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PhD Defence: Dr. Beatrice Odongkara

PhD Defence: Dr. Beatrice Odongkara, 21st March 2023, 12:15PM EAT, MakCHS Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Clinical Research Building and OR Bergen Office, B7, Lincoln Flats, Makerere University and Online.
Event Type PhD Defence
Nature of Event Hybrid (Physical & Virtual)
Audience General Public
Unit CHS
Event Details

The School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences invites you to be part of the PhD Defence of the following candidate:

Name: Dr. Beatrice Odongkara

Thesis Title: “Small newborns in post-conflict Northern Uganda: Burden and interventions for improved outcomes"

Date: Tuesday 21st March, 2023

Trial lecture: 12:15 hours EAT (10:15 AM Norway)
Public defence: 14:15 hours EAT (12:15 PM Norway)

1st opponent: Professor Fredrick N. Were
2nd opponent: Assistant Professor Nanna Maaløe


  1. Professor James K Tumwine, Makerere/Kabale University, Uganda
  2. Professor Thorkild Tylleskar, University of Bergen, Norway
  3. Associate Professor Victoria Nankabirwa, Makerere University, Uganda

Internal Examiners:

  1. Associate Professor Joan N Kalyango Makerere University, Uganda
  2. Associate Professor Thomas Mildestvedt University of Bergen, Norway

External Examiners:

  1. Professor Fredrick N Were University of Nairobi, Kenya
  2. Postdoctoral Fellow Nanna Maaløe University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Defence Chairs:

  1. Professor Astrid Blystad, University of Bergen-Norway, will be chairing the trial lecture and the public defence.
  2. Professor Annette Nakimuli, Dean School of Medicine, Makerere University – Uganda, Vice Chair

Join Virtual Meeting:

Meeting URL:
Meeting ID: 621 4827 8436
Password: 1PURC5ju

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