The Infectious Diseases Institute recently launched an African Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Big data analytics. The facility boasts of very high level computing and data analysis capacity; 1500 TBs server storage and 4.4 TB of RAM enough to support any Big data and fast computing needs. As such, IDI is keen to put these resources…

Makerere University College of Health Sciences in partnership with AGNF Germany and the European Resuscitation Council, with Support from Hospital Partnerships, is organizing training of the Advanced Life Support course, ALS that will offer internationally recognized certification.

New research conducted in an animal model has uncovered an intriguing fact about the uterus, namely that it seems to interact with the brain and affect memory. The uterus may have other roles beyond reproduction, new research suggests, and removing the uterus could affect memory. The best-known role of the uterus is its function in…

  Every child deserves equitable access to education, health care, and safety. World Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. Mothers and fathers, teachers, nurses and doctors, government leaders and civil society activists, religious and community…

Information for the upcoming 2018-2019 course year: The course is free, self-paced and online. Please visit  https://ocr.od.nih.gov/courses/ippcr.html  the new NIH website Registration is open NOW through June 30, 2019. The course also began on October 1, 2018, and ends on June 30, 2019. The final exam will be available on the course website starting December 1, 2018,…

   

Watery Diarrhea Any parent whose baby has suffered from profuse watery diarrhea will understand the frustration. Any Paediatrician who has managed a severely dehydrated baby suffering from acute watery diarrhea with severe dehydration will understand the exact quagmire of all attempts to save this child. Severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalance are both a bad combination!!!!,…

Antenatal care and visits When you first learn that you’re pregnant, get in touch with a midwife or doctor as soon as possible so that you can start your antenatal (pregnancy) care. This will also help to make sure you receive maternity healthcare that takes into account all your health needs and preferences. Antenatal care…

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