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World Health Summit Regional Meeting Position: Secretariat Director



The World Health Summit Regional Meeting is scheduled to take place from the 27th-29th June 2021. The President constituted a Secretariat that works under the leadership of the International President; representing Makerere University College of Health Sciences (CHS) as the host of the WHS Regional Meeting Africa. The International President is seeking to hire a Director of the WHS Regional Meeting Secretariat for six months (February-July 2021).


  1. Full-time engagement in WHS regional meeting activities between January 2021 to July 2021
  2. Design and set up of the secretariat program, and its implementation
  3. Work with all existing committees as directed by the International President
  4. Head the secretariat activities, and total oversight of all the secretariat activities in regard to the WHS Regional meeting, up to completion
  5. Take the responsibility of organizing, hosting, evaluation and final reporting of the WHS regional meeting, reporting directly to the International president
  6. Provide secretarial activities for all committees of the regional meeting
  7. Coordinate publicity, registration, and feedback to all participants and speakers
  8. Take all minutes, archive all records, compile and publish the final summit report and inventory of all the assets of the summit
  9. Ensure adequate information for website update and harmonization
  10. Maintain a close like with the WHS secretariat, and contribute to WHS monthly magazine
  11. Coordinate all invitations and feedback to participants and partners, ensure full implementation of the summit program
  12. Facilitate and maintain all records of fundraising and resource mobilization activities for the regional meeting.

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Application Procedure

Please hand deliver your application accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae, two letters of recommendation and photocopies of Academic certificates and transcripts to;

The Office of the Principal
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University.
Mulago Hospital Complex, Mulago Hill Road.

Or email your application to
Email: hrd[at]

Application deadline; Friday 5th February 2021 (5:00pm)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Launch of Mak-RIF Round 4 Awards & PhD Call for Proposals



Mak-RIF 4 Awards and PhD Call For Proposals, 29th September 2022, 9:00 to 10:00 AM EAT.

Makerere University received funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda, earmarked to support high impact Research and Innovations. This unique initiative arose after engagements between the top University Management and the Government of Uganda. This fund illustrates the increasing importance that the Government attaches to Research and Innovation as a driver of development and transformation. The objective of the fund is to increase the local generation of translatable research and scalable innovations that address key gaps required to drive Uganda’s development agenda. 

In the Financial years 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 the Government of the Republic of Uganda through Mak-RIF has funded implementation of over 750 multidisciplinary research and innovations within the various Colleges, while engaging multiple stakeholders within and outside Makerere University. The Grants Management Committee (GMC) has finalized the award process for the Mak-RIF round 4 call for funding for this Financial Year 2022/2023.

The Grants Management Committee (GMC) hereby invites you to the Launch of the Mak-RIF Round 4 awards and PhD Call for Proposals scheduled to take place tomorrow Thursday 29th September 2022 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. EAT. 

Please use the following details to join the launch.

Register in advance for this meeting: 
Meeting ID: 884 5662 9992
Password: 292624

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Notice: Makerere Disability Scheme 2022/23 Medical Review Exercise



One of the PWD graduands at the 69th Graduation during the Session held on 17th January 2019.

The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites persons with disability who applied for admission to public universities under the disability entry scheme for 2022/2023 Academic Year to appear for medical/review exercise at Makerere Unive, Senate Building, Level Two (2) in the Telepresence Centre.

NOTE: Only those who have the minimum entry requirements of at least two principal passes at A’ Level or its equivalent and at least five (5) passes at O’ Level or its equivalent will be interviewed.

 Only candidates who sat ‘a’ level in 2020, 2019 and 2018 are eligible for admission.

THE EXERCISE WILL BE CONDUCTED ON 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 2022 respectively from 9.00 A.M – 1.00 P.M each day.


(i) If you fail to appear on any of the given days above, there will be no other chance for you.

(ii) Applicants with Government Scholarship for the previous years are not eligible for admission



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Uganda’s policymakers implored to address forest loss, plastic & water pollution



Left to Right: Prof. Gunnar Köhlin, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Amb. Maria Håkansson, Commissioner Julius Mafumbo and Prof. Edward Bbaale posing for a group photo before the opening ceremony on 22nd September 2022: Photo by EfD-Mak Centre.

The Vice Chancellor Professor Barnabas Nawangwe on Thursday 22nd September, 2022 participated in the opening of the EfD Annual meeting hosted by Makerere University at Speke Resort Munyonyo where he appealed to government to implement the ban on kaveera and address other environmental issues.

The opening ceremony moderated by the EfD Global Hub Manager Gunnar Köhlin and was graced by Uganda’s Minister for Water and Environment represented by the Commissioner for Water, Mr. Julius Mafumbo and the Swedish Ambassador to Uganda, H.E. Maria Håkansson.

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