Nawanyango Health Center ( Kamuli District) (UGA-24)


Type: Health: Rehalibitation - Country: Uganda

Brief description and main aims

Nawanyago was started and is managed by catholic Nuns called 'Banakalori Sisters Bwanda' who work to improve the health of the poor people in the community.  Since the health center is located in Kamuli District Eastern Uganda, an area with an elevated number of peasants and high rates of poverty, poor health, and joblessness, the nuns aim to provide good health care in good facilities at the lowest cost possible.

 

 

Main Activities

We offer help in the:

  • Out patients department
  • Maternity services
  • Antenatal services
  • Immunization at the Centre
  • Community outreach
  • Test and counseling HIV/AIDS
  • Mental health clinic 
  • Laboratory

Volunteer tasks

We work hand in hand with the volunteer so there are no specific roles, he or she does everything as assigned by the supervisor. There may be night shifts depending on the time table.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should have a medical background or some medical knowledge or aspire to be a doctor or a nurses. Long term volunteers are best for our project because we prefer volunteers who stay longer because it takes us two months to train our volunteer. 

The volunteer must be at least 18 years old.

Location

Nawanyango Health Centre is located in Kamuli district in eastern Uganda.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer stays at the project with other staff, everything else is shared apart from maybe bedroom.

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