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Reflections on Uganda - March 2014

I recently spent a week in Uganda with the RCM's director for Wales, Helen Rogers.  Sadly I couldn't blog whilst I was there as I got sick on day 2 and barely had energy to struggle through the days let alone blog at night.  However, we still had a productive trip and were enormously encouraged by the progress made with our Global Midwifery Twinning Project in the past year.  This time we stayed with friends rather than in a hotel: Michele and Phil Ball for the first few days then Deborah and Phillip Betts for our last weekend.  It was so nice to come back to a home at the end of the day and for me, feeling under the weather, it made all the difference to be able to wander out to the kitchen in the middle of the night!
The purpose of our visit was to agree a plan for the last year of our twinning project in Uganda and to attend a workshop being run by one of our volunteers Ann Thomson, Emeritus Professor of Midwifery from the University of Manchester.  Ann had been in country f…