GLOBAL HEALTH UGANDA

A Multi-Disciplinary Research Collaboration

GLOBAL HEALTH UGANDA

A Multi-Disciplinary Research Collaboration

Welcome To Global Health Uganda

A leading center in child health, neurodevelopment and interventions research in Uganda and beyond.

Our Vision

A leading center in child health, neurodevelopment and interventions research in Uganda and beyond.

Our Mission

To promote child health by conducting and facilitating quality and relevant research in child health, neurodevelopment and interventions.

Core Values

Excellence, Integrity, Teamwork & Beneficence

Our Vision

A leading center in child health, neurodevelopment and interventions research in Uganda and beyond.

Our Mission

To promote child health by conducting and facilitating quality and relevant research in child health, neurodevelopment and interventions.

Core Values

Excellence, Integrity, Teamwork & Beneficence

Global Health Uganda

Who Are We ?

Global Health Uganda (GHU) is a non-profit organization registered in April 2010 by Ugandan and American health scientists from Makerere University, University of Minnesota and Michigan state University was formed to provide a collaborative platform for individuals and groups conducting scientific research especially within Uganda, through provision of the needed infrastructure for research.

Research Grants Management

GHU has developed systems that efficiently and effectively manage and monitor research funds.

Project Highlights

MIND Study

This will be a longitudinal  cohort study  with a 5 year follow up where caregivers and children with the five most common forms of severe malaria 

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Brain Safe II

Hydroxyurea therapy for Neurological and Cognitive Protection in Pediatric Sickle Cell Anemia in Uganda: A single arm open label trial.

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OPTIMStudy

Optimizing Benefits While Reducing Risks of Iron in Malaria Endemic Areas. Randomized, placebo controlled trial of daily oral therapy started concurrently (immediate iron ) or 28 days after (delayed iron) with antimalarial treatment in Ugandan children with uncomplicated malaria ..

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ID-ND Study

ID-ND study examines how iron deficiency is related to brain function in children perinatally exposed to HIV. It is being conducted by Dr. Sarah Cusick – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, and Dr. Victor Musiime from Joint Clinical Research Centre, Kampala, Uganda.

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Other GHU Projects

COVID-19

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment.  Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

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