Time will tell

In distinction to the United States where women make most of the families’ health care decisions, men govern this decision making in Uganda. Community sensitization about ultrasound is therefore important for both the pregnant women and their husbands. One unanticipated but very welcome anecdotal outcome at Nawanyago Health Centre III (HC) is that men are now … [Read more…]

The little things

It is amazing how much I take the little things (as well as the big things) in life for granted – like making it to work without a flat tire. The number of potholes in the road to Kamuli seems to have increased exponentially since the last time I was here. We used to be able … [Read more…]

Field Trip to Philips

Last week, Sue Blanchard (ITW Education) and I went to Philips in Bothell to send-off two CX50 ultrasound machines that Philips is providing to ITW for research support. Matt Rielly (Philips/ITW Outcomes Team Lead) and Roy Peterson (Philips/ITW Board Member), and Andrew Hatt (Philips General Manager), demonstrated the machines and discussed Philips’ enthusiasm for the … [Read more…]