Deans and HODs pose for a photo with international collaborators at the Launch of MAP EVOLUTION Africa on 11th March 2019

Students from vets without boarders donate books and Lab equipment to COVAB.

Dr. Ahmed Abd El Wahed explaining how a field lab kit works.


Korean Technological Farmers and Educationists pay a Courtesy Call to the Deputy Vice Chancellor

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On the 9th of August 2019, Professor Robert Tweyongyere the Dean for School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Resources Makerere University led a Delegation of 6 Korean Technological Farmers.... Read More



The SafeFish Project held a stakeholders’ buy- in workshop on 15th August, 2019 at Grand Global Hotel, Kampala to launch its activities on the development of Bacteriophage cocktails as disease bio-control.. 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......

Becoming A New Generation (BANG) Team holds a Sexual Health Workshop at COVAB

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On the 15th of August 2019, The Becoming A New Generation (BANG) Team held a Workshop at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resource and Biosecurity 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......