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Makerere University College of Health Sciences.

By Vision Reporter

Added 22nd May 2013 05:46 PM

Health Sciences For over 10 years, Sida (Swedish International Development Agency) has provided assistance for strengthening research capacity at Makerere University. While this support has been University-wide, at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) the following key areas have been supported

Makerere University College of Health Sciences.

Health Sciences For over 10 years, Sida (Swedish International Development Agency) has provided assistance for strengthening research capacity at Makerere University. While this support has been University-wide, at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) the following key areas have been supported

SUPPORT UNDER THE SWEDISH GOVERNMENT

Health Sciences For over 10 years, Sida (Swedish International Development Agency) has provided assistance for strengthening research capacity at Makerere University. While this support has been University-wide, at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) the following key areas have been supported:
1. Ph.D. training support. Since the year 2000, at least 50 students have been supported to pursue their Ph.D. education under a collaborative/Joint degree arrangement between Makerere University and Universities in Sweden, mainly Karolinska Institute (KI). Students who have graduated with Ph.D. so far = 32
2. Equipment for Research And Training Laboratories.
Three laboratories have been equipped; one at Department of Medical Microbiology, the cross-cutting
labs at Biochemistry and Pharmacology Departments. Some of the equipment procured under the Sida grant for the Department of Microbiology

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SUPPORT UNDER THE DANISH GOVERNMENT


Denmark, through the Danish International Development Assistance (DANIDA) supports a 5-year project (2010-2014) for improving quality use of medicine in children through research and research training- Quality use of Medicine in Children in Ugandaacronym (ChildMed).

The multidisciplinary project is implemented by the Child Health and Development Centre of the College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, in collaboration with the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences of the University of Copenhagen and focuses on building research capacity at graduate level- Masters, PhD and Post Doctorate at Makerere University. The overall objective is to improve the quality of medicine use and management for children in Uganda, on the premise that appropriate and effective medicinal treatment depends on: coherency of policies relevant to children’s medicine use; accurate diagnostic procedures; availability and adequate use of appropriate medicines; and effective communication of perceptions and knowledge.

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The international students on the course at the Jinja community and Schistomiasis lab

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