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This blog is dedicated to the growing practice of Emergency and Disaster medicine in Uganda.
This blog is dedicated to the growing practice of Emergency and Disaster medicine in Uganda.

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Towards Building Sustainable Emergency And Critical Care Systems For Uganda: Capacity Building for Tier-One Systems
“A pre-hospital
emergency service should be implemented, as this study suggests that
salvageable patients are dying before reaching hospital. Injury management requires
coordination, so that the large volume of minor injuries receive care without
impeding t...
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A Roadside Reminder
A Roadside Reminder By Annet Alenyo Ngabirano ,  MD From nearly 40 m away, we could see her squatting on the lawn
right by the roadside, panties pulled down, handbag lying carelessly,
forgotten, by her side. A small crowd of curious onlookers was already
ga...
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Towards Building Sustainable Emergency And Critical Care Systems For Uganda
Uganda National Ambulance Service Ambulances As was described in our previous article,
Emergency and critical care is an important healthcare specialty/field that is
critically lacking in Uganda’s healthcare system. In spite of this significant
deficit, one...
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IT IS ILL DEFINED IN MY COUNTRY: Emergency and Critical Care
By Lameck Ssemogerere LIKE it has always been for almost all hospitals in this world,
there is rarely a larger, bold, brighter and well exposed  signpost as the one
above that relatively clouded common entrance to the hospital building(s) where
the critical...
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Though this comes about 16 days after the beginning of 2016,
we still say Happy New Year and a warm welcome to 2016. With EMU Smiles and Gestures Every New Year comes in with lots of new things: from
resolutions to new hopes for a better year, to great sati...
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FWAAAAAH!!!
A letter to the blog editor by a concerned Acute Care Advocate If you are Ugandan or know something about how we communicate, then you
will understand why I have taken time to actually blog about this conversation.
If you are not familiar with some of our #...
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BY THE TIME...
BY Emergency Medicine Uganda It has been
a while since we posted. Of course a lot has been going on behind the scenes
and we will begin the updates pretty soon.  A synopsis: there has been an EMU
meeting and of course there have been experiences and trainin...
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Reflections of Mulago Hospital: a new EM perspective
  Launch of aero med evac service by Acute Care & Emergency Response consortium As healthcare providers we assume that every patient is entitled to high quality emergency care. No one knows when an emergency may happen to them, whether from a motor vehicle ...
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CARETAKER PARAMEDICS: Yes We Need an Emergency Response System in Uganda!!
Elisha Okaisu For me emergency medicine has, until quite recently, always
been synonymous with high speed, blazing loud sirens, screeching tyres grinding
to a halt, ambulance doors flying open even before a complete stop. Teams then, working
with clock-work...
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EMU AT THE WORLD CONGRESS ON DISASTER AND EMERGENCY MEDICINE 2015 - A pictorial
EMU AT THE 19th WORLD CONGRESS ON DISASTER AND EMERGENCY MEDICINE 21-24th April 2015 CapeTown, South Africa A vast body of knowledge is very key for the growth and development of any profession and/or specialization.  Research and dissemination thereof are ...
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