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COVAB’s outstanding Researchers recognized during the 74th Graduation Ceremony

Five of the best researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB) were during the 74th graduation ceremony recognized for their outstanding contribution to the body of knowledge.  They included Dr. Enoch Matovu with 48 publications, Dr. Eddy Wampande with 37, Prof. Denis Byarugaba with 36, Dr. Kato Drago with 33 […]

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CoVAB Celebrates outgoing staff

Story complied by Harriet Musinguzi. The event held on Friday 19th January 2024 in Ruth Keesling gardens did not only include the recognition of the contribution of outgoing staff but also formerly welcomed new staff that joined the School of Biosecurity, Biotechnology and Laboratory Sciences (SBLS). The College HR Godfrey Makubuya represented the Principal CoVAB, […]

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Makerere University Anti-Tick Vaccine Development Initiative Hosts Technology Transfer Experts from South Africa at Alfasan Uganda Ltd

In preparation for producing its ground-breaking anti-tick vaccine, the Makerere University Anti-Tick Vaccine Development Initiative organized a two-week workshop aimed at providing its scientists with essential skills in technology transfer and key vaccine production process requirements. The workshop, which commenced on October 10th, 2023, was held at Alfasan Uganda Ltd, Namanve, and features renowned experts […]

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COVAB Undergraduate Finalists Gain Valuable Insights During Scientific Study Courtesy Tour of Anti-Tick Vaccine Manufacturing Facility

On 13th October 2023, third-year students in the Bachelor of Biomedical Laboratory Technology program at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB), Makerere University, had a unique opportunity to visit the Anti-Tick Vaccine Manufacturing facility in Namanve. The purpose of the tour was to enhance their understanding of practical vaccine Good Manufacturing […]

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Stakeholders to take on Electronic Rabies Surveillance using a One Health Approach

Stakeholders in the Rabies Elimination project in Uganda (eRabies) have intensified efforts aimed at the use of electronic Rabies Surveillance using a One Health approach in the efforts towards elimination of rabies in Uganda. A two-day workshop was convened at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB), Makerere University on 28th-29th September […]

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UK based Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) seeks collaboration with CoVAB in Aquatic Health.

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity on 8th August 2023, hosted a team from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, an executive agency for the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Dr. Richard Paley and Mr. Andrew Wokorac Joseph of the Environment and Animal Health group were […]

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COVAB in capacity building engagement on Human Capital Development.

CoVAB’s Human Capital Development Project held a five-day capacity building training at Esella Hotel, Kira to equip the project’s staff and protégé with knowledge and skills in product value chain industrialization. During the workshop which ran from 24th to 28th July 2023 staff and Protégé were imparted with knowledge on commercialization of an innovative product, […]

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COVAB Summer School 2023 Commences

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB) in collaboration with Michigan State University is hosting the 2023 summer school with the participation of 24 students. The students from Michigan State University and Virginia Tech University will be involved in a number of activities during their one month stay in the country. Prof. […]

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