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Item Open AccessMaster of Medicine (MMED) in Obstetrics & Gynaecology(Kabale University, 2019) Kabale UniversityThis programme of Obstetrics & Gynaecology deals with the health and diseases of women. It focuses on anatomical, physiological, endocrinology, psychology and pathology of the reproductive system of women and men. Item Open AccessKnowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) related to COVID-19 among members of Kabale University (KAB) community: a pre-intervention study(Task Force on COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures, 2021) G.B, Turyasingura; E.B, Maniple; Nshakira, N.N; H.E, Ainamani; M, Karungi; J, MurangiraCOVID-19 is a highly infectious acute viral respiratory tract infection caused by a new coronavirus that was first detected in China in December 2019, after crossing from wild animals to humans. It spreads directly from person-to-person through salivary and nasal droplets expelled from an infected person during sneezing, coughing or talking that fall on the soft mucosa of a close by non-infected person (within one meter). Item Open AccessMaster of Public Health (MPH)(Kabale University, 2022) Kabale UniversityThe MPH programme is structured and delivered to meet the public health needs of Uganda and the other countries in the African Great Lakes Region; and to fulfil the quality standards of the Uganda National Council of Higher Education (UNCHE). The programme is aligned to the core competences for public health professionals as suggested by the United States of America (USA) Council on Linkages between Academia and Public Health Practice; and to international public health training standards such as those suggested by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) in the USA. The programme has an academic component largely based at the University; and a field component based in district training sites. During the academic part of the programme, students are introduced to foundational and specialized public health courses. During the field component of the programme, a range of public health competencies are practised through on-job training within the context of a district health team. Item Open AccessMaster of Medicine: Paediatrics and Child Health(Kabale University, 2022) Kabale UniversityChild health related conditions account for a significant amount of the disease burden in south western Uganda where Kigezi region and Kabale University are situated. This area also adjourns boundaries with Congo Rwanda and generally has poor health indicators manly resulting from largely preventable diseases and conditions. The region though relatively large (over 2 million population) has less than 10 Paediatricians which situation has greatly affected improvements in newborn and child health care. This programme will therefore train and equip Paediatricians to competently meet the child health needs of communities within the region and beyond. The training will be done in rural Uganda and this practically helps the postgraduates to directly experience the challenges of child health within the communities. The overall goal of the Master of Medicine in Paediatrics and Child Health programme is to train a competent specialist in the practice of Paediatrics and Child Health and research. The graduate should be able to manage and organize Paediatric and Child Health services for communities with ability to mentor, train and supervise other health workers.