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Consistent Oxytocin Storage and Handling Contributes to Successful Birth Outcomes in East Central Uganda

Consistent Oxytocin Storage and Handling Contributes to Successful Birth Outcomes in East Central Uganda

Sarah Naigada, 32, could have been a tragic statistic. She had been in labor for 25 hours with her fourth child, was having difficulty pushing, and was at risk of additional tearing and bleeding after birth. Thankfully, the staff at Bumanya Health…

All Teach, All Learn: Virtual Clinical Mentorship to Improve HIV Care in Uganda

All Teach, All Learn: Virtual Clinical Mentorship to Improve HIV Care in Uganda

The COVID-19 pandemic and consequent strain on public health resources has disrupted traditional classroom-based learning and instruction typically offered to health workers. While virtual learning has proven to be an effective adaptation to COVID-19-related learning disruptions, it has yet to be formally…

Partnership in the Philippines Helps Small Municipality Integrate Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation into Health Services

Partnership in the Philippines Helps Small Municipality Integrate Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation into Health Services

“As a doctor, I have a more acute sense of the health needs of my constituents,” said Ofelia Alcantara, the mayor of Tolosa, a municipality with more than 20,000 residents in the central region of the Philippines. “I believe that a healthy…

Working Together for Better Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health in Jordan

Working Together for Better Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health in Jordan

The USAID Health Services Quality Accelerator Activity in Jordan kicked off its five years of work by conducting a two-day workshop in November 2021 with stakeholders from the government, public and private sectors, and non-governmental organizations to establish priorities for the Activity’s…

URC Staff in Uganda Recognized for Contributions to Quality Health Care

URC Staff in Uganda Recognized for Contributions to Quality Health Care

Five URC staff members are among 15 who recently received awards from the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) for their leadership and contributions to quality improvement (QI) in health care in Uganda. The URC QI award winners are: Augustin Muhwezi, MD Chief…