Walimu works to improve medical training and patient care in Uganda through a systematic process of inquiry, advocacy, and implementation. Capitalizing on our expertise in research, education, clinical medicine, and global health, we identify innovative, proven approaches to lung disease and severe illness, and then advocate for their adoption through sustainable, locally led programs.
A doctor at Mulago Hospital in Uganda will see roughly eight thousand patients a year, many with severe illnesses like HIV/AIDS or tuberculosis. Yet these doctors often lack some of the basic tools needed to measure vital signs, an essential...Read More
Welcome to the new Walimu website. We are doctors, researchers and global health advocates passionate about improving clinical care in Uganda.
We cannot wait to share our projects and progress, and we look forward to working with you to build a...Read More
The World Health Organization publishes a series of evidence-based guidelines, the IMAI District Clinician Manual, that focus on symptom-based management. These guidelines empower clinicians in managing complex severe illnesses, even with very limited resources.
The only catch is distribution....Read More