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Uganda Research Training Collaborative

Key Contact: Joshua Rhein | Visit Activity Website

Activity Dates: October 2016 - present

Country(ies): Uganda, United States

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Activity Description

The Uganda Research Training Collaborative (RTC) is a program for students in the University of Minnesota’s Academic Health Center and Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda to gain hands-on experience in global health research. Under the mentorship of UMN and Makerere faculty members, two students (one each from UMN and Makerere) propose small-scale research projects to be carried out, as a team, in about one year.

Activity Types

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

Other Collaborators

The success of the Uganda RTC depends heavily on the dedicated work of faculty mentors:

Activity Topics

Communicable Disease, HIV/AIDS, Immunization, Infectious Disease, Nutrition, One Health, Zoonotic Disease