Health  Uganda Project #32786

Cancer and HIV/AIDS services to 10,000 in Lango

by Behemax Medical and Development Group Ltd Effective Nonprofit

Summary

This project will raise awareness, respond to concerns and needs of persons affected and infected with cancer and HIV among men, youth, Children and women in Lango, conduct training for medical persons, Screening and linking infected persons for treatment. This project identified and providing palliative care to 20 abandoned vulnerable needy patients suffering from Cancer, HIV and TB. Screened and refereed 270 men, 350 women, 100 youth and 60 children for cancer and HIV care and treatment.

$20
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
1
month

Challenge

Northern Uganda remains among the most remote and underserved region with limited access to quality Cancer and HIV prevention and care services, poor communication, high poverty and illiteracy levels. The majority of men, Women, youth and children are un-aware of cancer and HIV and do-not access prevention, care and treatment seriously. Behemax will increase access to and utilization of Cancer and HIV services, build local capacity, provide Cancer and HIV prevention, care and treatment services

Solution

Providing Cancer and HIV prevention, awareness, screening and linkage for treatment, HIV Counselling and testing, Condom promotion, Community social mobilization, Small group intervention, facility based outreaches to provide services; support to health facilities to conduct integrated outreaches, provide palliative care, community linkages to the core services, training of service providers to provide minimum packages, enhancing collaboration and partnership between various stakeholders.

Long-Term Impact

We will create cancer and HIV awareness to 20,000 men, women, youth and children, allowing them to access and utilize prevention, care, treatment and support services. Build capacity of 500 service providers, project staff and Community health workers for effective screening, referrals and management of Cancer and HIV. Which will enable effective management and proper diagnosis of cancer, Health workers will acquire other methodology for further comprehensive cancer and HIV treatment services.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

Behemax Medical and Development Group

Organization Information

Behemax Medical and Development Group Ltd

Location: Kampala, Northern - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​bmdg.my-free.websites-Home
Project Leader:
Emmy Otwii
Lira, Please select... Uganda

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