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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Graduate Programmes

Malnutrition remains a major public health problem and a priority area for targeted health intervention in an ever changing world. Many strategies and interventions have been implemented with little or no success in reducing the unacceptably high rates of malnutrition and the attributable mortality…

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Introduction The Master of Biostatistics programme has been developed with key objectives of contributing towards the creation of a critical mass of professional Biostatisticians, expanding the capacity for teaching Biostatistics in the tertiary academic institutions and strengthening the capacity…

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Disasters are common worldwide. Their etiologies include natural, human induced (technological) and a hybrid of factors. The Great Lakes region of Africa, including Uganda, are prone to both human induced disasters, such as conflicts and warfare leading to massive population displacements of both…

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Background With the increasing demand for governments and organisations to demonstrate results towards achievement of development goals, there has been a surge in the demand for skilled Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) practitioners. This demand has occurred in the face of limited…

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Introduction Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) jointly with the College of Computing and Information Sciences -Makerere (CoCIS) most especially the School of Computing and Informatics Technology (CIT) are offering a Masters degree in Health Informatics (MHI) as a fulltime…

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Introduction In 2007, Makerere University, through the Makerere University School of Public Health, MakSPH, developed a training programme leading to the award of a Master of Health Services Research (MHSR) to address some of the challenges faced currently by.• the health care systems in Uganda…

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About the Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme It has been noted that more than 60% of the burden of disease in Uganda and elsewhere is preventable. This means strategic effort must be focused towards public health prevention, promotion and communication to avert this burden and reduce the cost…

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Introduction Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) offers a Masters degree in Public Health by Distance Education (MPH-DE). The program is designed for individuals who desire graduate public health training while they continue to work. The program is modeled on the same objectives…

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