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Uganda-Luhwahwa Youth Development Foundation

Project id:179
Date submitted:2013-04-30
Date approved:2013-11-12
Project name:Luhwahwa Youth Development Foundation
Short description:Health Improvement program volunteer
Country name:Uganda
Region name:Africa
Address:P. O Box 69, Kasese UGANDA
Commitment:About 2 weeks
Type of work:Community Work
Required skills:English
Costs:Less than 500 USD / month
Contact person:Ndungo Samuel
Email:    (Note: email address is triple protected from spammers.)
Phone:+256 774982746
Full description:Working with staff at a health centre and with the traditional birth attendants, senior women teachers, village health teams and community health workers to conduct health and sanitation education including menstrual hygiene
Additional info:Arranging and conduction of home visits to terminally ill-patients (HIV/AIDS patients, Cancer patients, Diabetic patients) to offer counseling, integrating health and human right trainings on HIV/AIDS, Gender equality, Domestic and Gender based violence (DV/GBV) into the routine activities, decision machinery, and the development work, and research the health improvement needs for the families/ villages/ community and health facility levels.

All training activities will include issues on the relationship of clean water and good feeding in the disease cycle, handing washing as a disease prevention tool, malaria prevention and control strategies, the benefits of seeking early treatment, postnatal care (child health monitoring, child immunisation, deworming, etc).