HEPI-TUITAH (Health Professional Education Partnership Initiative -Transforming Ugandan Institutions Training Against HIV/AIDS) project team which was headed by the Vice Chancellor Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) , Prof. Dr. Celestino Obua visited Lira University.
The team inspected the ongoing work at the Administration construction site, the University Teaching Hospital thereafter a meeting was held and office equipment were handed over to the Vice Chancellor of Lira University, Prof. Dr. Jasper Ogwal-Okeng.
On 19th November, 2018, Lira University signed an MoU with HEPI-TUITAH and opened a HEPI-TUITAH Lira University Office.
The purpose of the program is to provide education in HIV/AIDS care and service delivery to provide undergraduate health professional students and primary health care providers with clinical skills and research capacity that will contribute to reduction of HIV/AIDS burden in Uganda.
Lira University is in Partnership with Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), Bishop Stewart University, University of Massachusetts and Massachusetts General Hospital towards this cause.