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Request For Expression of Interest: CTCA M&E Plan 2019-2025

Request for Expression of Interest: Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA) Consultancy to develop its M&E 2019 – 2025

The Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA) was established in July 2011 by the World Health Organisation with funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to build and sustain institutional capacity of African governments in tobacco control. The Centre which is hosted by the Makerere University School of Public Health is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through the Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF).

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Dr. Poplack, Ryoichi Sasakawa Receive Mak’s Prestigious Honorary Doctorates

Dr. David Poplack, Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine receives his award from the Chancellor, Prof. Ezra Suruma (Right) at a special graduation ceremony held on 9th August 2018 in the Main Hall. Looking on is the Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe (Standing 2nd L) and Principal College of Health Sciences - Prof. Charles Ibingira (Standing L)

Euphoria swept over the special congregation in the Main Hall on the morning of 9th August 2018 as Dr. David Poplack and the Late Ryoichi Sasakawa received Makerere University’s prestigious Honorary Doctorate of Science (Honoris Causa) and Honorary Doctorare of Laws (Honoris Causa) respectively.

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Chinese Embassy awards 30 Scholarships to Makerere University students

 The Ambassador of China to Uganda, H.E. Zheng Zhuaiang, handing over the cheque to  the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Prof. William Bazeyo. Present were the State Minister for Higher Education Hon. John Chrysostom Muyingo and  the Acting Director of Gender Mainstreaming, Dr. Euzobia M. Baine.

The Embassy of China to Uganda has awarded two categories Scholarships; the Ambassador’s Award for Excellence and the Ambassador’s Award for Friendship to Makerere University continuing students. Officially launched by the State Minister for Higher Education Hon. John Chrysostom Muyingo on behalf of the Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni, the Scholarships Award was received by the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe represented by the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Prof. William Bazeyo on 8th August 2018.

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‘Say No to sexual harassment’, Mak Administrators advise freshers

Makerere University Academic Registrar Mr. Alfred Namoah Masikye ddressing freshers.

The Acting Director of Makerere University Gender and Mainstreaming, Dr. Euzobia Mugisha Baine has urged the incoming students to openly defy the sexual harassment vice and stand strong for their academic rights. This was during the Makerere University Freshers’ Orientation Meeting held on 6th August 2018 to welcome the new students for the Academic year 2018/2019.

Speaking to thousands of freshers in the Makerere University Freedom Square, Dr. Mugisha Baine encouraged students to acquaint themselves with the Makerere University Policy and Regulations against Sexual Harassment.

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Press Release: USAID Commits $24 Million to Establish Research Technical Assistance Center

The ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) Offices, Plot 30, Upper Kololo Terrace, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has committed up to $24 million to establish a Research Technical Assistance Center (RTAC) at the University of Chicago's independent research organization, NORC. The RTAC is a new award under the portfolio of USAID's Higher Education Solutions Network program, and will run from 2018 until 2022.

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Change of Programmes/Subjects for 2018/2019 Academic Year

Mr Alfred Masikye Namoah, the Academic Registrar addressing Freshers  on 6th August 2018 at Freedom Square.

Change of Programme(s)/Subjects is done online. The exercise started on Monday 30th July, 2018 and will end on Friday 10th August, 2018.
It is emphasized that only those students who meet the Cut-off points for the desired programmes can apply. Cut-off points can be found here: https://www.mak.ac.ug/admissions/cut-points

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Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe elucidates the relevancy of financing Higher Education in Africa

Mak Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe  at the 14th Graduation Ceremony of Mount Kenya University on 3rd August 2018.

The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has appealed to Institutions for Higher learning in Africa to utilize the various ways of generating funds and resources to cater for the rapid growth of the university students’ population.  This was during the Mount Kenya University 14th Graduation Ceremony held on 03rd August 2018, at the Mount Kenya University, Graduation Pavillion Grounds Thika- Garissa.

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Mak-ASLC to use research-based policies to enhance Africa’s Socio- Economic Development

The Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof.  Barnabas Nawangwe and the Chairman, Board of Africa Strategic Leadership Centre, Dr. Robert Mwesigwa Rukaari  signing the MoU on behalf of the two institutions respectively; witnessed by,Samia Yaba Nkrumah, Rt. Hon. Daniel Kidega, Irene Ikomu,  Prof. Edward Kirumira,  and Dr. Nansozi K. Muwanga.

On 1st August 2018, Makerere University Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Africa Strategic Leadership Centre (ASLC), in which the two parties agreed to use research-based policies to enhance Africa’s social and economic Development. Signed by the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University, Prof.  Barnabas Nawangwe and the Chairman, Board of Africa Strategic Leadership Centre, Dr. Robert Mwesigwa Rukaari on behalf of the two institutions respectively, the MoU stipulated that the two parties will:

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RUFORUM Researcher To Receive Medal From The Vatican For Outstanding Scientific Research

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Professor Noble Banadda, Chair of the Department of Agricultural and BioSystems Engineering at Makerere University in Uganda and a former RUFORUM Principal Investigator has been awarded the Pius XI Medal for the year 2018.  The award, given by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences based at the Vatican, is in recognition of his outstanding scientific research. He was selected by unanimous decision of the Academy Council from among many candidates proposed.

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Mak Regional Centre for Crop Improvement (MaRCCI) acquires vehicles worth over one billion shillings

MaRCCI Centre Director Dr. Richard Edema (Left) shakes hands with Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe (Centre) as Prof. Bernard Bashaasha looks on.

The vehicles, Model 2018, include a 29 seater minibus Registration No. UBD 487Q procured at a cost of $106,000 USD and two double cabins Registration Nos. UBD 485Q & UBD 488Q procured at $50,000 USD each.

The three vehicles were supplied by Toyota Uganda Ltd and received by Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe at the University Freedom square in the afternoon of Wednesday 1st August, 2018.

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