UNIMAK Italian Donor Crowned In Makeni City

Reporter Emmanuel A.B. Turay writes: The newly appointed CEO of UNIMAK’s strongest contributing donor, the St. Lawrence Foundation in Italy, has been crowned as ceremonial Chief for the municipality of Makeni, Bombali Sebora Chiefdom in recognition of the Foundation’s support of the development of the city at a ceremony held at the Makeni City Hall In her crowning statement, the Mayor of the municipality of Makeni, Her Worship Sunkarie K. Kamara told the audience that the municipality is proud to…

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UNIMAK’s New Primary Health Care course

Today UNIMAK publishes a new Primary Health Care course on this website. The self-tutored course prepared by John Birchall will give students access to sufficient detail to allow them to discuss with peers and children: * signs of certain diseases * ways of reacting * ways of preventing

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Utilisation of genetic sequencing during the tail end of the Ebola Epidemic

An international team of researchers has produced a detailed picture of the latter stages of the outbreak in Sierra Leone, using real-time sequencing of Ebola virus genomes in an in-country  facility which provided  sequencing capability to process samples from patients in Makeni and surrounding areas in real time, without the need for sample shipment out of the country. The sequencing facility set up by the team has now been moved to the University of Makeni, where…

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UNIMAK Institute of Inclusive Special Needs Education certifies 31

By Correspondent Emmanuel A. B. Turay: The Institute of Inclusive Special Needs Education (ISNE) at UNIMAK has awarded certificates to thirty one (31) teachers of the visually impaired at a ceremony held at the University’s Great Auditorium at Fatima Campus in Makeni city. In her opening remarks, the Chairperson who also doubles as the Deputy Director of ISNE, Mrs. Umu Turay noted that this is the first certification ceremony for teachers working with children with…

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UNIMAK and the Challenge of Urban Expansion

The University of Makeni, working in collaboration with Makeni City Council, will visit Spain, University of San Pablo, Madrid, between 20th and 28 th June for a programme of discussions on the issues facing expanding cities like Makeni. More information about the developing collaboration is given in this link The announcement of the event is shown below.

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