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Ugandan Government’s Plan To Export HCWs Will Impact Nation’s Ability To Respond To Epidemics, Activists Say

IRIN: Plan to export medics ‘threatens Uganda’s epidemic response’
“Uganda’s ability to respond to major epidemics will be undermined if plans to send 263 doctors, nurses, and midwives to the Caribbean are carried out, civil society activists have warned. The health care workers are due to travel on renewable two-year contracts to Trinidad and Tobago under a bilateral agreement the Ugandan government says will improve the skills of those who take part…” (Okiror, 3/11).

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