[info_list style=”circle with_bg” icon_bg_color=”” icon_color=”” font_size_icon=”40″][info_list_item list_title=”Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)” icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^169|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^must|description^null” animation=”bounceInUp” info_list_link_apply=”container” info_list_link=”|||”]MUST, the second public university founded in Uganda (1989), is a multidisciplinary university with strong community outreach programs and produces some of the best healthcare … Read More[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Community Based Education Research and Service (COBERS)” list_icon=”Defaults-slideshare” animation=”bounceInUp” info_list_link_apply=”container” info_list_link=”|||”]MUST has used the Community Based Education, Research and Service (COBERS) approach as its underlying philosophy in the training of health professionals since its inception. This is aimed at producing  … Read More[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH)” icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^168|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^MRRH|description^null” animation=”bounceInUp” info_list_link_apply=”container” info_list_link=”|||”]MRRH is an approximately 300-bed academic hospital affiliated with MUST. It is the largest teaching and referral hospital for southwestern Uganda, which has a population of nine million people living in a predominantly  … Read More[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Epicentre Mbarara Research Base (EMRB)” icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^165|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^epicenter|description^null” animation=”bounceInUp” info_list_link_apply=”container” info_list_link=”|||”]Located within the campus of MUST and MRRH under a memorandum of understanding, EMRB promotes collaborative and interdisciplinary research to improve health of the most vulnerable populations. Their 4-storey … Read More[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Grants Management Capacity at MUST” icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^169|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^must|description^null” animation=”bounceInUp” info_list_link_apply=”container” info_list_link=”|||”]MUST has an Office of Research Administration (ORA) in the Faculty of Medicine that was set up in 2012 under the MEPI MESAU program to build research capacity for the medical school. The ORA has structures where the MURTI … Read More[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Research Integrity” list_icon=”Defaults-slideshare” animation=”bounceInUp” info_list_link_apply=”container” info_list_link=”|||”]The ORA will work with the Faculty Research Committee in the Faculty of Medicine to ensure the quality and soundness of the research studies proposed by the health professional students on the TUTIAH program before micro research grants are awarded… Read More[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Ugandan Partner Institution: Bishop Stuart University (BSU)” icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^170|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^BSU|description^null” animation=”bounceInUp” info_list_link_apply=”container” info_list_link=”|||”]BSU is a private, not-for-profit; multi-campus university located in Mbarara district, approximately 295kms southwest of Kampala, Uganda’s capital. Founded in 2002, the University has a department of nursing … Read More[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”Ugandan Partner Institution: Lira University” icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^166|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^Lira|description^null” animation=”bounceInUp” info_list_link_apply=”container” info_list_link=”|||”]Lira University is a Public University in Mid-Northern Uganda approximately 340km from Kampala. Founded in 2012 as a constituent college of Gulu University, Lira University was elevated to university status in 2015 to train students in Health … Read More[/info_list_item][info_list_item list_title=”US Partner Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)” icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^167|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^MGH|description^null” animation=”bounceInUp” info_list_link_apply=”container” info_list_link=”|||”]MGH conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the US, with an annual research budget of approximately $500 million. It is the oldest and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where nearly all … Read More[/info_list_item][/info_list]