Saving Lives With Emergency Care in Rural Uganda

 
$59,500
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Saving Lives With Emergency Care in Rural Uganda

Saving Lives With Emergency Care in Rural Uganda

Our Home

Our Home
This is rural Nyakibale Hospital, nestled between the rolling hills in southwest Uganda.

Entrance to Nyakibale Hospital

Entrance to Nyakibale Hospital
The front gate and sign as seen from the main road

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.

Present and Future Emergency Care Practitioners

Present and Future Emergency Care Practitioners
Two fully trained Emergency Care Practitioners (in white) sit with aspiring students.

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.

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.

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.

Our Patients

Our Patients
A young baby receives life-saving care in the Emergency Department.

The Class of 2010

The Class of 2010
Help us train more nurses to fill the desperate need for emergency care providers.
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Project Leader

Stacey Chamberlain

Oak Park, IL United States

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