Kigezi Healthcare Foundation – Official Blog

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

Category Archives: Community-Based Research

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

The Future of Dental Health in Kabale

KIHEFO estimates that the medical doctor to patient ratio in southwestern Uganda is around 1:100,000. The dentist to patient ratio is even more discouraging. The majority of the population has … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

“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

University Students Take Action on Malnutrition

On Friday, June 28, 2013 – Seven university students, four Ugandan, two Canadian, wrapped up a four-week work placement with KIHEFO in Kabale, Uganda. The team of students were representing … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment