What is going on at MESAU?

Introduction - Dr. Elizabeth Namukwaya
Defining Burnout:What it is and is not - Dr. Grace Kansiime
Dyad Exercise - Dr. Hannah Billett
Factors Contributing to Burnout:Personal and Systemic - Fr. Dr. Samuel Okori
Demonstration - Drs. Hannah Billett and Harriet Nankabirwa

Candidate: Dr. Godfrey S. Bbosa

Title: Chronic alcohol exposure by HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral drug regimen(d4T/3TC/NVP) in Uganda: A study of therapeutic window and their therapeutic response


Fogarty aims to inspire future global health leaders

Opinion by Fogarty Director Dr Roger I Glass

​Cultivating the next generation of leaders in global health research is one of Fogarty's key goals. Since 2004, we've been providing pre-doctoral "Scholars" and postdoctoral "Fellows" with support for a yearlong, hands-on, mentored research experience at an NIH-funded center overseas through the Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars. By 2012, the program had funded 558 U.S. and foreign trainees at 61 sites in 27 countries.

NIH awards $36M to train junior faculty in Africa through MEPI program

To encourage junior faculty at African academic institutions to pursue research careers, NIH is awarding up to $36.5 million over five years in the next phase of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI).

Candidate: Dr Amos Deogratius Mwaka
Title: Barriers to early diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer in Uganda: Awareness, perceptions and pathway to diagnosis and treatment

Candidate: Rebecca Nantanda (MBChB, M.Med-Paediatrics and Child Health)
1. Prof James K Tumwine, MD, PhD Makerere College of Health Sciences
2.Prof Marianne S Ostergaard MD, PhD University of Copenhagen Denmark

Candidate:Humphrey Deogratias Mazigo
1. Prof. Fred Nuwaha, Dept of Disease Control & Environmental Health, Makerere
University, School of Public Health
2. Prof. David W. Dunne, Department of Pathology, Cambridge University, UK