Kigezi Healthcare Foundation – Official Blog

KIHEFO promotes local initiated solutions to fight disease, ignorance and poverty in southwestern Uganda

Fighting Severe Acute Malnutrition in Rural Uganda – Tale of an Intern

Today I had the privilege of meeting a woman who is the sole caretaker for nine people; seven are her children and two are her grandchildren. She lives in a … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

The JD Ugandan Experience

Grant and Henry Hard at work building the foundation for the water tank.  What a project and we finished it.  Henry Everitt, from Sun Valley Idaho, did a fantastic job … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Post-Travel Perspectives: Working for the Kigezi Health Foundation in Kabale, Uganda

  I traveled to Uganda and joined the Kigezi Health Foundation primarily to expand my knowledge of global health disparities, community empowerment and rural medicine. Adequate nutrition remains a challenge … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

KIHEFO BABY

KIHEFO is currently employing a holistic, multi-pronged approach to removing the barriers to maternal health in the Kigezi region of Uganda. KIHEFO’s existing maternal healthcare programs and services,  are seeing … Continue reading

March 2, 2016

Health Brigade, Saving lives

Uganda has such a beautiful landscape and i am already falling in love with this place. Time check it is 6:40 pm of the 31st January, 2016 and the KIHEFO … Continue reading

February 13, 2016

Traditional Healer

Originally posted on CFHI Uganda Experience- Nov 2015:
I visited the Traditional Healer during my stay. You can’t fully understand health in Kabale without discussing the Traditional Healer’s role. I believe…

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rubira School

Originally posted on CFHI Uganda Experience- Nov 2015:
This was probably the most fun that I had during my month. The children at Rubira school will forever hold a special place…

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Final Thoughts!

Originally posted on CFHI Uganda Experience- Nov 2015:
I am forever changed by my Ugandan experience. Thank you CFHI for this amazing opportunity, and thank you KIHEFO for accepting me like…

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

VURRA COMMUNITY HEALTH CAMPS

Ajia Sub-County in Vurra County has the highest population in the whole of Arua District. Late August Last year, we set off for a survey on the causes of the … Continue reading

January 2, 2016 · 1 Comment