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Short Course: Global Health Technologies for NCDs In Uganda

Biomedical Engineering Unit, Dept. of Physiology Makerere University-CWRU Short Course: Global Health Technologies for NCDs In Uganda,  29th November to 1st December 2023, by Dr. Robert Ssekitoleko, EngD, Prof. Andrew Rollins, PhD.
Event Type Training/Class
Nature of Event Online/Virtual
Audience Students
Unit CHS
Event Details

The Biomedical Engineering Unit, Department of Physiology at Makerere University (Uganda), in conjunction with Case Western Reserve University (USA), received a grant from the U.S. NIH-Fogarty International Center to train Ugandans in Biomedical Engineering (BME). The title of the project is Strengthening Research Capacity to Innovate Global Health Technologies for Non-Communicable Diseases in Uganda (SIGHT). This program's main aim is to build capacity for medical technology innovation and develop human capacity interested in research in biomedical engineering.

SIGHT invites postgraduate students from College of Health Sciences (CHS), College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT) and the College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) to apply for the upcoming Short Course.

Date: 29th November to 1st December 2023.


  • Dr. Robert Ssekitoleko, EngD
  • Prof. Andrew Rollins, PhD


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Blood Disorders
  • Chronic movement disorders
  • Technology focus on biomaterials, drug delivery, point-of-care diagnostics, biomedical imaging and data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Register using the link:

Deadline for Registration: Wednesday 22nd November 2023.

Contact Information:

Ms. Joan Basemera
Tel: +256-701-925906