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Monday, February 28th On Monday, I met with Dr. Hugh Cameron at Makerere University to discuss the development and progress of the software to be used on the VHTs’ mobile phones. Later, I met with Alexander Kasendwa at MTN headquarters … Continue reading
Monday, February 21st I spoke with Hon. Sylvia Ssinabulya regarding the role of William Nabangi, Clinical Officer and Coordinator of the Village Health Teams (VHTs) in the recruitment of additional community health workers (CHWs) to complete the necessary number of … Continue reading
Monday, February 14th, 2011 In the morning, I drove up from Kampala again to the Mwera Health Center IV. I met with Honorable Sylvia Ssinabulya (the female Parliamentarian from Mityana and, also, an LfM Board Member). She took time out … Continue reading
Monday, February 7th, 2011 After I finally arrived in Uganda (arrival delayed due to the cancellation of BA flight), I met with Dr. Francis Kigongo, District Health Officer (DHO), that evening in Kampala. It was my first meeting with him … Continue reading
Below are numerous photos I’ve taken since my arrival in Kampala, Uganda on February 7th. So far, twenty-five Village Health Teams have been chosen and their orientation has begun. The pilot project is going smoothly and I will send regular … Continue reading