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Uganda Hub

Key Contact: Katey Pelican, Paul Bohjanen, Innocent Rwego, David Meya | Visit Activity Website

Activity Dates: 2005 to present

Country(ies): Uganda

Contact Information

In the U.S.: Molly McCoy,
In Uganda: Martha Kandole,

Activity Description

The University of Minnesota Academic Health Center (AHC) established the Uganda Hub in August 2015. The Hub is anchored by a strong collaboration between the University of Minnesota and Makerere University that has been growing since 2005. The Hub is guided by the Minnesota-Uganda Partnerships Group.

The Hub aims to focus engagement on pressing global health challenges through key partnerships that lay the foundation for sustainable organizational infrastructure for interdisciplinary research and education, allowing for the creation and exchange of new knowledge within a culture of reciprocal engagement.

Activity Types

Capacity Building, Clinical Care, Community Outreach, Education/Training, Research

Academic Health Center Units

College of Pharmacy

College of Veterinary Medicine

Medical School

Other Academic Health Center Units
     Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility (CGHSR)

School of Dentistry

School of Nursing

School of Public Health

Partner Organizations

The major partners in this collaboration are Makerere University, Infectious Diseases Institute, Mulago Hospital, and University of Minnesota. Additional collaboration exists with Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Mbarara, Uganda.

Activity Topics

Communicable Disease, Ecosystems, HIV/AIDS, Zoonotic Disease

Special Tags

Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Site