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Researchers utilize ICT to monitor and address Antimicrobial Use (AMU) and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Animals

Story by Joseph Odoi & Harriet Musinguzi A consortium of researchers from COVAB-Makerere University, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Kenya, University of Nairobi and Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences (SLU) have developed an Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) system to   address Anti-microbial resistance and monitor antibiotic usage in Livestock starting with poultry industry. This innovation […]

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Dissemination and stakeholder engagements on Paratuberculosis Research findings held

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (COVAB) conducted a dissemination and stakeholder consultation workshop following a successful completion of phase I of the research on Paratuberculosis funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The study was conducted in partnership with the Universities of Goettingen and Leipzig, in Germany and partners from the […]

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Prof. Frank Nobert Mwiine assumes office of Chairperson Afrisa Board of Directors

The Principal College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal resources and Biosecurity (COVAB), Prof. Norbert Frank Mwiine assumed to the position of Chairperson Africa Institute for Strategic Services and Development (AFRISA) Board of Directors following the handover by the outgoing Chair Prof. John David Kabasa The handover was held on Thursday 15th September 2022, in the Rotary […]

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Mak-COVAB Opens a Dairy Demonstration Farm

Makerere University and the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources, and Bio Security (CoVAB) in particular are set to open a Diary Demonstration Farm project, the Korea-Uganda Dairy Project (KUDaP) on Wednesday 24th of August 2022 at Nakyesasa, one of the incubation centers managed by the college. The Dairy demonstration farm is being established under a collaboration […]

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CoVAB’s 2022 Summer School and International Boma come to a close.

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources, and Biosecurity successfully completed the 2022 Summer school and the International Cultural Boma that was held on the Theme; Tropical Veterinary Medicine and One Health in Uganda: A need for partnership and collaboration for development. Students from the Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, USA took part […]

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By Jacinta Nakaye Bukedi region leaders carried out mobilization and sensitization exercises to enable residents in the region to understand and embrace the Parish Development Model as an intervention to eradicate poverty in the country. Spearheaded by Hon. Dr. Monica Musenero, Cabinet Minister for Science, Technology, and Innovation, the leaders executed a couple of community […]

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Tribute to Prof. Christine Dranzoa

COVAB is mourning the passing away of their first female professor Prof. Christine Dranzoa. Professor Christine Dranzoa has been a a strong foundation to the college. We have lost a great person. At the time of her death, Prof Dranzoa was the Executive Committee chairperson of the Inter-University Council of East Africa (IUCEA), an association […]

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CoVAB urged to attract, nurture and retain talent

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB) recently appreciated all staff of the College that graduated in the 72nd graduation ceremony that was held between Monday 23rd to Friday 27th May 2022. During the Academic Board meeting held at the College on Monday 20th June 2022, the College Principal Prof. Frank Nobert […]

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Climate Change and Infectious Diseases, A One Health Approach project launched at CoVAB.

Makerere University College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Bio Security (CoVAB), in collaboration with the University of Tromsø (UiT) Norway, University of Bahr El Ghazal (UBG) South Sudan, and University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) is set to implement the Climate Change and Infectious Diseases – A One Health Approach (CIDIMOH)project. The six-year project supported […]

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