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Mak school of Public Health to celebrate 25 years of research

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) is set to celebrate 25 years of training of public health specialists and research. The celebrations scheduled for this week according Dr Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho, the head of the school’s department of Health Policy Planning and Management …

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Uganda to Breed Malaria Fighting Mosquitoes

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ugandan Government is instituting an insectarium where research on genetically modified mosquitoes will be conducted as a way of fighting malaria in Africa. The mosquito is designed to quickly spread a genetic mutation that is lethal to its own species.    UVRI entomologist Jonathan …

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Mak gets UGX 2.9bn research grant

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University College of Humanities and Social Sciences -CHUSS has received a 2.98 billion shillings funding for research. The financial boost from the US-based private foundation, Andrew W Mellon Foundation will facilitate research in the arts, humanities and social science disciplines. The grant is …

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Mak Don gets UGX 480m climate change grant

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Dr Isaac Mugume, a Meteorology PhD graduate has benefitted from a 9.4 billion shillings innovative initiative supporting Africa-led climate science research. Dr Mugume, who is also an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Geography, Geo-informatics and Climatic Sciences, will receive 478.8million shillings for his research …

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