Makerere University (Motto: We Build For The Future) that started in 1922. The medical schools, that began in 1924 and is currently known as Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS). MakCHS a constituent college of Makerere University, was founded in 2007. The college consists of five Schools: School of Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, School of Health Sciences and School of Dentistry.
The college is located on the famous Mulago Hill, one of the seven hills of Kampala city, next to Mulago National Referral Hospital, which serves as one the teaching sites in addition to Kiruddu National Referral Hospital, Kawempe National Referral Hospital, and the Women and Neonatal Super specialised Hospital. The taught courses include both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in basic sciences, biomedical sciences, public health, health sciences and human medicine of various disciplines and specialties.