The College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources & Bio-security is one of the Colleges of Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda founded in 1922. It is Uganda’s number one academic, research and education pillar in the animal and associated industries and the only institution offering Veterinary degrees in the country. It focuses mainly on training, research and outreach services. The College is repositioning itself in line with both the Makerere University Strategy (2010-2020) to meet emerging development challenges, and the National Vision (2010-2040) to transform Uganda from a peasant to a modern and prosperous society.
Message from the Principal
With great pleasure, I welcome you to the official website of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio-security (COVAB) at Makerere University. At COVAB, we embrace the diversity of priorities including; animal health, public health, environmental health, animal resource development, molecular biology and bio-security.
We are also committed to employment creation in Uganda and the Rest of Africa, by equipping the youth with practical skills in various disciplines such as science education, practical laboratory skills, livestock product development and processing, Wildlifeand Animal resource management.
John David Kabasa (PhD)
President Yoweri Museveni has hailed Makerere University for bringing knowledge from the University to communities."You have replicated what happened 2000 years ago when Jesus Christ chose to come on earth and save sinners instead of staying in heaven and sending messengers," the President said amidst applause from the congregation gathered at Rukoni Sub-County, Ntungamo district to witness the award ceremony of Makerere University in the community.