knowledge Center, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

Featured Image: Staff from IDI and the Ministry of Health engage in Personal Protective Equipment demonstrations after a two-day progam to spearhead the rollout of COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) guidelines on 27th April 2020 at the IDI-McKinnell Knowledge Center, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

US expert praises Africa’s response to COVID-19. He adds that the pandemic could help African scientists demonstrate value of science to governments. At Makerere, our researchers have exactly done this. Kudos!

Read the full article here: https://www.researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-africa-pan-african-2020-9-african-covid-19-science-should-focus-on-testing-and-partnerships/

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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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Congratulations to the Kyabazinga upon his 6th Coronation Anniversary

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His Majesty William Wilberforce Gabula Nadiope IV the Kyabazing of Busoga

Featured Image: His Majesty William Wilberforce Gabula Nadiope IV the Kyabazinga of Busoga. Courtesy Photo

On behalf of Makerere University I congratulate His Majesty William Wilberforce Gabula Nadiope IV upon the sixth anniversary of his coronation as the Kyabazinga of the Great Kingdom of Busoga. Congratulations!

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Congratulations President & Vice President-Elect ULS

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The President and Vice President-elect of the Uganda Law Society (ULS), Pheona Nabasa Wall (Right) and Diana C. Angwech (Left) chat at an earlier occasion. They are both alumnae of Makerere University. Photo credit: Twitter/@ByaruhangaAnita

The President and Vice President-elect of the Uganda Law Society (ULS), Pheona Nabasa Wall (Right) and Diana C. Angwech (Left) chat at an earlier occasion. They are both alumnae of Makerere University. Photo credit: Twitter/@ByaruhangaAnita

Makerereans have been voted to lead the Uganda Law Society (ULS), a trend well maintained. What is most important about this election is the decision by lawyers to vote women into these key positions. I congratulate Pheona Nabaasa and Diana Angwech upon their election as President and Vice President of the ULS respectively.

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