UVCF Bulletin Volume 7 , 2018
UVCF Bulletin Volume 7 , 2018                 .

EDITORIAL   

The Uganda Vice Chancellors’ Forum held its seventh annual conference on the 6th of October 2017 at ISBAT University, Lugogo.  The one-day conference was guided by the theme “Higher Education and National Human Resource Planning in Uganda”.  The Key note address was read by the Right Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda on behalf of H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the President of the Republic of Uganda. The sub themes of the conference were;


  • Sub theme one: “The role of Universities in the development of Human resources for effective health service delivery in Uganda in line with 2014 vision”; presented by Dr. Francis Omaswa – Executive Director- African Centre for global health and social transformation.
  •  Sub theme two: The national plan for universities to develop human resources to ensure adequate food security in Uganda for the 21st Century presented by Prof. Eli - Sabiiti
  •  Sub theme three: “The role of Universities in the development of Human resources for Professions and the business sector in Uganda”, presented by Dr. Fred Muhumuza – school of economics, Makerere University.
    • Sub theme Four: “The place of universities in Uganda’s National Human Resource Planning for vision 2040”, presented by Dr. Joseph Muvawala – National Planning Authority.

 The participants of the conference included a team of four representatives from each university i.e. the Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Registrar, and the Quality Assurance Officer from each of the universities. Both private and public universities in Uganda were represented at the conference. The guest of honour at the conference was expected to be H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the president of the republic of Uganda. He was however, represented by the Right Honorable Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda.  Other invited guests included representatives from, National Council for Higher education, Ministry of Education and Sports, and other national and international dignitaries. A detailed list of conference participants is attached at the end of this report as Appendix I.  An updated list of universities is also appended as Appendix II

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