MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

The World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2020 will be hosted and organized by Makerere University in partnership with the Government of Uganda. 

Makerere is Uganda’s largest and oldest institution (circa 1922) of higher learning and one of Africa’s best. Composed of nine colleges and one school, Makerere offers 284 programs to about 36,000 undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduates and has remained a center of academic excellence for the past 90 years. Located on Makerere Hill, the main campus is about 5 km to the north of the city center, covering an area of 300 acres.

Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) is the leading medical research center in the region with four schools: Public Health, Bio-Medical Sciences, Medicine, and Mealth Sciences, offering 23 degree programs and graduating 600 health professionals annually. A key institution in both infectious and non-communicable diseases, MakCHS has made tremendous contribution to science globally over the years with key breakthroughs that have contributed to WHO treatment guidelines.