Catherine Basemera, Emergency Room Nurse in Uganda

Catherine Basemera, an emergency room nurse at Naguru Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, describes her fast-paced job and how understaffing affects patient care.  

Our Involvement

Maurice Middleberg interviewed Catherine during a recent trip to Uganda. While there, he presented to regional parliamentarians on how different countries are overcoming their health workforce shortages. Partners in Population and Development (PPD), a CapacityPlus associate partner, hosted the meeting. CapacityPlus works with PPD to advocate for strengthening the health workforce to increase access to reproductive and other health services.