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Traditional Birth Attendants in Uganda: Why They’re Preferred Over Professional Health Service Providers

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 traditional methods to deliver babies and care for illness. Today […]

What does equality mean to us in health accessibility?

Why fold my hands this way? I am portraying “I am generation Equality” symbol.  A generation of equality begins now with more committed and sustainable domestic financing for the Health Sector through the Taxes we pay to build a resilient health system. Think about the facilities in the rural areas where access to the national or regional blood banks is […]

SET-SRHR Project

Our HURIC/PHM-UGANDA team participated in this training. About the training: ToT-400 is the professional track of the Strengthening Education and Training in Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SET-SRHR) Curriculum Delivery component in Uganda The course is a standardized, professional, in-service SRHR Trainer-of-Trainers certificate course offered jointly by Nsamizi Training Institute of Social Development, and Makerere University School of Public Health […]

Simple solutions for complex problems

Do you know the health system of your Country? An analysis on the Uganda’s domestic health financing towards Health workers through  a paper on  Simple Solutions For Complex Problems by our Health Rights Advocate Denis Joseph Bukenya on the Wemos Knowledge Platform, Local context ‘For understanding the context of health and illness in the country, decision makers, but also development aid partners, should go […]