Engaging Medical Diasporas Can Improve Global Health, Development In Home Countries

BMJ Blogs: Uganda’s medical diaspora and their engagement in global health
Moses Wasswa Mulimira, a post graduate research student at Oxford University, and Mariam Namulindwa Aligawesa, co-vice chair at the Butabika-East London NHS Link, and both co-founders of the Uganda Diaspora Health Foundation, argue “that transnationally oriented medical migrants (or diasporas) can act as development agents for their countries of origin.” They discuss efforts by the Ugandan government and other organizations to engage medical diasporas in the U.K. (9/9).