Update from the Field: MKMC’s Patrick Byamukama

June 28, 2016

By, Patrick Byamukama, Masindi Kitara Medical Center’s Project Administrator Like many other developing countries, the health care system in Uganda, is still quite troubling. While the public healthcare system still contributes over 70% of care, the government has recently embarked in public-private partnerships to encourage private players to supplement government efforts in improving the healthcare… Read More >

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A Piece of the Puzzle

May 26, 2016

By, Amie York, OneWorld Health’s Director of Volunteers “Welcome back,” our drivers gently expressed as we pulled up to Masindi Hotel after a long day of medical outreach. Covered in sweat and red dirt, our team of 55 piled out of the five GOD IS ABLE vans, ready for a hot shower and food to… Read More >

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Centering Uganda: Part 3

May 20, 2016

By, Dr. Andres Rodriguez, OBGYN Resident at MUSC Several successful cesarean sections and deliveries happened over my last weekend in Masindi, which can often begin to feel routine, but after the previous week I count nothing as routine (a very valuable lesson I have taken from my time here).  We also had my first successful induction of… Read More >

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