Tag: Uganda

Is Circumcision the Best Way to Prevent HIV in Africa?

Circumcision is the most effective and promising tool that currently exists to prevent the spread of heterosexually acquired HIV infection in developing countries, an international health consultant and medical researcher said at a global health lecture on campus Wednesday afternoon. The lecture, entitled “The Cutting Edge of HIV Prevention in Africa,” was the first of

Research Update from Global Health Student Sarah Cohick on the Ugandan Hydrocephalus Project

By Student Guest Blogger: Sarah Cohick Biomedical Engineering McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science 2012 Research Topic: Ugandan Hydrocephalus Project Research Location: Mbale, Uganda Research Update: I am in Mbale, Uganda with a fellow Northwestern student, Emily Laning, working at a pediatric neurosurgery hospital. Most of the patients are infants with hydrocephalus or spina

Interview with Dr. David Serwadda, HIV/Aids Researcher and Former Dean, School of Public Health, Makerere University, Uganda

Watch an Interview with Dr. David Serwadda, former Dean of the School of Public Health at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda speaking about Makerere University, its relationship to Northwestern as an international partner institution, as well as his research on HIV/Aids and the current state of the disease in Uganda. Dr. Serwadda was one of