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Community Engagement

Our Students learn from hands-on training. They are involved with already established companies, initiatives, hackathons, competitions and all on-going activities in their industry of interest to enable a wholesome learning experience.


DigiHealth Emerges Winners of The UP-Accelerate Demo Day

On the 5th of October, a team of Alumni which has been undergoing business training and incubation in UNFPA’s UpAccelerate program emerged best after demonstrating the work done over the 4 month program. The team of 3, former students of Applied ICT & Leadership program, under the brand name Digi Health took to the stage alongside eleven other entrepreneurs to show case their “Health Data Harvester” a mobile technology that’s enabling field health workers to collect and store safely… read more!



IHSU becomes Microsoft Apps Factory Partner

IHSU is one of the two Universities in Africa and the only one in Uganda to join the prestigious Microsoft Apps Factory program. Microsoft under the Microsoft4Africa Program has designed a program that will enable students from African Universities access support from Microsoft. The Microsoft Apps Factory initiatives targets skilling students with technical skills that will enable them become competitive in the global workplace.

As part of the support Microsoft is providing a grant of $20,000 that is geared towards supporting the Applied ICT & Leadership Program…. read more!



Alumni Scoop UpAccelerate Program Incubation Prize

On the 30th of May, 2017, 3 students from our 2nd cohort scooped a business incubation prize for their solution and innovation, the “Health Data Harvester.” The team of 3 comprising of Jacqueline Mutumba, Obed Mongeni and Aidah Bakubuza joined three other teams in the 2nd cycle of business incubation program UpAccelerate hosted at Outbox Hub, supported by UNFPA and… read more!



Team “Dynamite” takes on Smart Transport innovation at ACIA Hackathon

This week, IHSU students took part in a 48-Hours hackathon for Smart Transport Management. The hackathon which was organized by Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) in partnership with Makerere University School of Public Health – ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) – a multidisciplinary innovation hub conducted the Hackathon under the theme “Smart Transport Management (STM)”.

Our team of four students, currently undertaking the postgraduate certificate in Applied ICT and Leadership program took part in innovating for smarter transport in Uganda. The group devised a fun solution for people of all ages to learn and familiarize themselves… read more!



IHSU Students among Top 20 finalists at MTN APP Challenge 2017

Over the weekend of 12th to 15th of May 2017 a team of five students form the Applied ICT and Leadership program at International Health Sciences University took part in the MTN App Challenge organized by MTN Uganda to develop technological solutions to key industry problems in the Education, Health, Agriculture, Transport and Finance sectors.

Team ‘Farm Manager’ developed a mobile application to aid monitoring and evaluation of work on farms based outside of a farmer’s read more…