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UPL: Maroons FC hosts winless Bright Stars

first_imgMaroons have won two of their first three games of the season.Uganda Premier League Maroons vs Bright StarsPrisons Ground Luzira4pmBright Stars will be hoping to register their first victory of the season when they visit Maroons FC at Luzira in the Uganda premier League on Saturday.The Kawempe boys are without a win from their four games and have only managed to collect two points thanks to draws against Express and Wakiso Giants.The have so far lost to Vipers an d Busoga United.Maroons FC, under coach Douglas Bamweyana, have six points from three games.They lost their opener 3-1 against URA FC but have managed to bounce back with wins against Kyetume FC and Tooro United.Team News Bright Stars will be without team captain Nelson Senkatuka who joined Moroccan Club Moghreb Athletic on Friday.Mohammed Kisekka will have his hopes in Jungu Methodius, Jamil Karisa and Brian Kayanja going forward.Steven Mukwala, on loan from Vipers, will be Maroons hope for goals. He has scored twice in the league so far for the Prison Warders. Ronald Orombi, Solomon Walusimbi and defender Edie Kapampa are the other players to watch out for for the hosts.Match Facts Bright Stars’ last visit to Luzira came on 6th March 2019 and the hosts managed to pick up maximum points.Maroons and Bright Stars have had six league meetings with both sides winning twice while the other two have all ended in draws.Maroons won 1-0 last season at Luzira – Pius Obuya scored from the spot after referee William Oloya judged Bright Stars defender Derrick Ngobi to have handled the ball in the box.Head to head2018/19Maroons 1-0 Bright StarsBright Stars 3-1 Maroons2017/18Maroons 0-0 Bright StarsBright Stars 0-1 Maroons2015/16Bright Stars 1-0 MaroonsMaroons 0-0 Bright StarsComments Tags: bright starsMaroons FCUganda Premier Leaguelast_img read more

NIH Awards $20M to Train the Next Generation of Global Health Researchers

first_img ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read: Posted on April 11, 2012June 23, 2017Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)In an effort to foster the next generation of global health researchers and strengthen global health research programs at U.S. and foreign institutions, Fogarty International Center along with partners at the National Institutes of Health have launched the Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars.About $20.3 million in total will be awarded over the next five years to support 400 early-career health scientists on nearly year-long research fellowships in 27 low- and middle-income countries. The Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars program will provide five consortia of academic institutions with about $4 million each over five years, to support the training activities of a total of 20 partner institutions. In addition to Fogarty, 17 NIH institutes and centers plan to contribute funds to the effort.Each consortium will develop and support global health research training programs that provide focused mentoring for participants and diverse clinical research experiences at approximately 80 established research sites in low-resource settings.Program trainees will study the traditional global health problems such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and maternal and child health, and will address the chronic non-communicable diseases that cause a majority of deaths in developing countries, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.Learn more here.Share this:last_img read more