Welcome to CHDC Website



The Directors Message


Welcome to the Child Health and Development Centre (CHDC), Makerere University website. The CHDC was established in 1989 within the Faculty of Medicine.    It has since evolved into a research and training Centre under the School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences. 


Child Health and Development Centre is multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to promote a holistic response to children and women's health needs through multidisciplinary and multi-sectoral research, teaching, training and strengthening partnerships between University, Communities and Government.


The Centre has and continues to provide space within the University where staff, students and communities can jointly respond to evolving needs of children and women’s welfare in the country.


Assoc. Prof. Anne Ruhweza Katahoire

Director, Child Health and Development Centre.