“She had made it to Kaladima Health Center, where there was a maternity ward with a delivery room that, after last year’s GROW team donated a curtain, has a partition for privacy. She had delivered her newborn child, and when she began to bleed uncontrollably, had been kept alive by a sleep-deprived, hungry, and tremendously dedicated midwife despite being in a facility unequipped to handle those emergencies.”
Every day as we travel to our field visits in villages surrounding Gulu, we find ourselves surrounded by a unique countryside. Wide planes of tall green grass with an occasional […]
When five American college students show up via a Mitsubishi 4×4 in the middle of a Ugandan village, it can certainly be an overwhelming experience for everyone involved.
The civil war in Uganda lasted more than two decades from the 1980s into the early 21st century. The conflict between the government and rebels displaced over 1.5 million of […]
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What is the role of technology and innovation in global health today? Which regions and what fields are most in need of innovation and capacity building? What is the role […]
It’s that time of the year! No, not Christmas yet, but almost as exciting—once again, Columbia University Dance Marathon is dancing for eighteen hours straight to teach you about maternal […]