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Uganda Health Independence Day celebrations at UK House of Lords. 8th October, 2018

12 October 2018

With a historically deep relationship between the UK and Uganda particularly in the Health Sector, Uganda’s 56 th independence anniversary saw several UK organisations and agencies come together for an event to discuss issues of Global health between the 2 countries

The Event was held under the 2 major Themes;

1. Strengthening Mutual Benefits in Global Health Partnerships Co-Development between Uganda & UK

2. Empowering Ugandan Nurses and Doctors as facilitators...

European and Commonwealth collaboration to bring the benefits of digital health to 3 billion people

2 August 2018
The European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) and the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health (CWCDH) announce a strategic partnership to accelerate and drive the international deployment of digital health at scale, facilitate greater collaboration for international digital health projects and create economic opportunities. Digital technologies offer huge opportunities to strengthen health systems and improve the way healthcare is delivered. To realize the full potential of digital health...

Global Maternal and Child Health: Consolidating Progress in Uganda through Global Health Exchange

18 July 2018

Global Maternal and Child Health: Consolidating Progress in Uganda through Global Health Exchange.

The world has put considerable effort in improving maternal and child health. The efforts have resulted in a decline of 44% in maternal mortality from 1990 to 2015. Despite the considerable progress, there are still existing challenges in Maternal and Child Health, especially in developing countries.

Every day, an estimated 830 women die from preventable causes related...

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.

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