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MUST hosts 5th Color Cancer Run

Global Health Collaborative (GHC) held the 5th color run on Saturday 27th July 2019. GHC is a partnership between Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) and Masachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, USA. The 5km color run is aimed at raising funds to support children with cancer at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital and raise public awareness. Over 100m UGX has been raised from this year's colour run. The funds will be used to provide treatment and food for [...]

Call for Applications from Students in the East African Community (EAC) to pursue KFW funded Masters Scholarships

Opening date: 5th July 2019 Closing date: 1st August 2019, 17:00 hours, East Africa Time Programs eligible for the scholarship at Mbarara University of Science and Technology: Master of Science in Biology Master of Science in Chemistry Master of Science in Medical Lab Science Eligible applicants: EAC students with qualifications in the above thematic areas. Duration of Scholarship: 2 years Background: The EAC Scholarship Programme is an initiative by the East African Community (EAC), the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) and German Development Bank-KFW. [...]

MUST hosts a stakeholders meeting to operationalize the Mbarara Regional Cancer Centre

Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) hosted a stakeholders meeting for the full operationalization of the Mbarara Regional Cancer Centre on 09th July 2019. The key partners are MUST, Mbarara Regional Referral Centre (MRRH), Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) and MGH- Global Health Collaboration. The leaders of all the stakeholders together with their staff had good deliberations strategising for the Centre to become a reality. In attendance was Prof. Celestino Obua the VC of MUST, Dr. Jackson Orem the [...]

Master’s Scholarships for Eligible Female Ugandans at Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Project Title: Action Towards Reducing Aquatic snail-borne Parasitic diseases (ATRAP) The Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies (FIS) of Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) are partnering with the Royal Museum for Central Africa, KU Leuven, University of Antwerp, Belgium and University of Kinshasa, DRC to implement a 5-year multidisciplinary project titled Action Towards Reducing Aquatic snail-borne Parasitic diseases with funding support from Belgium Development Agency (DGD)– 2019 - 2023. The overall aim of the ATRAP [...]