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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Health Informatics (HI) Short Course

Date of Validity

Vacancy Details

Training Dates:  19th June 2023 to 10th July, 2023.

Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)and College of Computing and Information Sciences is inviting suitable candidates for Certificate Course in Health Informatics.

This is an Evening programme and will run from 26th June 2023 to 21st July, 2023.

The course will run for a period of 4 weeks with daily sessions of 2 hours.

The overall aim of this training will be to equip health professionals seeking knowledge on implementation and utilization of health information systems and health data within health care settings. for improved service delivery. The course is designed for applied researchers interested in learning modern Health Informatics techniques and improving their capacity to apply these skills in the field through theories and practices of HI and use of Digital Health.

Course Modules

Module 1: Health Information Technology
Module 2: Electronic Medical Records
Module 3: Health Systems and Health Information Systems in Uganda
Module 4: Digital Health and Telemedicine
Module 5: Healthcare Data collection and management
Module 6: Clinical decision support systems
Module 7: Big Data Analytics in Health Care
Module 8: Health care I.T industry from a global perspective

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Target Group
The HI course is targeted at researchers, health personnel, medical records officers, graduate students, I.T professionals

Certificates will be awarded upon completion of the short course.
Course Fee:
Payment subsidized course fee of Uganda shillings 700,000/= for nationals and USD 250 for international students as payment for the course.

This will contribute to training materials, Facilitation fees, and Zoom fees for the whole course.
The Short course in Health Informatics will be conducted virtually by leveraging e-learning technologies such as Zoom technologies. A zoom link will be shared with registered participants.

APPLY HERE: Application link

The deadline for receiving applications is 21st June 2023.

NOTE: Successful applicants will receive an admission letter and bank account details. After banking the course fees, scan and send the Deposit Slip to, or deliver the hard copy to Room 3, Ground Floor, Makerere University School of Public Health, New Mulago complex for registration or Call +256 754 524 705

For any inquiries, Contact

Course Coordinator
Ms. Irene Wanyana +256 774 968 944

Course Administrator
Mr. Ivan Mutyaba +256 754 524 705

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