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Message to Students – End of Second Semester 2019/20 Exams

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The year 2020 has been challenging to higher education across the globe with a pandemic before us and other challenges at institutional level. Today, our finalists start their exams and we understand the burden this COVID-19 pandemic has on the mental health of many students.

I wish all students success in their exams and extend my appreciation to our staff who are supporting students in all ways possible. We are in this together!

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Celebrating International Day of the NTDs

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ICHIO members share a “Kodak” moment with the children in Katoogo during the First-ever NTDs Day Celebrations on 30th January 2020, Gaba, Kampala Uganda.

As we celebrate the International Day of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), I salute the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (CHS) and our international partners on the big strides made in research in tropical diseases. Makerere will continue leading in efforts to eradicate these diseases.

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Closing Mak-RIF Psychology Research Dissemination

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The Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe presides over the closing ceremony of six dissemination seminars by the School of Psychology of projects funded by the Research and Innovation Fund (Mak-RIF) on 2nd February 2021, CTF1, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda.

At the closing ceremony of the dissemination of findings of six projects from the School of Psychology which were funded by the Makerere University Research and Innovation Fund (Mak-RIF), I have applauded the renewed vigour by our social science researchers to contribute to socio-economic development by addressing issues of youth unemployment, COVID-19, drug abuse and others. I thank the researchers for a good job and the Government for funding the projects.

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Signing MoU with KI to Establish CESH

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The Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (L) and the President Karolinska Institutet Prof. Ole Petter Ottersen (R) display the MoU signed to establish the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health (CESH) after the virtual ceremony on Friday 29th January, 2021.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Makerere University and Karolinska Institutet (KI) of Sweden to establish a Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Health (CESH) marks a new milestone in our academic collaboration for the good of humanity. Thank you Rector Ole Ottersen for your enthusiastic support to this great initiative.

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