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

Monthly Archives: March, 2013

‘Pushing Through Adversity Together’ – 5th Annual KIHEFO Staff Retreat in Nyabihoko

Building on the saying that ‘a family that prays together, stays together’ – so, too, an organization that pushes together, stays together. The first “team-building exercise” of KIHEFO’s 5th Annual … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Future Partnership with Mbarara University of Science & Technology

On Friday, March 22, 2013 – KIHEFO welcomed to Kabale a group of four professors, lecturers and administrators from the Faculty of Health & Medicine, Mbarara University of Science & … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Testimony from TO – the WORLD: “Reflections”

Last week, KIHEFO and Canadian-based organization, TO – the WORLD, wrapped up two-weeks of dental and medical health outreach camps in rural Kigezi and Kabale town-centre. The following testimony was … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

TO – the WORLD Celebrates Inaugural Health Mission with KIHEFO

Sometimes numbers speak louder than words. TO – the WORLD, a Toronto-based organization, recently wrapped up their inaugural health and dental mission in Kigezi region of southwestern Uganda, working on-the-ground … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

KIHEFO – Biomedical science meets traditional medicine

The following article is a guest-post from Canadian medical resident volunteer, Jessica Lee, who spent 1-month working with KIHEFO’s health team in Kabale town-centre and rural Kigezi.  Crossing through the … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Her Own Words: “My Month Volunteering with KIHEFO”

KIHEFO is thrilled to publish a special guest post from Romina Pace, a medical resident from Montreal, Canada, who spent 1 month in Kabale, Uganda, volunteering with KIHEFO’s medical team … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day 5 – Kigongi, Kabale – How to Run a Medical Camp 101: Stories from Logistic Volunteers

It takes many heads, hands and hearts to put together medical outreach camps. Beyond the main role of doctors and dentists to see and treat patients, there’s a lot of … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Day 4 – Pilot Clinic – Ultrasound, HIV/AIDS & Syphilis Screening

A small group of pregnant women waited under the shade of the registration tent on a bright Sunday morning. They wore their ‘Sunday best,’ either coming or going to church … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Rabbit Solution – Improving Nutrition, Health & Income

Julius’s Story Julius is a young man who lives on the outskirts of Kabale town-centre in the Kabale District of southwestern Uganda. Like many young people in Uganda today, Julius … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · 2 Comments