FAMILY/WOMEN’S HEALTH

HELP NOW FOR BETTER HEALTH IN THE FUTURE!

In response to significant interest and requests from women IHA , in collaboration with a group of Uganda physicians who are volunteering their time, has restarted it’s family planning and cervical cancer screening services. In addition, with the doctors assistance, Rapid HIV and malaria  testing ,along with related health formation, is now offered.

Family Planning – July 2019

Approximately 20% of the women had significant  infections and were not able to be screened for cervical cancer.  Immediate treatment for the women was provided by IHA and “deworming” medication is being provided for young children.

Hygiene Kits enable girls to stay in school – 2018 – Stella Omuse teaching

Due to a number of problems, a large number of teenage girls  have, and are continuing to become pregnant.  In many cases the girls do not have strong support systems. HA plans to organize the girls into small groups and provide them with education materials, skill training and emotional and psycho social support, for one year.