April 28, 2020
JICA Uganda through the Knowledge Co-creation Program (KCCP) sends a number of officials/ specialists to Japan for training in different programs including the Program for "The Specialist of Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention and Control", and "Field Epidemiology to Strengthen the Preparedness for the Severe Infectious Disease Outbreaks", among others.
It is remarkable that some of those that attended these trainings are at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 in the country.
Dr. Muwanga Moses
Dr. Muwanga Moses, Director of Entebbe RRH where COVID-19 patients are treated and the Lead Doctor in the fight against the pandemic attended a training in "The Specialist of Nosocomial Infection Control and Prevention" in November 2009 in Japan.
"From the training I got skills in communication and coordination which are very vital in COVID-19 management. I do a lot of coordinating activities and team motivation since there is need to ensure good health and safety of health workers combined with passion nursing care for the clients detected"-Dr. Muwanga.