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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Academics

Background on Academics at MakSPH

PhD

PhD in Public Health

As a Centre of excellence for graduate training, Makerere University School of Public Health offers a PhD in Public Health by research as a three-year programme with enrolment possible at any time during the year. The PhD programme prepares students for careers in research, university teaching

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's programme is open to all individuals, Ugandan and Non-Ugandan with background training in a quantitative discipline, or background training in health-related discipline.  Initial enrolment will be fifteen students but the number will increase depending on the teaching…

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About the Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme The need for environmental and occupational health services is acute in low-income and newly industrialized countries (NICs) (NSOER, 2014). The discovery of oil and gas in Uganda is one of the newest development prospects, which is associated with…

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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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Undergraduate Programmes

About this Program The Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) formerly the Makerere University Institute of Public Health (MUIPH) has reviewed and updated the curriculum for the Bachelor of Environmental Health Science (BEHS) degree programme. The BEHS curriculum being reviewed has…

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Short Courses

The aim of this course is to improve the quality of health research by equipping researchers with advanced qualitative research theories and skills. It is suitable for various practitioners and researchers including postgraduates of various disciplines and PhD Students. The two weeks course is in…

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The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health is offering training in Basic Data Analysis over a period of 5 days (Monday 15th – Friday 19th, July 2024) culminating in a Certificate of Basic Data Analysis upon completion. The deadline for receiving…

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This online course focuses on developing a new generation of disaster resilience leaders and strengthening the capacity of existing leaders in the field of DRM in order to increase their effectiveness and involvement in disaster risk management. This 3-month course has 6 modules (i.e., Module1:…

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Introduction Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have opened up new opportunities for health care provision in Africa. Health Informatics is an interdisciplinary field that demands for knowledgeable and experienced health care personnel in the field of health, social sciences and…

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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. Purpose: The purpose of…

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