COVID-19 in Uganda: Uptake of Preventive Measures by the Community

April 21, 2021

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Learning Objectives

  • Provide an overview of the COVID-19 situation in Uganda.
  • Discuss the uptake of COVID-19 preventive measures in Uganda.
  • Explore challenges and opportunities of COVID-19 control in Uganda.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 IBON
Course opens: 
04/21/2021
Course expires: 
04/21/2021
Event starts: 
04/21/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
04/21/2021 - 10:00am
Cost:
$0.00
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David Musoke, PhD

Dr. Musoke is a Lecturer in the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health at Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda. He holds a Bachelors degree in Environmental Health Sciences from Makerere University, MSc in International Primary Health Care from University of London (UK), and PhD in Public Health from Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK). He is the Co-Chair of the Community Health Workers Thematic Working Group of Health Systems Global, as well as Chair of the Africa Academy for Environmental Health.

He has been involved in vast research in Environmental and Public Health in Uganda including on malaria, non-communicable diseases, community health workers, antimicrobial resistance, COVID-19 as well as water, sanitation and hygiene which has been disseminated extensively including over 50 peer reviewed publications and 70 conference presentations. He has also used photovoice, a community based participatory research methodology, in his research including among youth and community health workers. Dr. Musoke is a Senior Visiting Fellow at Nottingham Trent University (UK), as well as External Examiner at the University of Malawi, National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe), and Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi.

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  • MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.​
  • Other Health Professionals: This live activity is designated for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

DISCLOSURE

The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director.

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individuals have no financial conflicts with commercial interest companies to disclose:

  • David Musok, PhD - Speaker
  • Sondra Schreiber - Activity Director

Disclaimer

The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 IBON

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