In rural Uganda, it often takes days to access basic medical care. Health centers are scattered throughout the country, but they are grossly understaffed and underfunded.
Uganda's referral healthcare system seems logical and practical—on paper. But what happens when a great concept does not have funding or resources for its execution?
In Mozambique, a country with 25 million people and fewer than 20 practicing surgeons. To fill the gap, it trains health workers to perform basic surgical procedures.
LGBTI activist and campaigner Edwin Sesange argues that London Pride organizers should overturn their decision to ban the UK Independence Party (UKIP) group from the June march.
At a hospital in eastern Uganda, a new technique for treating infant hydrocephalus was born. Now it's showing up in operating rooms across the world.
Even after successful surgery, the stigma of disability and the stress of raising a child with special needs can corrode family ties and compound the effects of poverty.
A technique developed by an American surgeon in Uganda is now helping kids in the US as well. "Global surgery is a two-way street," says Dr. Benjamin Warf.
Billions of people worldwide do not have access to even the simplest surgical procedures. But a new global initiative hopes to change the situation.
Pulitzer Center grantee Roger Thurow highlights innovative efforts in Uganda that can lead to achieving the goal of healthier children, mothers, and communities.
An interview with LGBTI rights activist Jay Mulucha on life in Uganda after the Anti-Homosexuality Act was struck down.
Uganda, one of the United States' most important African military allies, will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on February 18.
Good nutrition in the first 1,000 days is vital for the growth of a child’s body and brain. In Uganda a 15-month-old enjoys a nutritious lunch.