MAP Evolution Project Launch

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Makerere University COVAB in collaboration with University Medical Center of Göttingen and the University of Khartoum has launched a new project.. Please read More

Summer School Students Sampling in Queen Elizabeth National

Covab Students  During their field work

CoVAB Students together with Mississippi State University students collecting samples from a darted elephant at Queen Elizabeth National Park during their field work. Read More......

The East African Regional Phage Laboratory Training

The East African Religional Phage Labaratory Training at CoVAB

The East African Regional Phage Laboratory Training at CoVAB. Read More......                                                                                                                           .

COVAB receives a new Deputy Principal.

Members pose for a group phot during the CoVAB deputy handover ceremony on 21st July 2017 in the college E board room

Prof. Kabasa (middle), Prof. Majalija, Dr. Nakavuma, together with Deans and Heads of Departments, and other Support Staff pose for a group photo during the CoVAB Deputy Principal's handover ceremony on 21st July 2017 in the college E-board room. Read More....


covab hosts veterinary students from north carolina state university

CoVAB hosts Veterinary students from North Carolina State University

On 5th May, 2017, CoVAB had the honour of hosting students from the College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, who were led by Dr. Andy Stinger during their visit in Uganda. Together with the Principal, Prof. John D. Kabasa, CoVAB BVM 5 students and some staff members, the guests were welcomed and engaged in a lecture on global health related issues and opportunities in Uganda, which was moderated by Assoc. Prof. Samuel Majalija. The guests also got a chance to interact and network with BVM 5 students and later visited the various laboratories in the College, as guided by Dr. Gabriel Tumwiine. They also visited the Infectious Disease Institute (IDI), where they first toured around the various sections on being guided by IDI’s Laboratory Scientist, Francis Kakooza.
The students also interacted with IDI’s Executive Director, Dr. Richard Brough and IDI’s Head of Training and Capacity Development Department, Dr. Umaru B. Ssekabira who presented to them a profile of the Institute, and the various projects it has carried out. Dr. Brough also appreciated the strong collaboration CoVAB has with IDI and commended the college for being one of the strongest in Makerere University.
Closing remarks were given by Prof. Majalija who appreciated the US students for visiting Makerere University, with IDI and CoVAB in particular, and for IDI and North Carolina State University for maintaining their collaborations with CoVAB.

BBLT students in practical lesson

BBLT students in practical lesson. Read more.....

Commemorating the World Rabies DayCommemorating the World Rabies Day. Read More....

Participants warming up after the two races

CoVAB in the 2018 Mak Endowment Fund Run. Read More......