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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Certificate in Health Systems Research

Courses Category

The Department of Health Policy Planning and Management HPPM and the Centre for Health Policy and Systems Development (CHPSD) in the School of Public Health under the College of Health Sciences at Makerere University is offering a short course on health system research.


The purpose of the course is to enable participants, acquire core competencies in health systems research in order to strengthen the health system and its responsiveness to the needs and expectations of the population.

Targeted audience

Researchers, Practitioners and students in areas of health policy-making, health service provision, training. Course participants may come from universities, MOH, NGOs, district-level facilities or district health teams, private practice, or other related fields.

The course will feature both internal and external lecturers with vast experience in health systems

~ Prof. Freddie Ssengooba

~ Prof. Peter Waiswa

~ Prof. Stefan Peterson

~ Prof. David H. Peters

~ Prof. George W. Pariyo

~ Other Guest facilitators

Application forms can be obtained from the Department of Health policy planning and management, Makerere University School of Public Health, or downloaded from the website

Fees and funding for the course;

Ugandan Participants 740,000UGX (200USD)

External participants 250 USD

For details, contact course Administrator:

Ms. Enid Kemari,

Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management Makerere University School of Public Health

P. O. Box. 7072 Kampala

Tel. 0772568208 Email:


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