Uganda 2

Create awareness and HCPs training in Uganda

Partner institution
Haemophilia Foundation of Uganda, Kampala

Represented by
Agnes Kisakye, Executive Secretary


Duration
2.5 years, Q2 2016 – Q4 2018

Status
Completed

Objectives

  • Increase public awareness about haemophilia
  • Organise outreach visits to Eastern, Central and Northern Uganda to identify new haemophilia patients
  • Increase patients knowledge about haemophilia
  • Advocate for better care for haemophilia patients

Achievements

  • Awareness creation amongst tribal communities and more than 200 traditional circumcisors
  • 42 radio programmes and 5 TV shows were held and 4 articles published to further create awareness about haemophilia across the country
  • 447 healthcare professional attended awareness training
  • 200 Village Health Team members were trained
  • Number of diagnosed people with haemophilia increased from 99 to 207
  • 2 patient camps were organised with 250 participants
  • The first leadership training was executed and a youth group formed
  • Advocacy activities led to a presentation in parliament

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NNHF funds and supports projects in developing countries to improve access to care for people with haemophilia and allied bleeding disorders.

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