No Ambulance for Pregnant Ugandan Woman? Boot of a Car Instead
A pregnant woman became one of the victims of over-stretched health services when her husband had to hire a car to take her to Adjumani Hospital to deliver her baby. The region in which the couple live plays host to South Sudanese refugees and is grappling with overpopulation, which affects education, health and other services.
Monitor, 19 December 2017
A pregnant woman on Saturday became one of the victims of the struggling health services in the country when her husband put her in the boot of a car before transporting her to… Read more »
Jamila Faidah in the boot of a Toyota G-Touring before being transported to Adjumani Hospital to deliver.
Monitor, 13 December 2017
The government of Denmark has signed a five-year agreement with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Uganda for $13.27m (about Shs48b) towards improving women and young… Read more »
Monitor, 8 November 2017
Due to the overwhelming numbers of patients that seek medical treatment at Adjumani Hospital, medical officials at the facility now discharge patients before they are fully healed… Read more »
South Sudan: Refugee Crisis Strains Uganda's Health System
VOA, 20 June 2017
It is estimated Uganda has one doctor for every 24,000 citizens. The nurse-to-population ratio is not much better, one for every 11,000 people, and much of that staff is… Read more »