The Ministry of Education and Sports has this week cleared CIU's Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education( PDGE) graduates to register as teachers/Tutors. This is going to be done online on the Teachers Management Information System (TMIS).
Among the graduates are our very own CIU stuff like ;
Miss. Florence Githinji, Miss Atim Fiona, Miss. Apio Judith All Saints, Miss. Kimara Agnes Lukoosi and our very own Dean of Allied Health, Prof. John Charles Okiria.
Congratulations to all the graduates! onwards and upwards!
The Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education (PGDME) is a one-year competence-based program designed to develop skills, knowledge and attitudes for effective teaching and management of health training institutions. The program comprises modules in educational foundation general, clinical and community teaching techniques: management and entrepreneurship and professional ethics.
This program is for health professionals already teaching and those interested in teaching jobs in health training institutions. Specifically, the program is intended for a holder of:
A Bachelors’ Degree in a Health-related field from a recognized higher education institution and a working experience of at least two years. And must be registered with a Professional council i.e. Nurses and Midwives, Allied Health or Medical and Dental Councils.
Applications for August/September intake are still ongoing! Apply here: https://www.ciu.ac.ug/academics/allied/pgdme
Alimah Komuhangi is such a special part of what makes CIU so great. She is our very own Alumni and also an incredible lecturer under the Institute of Public Health. A results-oriented Public Health Specialist with a background in Monitoring and Evaluation plus orthopedic medicine. She has over 6 years of experience in Health Education and Research; coordinating and implementing community research projects in rural and vulnerable communities such as slums and conflict emergency settings in Uganda on behalf of CIU. As a community engagement coordinator at CIU, She has established internal and external partners, mobilized funds, trained volunteers in data collection, management, and interpretation of research findings. We are so lucky to have such a dynamic person on our team.
To learn more about our Institute of Public Health, click the link below: https://ciu.ac.ug/academics/iphm
Professor Okiria, our Dean School of Allied Health Sciences, was sworn in yesterday for a second term as Chairman Allied Health Professionals Council!! Here he is taking the oath to serve his country. He was escorted by his family. Congratulations Professor!
John Bosco ALEGE is a Public Health Specialist, and an established academician, Senior Administrator, and health program manager. John is a Ph.D. Candidate/Research Fellow at the Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Kenyatta University, in Nairobi, Kenya. He qualified in Community Development (UMU), MSc. in Development Planning (University of London) and a Master of Science in Public Health (CIU) with a Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Information from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.
John is currently a Senior Lecturer and Dean at the School of Public Health, at CIU and is fully involved in facilitating teaching & Learning, Research, and Community Engagement.
Read more about the Institute of Public Health- https://www.ciu.ac.ug/academics/iphm
Our Programs include:
1)Diploma Public Health
2)Bsc. Public Health
3)Masters Public Health
4)Masters Health Services Management