Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Uganda Christian University visits APHRC Campus

A team of staff from Uganda Christian University led by Prof. Christopher Byaruhanga, Dean of School of Research and Postgraduate Studies, came for a tour of the African Population and Health Research Center.

This tour aimed at sharing what the University does and looking into possibilities of the university partnering with the Center to deliver training and research in line with the University’s mandate and the Canter’s areas of focus and expertise.

“APHRC has in the last 15 years generating research evidence on population and health issues. APHRC’s vision is to be a global center of excellence, consistently generating and delivering scientific evidence for policy and action on population, health, and education in Africa,” remarked Prof. Peter Ngure, CARTA Program Manager while sharing with the team about the CARTA program.

From left: Prof Peter Ngure (APHRC); Justus Musasiah (APHRC); Hamilton B. Mbokureeba (UCU); Dr. Uzziah Matte Kiriaghe (UCU); Prof. Christopher Byruhanga (UCU) and Dr. Peninah Masibo (APHRC)

Uganda Christian University had an opportunity to present to APHRC staff from the Research Capacity Strengthening what the University’s mandate is and what it is they do in research and postgraduate studies.

The University through its representation at the visit expressed their intention of hosting APHRC Trainings next year and possibly collaborating in gender based violence research.

According to the dean of School of Research and Postgraduate Studies at the University, Prof. Byaruhanga, APHRC cannot be applauded enough for initiating and facilitating cutting-edge doctoral and post-doctoral trainings including CARTA and ADDRF.  


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