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Integrating mHealth Technology and Holistic Health Care Delivery to Reduce Maternal/Neonatal/Child Mortality in Rural Uganda: Click to view Preliminary Findings from Pilot Project (Phase I)
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Health Chat is a live call-in program that addresses health issues of interest to Africa. The show puts listeners directly in touch with guest medical professionals. It includes a weekly feature spot, health news and comments from listeners on health issues. The program is hosted by veteran health reporter Linord Moudou. Dr.
Uganda's Health Ministry and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) introduced a one-year program--"Let Girls Be Girls" earlier this month to address the high rate of teen pregnancies which often times lead to maternal deaths as well high abortion rates (which are illegal and a leading cause of deaths). Unfortunately, sex education and contraception counselling is being met with great opposition from Uganda's Ethics and Integrity Ministry. They believe that this project will lead to 'promiscuity and sexual immorality.
Harry Strulovici in SpeakeasyDC and MCHIP's Potholes, Puddle-Jumpers, Passports and ParasitesOn May 29th 2014 presented his global health story at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC. Dr. Harry Strulovici is the founder of Life for Mothers, a US based NGO also registered in Uganda and Kenya. For the past 8 years, he has traveled regularly to Sub-Saharan Africa to implement a holistic strategy to reduce maternal mortality. He served as a Yale/Johnson & Johnson Career Fellow in International Health in Uganda.
UCLA is pleased to announce the appointment of Harry Strulovici, MD, MPH to the position of Global Health Consultant, Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, UCLA Anderson School of Management effective April 2014. Dr. Strulovici will focus on increasing access to health services for undeserved children and families emphasizing the use of mobile devices. He will collaborate with the faculty directors and program director of UCLA/Johnson & Johnson.Dr.
BLOG: FIELD NOTES
Life For Mothers Analyzing Data from Phase I of Pilot Project
Sep 22, 2011
The staff at Life for Mothers is currently analyzing the data gathered during Phase I of our pilot project. We hope to complete our analysis in the next few weeks and prepare it for publication. All results from our analysis …
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New York Times: Maternal Deaths Focus Harsh Light on Uganda
Aug 2, 2011
July 29, 2011 By CELIA W. DUGGER ARUA, Uganda — Jennifer Anguko was slowly bleeding to death right in the maternity ward of a major public hospital. Only a lone midwife was on duty, the hospital later admitted, and no …
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Life For Mothers Releases Preliminary Results from its Pilot Project (Phase l) Completed May 2011
Jul 28, 2011
Maternal/neonatal mortality rate is unacceptably high in rural Uganda where 90% of the population lives.