Uganda

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Uganda
Population: 33.4 million (2010)
Population growth: 3.6% per year
Life expectancy at birth: 54.1 years
Fertility rate: 6.7 births per woman
Maternal mortality ratio: 550/100,000 live births
42% of births attended by a skilled attendant
10 physicians per 100,000 people
Ranked 98th on the Economist’s Index of Democracy (2010)
Ranked 143rd on the UN Human Development Report (2010)
Uganda has medical schools in Kampala, Mbarara, Bushenyi, and Gulu
Investments in the health sector largely relate to infectious diseases

PROGRAMS IN UGANDA:

Safer Surgery and Obstetrics
Safer Communities in Africa
African Information Initiatives
Directors and Patrons
WHAT WE TEACH:
Essential Surgical Skills
Structured Operative Obstetrics
• Essential Obstetrics Skills (EOS)
Peace Building for Elementary Schools
Structured Hernia Repair
WHERE WE WORK: