Building Health Through Community Health Workers And Communities: Challenges and Solutions

People’s Health Movement-Uganda, in collaboration with the Human Rights Research Documentation Centre, organized a training workshop in Kakoma-Birere, Isingiro District, western Uganda. The purpose was to enhance the skills of Community Health Workers (CHWs), identify barriers to healthcare access for patients, share experiences and knowledge on strengthening the bond between…
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AWAC Uganda Receives Global Health Watch 6

On the 24th day of February, 2023, a simple meeting was hosted by Huric-Uganda  at its offices situated at plot 261 Prof Yusuf Lule lane, with a representative from Alliance for Women Advocating for Change, Michael Ssemakula. The meeting was organized by the People’s Health Movement Uganda chapter, a global…
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Why Traditional Birth Attendants are Preferred ?

Traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in Uganda are lay persons with minimal or no formal health training who assist during pregnancy, childbirth, and the immediate post-partum period. The History of TBAs As recently as the early 1900s, hospitals were non-existent for most people living in Uganda. With few options, people used…
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Short Course on Struggle for Health-PHM

The International People’s Health University (IPHU) of the PHM is organizing a short training course “The Struggle for Health” for young health activists. The course is being organized jointly with Amel Association International and Gender, Justice, and Health Thematic Group of the PHM. The IPHU short courses enable younger health…
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ON THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND HEALTH WORKER SHORTAGES & MOBILITY

Human resources for health team https://www.wemos.nl/en/on-the-covid-19-pandemic-and-health-worker-shortages-mobility/ Reflections on the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel This week, the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) is convening virtually to deliberate on core global health related challenges facing its Member States. Alongside the COVID-19 pandemic, a key challenge…
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Challenge PPPs

Challenging the Role of the Private Sector in Global Health: A Civil Society perspective on “Public Private Partnerships in Health” In November, we analyzed the Private sector in national and global health with other CSOs in Kampala during the Kampala Initiative workshop on ‘How to advance cooperation and solidarity within and beyond…
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