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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Health Informatics (HI) Short Course

Date of Validity

Vacancy Details

3th May - 24th June, 2024 | 04:00 - 06:00pm | 6 Weeks

(Daily Sessions of 2 Hours) | Virtual


Course Overview

The overall aim of this training is 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 Audience

The HI course is targeted at researchers, health personnel, medical records officers, graduate students, I.T professionals & Health I.T implementers, nurses, doctors, paramedical personnel, hospital administrators, social- scientists, statisticians, data managers, pharmacists and graduates in medical science.

Mode of Delivery

The theoretical and practical aspects of the course will be delivered using virtual platforms.

The fees will contribute to training materials, facilitation, and zoom subscription for the whole course.

Course Fees

International Participants | USD 400

Ugandans or East Africans | UGX 800,000


Application link

Registration Procedure

NOTE: Successful applicants will receive an admission letter and bank account details, 1 week from the application date. 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

Application Deadline 

Thursday, April 2024

For any inquiries, Contact

Course Coordinator

Ms. Irene Wanyana at +256 774 968 944

Course Administrator

Mr. Ivan Mutyaba +256 754 524 705



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