Category: News & Events

The 16 Days of Activism Campaign at MUST

Every year, from the 25th of November to the 10th of December, millions of people around the world join hands to talk against gender-based violence and promote a world where women and girls (all human beings) are safe and their rights are respected. Activism to end violence against women and girls captures the very essence of this campaign: the need to come together to end violence against women and girls, […]

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MUST and Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital Commemorate World Premature Day

Mbarara University of science and technology (MUST) joined Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH) to commemorate world premature (preterm) day which is celebrated every year on November 17th to raise awareness about premature births. The commemoration ceremony was held at MRRH and was graced by Dr. Celestine Barigye MRRH Director, the President of Mbarara Rotary Club, […]

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Prof. Ogwang Patrick wins an Innovative and Research Award

On 16th November, Prof. Ogwang won an innovative research award from Global Peace Foundation as a result of his outstanding commitment to fight Covid-19 Pandemic using indigenous knowledge and herbal medicine. Together with partners in Uganda, Global Peace Foundation conducted a countrywide survey and Prof. Ogwang Patrick was identified and recommended as an authority in […]

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MUST welcomes Occasional Students from Somali International University (SIU)

On 9th November 2022, Mbarara University of Science and Technology welcomed the 9th cohort of 21 students from Somali International University (SIU) for a one-year placement. 18 students of undergraduate Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) and 3 students of Bachelor of Computer Science. They will commence their placement at the start of the 2022/2023 […]

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First Mile Community Health Program applauded for addressing health concerns in Kisoro.

The First Mile Community Health Program was established with an aim to strengthen health service delivery in Southwestern Uganda through a bidirectional approach of taking MUST to the community and bringing the community to MUST for capacity building and mentorship. The program key interventions include student training, research and community engagement towards addressing community health […]

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Our Journey of 33 years

MUST opened its doors on 28th October 1989 by the Mbarara University of Science and Technology Statue of 1989. The University started with 43 students after extensive modification of former Nursing & Midwifery School. At 33 years, the University has grown from a single Medical and Health Sciences Faculty University with an undergraduate student population […]

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Researchers and Mentors awarded Medals at HEPI-TUITAH Dissemination Conference

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) through the Health Education Partnership Initiative-Transforming Uganda Institutions Training Against HIV/AIDS (HEP-TUITAH) project organized the final quarterly joint micro-research dissemination conference. The conference was held on the 21st of October 2022 at Igongo cultural centre in Mbarara city under the theme ‘’Using the micro-research paradigm to meet the […]

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