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Uganda

The research and training collaboration in Uganda provides diverse opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines from medical residents to undergraduate research trainees.

 

Current Projects

As part of the Global Health Leadership track, residents have the option to obtain international health experience at MUST.

This project is a community-based research project to explore sexual and reproductive health needs of very young adolescents, ages 10-14, in rural Uganda. 

In collboration with Epicentre Research Center, students use molecular techniques including PCR to identify various gene mutations that confer drug resistance to the malaria parasite. 

 

 

map of Uganda

Location

Mbarara is a district in Western Uganda and located approximately 5 hours by car from Kampala and approximately 4 hours by car from Kigali, Rwanda.