St. Magdalene Health Centre Lweza (UGA-67)


Type: Health, Community - Country: Uganda

Brief description and main aims

 
St. Magdalene Health Centre Lweza is a health center that was started by the Catholic with the aim of offering medical services to community members.

Main Activities

Some of the  health center's main activities include:

  • Immunisation
  • Antenatal
  • General medical services
  • Dental Services
  • laboratory services and pharmacy

Volunteer tasks

Volunteer's roles include:

  • assisting in the Pharmacy
  • assisting in laboratory
  • assisting in dentistry department
  • assisting in Immunisation
  • counselling patients
  • data entry 
  • participating in out-patient programmes

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • have a medical background, some experiences or even a strong desire to be a doctor.
  • be willing to learn
  • concentrate and serve whole heartedly
The volunteer will work from Monday to Friday, and some weekends - only on emergency case but not very often.

Location

The project is located in Lweza along Entebbe road for about 10kms. It is surrounded by relatively middle class people with easy access to electricity, water and internet.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will stay with a host family, with their own room but will share teh rest with the family.

More Information

Mobile internet in Uganda is available through a phone sim card.

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