Call for Application: Certificate of Production and Quality Assurance of Herbal Medicine (CPQAHM)

Short Course – Certificate of Production and Quality Assurance of Herbal Medicine

  • Mbarara, Uganda

Call for Applications 2020

Short Course

Certificate of Production and Quality Assurance of Herbal Medicine

Summary: The Africa Center of Excellence (ACE) for Pharm-Biotechnology and Traditional Medicine (PHARMBIOTRAC) is based at the Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), a public university located in Southwestern Uganda about 260 km from Kampala, the Capital City of Uganda. PHARMBIOTRAC is pleased to invite applications from highly motivated, talented, practically-focused and qualified candidates for admission in the Short Course: Certificate of Production and Quality Assurance of Herbal Medicine. This course shall enable the holder to be equipped with knowledge and skills in: cultivation, sustainable harvesting, processing and extraction methods of medicinal plants; quality assurance and quality control of herbal materials; production and quality control of liquid, semi-solid and solid herbal dosage forms; research, commerce, innovation and regulation of herbal medicine.

Target Participants: Herbalists, traditional health practitioners, herbal medicine training facilitators, health practitioners, pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, pharmacologists and other scientists interested in herbal medicine.

Application Deadline: (A) Modular course: 29th February, 2020    (B) Intensive course: 1st May, 2020

Commencement Date: (A) Modular course: 22nd March, 2020   (B) Intensive course: 2nd August, 2020

Course Duration: (A) Modular course: 4 months (4×1 week)  (B) Intensive course: 1 month

Eligibility: Applicants should be able to understand, communicate, read and write in English and demonstrate understanding of basic scientific concepts and practices.

Delivery Mode: The course shall be a day course, enriched with majorly practical but also theoretical sessions and fieldwork.

Application Procedure: Download the Call for Application Booklet and the Application Form and read through Download Link:  Fill in the Application Form and attach all necessary documents. Send a combined PDF application document to

For any further inquiries, contact Course Coordinator: Dr. Anyase Ronald Amaza, BPharm, M.P.S via the email address, Telephone +256787998145 or WhatsApp +256752033629


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