Redressing the balance in Uganda’s Emergency Care system; Consensus from the July meeting.

Uganda like many countries in the world is always experiencing events that pose an immediate risk to health, life, property and environment. As to whether a country’s systems are efficient to respond to emergencies, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed a tool (The WHO Emergency Care System Assessment) to assess, identify gaps and develop consensus around action priorities from a wide range of experts.The assessment for Uganda’s emergency care system identified several gaps in emergency care and other structural challenges. Consensus was built on best priorities to mitigate these challenges

Healthcare, Frugal Innovation, and Professional Voluntarism

Authors: Ackers, H.L., Ackers-Johnson, J., Chatwin, J., Tyler, N. Provides the first comprehensive analysis of a professional volunteer deployment project and its effect on national health care education in the sending country

Mobile Professional Voluntarism and International Development ‘Aid’

Authors : Ackers, Louise, Ackers-Johnson, James Analyzes aid by focusing on human giving through donations of embodied knowledge, i.e. volunteer time and expertise, rather than financial instruments

The Ethics of Educational Healthcare Placements in Low and Middle Income Countries

Authors: Ahmed, Anya, Ackers-Johnson, James, Ackers, Helen Louise Carves a new path in the debate on the efficiency of student involvement in low-resource countries

Uganda UK Health Alliance Leadership and Governance Working Group

Introduction: The UUKHA aims to put focus on improving leadership and governance skills in order to strengthen the effectiveness of partnership working among its members. Members of this working group will help shape the work plan and deliverable outputs of the group. Members of the group, as well...