Busitema University Receives an UPTODATE Grant!

In May 2021, a five-year UPTODATE grant running from 2021 to 2025 was awarded to Busitema University Faculty of Health Sciences. The grant is supported by Harvard, Better Evidence and Ariande Labs to access. UpToDate is a vital clinical decision support tool for clinicians, medical students and researchers. It cover(s) over 25 medical specialists that can be consulted during ward rounds, clinical exposures, classroom teaching and research.The grant will benefit over 600 students at graduate and undergraduate level; 80 academic staff as well as the Mbale Regional Hospital community. Under this UpToDate grant, two staff from the Faculty of Health Sciences (Dr. Gavamukulya Yahya – senior lecturer & Ms. Glorias Asiimwe – Faculty Librarian) are to be trained as University`s Champions responsible for trainings, sensitizing and supporting students and staff in using UpToDate.