President Yoweri Museveni has been awarded- a Honorary Fellowship of Surgery of the College Of Surgeons Of East Central and Southern Africa- COSECSA
The president function was performed by Prof. Pankaj G.Jani the College President during the graduation ceremony of 212 surgeons & opening of 20th Scientific Conference at Serena Hotel Kampala
Dr. Robert Mangwiro, an orthopedic surgeon from Zimbabwe, the top class graduate was named winner of the Gerald O’Sullivan Medal.
COSECSA is the largest surgical training institution in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The College delivers a common surgical training programme with a common examination and an internationally recognized surgical qualification in its Membership programme in Basic Surgery and Fellowship Programme in Orthopedics; Pediatric orthopedics; ENT; Urology; Pediatric Surgery; Neurosurgery; Cardiothoracic; Plastic Surgery and General Surgery.
The College currently operates 14 countries in the Sub-Saharan region: Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sudan and Botswana.