Scottish experts help fight Covid-19 in Uganda

Dr Derek Sloan is working closely with colleagues at the Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, in order to develop a series of adverts and programmes for Ugandan television about Covid-19.  These broadcasts are being transmitted on …

3rd June 2020 | Covid-19


Visit from Dr Sekaggya-Wiltshire

The Infection and Global Health Division recently welcome Dr Christine Sekaggya-Wiltshire and Dr Olive Mbabazi from Makarere University.

14th May 2019 | news


HATUA Launch

The official launch meeting for a new three-year research project funded by the Medical Research Council, known as HATUA (Holistic Approach to Unravel Antibacterial Resistance in East Africa), was held in Arusha, Tanzania on 16-17 July 2018.

26th July 2018 | news


University awarded £2.8m to tackle superbugs

Professor Matthew Holden has been awarded a £2.8M Global Consortia grant by the Medical Research Council to investigate antibacterial resistance.

22nd June 2018 | news


The TWENDE course in Uganda: Translating Research Evidence into solutions

Dr Wilber Sabiiti and Dr Ewan Chrinside recently ran training sessions on translating research knowledge into commercial products and policies to practice at the recent TWENDE Course in Uganda.

4th September 2017 | news


Lancet series of paper on ‘ending preventable stillbirth’

Professor Will Stones has co-authored a paper in a series in the Lancet about preventable stillbirths

22nd January 2016 | news


Tuberculosis: Working to Empower Nations’ Diagnostic Effort (TWENDE)

Researchers from the School of Medicine launch TWENDE, a project which aims to overcome the barriers to the implementation of better tuberculosis diagnostic

18th January 2016 | news