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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The Impact of the USAID Education and Research Center

June 3, 2016

By, Aaron Stroud-Romero, OneWorld Health’s East Africa Director The Education and Research Center is one of two new facilities at the Masindi Kitara Medical Center (MKMC) funded by USAID’s Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA). The Diagnostic and Imaging Center is nearly complete, but the education building is complete and is already making a… 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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