Category: Uganda

Alozio the Ambulance Rider

  This is the third installment in a five-part series about efforts to save the lives of mothers in Africa through an initiative called Saving Mothers, Giving Life. Be sure to read the other four blog posts in this series.   In a perfect world, the closest fully-staffed, fully-equipped hospital is 15 miles or less away Read More >

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Immaculate, the Mother

  This is the second installment in a five-part series about efforts to save the lives of mothers in Africa through an initiative called Saving Mothers, Giving Life. Be sure to read the other four blog posts in this series.   Tumuramye Immaculate, a wife and mother of two from Uganda’s Kamwenge District is a Read More >

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Saving Mothers, Giving Life: Tackling Maternal Mortality in Uganda

  This is the first installment in a five-part series about efforts to save the lives of mothers in Africa through an initiative called Saving Mothers, Giving Life. Be sure to read the other four blog posts in this series.   It’s not easy being pregnant in Uganda. Nor is it always safe in a Read More >

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Protect Your World – Get Vaccinated: World Immunization Week 2013

Every 20 seconds, a child dies from a disease that could be prevented with a safe and effective vaccine. Millions more children survive but are left severely disabled. Vaccines have the power not only to save but also transform lives by protecting against disease—giving children a chance to grow up healthy, go to school, and Read More >

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Fresh Voices From the Field—Reaching for Zero Malaria Deaths: a Story From Uganda

  This is the second in our ongoing “Fresh Voices From the Field” series, where we hear from ASPPH (Association of School and Programs of Public Health) Global Health Fellows working throughout the world. Global Health Fellows are recent Master of Public Health or Doctoral graduates placed in CDC global health offices in Atlanta and Read More >

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20th Anniversary of the CDC Sustainable Management Development Program

Season’s Greetings! As we come to the close of 2012 and embrace 2013, I wanted to reach out and let you know that CDC has reached an important milestone in training global health leaders. We’re celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Sustainable Management Development Program (SMDP) — a program that CDC developed in 1992 to Read More >

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