Iris Lin, MSW Candidate with a concentration in child welfare, UC Berkeley
For the summer, Iris interned with a NGO called Uganda Youth Development Link (UYDEL) in Kampala, Uganda. UYDEL served disadvantaged youth who are sexually exploited or at risk of sexual exploitation and consequently, reproductive health problems. Iris worked at one [...]
Maggie Crosby, Maternal & Child Health Program
During her summer internship Maggie worked at Pader Girls' Academy (PGA), a unique boarding school in northern Uganda. PGA students are primarily adolescent mothers. It is the only school in Uganda where teen mothers can continue their studies and keep their children with them at school. Maggie [...]
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.
Provider perspectives on the impact of competitive vouchers for reproductive health in southwestern Uganda
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.
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.
Evaluating the Impact on Clinics of an Output-Based Aid (OBA) Approach to the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Southwestern Uganda
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.