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Archive for 2018

PRONTO featured in World Prematurity Day article

November 27, 2018 Susan Glenn Uncategorized

In honor of World Prematurity Day, the Kenyan newspaper, the Daily Nation, published an op-ed discussing PRONTO’s work on preterm birth in Kenya. As the article states, PRONTO training “not only sharpens health workers’ skills, it also gives doctors, nurses and clinical officers the confidence to act on conditions that threaten the lives of mothers or […]

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Preterm Birth Initiative featured in Ugandan Newspaper

August 29, 2018 Susan Glenn Uncategorized

Check out an article about the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi) on New Vision’s webpage! Funded by the Gates Foundation, the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi) is aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality from preterm birth in East Africa. For this project, PRONTO developed a facility-based simulation and team-training mentoring curriculum that focuses on identifying, triaging, and managing preterm labour and […]

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PRONTO featured on Makerere University Website

Check out an article featuring PRONTO’s simulation training on Makerere University’s webpage! University of California San Francisco, Makerere University School of Public Health, and PRONTO partnered to implement the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi), a project funded by the Gates Foundation aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality from preterm birth in East Africa. For this project, PRONTO developed a facility-based simulation […]

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PRONTO Welcomes Regional Director for East Africa

PRONTO International is pleased to welcome our longtime colleague and PRONTO Master Trainer, Dr. Minnie Kibore, to the team as the Regional Director for East Africa. Dr. Kibore is a pediatrician and public health specialist with over 12 years’ experience working in pediatric health care and maternal neonatal and child health research and programs. She received her […]

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