Healthcare

What girls learn in P1-P7 & S1-S6

Image Source Primary School P1 – P7 Primary school is divided into seven years. For students in Lower Primary (mainly P1-P3), the focus is on literacy; this is done through learning standard numbers and life skills, where teachers are encouraged to develop their own materials. They will therefore usually select

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Why we immunize for HPV

Image source HPV, or the Human Papillomavirus, is a major cause of cervical cancer in Uganda. It is one of the leading causes of death in women the world over, in fact 300,000 women die from cervical cancer every year. The risk factors for HPV are stated to be that

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Benefits of cancer screening in Uganda

When it comes to cancer, nothing is more important than helping individuals and entire communities across Uganda become more aware of the seriousness of cancer in its many forms. Cancer affects people of all ages, genders and backgrounds, so it’s essential that people understand the risks and factors that lead

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Cancer & HIV AIDS rates in Uganda

HIV and AIDS continue to be extremely serious concerns across Uganda. Recent statistics from UNAIDS said that in 2017: Around 1.4 million people were living with HIV, particularly women and young women, were disproportionately affected; The prevalence rate for adults aged 15-49 was 5.9%; 50,000 adults and children were newly

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Our project goal – sponsor 1000 students in 2019

Image Source When it comes to children, education is a vital part of their development. Through a properly structured system of study and focus, kids and teenagers open the possibilities for better career prospects as well as gain the confidence of understanding how the world works, therefore giving them the

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Home Visit Program – December 2018

Our recent outreach program ran from December 10th to 15th in Mpigi and Wakisdistricts, and we are taking a more individual and holistic approach. Throughout the week, our team in Uganda visited patients identified in our last twp rograms who are living with cancer or HIV/Aids, providing individuals with medical,

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Public Education Activities

In February and March 2018, Stella was invited to talk about cancer, HIV/Aids and general health issues on a number of TV programs, talk shows and radio programs in Uganda. Communicating with the general public is an important aspect of the work we do, as awareness and understanding of Cancer

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Cancer Awareness Week 2018

Cancer Awareness Week – March 26th-30th Mpigi District BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING FOR WOMEN AND HIV/AIDS AWARENESS AMONG YOUTHS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND TERTIARY TRAINING INSTITUTIONS “Supported by Winds of Hope, Mother Mary Cancer Care has been in existence since 2016 providing palliative, holistic, counselling and awareness to the community

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Cancer Run

We were lucky enough to participate in the Rotary Cancer Fun Run – which aims at raising 100 million shillings! (approx USD$27,000) This annual event always a huge success with over 5000 people registering for the event. All funds raised will used to build Cancer Ward at Nsambya Hospital. The

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