UBC MIDWIFERY GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP 2019

Uganda

A brief insight into our experiences and adventures as we participate in our midwifery placements in Uganda.

 

A Uganda Reflection by Juliette Mudra

During our first week in Mbale, there were four maternal deaths. From the end of February until mid June, there were 27 maternal deaths...

Mama S (Hoima)

Her baby didn’t make it. She had been in labour since Monday, and it was Thursday. We didn’t know how long ago her waters had broken, but...

Lira

Our group- Juliette, Kalyn and Mary -traveled with Angela and our colleague Anne from Entebbe to Lira where we spent our first 2 weeks....

Journey To Hoima

Our journey to Hoima began with a pick up by Matatu (a small van) from our Masaka hotel at 6am.  We travelled, packed to the brim with...

We have arrived in Uganda!

We flew individually or in small groups, arriving in Entebbe from May 16th - 17th. After arriving at the Entebbe International Airport,...

Seeking Donations

For this program, we are working to fundraise for and donate supplies to each referral hospital in Uganda. These supplies range from...

What are we up to?

Hello Friends and Family! This year, through UBC Midwifery,  8 of us will be travelling to Uganda in May and June to embark on UBC's...