In order to achieve quality health care services, there has to be quality human resources to deliver the services. Baylor-Uganda works closely with the Ministry of Health along with other partners and district local governments to build the capacity of the health workforce through pre-service and in-service trainings. During the period, Baylor-Uganda supported in building the capacity of health workers, its staff and students at higher institutions of learning through pre- and in-service training, internship and Continuous Medical Education programmes. Under pre-service training, the SAINTS project ended on 31st March 2016 after five and a half years of implementation with commendable success and applaud from all partners including CDC, the Ministries of Health, Education and Ministry of Gender and Social Development along with health training institutions for the projects outstanding performance. A significant number of health workers benefitted from In-service training to improve their knowledge and skills in selected areas for quality service provision. A total of 3875 participants (2006 female, 1869 male) attended didactic trainings in Adolescent HIV Care, Treatment and Support; Biosafety & Biosecurity, Management of TB in Children, DHIS 2 , Family Support Groups, Gender Norms & Sexual Gender Based Violence, Helping Babies Breathe, and HIV Exposed Infant Birth Cohort Monitoring. Other critical trainings offered are on HMIS, Infant And Young Child Feeding & Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, Infection Control And Prevention, Laboratory Quality Management, Logistics Management, Logistics Software-Rx Solution/Web-Based ARVS Ordering System, Newborn Mortality Surveillance, Nutrition Assessment Counseling
& Support, OpenMRS Express HIV/AIDS, Paediatric HIV/AIDS Counseling, HIV Prevention & Involvement for Key Populations, Provider Initiated HIV Counseling and Testing, Quality Improvement, Safe Medical Male Circumcision and TB/HIV. Meanwhile, 46 undergraduate and international students were hosted by Baylor-Uganda for Internship under community health, Social work, reproductive health and SMGL, Clinical Care, Nutrition, procurement, administration, counseling and laboratory. In addition, Continuous Medical Education and Professional Development sessions were conducted for staff and in supported health facilities.