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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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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.
Dr. Harry Strulovici Selected To Present At The First-Of-Its-Kind Global Health Show. Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) & Speakeasy D.C.This event will be hosted by USAID's Flagship Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP).The date is Thursday May 29nd, 2014 from 6 - 8:30 PM.JHU SAIS, Washington, DC (1740 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.)MCHIP is teaming up with Speakeasy DC to host a live story-telling event that will highlight the personal experiences of those working in global health. Dr.
In the April 4 2014 issue of the NY Review of Books Helen Epstein, a long-time visitor and public health advisor to Uganda investigates the 2012 death of a 24 YRO MP--Cerinah Nebanda. Nebanda was a stauch critic of the Musceveni regime particularly in the area of public health. Ms. Epstein highlights the deterioration of the health care system over the past 40 years. As she states, "In 2012, women were seven times more likely to die in childbirth at Mulago Hospital than when Idi Amin was president forty years earlier.
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.