Train 30 Neurosurgeons in Uganda by 2030

by The Neurosurgical Society of Uganda Limited.
Train 30 Neurosurgeons in Uganda by 2030
Train 30 Neurosurgeons in Uganda by 2030
Train 30 Neurosurgeons in Uganda by 2030
Train 30 Neurosurgeons in Uganda by 2030

Project Report | Jun 7, 2019
Training and Research and Progress

By Shem Opolot | Executive Director

Hello NSU Family,

It is always such a pleasure to share our progress with you. 

Here are some quick updates:

NSU is growing slowly but surely, with more and more structures in place to ensure our efficient functioning. 

As we mentioned in the beginning, we have always tried to prioritize training and research. While our training program is up and running, our research programs are still lagging behind. In order to kickstart our research arm, we need dedicated staff to run the program, and identify and execute worthy research projects. Hiring skilled staff to run these research programs is quite costly, so we will need to do more fundraising, as well as increase our revenue from Mengo Hospital. We will get there in time and I will not let you forget it when it happens.

Last time I mentioned NSU was vying for a few grants; however, we did not win one of the grants. The other grant opportunity is still looming and we are very optimistic we will win the grant. 

Our Master of Medicine in Neurosurgery (MMed. Neurosurgery) starts in August and we expect to start with a class of 5 students. At the enrollment rate of five (5) students per year, we will easily surpass our goal to train 30 neurosurgeons in Uganda by 2030. 

Lastly, this month we are happy to host Leena from GlobalGiving. We look to learning from her and sharing a piece of our beautiful country. 

As always, thank you for your time and thank you for supporting NSU. 

Shem Opolot

Executive Director

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Organization Information

The Neurosurgical Society of Uganda Limited.

Location: Kampala - Uganda
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @neurosocietyug
The Neurosurgical Society of Uganda Limited.
Shem  Opolot
Project Leader:
Shem Opolot
Kampala , Uganda

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