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

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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, with a hand from the college administration prioritizes guiding students on their profession and future career decisions. This was showcased on 17th October 2019, when the Veterinary students had a talk from various inspirational speakers on the dos and don’ts for a successful life, based on the theme: Inspiring the young generation to increase visibility and potential of the veterinary profession to address global challenges for sustainable development.

A renowned educationist and performing artiste, Mr. Fagil Musa Mandy was a guest speaker to the students. While extracting his enormous inspiring career path, he invigorated addressees about Africa’s composition of everything required for successful livelihoods, drawing much attention onto the need to change from killer mindsets to positive ones.

“We have everything needed for being a super continent, but the problem is our faults of history,” said Mr. Mandy.

He shared with students information extracted from one of his readings on the six killer mindsets that need to be addressed for greater achievements, which listed African populations as being; victims of colonialism, inferiority complex, self-hatred, copying what isn’t suitable, behaving like a herd of animals, and elite dilemma resulting into mixed thoughts due to diversity of knowledge.  

The Guest of Honour, Commissioner Animal Health from Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), Dr. Anna Rose Ademun, who is also the Chief Veterinary Officer encouraged students to appreciate any opportunity that surfaces them for career growth.  

“Wherever you are, grow yourself, go for further studies and don’t refuse any work opportunity,” stated Dr. Ademun.

The chief Veterinary Officer Ministry of Agriculture Animal industry and Fisheries Dr. Anna Rose Ademun delivering her speech during the Vet Students Career Event

The chief Veterinary Officer Ministry of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries Dr. Anna Rose Ademun delivering her speech during the Vet Students Career Event.

Students were also awakened on the need to join the Uganda Veterinary Association (UVA) to secure the association’s future support in the job market in addition to becoming more knowledgeable about the veterinary practice and having a diversity of skills required for a get- through in the competitive world.

The event was organized by the Makerere University Veterinary Students Association (MVSA) under the coordination of the Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Resources (SVAR), Prof. Robert Tweyongyere, together with the association’s president, H.E. Jagenda Jimmy, with funding from the association’s partner, NORBROOK.

NORBROOK is a veterinary pharmaceutical company which focuses on product innovation and invests significantly in Research and Development.

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......