Makerere University Biomedical Research Centre
Makerere University Biomedical Research Centre (MakBRC) is a Ugandan registered Not-for-Profit Organization fully owned by Makerere University established within Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences as a new mechanism to advance research, innovations, laboratory services, clinical care, training and resource mobilization.
Makerere University Biomedical Research Centre Limited (MakBRC) is a Centre of Excellence and company Limited by Guarantee wholly owned and guaranteed by Makerere University whose journey began by the School of Biomedical Sciences (SBS) proposing for a Centre of Excellence that was to carry on the activities a Public Private partnership that had been existing between Makerere University and Medical and Molecular Laboratories LTD
The Makerere University School of Biomedical Sciences tasked committee to benchmark existing centres of excellence within Makerere University and develop a proposal on how best The School of Biomedical Sciences could establish a Centre of Excellence (CoE).
The School presented the proposal to the various University organs that approved it. This led to the establishment of MakBRC on 7th August 2020. On the 2nd day of September 2020, MakBRC was officially inaugurated at a function that was held at the Central Teaching Facility II, during which the maiden Board meeting of the company was convened.