Recap: February 19 – Uganda

During the study tour’s last day in Kampala, the delegates visited the US Embassy. The group met with US Ambassador to Uganda Scott DeLisi in the morning before attending an interagency lunch meeting in the afternoon. During the interagency meeting, delegates met with representatives from the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institutes for Health (NIH), and Walter Reed. The delegates and agency representatives discussed how each agency’s work in Uganda supports US policy objectives in peace and security, democracy and governance, health, education, and economic growth. The meetings with US government officials provided a great way to wrap up the Uganda half of the tour!

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