UNIMAK Congratulates Alumni

The University of Makeni is pleased to congratulate two of its alumni on their continuing academic success: UNIMAK alumna Isata Mahoi has graduated with a  Ph.D in Economics from the Catholic University of Milan. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Meanwhile UNIMAK female lawyer Victoria Adama Koroma ( the best student of the Sierra…

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Lebanese Ambassador Mr Nidal Yehya visits UNIMAK

Reporter MATTHEW KANU writes: The Lebanese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Mr Nidal Yehya has paid a courtesy call on staff and students of the University of Makeni (UNIMAK). Welcoming the Ambassador on Friday 12th August 2016 the UNIMAK Vice-Chancellor, Rev Joseph Turay said the visit of the Lebanese ambassador to UNIMAK is timely and a step in the right direction that will not only create partnership but will benefit Africa as a whole and Sierra Leone in particular. He said…

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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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