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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 and team-training mentoring curriculum that focuses on identifying, triaging, and managing preterm labour and birth, and caring for preterm infants.

In the article, Dr. Martha Asiimwe, a PRONTO trainer in Uganda, was interviewed by Makerere University regarding her work with PTBi. Reflecting on a midwife who was lacking in clinical knowledge, Dr. Asiimwe said “she was lacking in knowledge and skills on a lot of things. Today, I can actually testify from the PRONTO simulation training sessions, she is a different person. I can’t believe this is the same person.”

You can read the article in its entirety here.

Photo courtesy of Makerere University


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