About Us!


Mayanja Memorial Medical Training Institute(MTI) was established to respond to the increasing demand for health professionals in Uganda and the region. The products of the institute will be able to work both locally, nationally and internationally. The institute was conceived in March 2008 and registered in August 2008

Vision
A centre of excellence in providing quality and relevant medical education. As we empower them to serve.

Mission
To produce competent health professionals with skills to offer holistic health care services locally, nationally and internationally

Objectives
  1. To provide training to students in health related disciplines by promoting innovative health professional education.
  2. To enhance the capacity for research and carry out research in priority public health problems.
  3. To collaborate with the MOH, national and international institutions, organizations and international agencies to promote training and research in public health.
  4. To provide consultancy services in health / public health issues in the region.
Core Values
  1. Professionalism
  2. Care
  3. Integrity
  4. Responsibility
  5. Compassion
  6. Accountability

Administration and Governance


The supreme governing body is the Board of Directors: Dr. Benon Mugerwa, Dr. Bernard Mayanja, Prof. Jerome Kabakyenga, Mr. Augustine Twijukye, Dr. Florance Kisuule, Mr. James Mayanja
The student Guild Council is in place, various committees and the Board of Directors work hand in hand to effectively manage the affairs of the institute.

Board of Directors
The Board of Directors (BOD) is the registered legal owners of MTI and overall policy organ of the institute. Among board members, there are directorates in charge of finance, academics, student welfare and Research/projects.

Governing Council
The Governing Council (GC) is responsible for formulating operational guidelines and policies for the Institute. It is composed of Chairperson, V/C Chairperson, General Secretary, Treasurer, and 6 members. The Council meets on a quarterly basis selected from various interest groups.

Technical Committees
Under the GC, there is an Institute Management Committee (IMC). It’s the technical organ of the institute and it’s comprised of Directors and members of staff. The committee has four Sub Committees, namely:
  • Academic- responsible for the academic issues of the institute
  • Finance and Administration- responsible for the financial matters of the institute
  • Research and projects- responsible for the research issues of the institute
  • Student Welfare- responsible for the student welfare issues of the institute
Student Guild
The student body is led by the student executive/student guild headed by the guild president.

Achievements


Since its inception, MTI has been visited and inspected by the MOES, Professional Councils (UNMC, UNMEB and others) and the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) that has helped us get relevant advice and achieve great improvement.
  • There has been great improvement in staffing – both academic and non academic staff. The academic performance has improved to 92% pass rate from 88% in May 2011 when the first group of students sat UNMEB examinations. There has been development in infrastructure to expand on the classrooms, skills, dinning, offices and accommodation space.
  • In-service training for capacity building of CCNs started this year, June 2013 and has been run successfully.
  • The institute has also networked with various institutions besides the infrastructure development that has taken place.
  • Networking with various institutions, both local and international, which has enabled us improve in various aspects.

The institute will offer opportunity for the candidates with certificate in CCN, CN and CM to upgrade to registered level by the year 2015.