Saving Lives With Emergency Care in Rural Uganda

 
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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)

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)

An ECP Examining a Young Patient

An ECP Examining a Young Patient
GECC trains nurses to become Emergency Care Practitioners (ECPs) to provide life saving emergency care to communities that lack physicians and emergency services. (view small | med | large | orig)

Smiling about Emergency Care

Smiling about Emergency Care
The community where GECC works understands that life saving emergency care is only minutes away. (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)

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)
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Project Leader

Stacey Chamberlain

Oak Park, IL United States

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