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Public Lecture & Gowning Ceremony: Dr. Seth Franklin Berkley

Public Lecture & Gowning Ceremony: Dr. Seth Franklin Berkley, 7th November 2022, 9:00AM EAT, Yusuf Lule Central Teaching Facility Auditorium, Makerere University.
Event Type Makerere@100
Nature of Event Hybrid (Physical & Virtual)
Audience General Public
Unit CHS
Event Details

As part of as part of celebrations to mark Makerere University's 100 years of impactful existence, the School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences is spearheading the occasion of gowning ceremony and public lecture by Dr. Seth Franklin Berkley-the CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and a global advocate of the power of vaccines.

Lecture Title: The power and science of vaccines

Date and Time: Monday 7th November, 2022 starting 9:00AM EAT.

For virtual participation, please register to attend the function via this zoom link;

Dr. Seth Franklin Berkley received Makerere University's prestigious Honorary Doctorate of Science (Honoris Causa) during the 71st Graduation Ceremony in May, 2021 where he attended virtually.

The founder and former president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative is honored for his tremendous contribution to the staff capacity building in training and research, and student training at the Makerere University School of Public Health. He was instrumental in starting the Public Health Schools Without Walls to create a cadre of Public Health workers who are trained from the community. The first three programs in Africa were established in Zimbabwe, Ghana, and Uganda.