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KALEEBU TO BE PART OF MAKERERE AT 100 TWITTER SPACE ON HEALTH RESEARCH AND INNOVATION OVER THE LAST CENTURY

Since its humble beginning in 1922, Makerere University has been able to transform communities and societies through its wealth of human capital, numerous research outcomes, and Science and Technological Innovations that have served Africa and the world in general.

As part of the events to commemorate 100 years of this excellent service to humanity, we are excited to announce the third of a series of Makerere At 100 Twitter Spaces whose discussion will reflect on Makerere University’s groundbreaking health research and innovation over the last century and how it can be leveraged to improve public health. The Makerere At 100 Twitter Space will take place on Tuesday 30th August, 2022 starting at 7:00pm and will go on for a period of two hours.

The discussion will feature alumni who have distinguished themselves in the medical field. The panelists for this conversation will be Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu - Director of the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), Dr. Olaro Charles - Director, Clinical Services at Ministry of Health, Dr. Andrew Kambugu - Executive Director Infectious Diseases Institute and Prof. Harriet Mayanja-Kizza - Professor of Medicine at Makerere University College of Health Sciences.

The Panel will be moderated by Dr. Rhoda Wanyenze - the Professor and Dean, Makerere University School of Public Health, and will guide the audience in highlighting some of the cutting edge health research and innovation over the last 100 years and how it can be leveraged to improve public health. The content discussed and the views shared will be disseminated widely but also archived for future reference purposes.

To join the conversation, please find the link here: https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1ZkKzbZAjkaKv

For more information about Makerere University’s centennial celebrations, visit 100.mak.ac.ug

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