Uganda

Uganda is considered a "hot zone" for infectious diseases. Uganda is particularly vulnerable to epidemics because of its unique location near the Congo Basin; its close connection with other countries; the risk from natural disasters; and the ever-present threat of evolving pathogens or antimicrobial resistance.

In 2011, after more than 20 years of civil strife, the people of northern Uganda faced considerable sexual and reproductive health challenges stemming from the massive disruption of services, internal displacement, and erosion of traditional social and family structures.

The GREAT How-to Guide is a six chapter resource package with instructions and supporting materials and tools that provides direction to programs that want to implement GREAT as part of their own activities.

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