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[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Dialogue on the state of health worker/ medical training & career development in Uganda

Daisy Winner - Feb. 22, 2017
On February 23, a variety of stakeholders will meet to discuss the current state of health worker training, medical education, and career development in Uganda. Partners from Makerere University, Univ...
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africa education education and training global health medical education medicine Rural settings Training Uganda Urban Settings
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance - Promoting Best Antimicrobial Practices in Uganda

Daisy Winner - Nov. 20, 2016
On November 21st and 22nd in Mbale, Uganda various stakeholders will come together at The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance. The conference will bring together leaders in laborator...
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Advocacy & Education africa Antimicrobial Resistance Conferences epidemiology Guidelines Healthcare Policy Uganda Viral/Bacterial Infections
HIV Treatment & Prevention

The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance - Promoting Best Antimicrobial Practices in Uganda

Daisy Winner - Nov. 20, 2016
On November 21st and 22nd in Mbale, Uganda various stakeholders will come together at The First National Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance. The conference will bring together leaders in laborator...
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africa Antimicrobial Resistance clinical care Clinical Guidelines Uganda Viral/Bacterial Infections
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Job Opening: Aspen Institute Management Partner

Marie Teichman - Sept. 3, 2015
Our colleagues at the Aspen Institute are currently looking to hire new management partners for the community health system efforts in Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, and Liberia. Here is a brief description o...
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Aspen institute job job opportunity Job posting Kenya Liberia malawi management ministry of health Uganda
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

LGBTQ Health Equity in Uganda

Anonymous Author - March 17, 2014
Hello Everyone, I want to start a discussion about the horrific situation occurring in Uganda as we speak. For those of you who don't know, the government of Uganda passed legislation in December 2...
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Human Rights International Partnerships LGBT health Midwifery Nursing Specialties Uganda Work & Volunteer Abroad
Health IT

Hive 2.0: Where evidence, entrepreneurs, and health harmonize (Kampala, Ug) - Seeking Feedback

Michael Lipnick - Oct. 21, 2013
The Global Health Hub in collaboration with The Hive CoLab, & Development Gateway’s OpenGov Hub are exploring the creation of an accelerator workspace model to co-locate likeminded individuals and org...
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Capacity building donors governance harmonization Local governments Networking NGOs Uganda
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Mentorship program for Ugandan midwives on safe motherhood and maternal/child health practices

Maggie Sullivan - Aug. 2, 2012
Cross-posting courtesy of Gotto Danny (gdanny2000@gmail.com) of GANM (Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery) Hello Colleagues, An organization I am supporting (ACODEV at http://www.acodevuga...
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Education & Curricula mentorship Midwifery safe motherhood Uganda
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Building a Global Surgery Collaboration - Uganda

Michael Lipnick - July 2, 2012
http://www.globalpas.org/projects/harmonization/international-database/ Building a Global Surgery Collaboration - Uganda Michael Lipnick
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Anesthesia Burden of Surgical Disease global surgery Innovations for Resource-Limited Settings Surgical Workforce Uganda
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Building a Global Surgery Collaboration - Uganda

Michael Lipnick - July 2, 2012
We are working to compile a list of efforts focused on surgical & perioperative capacity building in Uganda, in preparation for the upcoming (October 18) 3rd Annual Conference on Healthcare Collaborat...
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Anesthesia Barriers to Access Burden of Surgical Disease east africa global surgery Innovations for Resource-Limited Settings Surgical Workforce Uganda
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Emergency Planning for HIV Treatment Access in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: The Case of Northern Uganda

Daniel C - Dec. 7, 2011
Emergency Planning for HIV Treatment Access in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: The Case of Northern Uganda C Daniel
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ART emergencies Planning post-conflict settings Uganda
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Living with Bipolar Disorder in Uganda

Sarah Arnquist - Aug. 19, 2011
This week at allAfrica.com Jimmy Odoki Acellam wrote two articles about mental illness in Uganda. In the first article (http://allafrica.com/stories/201108191589.html), he describes his personal story...
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awareness CNN mental health Uganda
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Is HIV&AIDS counseling an effective tool to behavioral Change?

Nyende Ali - March 1, 2011
Just like in many HIV &AIDS service points, HIV counseling entails the development of a relationship between a counselor and client for the purpose of assessing risk for HIV infection or transmission...
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Uganda
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Attitudes to routine HIV counselling and testing, and knowledge about prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey among antenatal attendees

Yue Guan - Feb. 17, 2011
Attitudes to routine HIV counselling and testing, and knowledge about prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey among antenatal attendees Guan Yue
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HCT Mother to child transmission Uganda
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Rare diseases . A child too sick to interact with Humanity

Bridget Begin - Feb. 8, 2011
I joined this forum with the hope that maybe someone will be able to help this child. I have been fortunate to live in a country where everyone has a shot at good medical treatment. I have also come t...
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Basic Principles Consultations rare illness sick children Uganda wound care
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

2nd Conference on Surgery and Anesthesia in Uganda

Mairi Murchison - Jan. 18, 2011
2nd Conference on Surgery and Anesthesia in Uganda Murchison Mairi
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Anesthesdia partnerships Surgery Uganda
[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

2nd Conference on Surgery and Anesthesia in Uganda

Mairi Murchison - Jan. 18, 2011
April 2, 2011--The University of British Columbia will be hosting a one day conference to focus on enhancing our partnerships in Uganda. Sessions will focus on training and research; the economics of ...
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Anesthesdia partnerships Surgery Uganda
[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

NY Times says prevention failed and now treatment is too

Sarah Arnquist - May 11, 2010
If you haven't seen the New York Times piece on global AIDS response from this week, you should check it out. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/10/world/africa/10aids.html It sparked a debate in our o...
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HIV Media media coverage New York times Uganda
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

African Midwives United Towards Contribution to the Achievement of MDGs, May 4-7, 2010

Amy Madore - April 7, 2010
Uganda Private Midwives Organisation (UPMO) will host its fourth conference for African midwives at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Uganda from May 4-7, 2010. The conference theme is “African Midwives United...
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Meetings & Conferences Midwifery Uganda
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Task-shifting the decision to initiate ART

Amy Madore - Sept. 17, 2009
An article titled "Agreement between physicians and non-physician clinicians in starting antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda" was published last month in Human Resources for Health: http://www.huma...
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ART Clinical Guidelines & Protocols HIV initiation task-shifting Uganda
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Mortality and LTFU during the pre-treatment period in Uganda

Anat Rosenthal, PhD - Aug. 18, 2009
Mortality and LTFU during the pre-treatment period in Uganda Rosenthal, PhD Anat This Provisional PDF corresponds to the article as it appeared upon acceptance. Fully fo...
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LTFU Monitoring & Measurement Uganda