Kigezi Healthcare Foundation – Official Blog

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

Category Archives: Maternal & Child Health

“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

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

“From a Village Kitchen to KIHEFO Spokesperson in Canada” – Robert Kakuru’s Story

“Hey – my friends!” Robert Byamugisha warmly enthuses to his KIHEFO colleagues every morning, greeting them with a wide smile and open arms. Robert, or “Kakuru” as he’s commonly known … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Into the Heart of KIHEFO’s “Iron Lady” – Kyampeire Carol

They say behind every successful organization, there’s a lady. Or at least – they should say that. For KIHEFO, that lady is none other than Kyampeire Carol. She’s been at … Continue reading

September 3, 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