HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN)

 
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has received 1 donation
    • 3 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has received 1 donation
    • 4 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 24)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
     The past two weeks at home-based care in Bagamoyo were busy with new and old patients. Bjarne; a Swedish student nurse joined our team for couple of weeks, which was great help for us. Kirstine our Danish volunteer said her goodbyes to us last week. She was a great asset to us and will be missed. Unfortunately sad...
    • 5 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 23)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
    The past two weeks in Bagamoyo I continued working with volunteer Kirstine. I got flu for few days but luckily it was not serious illness. We had a great success at World HIV Day and continued home-based care with our old and some new patients. Kirstine created patient record system with Excel program to record all the...
    • 5 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 22)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
     The past two weeks at Bagamoyo we had a great team of 4 volunteers. I was away the first week in Zanzibar but Debbie, Godfrey, Kirstine and Charles took good care of the patients. We continued home-based care, did regular visits to Mariam at the hospital, did testing at the office and put out posters to promote our...
    • 6 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 21)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
    The past two weeks with HIV project in Bagamoyo were busy with visiting patients and introducing new volunteers to our team. Volunteer David left our team and Charles was still away for another week. Debbie, an ex- volunteer from UK came back to help us again; for the third time. She is staying three weeks this time and...
    • 6 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 20)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
    We were busy with groups of students from Dar Es Salaam in both weekends. I went to Dar for medical stock and patient Hamisi’s appointment and we did a trip to GOIG School with Abdullah. We lost one life here unfortunately and another life that I witnessed in Dar in motorbike accident. We got a new patient for home...
    • 7 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 19)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
    September 30th to October 13th 2013. These last two weeks at home-based care in Bagamoyo were really busy as usual. I spent half of both weeks in Dar Es Salaam with patient H who is recovering from his operation and the other half with patients here in Bagamoyo. Electric was off for four days last week! President came for a...
    • 9 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 17)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
    After a month working in Zanzibar and a month in Europe visiting friends and family I was happy to get back to work in Bagamoyo. It was very stressful and busy week, which included sorting out accommodation for me and visiting patients between. This was also the last week for the two local volunteer Godfrey and...
    • 9 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 18)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
     These last two weeks (15th-29th of September 2013) I spent between here in Bagamoyo and Dar Es Salaam Muhimbili Hospital. We got introduced to a newly diagnosed family, Hamisi finally had his operation at Muhimbili and a week was spent in a Bagamoyo Arts Festival testing and giving information of HIV to all...
    • 9 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has received 2 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    Volunteer Diary Week 11
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
    Beginning of this week I was in Dar to pay the rent. Poor Sofie got sick so I and Mathilde continued with the home visits. Tuesday morning I met our new landlord and paid the rent for UKUN for six months as it was agreed. We got one month free due to our renovation work. Unfortunately I only received a receipt as the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 12)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
    This week was a sad and busy week for me, the girls and our patients. We visited all clients and girls said goodbyes. We also did another trip to Muhimbili Hospital. Monday and Thursday was spent with Mr Captain with showers and laundry. He also got a new mattress; bigger one and better quality. On Thursday we went to visit...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 15)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
    This week was busy with home visits together with our new volunteer Sarelle. On Tuesday Charles and Sarelle did visits to Semeni, Mariam and Amina to introduce them to Sarelle. Semeni who has been a client for many years was doing really well with her family. We used to visit her for physiotherapy when she got really weak....
