Saving Lives With Emergency Care in Rural Uganda

 
$68,378
$11,622
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Project Video

Saving Lives With Emergency Care in Rural Uganda

Saving Lives With Emergency Care in Rural Uganda
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Our Home

Our Home
This is rural Nyakibale Hospital, nestled between the rolling hills in southwest Uganda. (view small | med | large | orig)

Entrance to Nyakibale Hospital

Entrance to Nyakibale Hospital
The front gate and sign as seen from the main road (view small | med | large | orig)

The Local Community

The Local Community
A young girl in the town adjacent to Nyakibale Hospital gives us a wave on our way to the Emergency Department. Many of our patients are young children. (view small | med | large | orig)

Present and Future Emergency Care Practitioners

Present and Future Emergency Care Practitioners
Two fully trained Emergency Care Practitioners (in white) sit with aspiring students. (view small | med | large | orig)

The Classroom

The Classroom
Three students hard at work during the lecture portion of their day. Soon, they will go to the Emergency Department to practice their new skills. (view small | med | large | orig)

GECC's research assistant with orphan Josephine

GECC's research assistant with orphan Josephine
Our partner hospital has been caring for little orphan Josephine who has built a relationship with GECC's research assistant, Rashidah. (view small | med | large | orig)

Learning in the Emergency Department

Learning in the Emergency Department
Students have access to an extensive library of donated medical texts in the Emergency Department. (view small | med | large | orig)

Our Emergency Care Practitioners

Our Emergency Care Practitioners
Joseph, one of GECC's graduates, is now a trainer himself. He successfully demonstrates placing a chest tube in a car accident victim. (view small | med | large | orig)

Our Patients

Our Patients
A young baby receives life-saving care in the Emergency Department. (view small | med | large | orig)
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Project Leader

Stacey Chamberlain

Oak Park, IL United States

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