Internships: viewing all internships from Uganda

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Amanda carried out key informant interviews in Ethiopia and Uganda to identify current family planning priorities, reproductive health policies, and feasibility of community-based distribution of contraceptives.

, 2010
A mother holds her new baby and the voucher that saved her life.  She had a serious obstetric complication and would have lost the baby if she had given birth in the village.  Thanks to the voucher she delivered in a hospital and they were able to do a cesarean section.

Carrine worked with Marie Stopes International to assess providers’ opinions of a reproductive health voucher program in Uganda. These voucher programs are designed to give patients the economic power to demand high-quality healthcare, to target high-risk or low-income patients for critical services, to augment general population utilization rates, and to contain per-unit costs.

, 2008
One of the private health facilities participating in the HealthyLife voucher program. This output-based aid (OBA) program contracted private clinics to provide testing and treatment for non-HIV STIs to voucher-bearing patients. This facility was located in Mbarara, Uganda town and run by the Family Planning Association of Uganda.  Bixby Intern Richard Lowe helped plan an evaluation of OBA programs.

Matt went Uganda in Summer 2008 to produce a cost effectiveness evaluation of the Output-Based Aid (OBA) HealthyLife pilot program for non-HIV STIs, and to assist in the planning an randomized evaluation of the forthcoming OBA HealthyBaby safe maternal delivery program.

, 2007
One of the private health facilities participating in the HealthyLife voucher program. This output-based aid (OBA) program contracted private clinics to provide testing and treatment for non-HIV STIs to voucher-bearing patients. This facility was located in Mbarara, Uganda town and run by the Family Planning Association of Uganda.  Bixby Intern Richard Lowe helped plan an evaluation of OBA programs.

Richard Lowe worked on a project evaluating the Impact on Clinics of an Output-Based Aid (OBA) Approach to the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Southwestern Uganda.