Uganda

27 July 2021

SCHOOL AS A PLACE OF CHANGE

2021-07-27T09:23:00+02:0027 July 2021|

Paul Hosman, a teacher in Lokopo primary school, carries out community outreach activities particularly for children.

22 June 2021

Nourishing the communities with knowledge and food

2021-06-22T16:07:24+02:0022 June 2021|

Aleper Christine is one of the happy and proud mothers who have benefitted from the nutrition program being implemented by Doctors with Africa CUAMM in Moroto and Napak districts of Karamoja sub-region.

21 May 2021

Health and vaccines in Karamoja tackle the emergency

2021-05-21T17:26:35+02:0021 May 2021|

Today in Karamoja, Uganda, the launch event of a Cuamm and Unicef's project  has taken place, aimed at ensuring quality health services with a focus on nutrition, HIV, emergency health management and Covid-19. The ministerial community engagement strategy was also presented to ensure that people are sensitised and actively contribute to in prevent and control the spread of Covid-19.

11 May 2021

A gaze that opens up again

2021-05-11T10:40:00+02:0011 May 2021|

In Uganda, in the northern regions of Acholi and West Nile, the situation as regards visual health is worrying. Doctors with Africa Cuamm with CBM Italia (Christian Blind Mission) intervenes in these regions to contribute to the reduction of avoidable blindness.

23 April 2021

A timely referral that opens the door to the future

2021-04-23T17:02:52+02:0023 April 2021|

Behind the maternal and child health intervention that CUAMM carries out in the field, there are thousands of stories of women facing obstetric complications and risking their lives due to the limits of the local health systems in offering first aid in emergencies.

9 April 2021

A REINFORCED COMMITMENT IN KARAMOJA

2021-04-09T16:09:42+02:009 April 2021|

An important meeting took place in Kampala to share the mentorship activity plan of the “Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health Services Improvement Project” with the presidents of the health professional associations of Uganda.

2 April 2021

Ethiopia Supporting the call of HINGOs

2021-04-02T14:33:48+02:002 April 2021|

Following two recent attacks, it is fundamental to guarantee protection for aid workers and civilians in Ethiopia, to bring help to the people in need.

31 March 2021

TB: A CHALLENGE TO FACE TOGETHER

2021-03-31T12:29:38+02:0031 March 2021|

Maria Menya Nakeny, 34 years old, had to face a hard challenge against Tb in Karamoja, Uganda. The support and commitment from CUAMM team and the health operators, together with constancy and continuity of care, have been essential allies to win her fight.

26 May 2020

When help comes from your community

2020-05-26T17:16:23+02:0026 May 2020|

Sabina, a young woman from Uganda, could take care of her children properly thanks to the support of Doctors with Africa Cuamm and the members of her community. Raising awareness and cooperation can really make the difference.

6 April 2020

Coronavirus in Uganda: Efforts to limit contagion

2020-04-07T11:41:02+02:006 April 2020|

There are 56 intensive care beds throughout Uganda, while Coronavirus-positive patients are 48, so far. Not everyone needs intensive cares, but the possible spread of the disease it is too high a risk for public health, that has to deal with a very fragile health system.