Kigezi Healthcare Foundation – Official Blog

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

Monthly Archives: August, 2013

“I Found a Home in Uganda” – A Nutrition Student’s Inspiring Experience with KIHEFO

By Nikki Janzen After a whirlwind three months in Uganda, the days I have left in this country have dwindled to three. With the looming departure in mind, I find … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

On Doctoring, Learning & Loving Pineapples – Q & A with U of C Med Students

Two medical students from the University of Calgary (Canada) – Rachel Han and Kimberly Kavanagh – fulfilled their global health practicums by volunteering with KIHEFO from June- June 2013. Here’s … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Major Donation Continues Renovations on Maternal & Child Hospital

Two months ago, KIHEFO was thrilled to receive a major donation from Canadian-based partner organization, Change for Children Association, to help continue the renovations on the Maternal & Child Hospital … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Muhanga HIV Outreach

The following story was written by Anna-Kristen Siy, a Canadian family medicine resident, who is currently volunteering in Kabale with KIHEFO, as part of an international rotation in Western Uganda. … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ugandan & Canadian Children Make “Pals” Using the Pen

It began with an outreach visit to the village of Ibumba earlier this year in January. KIHEFO was visiting the Ibumba Orphan & Widow’s Group to monitor a goat exchange … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

KIHEFO Participates in GlobeMed’s East African Forum

Last month, KIHEFO was proud to participate in GlobeMed’s inaugural East African Forum held in Kampala, Uganda (held July 18 – 20, 2013) to share and celebrate best-practices with 20+ … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment