The School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences (CHS), Makerere University is offering short courses in Epidemiology and Biostatistics to graduates of various disciplines. This is in response to increasing demand for research and analytical skills at places of work and among post graduate students and researchers. Applications are requested for the following courses:

Specific short courses offered

a. Applied Biostatistics I: Level 1 Data Analysis
b. Applied Biostatistics I: Data Management
c. Applied Biostatistics II: Logistic Regression,
d. Principles and Practice of Epidemiology
e. Clinical and Community Trials

Applied Biostatistics I: Basic Data Analysis, Applied Biostatistics I: Data Management and Principles and Practice of Epidemiology courses will run concurrently from 3rd to 14th July 2017 while Applied Biostatistics II: Logistic Regression and Clinical and Community trials will run from 17th to 28th July 2017. A lot of time on the courses is allocated for on-hands/practical sessions or field work.
The deadline for submission of the applications is Friday 16th June 2017 but it is better to apply early.

The cost of each course is US$225 (or Ug Shs 750,000/=) for Ugandans and US$ 300 for non-Ugandans. The fee covers reading materials, stationery, tea, lunch and bag

For more details, please see Downloads below. For detailed schedules or contact the following at the School of Public Health:

Course Administrator,
Ms Max Walusimbi,
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,
Tel: +256-772-449555


The Coordinator,
Assoc. Prof. Frederick Makumbi
Tel: +256-772-318387

Download application forms here.

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