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

Category Archives: Dental Health

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

“A Part of Something Bigger” – My Volunteer Experiences in Uganda

KIHEFO is glad to share the following testimony from a passionate TO – the WORLD volunteer, Kristine Co, as she reflects on her experiences working with KIHEFO in Uganda in … Continue reading

April 29, 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

Day 3 – Kigongi, Kabale “Chosen to love and serve” – The role of Ugandan nursing students in health outreach camps

KIHEFO’s approach to delivering effective health services in Kigezi involves partnering with many community groups and institutions. One of those unique partnerships is with the Kabale Institute of Health Sciences, … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Day 2 – Kyanamira “Our Real Work is in the Outreach” – Building Health Capacity through Canadian-Ugandan Solidarity

Gaetano Rubarema spoke from the heart when describing his appreciation for the “friendship” between Canadians and Ugandans on the sunny morning when KIHEFO and TO – the WORLD’s team arrived … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Day 1 – Muyumbu – Through Rain & Shine: Mobile Health Camp Reaches 300

The valley of Muyumbu was full of fog and rain when KIHEFO and TO – the WORLD’s team of forty Ugandan and Canadian volunteers arrived to set up camp for … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

TO – the WORLD Team Arrives in Kabale

On Saturday, March 2nd, a team of 13 medical doctors, dentists, dental hygienists and logistic volunteers from the non-profit organization, TO – the WORLD, touched down on the tarmac in … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Power of Partnership – Dental & Health Clinics Deliver Services to 1200 People

Through the power of partnership over 1200 people living in rural villages throughout the Kabale and Kanungu Districts benefited from KIHEFO’s Dental and Health Clinics that were organized in five … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 2 Comments