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Helping Uganda Schools: Project highlights

1 April 2020

Helping Uganda Schools (HUGs) is the UK registered charity organisation aimed at supporting and touching the lives of children in Uganda. Since 1995, HUGS has helped sponsor children who are unable to attend school and living in impoverished rural areas.

Read more of HUGS' project highlights http://hugsinuganda.blogspot.com

Kisiizi Hospital: Assessment of Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic

1 April 2020

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We have all seen the speed at which the pandemic has spread across the globe and the impact on many countries. We pray for those of you reading this in lock-down situations, isolated and may be frustrated by the effects of the disease and the resulting restrictions. Even more, we remember those of our colleagues in healthcare who are working so hard to care for a seemingly never-ending line of patients.

Uganda had no cases on 19 th March but now they are...

Dr. Richard Bircher dissertation proposal

18 March 2020

Dr. Richard Bircher a General Practitioner and also a newly appointed Chairman of Helping Uganda Schools (HUGs) in his dissertation proposal describe, The impact of sight restorative treatment in Ugandan children on access to education and how their treatment influences changes in household livelihood strategies.

Read the dissertation proposal here

Helping Uganda Schools lastest update

3 March 2020

Helping Uganda Schools (HUGS) is UK based and registered charity organisation with a charity statement:- Support the building and development of schools in Uganda and other African countries and to assist with matters related to the educational support of children from the earliest years through to undergraduate level. ...

Reach Bwindi - 2020 Vision: Sight4Bwindi Newsletter #3 – January 2020

24 February 2020

As part of the Alliance's strategic objective of strengthening membership engagements through the consortium model, The Alliance is always in the sphere of sharing and supporting ongoing member activities.

The Reach Bwindi recently registered growing support and momentum with a grant boost from the Lions and the James Tudor Foundation, this enabled the commencement of eye health services at Bwindi Community Hospital.

Download and read more from their recent newsletter release...

Kisiizi Hospital News updates - Jan 2020

24 February 2020

As part of the Alliance's strategic objective of strengthening membership engagements through the consortium model, The Alliance is always in the sphere of sharing and supporting ongoing member activities.

Download and read more about Kisiizi Hospital News updates.

Congratulations!! Dr. Erima Denis

24 February 2020

Congratulations Dr. Erima Denis for your recent dissertation publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/2331205X.2020.1724602

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Erima Denis

Erima Denis has recently completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Makerere University College of Health Sciences Kampala and currently works at Lubaga Hospital in...

Global Emergency Care Collaborative: Breaking Silos, Building Links ( tickets available).

10 January 2020
Global Emergency Care Collaborative (GECCo) North West Event

invite you to shape a global health network for emergency care.

Open to all healthcare professionals of all grades (students included) who are interested in emergency care and global health. We welcome those outside the North West region and we'd love to provide any support for you to grow your own GECCo and look forward to meeting you.

Join a forum for open communication and sharing of global...

The UK-Africa Investment Summit (UK-AIS) Manufacturing Event

8 January 2020

The UK-Africa Investment Summit (UK-AIS) Manufacturing Event is a unique opportunity for UK companies to learn more about the possibilities of investing in manufacturing operations in Africa including the Health Sector. For More;

Sight4Bwindi Newsletter: Winter 2019

18 December 2019

‘Tis the season to reflect back on 2019 and share with you the wonderful progress that the Sight4Bwindi project has made in its first year.

Our objective remains unchanged: to help Bwindi Community Hospital (BCH) to develop a quality eye care service that will serve what is (even by Ugandan standards) a very impoverished community of > 100,000.

So, in 2019, we started on our journey. BCH was eager to show their commitment to the project and built a dedicated Eye Clinic...

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