Kigezi Healthcare Foundation – Official Blog

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

Category Archives: Child Nutrition


For us at Kigezi HealthCare Foundation (KIHEFO) Fighting against disease, poverty and ignorance is our main goal and we have gained some real wins in this, it has been over … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

“What’s On Your Plate?” Nutrition Counselling in the Community

“What’s on your plate?” asked KIHEFO counsellors and CFHI students last week to two different demographics: primary school students at Rubira School, and women and caretakers at the monthly Nutrition … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nursing Student “Gone Global” and Her Notes on KIHEFO’s Nutrition Assessment

By Marni Jacobson Today I spent the morning in the nutrition centre participating in KIHEFO’s monthly nutrition assessments. The last Saturday of every month, KIHEFO holds these assessments where past … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Women’s Health & Nutrition Survey in Rubira, Kabale

By Amanda Gailey Last week, KIHEFO and the Child Family Health International (CFHI) students and I began the Nutrition and Women’s Health survey in Rubira. I had the privilege of adapting … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Undernourishment in Uganda vs. USA

By Katherine Crabtree Vegetables are relatively expensive per calorie everywhere. But in Uganda, even if you have no money to buy them, you at least have the skill to farm … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Question of Hunger

By Katherine Crabtree Are hungry people the same everywhere? This is one of the main questions I wanted to think about in Uganda. Not that I really think that hunger … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

KIHEFO and CFHI Launch Community Health Project in Rubira

On Tuesday, April 22nd, KIHEFO’s community ambulance – packed with nursing staff, social workers, HIV counselors, a laboratory assistant and boxes filled with drugs and medications – navigated the rocky … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mothers and Daughters Give Thanks to TO the World and KIHEFO

The following story was documented and written by Toronto-based medical student, Nikki Fischer, who recently wrapped up two months volunteering with KIHEFO in Kabale, Uganda. On the first day of … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Partnership with Child Family Health International

KIHEFO has recently secured a partnership with a San Francisco-based global education organization called Child Family Health International (CFHI), as a local partner and hosting-site for international health science students … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 1 Comment