On the November 15th 2023, the Department of Pediatrics & Child Health celebrated the successfully Masters defense of dissertations for it’s 05 candidates and 01 from Internal Medicine i.e. Dr. MWINKE YUSUF, Dr. IBRAHIM YUSUF, Dr. NAMIIRO AGNES, Dr.TAGEMA-FIONA, Dr. LONGES DOREEN FAITH and Dr. AMBARU JACINTA OJIA

The following are the candidates and their respective topics with abstracts;

“PSYCHOSOCIAL CHALLENGES AND COPING MECHANISMS OF ADOLESCENTS WITH RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE ATTENDING CARDIAC CLINIC IN MBARARA REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITAL.”Dr. MWINIKE YUSUF Abstract

“VACCINATION STATUS OF PRETERM INFANTS AND FACTORS INFLUENCING VACCINATION AMONG THEIR CARETAKERS AND HEALTH WORKERS IN SOUTH-WESTERN UGANDA.” Dr. NAMIIRO AGNES – Abstract

“QUALITY OF LIFE AND LIVED EXPERIENCES OF ADOLESCENT CANCER SURVIVORS AGED 10-19 YEARS AT MBARARA REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITAL.” DR. LONGES FAITH DOREEN’s Abstract

“IN-HOSPITAL OUTCOMES AND PREDICTORS OF MORTALITY AMONG EXTREMELY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT INFANTS ADMITTED AT MBARARA REGIONAL REFERRALS HOSPITAL.“Dr. TAGEMA FIONA Abstract

PREVALENCE OF UNDER NUTRITION AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS AMONG CHILDREN UNDER FIVE YEARS WITH CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE AT MBARARA REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITAL.¬† .”Dr. IBRAHIM YUSUF- Abstract

 

“30- DAYS CASE FATALITY RATE AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS, AMONG PATIENTS WITH POST-CANCER CHEMOTHERAPY INFECTIONS AT ONCOLOGY WARD, MBARARA REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITAL.”Dr. AMBARU JACINTA OJIA’s Abstract

Dr. Jacinta examined by the external examiner virtually

Head of Department Paediatrics & ChildHealth- Dr. Elias Kumbakumba, External examiner, chair of the defense, Dr. Hamson Kanyesigye and the Postgraduate coordinator- Dr. Dorah Nampijja celebrate with the candidates after a successfully defense.

With great joy and happiness, Dr. Agnes Namiiro, talk on behalf of the candidates appreciating their supervisors for the great support given to them until the last day of defense. She asked the Almighty God to bless their efforts.