On Tuesday 8th April 2014, The Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu led a delegation of Makerere University Management Team on a familiarization visit of the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN), School of Public Health, CHS Office premises. Located on Plot 30, Upper Kololo Terrace in Kampala Uganda, RAN is led by Makerere University (School of Public Health)as one of the seven development labs within the USAID-funded Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN). It is a partnership of 20 African Universities in 16countries focused on strengthening the capacities of vulnerable communities to with stand natural and man-made shocks and stresses.

Commenting on the Team’s experience after a brief tour of the facility, Prof. Ddumba-Ssentamu said “Thank you so much Prof. Bazeyo for the tremendous work and for selflessly serving this institution. Your efforts are evidenced in all we have seen in addition to what we are seeing here today.”

The Vice Chancellor also reiterated Management’s support to RAN “The University Management is committed to working with RAN to address African community challenges and cause impact in these communities,” added Prof. Ddumba-Ssentamu.

This team later held a management meeting in the RAN Boardroom.

Article by Harriet Adong, Communications Manager (RAN)