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June 2018

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Photography Contest of the 7th AFENET Scientific Conference

7th AFENET Scientific Conference, Joaquim Chissano Conference Center, Maputo, Mozambique.

The first ever photo contest at the 7th AFENET Scientific Conference will be held from 11-16 November 2018 at the Joaquim Chissano Conference Center, Maputo, Mozambique.
The theme for this year’s conference is “Building Resilient and Sustainable Public Health Systems in Africa through Field Epidemiology Training.”.

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Online Short Course-Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience June 2018 Intake

Desperate residents ponder the next move following a landslide in Bududa District, Eastern Uganda. Image:RAN

Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) is offering an online certificate course in Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Leadership (HDRL). The course is open to all academic disciplines, government officials, policy makers, planners, implementers as well as ground level humanitarian practitioners who want to build their competences in humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Leadership.

MakSPH is pleased to announce the revised Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Leadership certificate course for the June 2018 intake.

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Mak Honours Prof. Capt. Dr. Virginio Lachora Ongom

The Vice President-H.E. Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi (2nd L) upon arrival at Makerere University, Kampala Uganda for the inaugural Prof VL Ongom Memorial Lecture. He was received by Vice Chancellor-Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (R) and Acting DVCFA-Dr. Eria Hisali (L)

On Thursday, 28th June 2018, Makerere University paid well-deserved tribute to one of the most hardworking researchers and publishers in his day and first African Dean of the School of Public Health (MakSPH), Prof. Capt. Dr. Virginio Lachora Ongom. Appropriately described as the “Meteorite from Pakwach” by the day’s emcee, Mr. George Piwang Jalobo, Prof.

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Private Sponsorship Admission Lists for Academic Year 2018/2019

Graduands of the Mak 67th Graduation admire the new gown.

The Office of the Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released the admission lists for Privately sponsored students including International Applicants for the Academic Year 2018/2018.

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Makerere University Bursar, Mr. Augustine Tamale Hands over Office

The Outgoing University Bursar, Mr. Augustine Tamale handing over office to the Acting University Bursar, Ms. Deborah Nalule.

On Thursday 28th June 2018, the Outgoing University Bursar, Mr. Augustine Tamale handed over office to the Acting University Bursar, Ms. Deborah Nalule. 

Ms Deborah Nalule, the Manager-Expenditure and Reporting in the Finance Department will manage the office until a substantive University Bursar assumes office.

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ASF-RESIST Research Action Launched

Director DRGT-Prof. Mukadasi Buyinza poses for a group photo with participants during the ASF-RESIST Inception Meeting, 26th June 2018, Metropole Hotel, Kampala Uganda

Early this year, the African Union, supported by the European Union awarded a research grant of USD 1,249,988 to a consortium of scientists led by the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University to implement a research action aimed at ‘Developing innovative and sustainable approaches to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Africa (ASF-RESIST)’. The research was launched on 26th June 2018 by Prof.

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UNFCCC/UNDP-GEF Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change

Sunrise over Mulago and Kololo hills as seen from Makerere University, Kampala Uganda, June 2018

Are you 18-30 and taking part in activities to fight climate change? Send a 3 minute video for a chance to be a youth reporter at the UN Climate Change Conference in Poland in December.


  • Video up to 3 minutes long
  • Aged between 18 and 30
  • Spoken or subtitled English
  • Enter from any country

One winner will be selected from each of our two categories below:

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Government Sponsored -District Quota Admissions List 2018/19

Students move towards Main Building on University Road

The Office of the Academic Registrar Makerere University has released lists of applicants who have been recommended for admission to the  programmes indicated against their names under the District Quota Scheme, subject to verification by their respective districts.

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Mak-UC Berkeley-Pathfinder Set To Promote PHE Research & Policy in Uganda

The Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (2nd L) and UC Berkeley's Dr. Robin Marsh (3rd L) flanked by L-R: Dr. Cyprian Misinde, Pathfinder's Ms. Jackline Nakajubi, Dr. Sarah Ssali and Mr. Mfitumukiza David after the meeting on 27th June 2018, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on Wednesday, 27th June 2018 held discussions with the University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley)’s Dr. Robin Marsh and Pathfinder International Uganda’s Ms. Nakajubi Jackline on the possibility of  integrating the Population, Health and Environment (PHE) approach in Makerere University’s curricular, research and student projects. Dr. Marsh is a Senior Researcher/Socio-Economist with the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues (ISSI), UC Berkeley while Ms.

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Call for Posters,Panels & Papers RMEL Conference 2018 Submission Deadline Extended

Call for Posters,Panels & Papers esilience Measurement, Evidence and Learning (RMEL) Community of Practice (CoP) Conference 2018 Submission Deadline Extended

Due to the positive response, the RMEL Conference 2018 organizers have extended the deadline for proposal submissions to July 30, 2018. The extension applies to individual paper presentations, panel presentations, ignite sessions, and posters.

The conference is co-convened by the Resilience Measurement, Evidence and Learning Community of Practice (CoP) in conjunction with member organizations and its partners.  


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