KIU Western Campus –
Kampala International University’s Alex Kachwano won plaudits at the 2nd
Global Association of Clinical Officers and Physician Association (GACOPA)
International Delegates and Scientific Conference held in Kigali, Rwanda, over
The conference, which took place
at the National University of Rwanda, was held under the theme, “Maximising the
impact of the Clinical Officer” and was attended by delegates from all over the
Kachwano (pictured above), a
graduate of Bachelor of Clinical Medicine at KIU presented on the "Factors
contributing to the high prevalence of malaria and resulting deaths from the
disease." His presentation also analyzed complicated malaria among
children under five years of age at KIU Teaching Hospital.
The conference brought together
clinical officers and physician associates from all over the world, as they
seek to find universal recognition as health practitioners in their own right.
The three-day conference was also
attended by Patrick Mpiima and Prof. John Charles Kirya, the Registrar and
Chairman of the Allied Health Professionals Council, respectively.