Articles Examine Creating Health Leadership In Academic, Village Settings In Resource-Limited Uganda

Human Resources for Health: Global health leadership training in resource-limited settings: a collaborative approach by academic institutions and local health care programs in Uganda
Damalie Nakanjako of Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Kampala, Uganda, and colleagues examine the results among Ugandan participants in the Afya Bora Global Health Leadership Fellowship, a program sponsored by the Afya Bora Consortium, a consortium of four African and four U.S. academic institutions (11/18).

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting: How Effective Are Uganda’s Community Health Workers with Little Funding?
As part of his project titled “Uganda: Looking at an Under-Resourced Healthcare System,” Washington University student Jae Lee looks at village health team (VHT) “volunteers [who] are appointed by the community either through the town leadership or through popular vote,” including the challenges and benefits of using VHTs as part of the overall health system (11/18).