Scott Barnhart


UW global health researchers dodge political turmoil in Uganda | 



A week ago, the UW’s Amy Hagopian, Peter House and Bert Stover headed to Uganda to coordinate a study aimed at resolving a fierce debate in global health.

Since arriving in Uganda, the UW researchers and their co-workers have had to deal with escalating violence which most observers blame on the government’s attempt to quell public protests and calls for political reform.

As the BBC reports, eight people have been killed and about 250 people injured so far. Continue reading