Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Foundation - Uganda

Population Connectivity Across Borders (PoPCAB): Baylor-Uganda spearheaded the gathering and analyzing of information about population mobility for SUDV high-risk districts to inform interventions aimed to prevent, detect, and respond to the spread of diseases. Baylor-Uganda utilized this information to support contact tracing through 2,445 trained VHTs who followed up 4,000 (91.6%) contacts during the EVD response.

Supporting tabletop exercises: Baylor-Uganda supported the functionalization of the Ministry of Health Border Health Unit with technical assistance from the US-CDC GBHT. Through tabletop exercises, Baylor-Uganda evaluated and improved the capacity for effective public health responses at  Mpondwe, Busia, Elegu, Malaba, and Mirama Hills points of entry