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ON APRIL 24, 2021, Mbarara University of Science and Technology held a virtual graduation ceremony in which eight, MGH Center for Global Health sponsored, Master of Nursing Critical Care students graduated. CGH sponsored these students through the First Mile Program.

The graduates were Jennifer Alobo, Brenda Ninsima, Joseph Atukwase, Johnan Turyasingura, Nagaba Ritah, Were Phiona, Jalia Nakandi Seruwadda, and Komugabe Peninah. The newly minted graduates are moving onto a variety of careers: Turyasingura is currently doing clinical work at Uganda Heart Institute, Ninsima serves as Assistant Lecturer at Kabale University in South Western Uganda, Alobo plans to work with the National Health Service in the United States, and Atukwase works with the Aga Khan Unversity as a Research Assistant while applying for PhD admission.

Congratulations to the graduates!

From left to right: Joseph Atukwatse, Johnan Turyasingura, Phione Were, Jennifer Alobo, Jalia N. Serwadda, and Peninah Komugabe

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