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Saving Young Lives in Uganda

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Program 

Starting date: An official opening ceremony was held on 28 March 2014
with KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi.

Leadership: Judith Aujo and Dr Peter. Dr. Peter is a adult nephrologist from Kisenyi Health Center
and Dr. Judith Aujo is a pediatric nephrologist.The first shipment of supplies has arrived and the program is ready to begin.

Data in 2016: TBC, no patients have been recorded to date

 

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The PD for AKI program was started initially in the capital of Uganda, in the smaller Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)’s Kisenyi Health Centre. Cooperation with the larger Mulago Hospital as the main teaching and referrals center with 1500 beds capacity, is underway. The Mulago Hospital was founded in 1913, and is the main National Regional Hospital for the entire country and a teaching hospital for the Makerere College of Health Sciences. It also serves as a general hospital for the Kampala metropolitan.

 

Trainings:

  • 2 nurses had a 7 weeks training on acute PD in Khartoum in 2015, under the SYL program.
  • Judith Aujo a went to the annual training  course in Cape Town in 2012, at the Red Cross Children hospital on PD catheter insertion: 5 days of training

 

Additional Info

  • Year: 2014
  • Status: In progress
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Uganda
  • Topics: AKI, Peritoneal Dialysis
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