Blog: Feb 2018

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 Lubaga eye camp:- Providing Eye Health care to the undeserved population

12 February 2018
The Lubaga eye camp:- Providing Eye Health care 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...

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