oa African Journal of Health Professions Education - The need for a Master of Science degree programme in microbiology in Uganda : short report



There has been an overwhelming explosion in student numbers in higher institutions of learning which has not proportionately corresponded with an increase in recruitment of staff. A concern relating to the relevance of the tertiary education curriculum to the country's development needs has been discussed. Most programmes offered in Uganda's tertiary education are theoretical with little practical application and hence irrelevant to the job market. To implement cost-effective interventions, health workers must have the appropriate skills, competencies and training.


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