Uganda: first field day

Uganda: first field day

The ride to the village was quite bumpy and I’ll be the first one to admit I was a bit scared that we would hit one of the many goats or cows that kept crossing the road. Arriving at the Maina village, Marjan and I went to the clinic to look for mothers who...
Update from Uganda

Update from Uganda

We’re finally here in Uganda! It was a long 24-hour journey for most of us who left on the evening of June 13th, but 2 flights and a 5-hour minivan ride later, we checked into the Mwana Highway Hotel around 6pm. Darkness was just falling over the little town of...
Introducing our team in Uganda

Introducing our team in Uganda

We would like to introduce our team that traveled to Uganda this week and will spend the next month in Iganga and Mayuge. During their time in Uganda, the team will collect data in order to evaluate our Maama Project and conduct a needs assessment on maternal mental...
Global Health Month at SOGH

Global Health Month at SOGH

As we make the transition from Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) into the new Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) period, global health and development has been a hot topic in international discussion forums and in daily media coverage. Much of this news coverage has...