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MakBME Unit

The Makerere University Biomedical Engineering unit is an arm operating under the Makerere Biomedical engineering Unit, their performance and work are monitored by MakBRC.

The Biomedical Engineering unit under MakBRC offers low cost and efficient medical equipment services to the different laboratories under Makerere University laboratories and beyond.

It also trains students in repairs, maintenance and servicing of medical equipment.

Services MakBME can offer


Efficiently unleash health related information without cross-media value. Quickly maximize timely deliverables for real-time schemas.

Equipment maintenance and repair

Equipment installation

User trainings

Equipment Calibration

Inventory development

Equipment procurement

Refrigeration and Air Condtioning services

Electrical Engineering works

Working hours

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Who we are

MakBME Team

  • Kagenyi Douglas
  • Mercy Takuwa
  • Nacakwa Diana
  • Tigasitwa Fred

Great practice means great health care

Partnering Institutions/laboratories

Genomics and Molecualar laboratory, CHS

Immunology laboratory, CHS

Biorepository laboratory, CHS

Mycobacteriology laboratory, CHS

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation

Microbiology Laboratory, CHS

Pathology Laboratory, CHS

Department of Food Technology and Nutrition

Future Prospects

Offer specialized services

1. To build and offer specialized services i.e., establish a certified calibration unit under MakBRC and offer certification of Biosafety cabinets.

Consultancy services

2. To offer Medical equipment consultancy services to all laboratories and hospitals in Uganda.

Medical Technology

3. To grow and carry out Medical Technology Research and Innovations.

In short words

MakBRC is a Ugandan registered Not-for-Profit Organization fully owned by Makerere University established within Makerere University College of Health Sciences.


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