The mood at the Chinese Restaurant in Kololo was calm and relaxed as the innovators dined and celebrated the completion of yet another round of training by the Social Innovation in Health Initiative (SIHI). The SIHI project is housed at Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH).


On Friday 28th September 2018, the academic and scientific community remembered the legacy of Dr Matthew Lukwiya in the fight against Ebola, at the Golf Course Hotel, in Kampala, in a memorial lecture held in his honour. The event came at the end of the Joint annual Scientific Health (JASH) Conference.

On Wednesday 26th September 2018, the Joint Annual Scientific Health (JASH) Conference started at Golf Course Hotel, hosted by Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) in partnership with Uganda National Association of Community and Occupational Health (UNACOH), Ministry of Health (MoH) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The immense expectation and anxiety of the organizers soon gave way to a tangible sense of accomplishment as the participants started pouring in, and the audience grew to astonishing levels.  

On November 2nd, 2018, the Uganda Public Health Fellowship Program (PHFP) successfully held their annual conference at Imperial Hotel in Kampala. The 4th of its kind, the conference theme this year was ‘Building a Resilient Workforce to Strengthen Disease Surveillance and Outbreak Response.’

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