MCDC PhD Student, Dr Joaniter Nankabirwa, has been presented with a Distinguished Scholar Award from the Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration for her PhD research into Intermittent Preventative Treatment (IPT) and anthelminthic in school children.
This is Dr Nankabirwa's third award for this research after awards from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) and Makerere University / UVRI (MUII). Dr Nankabirwa is an assistant lecturer at Makerere University. She submitted her PhD last year and is now waiting for her viva defence.
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