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EU Head of Delegation to Uganda-Amb. Kristian Schmidt (2nd L), Director General of Health Services-Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng (3rd R), SPEED Principal Investigator-Assoc. Prof. Freddie Ssengooba with other officials at the SPEED Initiative Launch, 19th March 2015, CHS, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaResearch News

The Supporting Policy Engagement for Evidence-based Decisions (SPEED); a five-year European Union-supported initiative implemented by six partners in Africa and Europe project has been launched at Makerere University. Focusing on Universal Health Coverage (UHC), the School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Makerere University will be the centre of action for the implementation.

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A young Ugandan Mother and her healthy baby. Photo by Chris Allan 2010Research News

Two scientific studies led by researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet are expected to form the basis of new international recommendations for the treatment of medical abortions and miscarriages. One of the studies, both of which are being published in the journal The Lancet, shows that it is possible to replace the clinical follow-up examinations recommended today with medical abortions that include a home pregnancy test. The other study shows that midwives can safely and effectively treat failed abortions and miscarriages in rural districts of Uganda.

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Vice Chancellor-Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu (2nd R) assisted by Director-QAD Dr. Vincent Ssembatya and QAD Staff officially launches the Courses Website and Graduate Tracking System, 24th March 2014, CEDAT, Makerere University, Kampala UgandaGeneral

According to the Makerere University Strategic Plan 2008/09 – 2018/19, Quality Assurance is one of three crosscutting issues; the other two being internationalization and gender mainstreaming, that impact on the activities of the University. In addition to contributing to the global phenomenon that higher education has become, these three issues also form the basis for investment in higher education at all levels.

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 Dr. Paula Cray-NCSU, Dr. Aidara-Kane-WHO, Dr. Clovice Kankya-CoVAB and Prof. Francis Ejobi-Department of BEP, CoVAB WHO-AGISAR Pilot Project launch, 17th March 2015, Kampala UgandaAnimal and Veterinary

Mak to take lead in National Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance in Humans

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Demonstration of e-Learning at an exhibition at Makerere University.General

Makerere University in collaboration with the University of Agder, Norway, is implementing a NORAD supported project for Leapfrogging Makerere University's 1st Generation Distance Education into 4th and 5th Generation Distance Education.

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Students in discussion groups at Makerere University Main Campus.General

At its emergency Management meeting held on Wednesday, 11th March 2015, Management after consultation with the Chairperson of Makerere University Council agreed to the request from the Guild SpeakerI Care taker to extend  the  100% fees policy payment deadline from Friday 13th March 2015 to Friday 27th March 2015.

Management is appealing to the entire students' community to utilise the extension period to register and clear their outstanding dues.

Prof John Ddumba-Ssentamu

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L-R VC-Prof. J. Ddumba-Ssentamu, Dr. Alex Deghan-Director, Office of Science and Technology, USAID and Prof Willaim Bazeyo-Dean, School of Public Health, CHS/RAN Chief of Party appreciate a robotic demonstration by a student at the RAN launch 4th June 2013, Sheraton Kampala Hotel, UgandaResearch News

The Gates foundation and its Grand Challenges partners are now accepting applications for the following grant programs – for more information please visit the grant opportunities page at www.grandchallenges.org   

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