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  • Africa: A Continent Exiting and Entering a Century in a ‘Sick-Bay’ 

    Mataze, Owa Nduhukhire (Uganda Martyrs University, 1999)
    The paper appears in three parts, which must be read as one. Part One situates the current development crisis in Africa in the relevant theoretical and historical context. It also highlights the global context of the ...
  • Training for Real: 

    Nshemereirwe, Connie V.; Rugumayo, A. I. (2005)
    Graduates of Engineering in Uganda face great challenges in the work place as they are expected to be fully prepared to start work with little or no further training. In view of this, training has to begin at the University, ...
  • Educating built environment professionals: 

    Olweny, Mark R. O.; Nshemereirwe, Connie V. (Faculty of Building Technology and Architecture, 2006)
    In 2000, the Uganda Martyrs University introduced a new built environment program, a Bachelor of Science in Building Design and Technology (BSc BDT), marking the first time a private institution had entered the field of ...
  • Technology and Architecture Education in Uganda 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (The Architectural Science Association ANZAScA, 2006)
    Architecture education is a relatively new undertaking in Uganda. Despite this opportunity to develop an updated curriculum and pedagogy, an old paradigm continues to persist; isolating the teaching of architectural ...
  • Urban Open Spaces in Kampala, Uganda 

    Olweny, Mark R. O.; Adule, C. (Faculty of the Built Environment, Uganda Martyrs’ University, Uganda, 2008)
    Kampala is one of the few cities in Africa arguably of African origin, having been the location of the capital of the Kingdom of Buganda - one of the largest and oldest kingdoms in the region - for close to a century ...
  • 498: Integrating Sustainability and Environmental Design in an African Architecture Curriculum: 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (Passive and Low Energy Architecture, 2008-10-28)
    While the majority of Ugandans live in energy poverty, contemporary architecture in the country is for the most part energy inefficient. Progress and development is shown through the inclusion of air-conditioners, while ...
  • The Challenges of Managing Government-seconded Health Workers in Private Not-for-profit Health Facilities of Kibaale District, Uganda 

    Bikaitwoha, Everd Maniple; Barugahara, Peter; Mugisha, John Francis (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2008-12)
    Private health care providers are an important component of pluralistic national health systems. In Uganda, the public-private partnership for health (PPPH) has led to the government assisting the private health sector ...
  • Factors Realated to the Uptake of Natural Family Planning by Clients of Catholic Health Units in Masaka Diocese, Uganda 

    Bikaitwoha, Everd Maniple; Nakiboneka, Catherine (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2008-12)
    Globally and locally in Uganda, family planning (FP) is promoted to enable individuals and couples to space and limit childbirth. FP promotion is based on demographic and health concerns and basic human rights. Clients ...
  • Ethics of a Brick: Ethical Positions in Built Environment Education in Uganda 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (School of the Built Environment, University of Nottingham, UK, 2009-09-09)
    Architecture has among its goals, to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of society. It is therefore inevitable that ethical decisions are made in the process making architecture. The perceived value of the product, ...
  • Do Ugandan Medical Students Intend to Work in Rural Health Facilities After Training? 

    Bikaitwoha, Everd Maniple; Wandiraa, Geoffrey (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2009-12)
    There is a persistent shortage of qualified health workers globally, but worse in developing countries, where it is even worse in rural areas than urban and peri-urban areas. Health workers refuse to be deployed in rural ...
  • Poor Understanding of Health Promotion Related to Underdeployment of Qualified Health Promoters in Uganda 

    Laing, Vivienne (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2009-12)
    Health promotion is a relatively new field in the health sector. Having been born as a result of observed weaknesses in the implementation of primary health care (PHC) strategies, it has been slow to pick up in many ...
  • Investigating the architecture of architecture education in Uganda: 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (The Architectural Science Association, ANZAScA, 2010)
    For all the discourse on the state of architecture education today, little is written about the student experience in architecture schools. With increasing emphasis on Service Quality, Learning Outcomes, and Completion ...
  • Ethical Positions in Built Environment Education 

    Olweny, Mark R. O.; Olweny, Charles L.M. (2010)
    Architecture has among its goals, to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of society. It is therefore inevitable that ethical decisions are made in the process making architecture. The perceived value of the product, ...
  • Finitely coloured ordinals 

    Mwesigye, F.; Truss, J. K (Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK, 2010)
    Abstract. Two structures A and B are n-equivalent if player II has a winning strategy in the n-move Ehrenfeucht-fraïssé game on A and B. Ordinals and m-coloured ordinals are studied up to n-equivalence for various values ...
  • Books 

    Angucia, Margaret (2010)
    Chelpi-den Hamer’s book on the youngest recruits brings to attention the prevalence of the problem of children involved in conflict in Cotê d’ Ivoire. This is important because the problem of the involvement of children ...
  • Characterising entrants into the University system in Uganda 

    Nshemereirwe, Connie V. (Association for Educational Assessment in Africa, 2011)
    The Inter-University Council of East Africa, together with the National Higher Education Quality Assurance bodies of the East African countries, has been developing a joint quality assurance framework for Higher Education ...
  • Determining the Unit Cost of Higher Education: 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (2011)
    While the growth in private universities in Africa has met a pent-up demand for university education and are meeting and fulfilling a social function, the economic realities of operating a university cannot be ignored. ...
  • Design and Development of an Online Student Information System (OSIS) : 

    Kiconco, Christine (Uganda Martyrs University, 2011)
    This project is about the design and development of an Online Student Information System (OSIS) for UMU. Though, UMU had been ranked highly among the Universities in Uganda providing quality education; difficulties in ...
  • Preparedness for Mass Casualities of Road Traffice Crashes in Uganda 

    Bikaitwoha, Everd Maniple; Onyachia, Nathan W; Santini, Stefano (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2011-04)
    In Uganda, increase in human and vehicular populations against a non-expanding road infrastructure, breakdown in enforcement of traffic regulations and poor vehicle quality contribute to the high rate of casualties from ...
  • A people trapped in narratives and memories : facing pacification in the Great Lakes Region of Africa 

    Ngendo, Tshimba David (Uganda Martyrs University, 2011-04)
    Conflict has persisted in the Great Lakes region of Africa since time immemorial, yet the challenges of a peaceful coexistence in this region continue to manifest themselves in an even escalating manner. Eastern Democratic ...