Author - Owen Muhangi


MICRO RESEARCH TRAINING CONDUCTED SUCCESSFULLY AT MUST Maternal Newborn Child Health Institute (MNCHI) conducted its annual Micro Research (MR) workshop from 5th to 14th February 2020 led by Prof. Noni MacDonald and Dr. Shawna O’Hearn from Dalhousie University in Canada. The trainings are conducted together with the MUST trainers; Dr. Scholastic Ashaba, Dr. Francis Oriokot, Dr. Tumuhimbise Manasseh, Ms. Catherine Abaasa and Ms. Beatrice Katusiime. Under MR, small locally multidisciplinary health research teams develop research projects to improve health outcomes. The multidisciplinary training [...]

Progressing in academia with Academics without Borders

Progressing in academia with Academics without Borders MUST hosted the Associate Executive Director of Academics Without Borders(AWB) Ms. Young Corrie on 6th February 2020. AWB aims at supporting universities to train their own experts and conduct research to assist in their countries’ development. They offer volunteers who devote time and energy to work closely with host institutions to address challenges identified. The visit provided a platform to discuss ways of getting volunteer professionals from AWB to support MUST in specific areas [...]

University of Illinois visits MUST for Innovations Partnerships

University of Illinois visits MUST for Innovations Partnerships MUST continues to shine in pursuance of its internationalisation agenda with yet another visit by the University of Illinois from 17th to 28th February 2020. This visit follows the recently signed Memorandum of Understanding between MUST and U of I. This maiden visit is led by Assoc. Prof. Sarah Steward Ramirez the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Innovations and also the Director Global Rural Innovation Program. SAMSUNG CSC The nine people delegation [...]

Fistula camp at MUST

The Department of Obsetrics and Gynecology led by Dr. Musa Kayondo in collaboration with Medland from Fransisco USA are holding a fistula camp that started yesterday 2nd March to 6th March 2020. The team led by Dr. Tom Margolis holds medical camps in Asia and Africa and they have been partnering with MUST for 10 years. For every camp, they work on 55 to 60 patients. Obstetric fistula is a medical condition that results from obstructed labour with no medical attention [...]

MUST Visibility in the community ( Kanywamizi Health Centre III – Isingiro )

Mbarara University Pharmacy Students’ Association (MBUPSA) had a week-long of activities marking the 10th edition of “Pharmacy Week” that comprised of exhibition of medicinal products made by students and pharmaceutical companies, mentor ship workshops, and a clinical case competitions. The week-long activities ended with a medical outreach in Kanywamizi Health Centre III – Kabuyanda, Isingiro District, about 100km from Mbarara. The medical outreach took place on Friday 28th February, 2020 which was a rainy day. The persistent rains could not stop the MUST [...]