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Postgraduate Supervision Training Workshop

The University of Malawi (through its Africa Center of Excellence in Public Health & Herbal Medicine and the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) are pleased to announce a post-graduate supervision training workshop.


Dates: July 23th-27th, 2018


Venue: Lakeside District of Mangochi, Malawi



Course Directors:

  • Prof Adamson S. Muula (University of Malawi-College of Medicine)
  • Prof Peter Ngure (co-convener, African Population and Health Research Center- Kenya)


Faculty for this 40 hours training programme are:

  • Prof Ademola Ajuwon (University of Ibadan-Nigeria)
  • Prof Wilson Mandala (Malawi University of Science and Technology)
  • Assoc Prof Bernard Thole (University of Malawi-The Polytechnic)
  • David Kariuki (University of Nairobi)

Course Aims and Objectives

  1. Improve trainees knowledge and skills for supportive supervision
  2. Identify best practices to enhance supportive supervision


Participants to the Workshop will be:

  • Deans or Directors of Postgraduate Studies
  • Directors of Quality Assurance
  • Council for Higher Education
  • Advanced doctoral Students
  • Faculty who supervise postgraduate students


Workshop fees

CARTA and ACEPHEM will provide workshop participation tuition scholarship and accommodation. Participants and/or their institutions are expected to contribute transport to and from the workshop.


Contact and applications

Interested prospective applicants should request application forms from:

Mr Ernest Mokiwa: