Makerere University School of Public Health

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Makerere University School of Public Health
Established 2007
Type Public
Dean Professor William Bazeyo[1]
Location Kampala, Uganda
Campus Urban
Website Homepage

Makerere University School of Public Health (MUSPH) is one of the schools that constitute the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS). The schools are:

Location[edit]

The school is located on Mulago Hill, adjacent to Mulago Hospital Complex, and the other three schools within the Makerere University College of Health Sciences. The coordinates of the school are:00 20 16N, 32 34 38E (Latitude:0.3376; Longitude:32.5772).

History[edit]

The origins of the school date back to 1957 when the Department of Preventive Medicine was established at Makerere University Medical School. In 1975, the department was elevated to Makerere Institute of Public Health and moved to a new five-story building of its own. The Institute was elevated to a full-fledged School of Public Health and made a constituent school of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences in 2007.[2]

Departments[edit]

As of August 2014, the school has the following departments: [3]

Postgraduate Programmes[edit]

Makerere University School of Public Health mainly focuses on graduate training than undersgraduate. By August 2014, the school offers the following graduate programmes. [4]

  • Master of Public Health, Distance Education A 3 year distance education masters programme tailor made for busy working health professionals who cannot afford full-time in class coursework
  • Master of Public Health A Full-time 2 year Masters course
  • Master of Health Services Research
  • Master in Public Health Nutrition
  • Master in Public Health Disaster Management

Short Courses[edit]

  • Nutrition In Emergencies Course
  • Public Health in Complex Emergencies
  • Advanced Qualitative Research Methods for Health Sciences
  • Short Courses in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Certificate in Health Services Management (CHSM)
  • Advanced Qualitative Research Methods for Health Sciences offered by the Department of Community Health and Behavioural Sciences
  • E-learning Certificate Course in Disaster Resilience Leadership (DRL)
  • Short Course in water, Sanitation and Hygiene

[5]

Undergraduate Courses[edit]

The following undergraduate courses are offered at Makerere University School of Public Health: [6]

MUSPH offers instruction in the following undergraduate programs whose qualifications are awarded by other schools within the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS):

Graduate Courses[edit]

The following graduate courses are offered at Makerere University School of Public Health: [7]

Professors and Associate Professors[edit]

[8]

The School boost of several professors and Associate Professors.

  • David Serwadda - Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist, Professor of Public Health. Former Dean of Makerere University School of Public Health.[9]
  • Fred Wabwire-Mangen - Physician, Epidemiologist, Professor of Public Health. Head of Epidemiology Department, MUSPH.
  • Lynn Atuyambe

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 00°20′16″N 32°34′38″E / 0.33778°N 32.57722°E / 0.33778; 32.57722