Makerere University College of Health Sciences, St. Augustine International University (SAIU) Move to Eliminate Lifestyle Diseases

By Senyonyi Taddewo Makerere University College of Health Sciences has partnered with St. Augustine International University (SAIU) to host the first international Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) symposium aimed at raising awareness about the silent killer diseases. The symposium is slated for February 12th -15th 2018 in Kampala. NCDs also known as chronic or lifestyle diseases are diseases that are not transferable from one person to another either through direct contact or vectors. Addressing the press during  a media sensitization workshop about NCDs held at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala on Monday, Dr.…

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The role we play to keep children in school

The young children time that drop out of school because of reasons that are not new to us must be given a second chance to help them become better people in society. Situations that they endure have been with us for as long as we know. They deserve a second chance. Get them back to school and be educated. In our pat of the world, skill gained from school is a better way of getting the kids to have bright futures. More than even nurturing their other talents, education will give…

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NSSF donates cash to renovate KCCA Schools

By Agencies The National Social Security Fund has handed over Shs 131 million raised from this year’s NSSF Kampala Hash seven Hills Run to Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) for the renovation of structures in selected public primary schools. Proceeds from this year’s run are going towards the renovation of Makerere primary school, Summit View Army primary and completion of works at Nakivubo Settlement school. During the handover of the proceeds today at Nakivubo Settlement, NSSF managing director, Richard Byarugaba, said that the Fund chose to support KCCA because of the appalling…

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Makerere University holds entrepreneurship expo

By ABCafrica reporter Makerere College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS) through the facilitators of Entrepreneurship Principles in the Department of Marketing and Management have held the 2nd annual entrepreneurship expo, where over 100 business innovations last week were showcased in the university freedom square.

During a recent field tour, students (both undergraduate and graduate) were exposed to various business ideas. As a result, over 1000 students were able to establish 121 micro businesses (agriculture, service and manufacturing sectors) and these were exhibited during the expo. According to Ritah Namisango the…

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