EGA Institute for Women's Health


Global Maternity Health


The Research Department of Maternal & Fetal Medicine in the EGA Institute for Women's Health is leading initiatives on improving maternal health globally and training the specialists of the future.

Tackling Massive Obstetric Haemorrhage in Tanzania through training

The Mbeya London project is delivering easy to access, robust, updated teaching on common obstetric problems. Funded by THET, this course is focused on Massive Obstetric Haemorrhage (bleeding). 

REACH Alliance

The Reach Alliance is inspired by the United Nations’ call to eliminate global poverty by 2030 as part of a set of Sustainable Development Goals intended to transform our world. The UCL team is led by Dr Sara Hillman at EGA IfWH and Dr Kate Roll, Assistant Professor in Innovation, Development and Purpose at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose and the Bartlett Faculty Lead for Public Policy.
The team is leading the first UK based case study on Barriers to Perinatal Mental Health Services for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Camden

Uganda SCALE Project

We are working with the Maternal Health Consortium (MCH) of the Uganda-UK Health Alliance  to set up a training program for Ugandan doctors in Maternal Fetal Medicine within the SCALE program: Strengthening health workforce through global learning. 

This program has been developed by the Ministry of Health and NHS Health Education England (HEE) through Uganda UK Health Alliance to facilitate clinical subspecialty training pathways between Uganda and the UK in four critical areas of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine and Neonatology.

Dr Diana Atwine, the Permanent Secretary, Minister of Health concludes a successful visit to the UK on Health Sector Development

The team met Dr Diana Atwine the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health Uganda and Dr Muwonge Henry from Uganda UK Health Alliance Secretariat for a first discussion about education and training opportunities at UCL IfWH and UCLH.


The First Uganda SCALE Virtual Grand Round - 7th July 2023 

The first Uganda SCALE Virtual Grand Round was held on Friday 7th July 2023. SCALE is STRENGTHENING HEALTH WORKFORCE CAPACITY THROUGH GLOBAL LEARNING, a program supported by the Uganda UK Health Alliance to develop a committed, well-prepared, skilled, and knowledgeable health workforce in Uganda.  The Institute is working with SCALE to provide training in Maternal Fetal Medicine, including a regular virtual grand round.  

The 1st Virtual Grand Round was chaired by Professor Anna David with presentations by Dr Diane Nzelu (Lambo) from UCLH and Drs Kiiza and Oriekot from Mulago Specialized Women and Neonatal Hospital.

First Uganda SCALE Virtual Grand Round
First Uganda SCALE Virtual Grand Round