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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Principal Investigator


University of California San Francisco (UCSF)


The Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi) is working to reduce the number of preterm births and save the lives of preterm infants and their mothers, by improving quality of care and engaging in discovery research in regions of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda. In Uganda the study sites include the Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, Iganga Hospital, Kamuli General Hospital, Bugiri Hospital, St Francis Hospital Buluba and Kamuli Mission Hospital