Members of the ITW Africa team flew to Malawi to complete site assessments in Mangochi and Salima districts, as well as some necessary administrative tasks. Malawi is one of those places that invokes a dichotomy of emotions – hope and fear. It is both strikingly beautiful and one of the poorest places on earth. We were … [Read more…]
Just when the Kamuli road was improved, another option presented – a new ferry opened up that shaves off some time getting to and fro between Kampala and Kamuli. Cheers to the Uganda for improving accessibility!!!
I visited our first pilot site at Nawanyago, now running the ITW program in a financially sustainable fashion. With ultrasound services on site, utilization continues to improve following completion of the study (see PLOS ONE publication) with record numbers of ANC’s and deliveries. Last month, six women were transferred for c-section for complications based on … [Read more…]
Every now and then you have a chance to meet someone and instantly realize you’re in the presence of an exceptionally incredible person: it’s nearly an indescribable feeling, but you just know that this person is making the world a better place. Last week a group of us had the chance to go and round … [Read more…]