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Press Release: Dr. Alice Mweetwa Joins RUFORUM as Dep. Executive Secretary

Dr. Alice Mweetwa, Deputy Executive Secretary responsible for Programme Development and Implementation, RUFORUM

Monrovia 26 April 2019. At the RUFORUM 17th Board Executive Meeting held in Monrovia, Liberia from 24th to 25th April 2019, Dr. Alice Mweetwa was appointed and confirmed as the Deputy Executive Secretary responsible for Programme Development and Implementation. She will officially commence work on 01 July 2019 and will be based at the RUFORUM Secretariat hosted at Makerere University in Uganda.

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Mak Holds Annual Suppliers’ Forum: Envisions Improved Service Delivery

The DVCFA-Prof. William Bazeyo officially opens the Annual Suppliers' Forum on 2nd May 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Prof. Bazeyo urged suppliers to always deliver quality products.

On Thursday 2nd May 2019, Makerere University held the Suppliers’ Forum aimed at fostering strong relationships with suppliers, improving procurement processes and service delivery.

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East Africa’s high maternal death rate

Understanding the pressures on the healthcare system

Judith Awino died on her 25th birthday as she gave birth, on a dusty roadside, to her second child.

She had endured a long and difficult labour but was unable to get admitted to hospital because of a nurses’ strike.

Her baby also died.

Judith Awino’s identity card

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Kasese leaders trained on using One Health Approach to respond to community health concerns

Participants sharing knowlwdge and ideas during the  Leadership Capacity Building in Disease Prevention, Detection and Response on 30th April 2019 at Nyaika Hotel, Fort Portal.

Over 20 Local Government Administrators in Kasese District together with Wildlife Personnel from Queen Elizabeth National Park have been trained on how to use the One Health Approach to respond to community health concerns. This was at the Leadership Capacity Building in Disease Prevention, Detection and Response held on 30th April -3rd May 2019 at Nyaika Hotel Fort Portal.

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African Union Team Visits ASF-RESIST Action at CoNAS

The Principal Investigator of ASF-RESIST, Dr. Charles Masembe; an Associate Professor in the Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences (ZEFS), CoNAS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

A team from the African Union (AU) led by Dr. Monica Ebele Idinoba accompanied by Ms. Khadidiatou Meissa Gaye visited the ASF-RESIST action from the 23rd April to 26th April 2019 at the College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS) to review progress of the action since its inception in 2018.

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EACREEE Becomes Fully Operational as an Independent Entity

Front Row: The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe (3rd Right) and Principal CEDAT-Prof. Henry Alinaitwe (3rd Left) with some members of EACREEE's Board of Directors after the inaugural meeting on 28th February 2019, CEDAT, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The inaugural meeting of EACREEE’s Board of Directors closed with a strong commitment for scaling-up its operations. The Board approved internal rules and procedures including Financial Regulations and Rules, Staff Regulations and Rules, Procurement Manual, among others. The approval of these instruments makes it now possible for EACREEE to contract, receive and make payments, receive funds and do all things that a legal entity can do.

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Energy audit at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Mulago Facility

The Gardens at the College of Health Sciences (CHS), Mulago Campus, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

This project was carried out at the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Mulago Facility located at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hospital complex in relation to energy audit of the Institute. The project was motivated by management's concern about the high energy cost which consumes about 23% of the operations annual utilities budget thereby affecting other vital operational activities which have to share the remaining 77%.

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Mature Age Government Sponsorship Admission List 2019/2020

Mak Lincoln Flats Photo taken on 17th October 2014.

The Office of Academic Registrar, Makerere University has released for applicants admitted through the Mature Age Entry Scheme Examinations for Government Sponsorship for the Academic Year 2019/2020.

The Aptitude Exam  Results for 2019/2020 Academic Year released in January 2019 can be found here.

Please see download below for the list


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Catholics urged to always give back to God

A Catholic faithful kneels before Mother Mary’s Grotto at St. Augustine Chapel, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. The Grotto was commissioned by the Parish Priest of Christ the King Church, Msgr. Gerald Kalumba on 28th April 2019.

The Parish Priest of Christ the King Church, Msgr. Gerald Kalumba urged Catholics to always give back to God. This was during the commissioning of Mother Mary’s Grotto and celebrating Community Day at St. Augustine Chapel, Makerere University on Sunday 28th April 2019.

“God has given us the greatest gift of all, which is life therefore, all the wealth we have belongs to Him. It is for that reason that we should endeavor to give back to Him through supporting church projects financially, morally and spiritually,” said Msgr. Kalumba.

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Call for Applications: 7th Workshop on Solar PV, Biogas and Thermal Systems

7th Workshop on Solar Photovoltaic Installation & Maintenance, Biogas Production and Solar Thermal Systems, 5th - 9th August 2019, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda

The Renewable Energy Research Group (RERG) at the Physics Department, Makerere University, invites applications for the Training Workshop in Solar Photovoltaic Installation and Maintenance, Biogas production and Solar Thermal System, which will be held at the Department of Physics from 5th to 9th August 2019.

The training will mainly be based on practical design and connection of these systems.


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