Makerere University


Class of 2017

2 staff members, 46 participants

What are the academic backgrounds of the participants in your classroom? Molecular biology, computer science, medicine, mathematics, Microbiology, Immunology and Pharmacology
What are the main research interests of your institution? 
Conducts research including;
– Infectious and communicable diseases (including HIV, TB and malaria)
– Maternal, Adolescent and Child health, sexual and reproductive health including behavioral research
– Health systems
– Non-communicable diseases including mental health
Tell us something interesting about your institution: Makerere University is Uganda’s largest and oldest institution of higher learning.

Tell us something interesting about your city or country? 
Uganda has diverse landscape that encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria. Its abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds. Remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary. Murchison Falls National Park in the northwest is known for its 43m-tall waterfall and wildlife such as hippos and Beautiful Weather!