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Professional exchange in Uganda: A rich clinical and Personal Experience.

7 June 2018

Uganda has taken strides in transforming the Health of its citizens through improved prevention, promotion, curative and rehabilitative services. Through consolidated efforts of development partners and the government, health indicators have improved significantly. For instance, Infant Mortality declined from 71 to 43 deaths per 1000 live births in 2011 and 2016 respectively. Maternal Mortality followed a similar trend declining from 438 to 368 deaths per 100,000 live births.

Despite...

Road Carnages, emergencies and why Comprehensive Emergency Services can’t wait in Uganda.

27 May 2018

On Friday last week (25th May 2018), the Country was alarmed by a road carnage along its Northern Routes that claimed a total of 22 passengers and death cases registered pre and during hospitalisation at the closest Hospital.

The wreckage of G aaga bus

Uganda continues to be one of the low and middle-income countries burned heaviest by road traffic incidents (RTI). Recent studies indicate that Uganda experiences RTI deaths at...

A Snippet overview of maternal and child health Uganda

25 May 2018
A Snippet overview of maternal and child health in Uganda

The Maternal and child health is key to ensure that all women and children have a healthy life.

Globally, 2.6 million newborns and 2.6 million stillbirth occur annually, under 5 mortality rate globally has decreased since 1990 with 46% of 5 mortality rate is due to neonatal mortality and eight out of ten of countries with highest mortality rates are in Africa according to Lawn et al 2008, Mbonye et al 2012, and UNICEF 2018...

Kisiizi Hospital Updates March 2018: “Pressing on...”

3 April 2018

A compilation of developments and achievements in Kisiizi Hospital, promoting quality & affordable healthcare to the community of Kisiizi

3rd UK EAST AFRICA HEALTH IMPROVEMENT & INVESTMENT SUMMIT MAGAZINE

3 April 2018

The Just concluded 3rd UK EAST AFRICA HEALTH IMPROVEMENT & INVESTMENT SUMMIT themed "Strengthening Investments to improve Healthcare" convened on 22nd-23rd at Imperial Royale with the main purpose to promote investment in the Health sector, strengthen South and North-South collaboration and partnership in Healthcare.

The Lubaga eye camp; Providing Eyecare to the underserved population

12 February 2018
The Lubaga eye camp; Providing Eyecare to the underserved population

With the leading causes of Visual Impairment in Uganda preventable, Awareness campaigns and early intervention can reduce the burden of Eye Diseases in the country.

The Eye Project Uganda in that regard organised a 2 day eye camp from the 20 th to 21 st November 2017. Several Partners including Lubaga Hospital, Uganda UK Health Alliance (UUKHA) Secretariat, Helping Uganda Schools (HUGS) charity, Abalon...

You belong; A model for intergration of Mental Health Patients to the community

12 February 2018

YouBelong-Uganda (YBU) is a Uganda based registered NGO, working to transition women, men, and children, out of institutions, such as mental hospitals, back to family and local community. It is supported by YouBelong, a UK registered charity providing grants for work in mental health in East Africa.

Working with people in recovery from severe mental illness, YouBelong-Uganda (YBU) has established itself as a bridge between the National Referral Mental hospital in Uganda and the...

The UUKHA TALK: A PLATFORM FOR SHARED LEARNING AMONG MEMBERS

12 February 2018

In the bid to foster shared learning, joint working and co-development, we hold monthly webinars where selected individuals from the various UUKHA member organisations/institutions share experiences, expertise and knowledge on selected themes in Global Health.The webinars have been branded; The UUKHA TALK

Addressing challenges in Uganda Blood Transfusion Services through capacity building

12 February 2018

The Ugandan Blood Transfusion Service (UBTS) is facing a crisis with the withdrawal of US PEPFAR funding from April 1 st 2017. Initial scoping work already reveals a marked fall in blood supply as PEPFAR funding specifically supported donor recruitment and blood collection activities.

UBTS' Health Partnership (2016-21) with NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) supported by the charity Knowledge for Change (K4C) hopes to address this crisis, and identify sustainable ways of...

The UUKHA NEWSLETTER VOLUME 3 Issue 1

10 January 2018

The Uganda UK Health Alliance is excited to feature the great work done by Member Organisations in transforming Healthcare in this latest issue of our newsletter . Please continue all your efforts

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