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 16)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer Nurse
    This week was really hectic as it was my final week before departing Bagamoyo for two months. I said goodbyes to all clients and passed on my duties to volunteers; old and new. Cindy, Stefanie and William started this week and for Sarelle and me it was the final week. Charles also went on a leave for two weeks. Abdullah had...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has received 10 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 6)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer
    My sixth week at UKUN was really busy with trip to Muhimbili Hospital, painting the office and Mariam’s hospital appointment as well as Captain’s showers and laundry. On Monday we went to Muhimbili Hospital to Dar Es Salaam with three of our clients; Hamisi, Hadija and Sulemani. Charles organized a car and also...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Weeks 7 & 8)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer
    This week we continued the office renovation and had it all finished by the end of the week. We also did three visits to Mr Captain, one to Mariam and started physiotherapy with Hamisi’s sister Amina. Afternoons we spent doing office work and we created Facebook page for our home-care. After four layers of paint we...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 9)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer
    Week 9 was busy again with home visits and another trip to Muhimbili Hospital with Hamisi. Girls did some final touches to the new office and the opening party was set for next week Wednesday. We did posters and put them up at the weekend around Bagamoyo town. Abdallah appears a changed boy already. The girls gave...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week 10)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer
    This week was busy with organizing opening party for Wednesday and several visits to Mr Captain. Charles had gone to the villages around Bagamoyo with people who had come to audit and assess UKUN’s previous projects. I and the girls together with local volunteer Ally organized opening party for Wednesday.  We...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week Five)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer
    My fifth week was spent with moving to our new office and visits to Mariam and Mr Captain. I also got to know about one of UKUN’s long term client Mr Hamisi Tanga and his sister. I arrived back from Dar Es Salaam on Tuesday as I spent Easter there (Sun /Mon). We moved to the new office on Wednesday. We hired removal...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week Four)
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer
    My fouth week began badly as I was sick with bad stomach for three days. Once I got better I continued Mr Captain’s visits and got introduced to another family of UKUN’s clients by Charles. This was our last week also at the old UKUN office. I visited family that all three generations are infected with HIV;...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    Mr. Hamisi's visit to Muhimbili Hospital
    By - Micu Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer
     Today we took Hamisi one of our clients to Muhimbili Hospital in Dar Es Salaam. He has been suffering from gynaecomastia (male breast enlargements) since 2008. This could be side-effect from one of his ARVs (Antiretrovirals) and now the problem has become unbearable. His breasts have become very large and he is...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week two)
    By - Maria Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer
    My second week was very busy with trip to Dar to get supplies and learning about UKUN’s clients. This week was also told by Charles that UKUN needs to move into a cheaper building by end of the month, which is in 2 weeks time (we need to leave this building by 30th March!).   I went to Dar Es Salaam to pick up...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week three)
    By - Maria Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer
    This week I continued my home care duties and visited new clients. I bought Mr. Captain a sheet, a mattress, towels and a new mosquito net. I also made a plan to buy him extra snacks to start building him up. His family only gives him one small meal per day. I am also giving him money for his daily porridge he can have for...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    UKUN Volunteer Diary (Week one)
    By - Maria Mensonen - UKUN Volunteer
    My first week at volunteering at UKUN project, I gained an insight what it is all about and the challenges that lie ahead of me. (March 2013) UKUN (Uhakika Kituo cha Ushauri Nasaha) is a non-governmental, non-political & non-profit organization based in Bagamoyo district in the coastal region of Tanzania. The mission of...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    The Story of Abdullah
    By - MML - Volunteer Nurse
    The story of Abdullah: Accounts of a working nurse Abdullah comes every day actually spends most his days in our clinic. He was born with HIV and is 17 yrs now. He doesn’t get food at home so we buy him what we can. He is very underweight! His parents died and his grandmother now and now he stays with his auntie but...
    • 1 year ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has received 17 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    Fight for Life Campaign
    By - Tarek S. El-Shayal - Principal, East Africa Aid Foundation
    We have launched the Fight for Life Campaign to raise funds for UKUN Center. The goal of the campaign is to raise enough funds to help UKUN sustain its operations and be able to provide the intended impact to its clients within the community. We are posting a video link to the campaign which details the problem, the steps...
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) posted a progress report
    Q-I 2012 Report
    By - Tarek S. El-Shayal - Foundation Principal
    The first quarter of the year 2012 is not one of the more prosperous times for UKUN. While we continue providing services to those who are meant to be served by the program we continue to encounter multiple issues mostly due to lack of resources. The underlying message behind the quarterly report is mainly to raise the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has received 5 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • HIV Care and Nutrition Program (UKUN) has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 3 years ago
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