Health and Population Research

Dedicated to improving the well-being of the Ugandan population through the generation and dissemination of high-quality demographic, health, and socio-economic information, with a focus on the Iganga-Mayuge Health and Demographic Surveillance Site (IMHDSS), Makerere University Center for Health and Population Research (MUCHAP) has been actively engaged in monitoring births, deaths, and migrations for over 15 years. By conducting impactful research that addresses community needs, MUCHAP aims to bridge the gap between academic research and the practical needs of households and individuals.

Unveiling Transformative Insights: The latest Endeavors of MUCHAP.

With an unwavering commitment to advancing knowledge and improving the well-being of communities nationally and internationally, the Makerere University Center for Health and Population Research has long been at the forefront of groundbreaking research. Through tireless dedication, cutting-edge methodologies, and a multidisciplinary approach, MUCHAP has consistently pushed boundaries, unraveling the complexities of population dynamics and their profound impact on health outcomes….Read more at Latest News and Publications

MUCHAP 2023 Report.

On going projects

The 22nd Core HDSS Update Round.

Aim: To update primary IMHDSS surveillance data on births, deaths, and migrations among 17500 Households, with 95000 individuals. Read more

MITS Study

Minimally Invasive Tissue Sampling (MITS)

Project Aim: To determine cause of death among under five children using MITS procedure. Read more

RELAB-HS/USAID Network of Care Project.

Project Aim: To integrate rehabilitation into health systems within IMHDSS Community. Read more

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