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2014-2015 Medical Missions Projects “Health Care With Compassion”

Africa Youth Ministries is looking for Medical professional Volunteers across the Globe to serve in our medical facilities, partner Government medical facilities, Orphanages, Schools, and Churches. Our major target population is the rural and urban poor with limited or no access to health care. We strive to uplift the health status of the less privileged in specific rural areas of Uganda. During the year 2014/2015 we need OB-GYN, Physicians, General Surgeons, Pediatricians, Dentists, Nurses, Surgical Technologists, Laboratory Technicians, Pharmacists, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Pastors, physiotherapists, Medical and Dental Students as well as individuals with no previous medical experience. If you are interested in becoming a team member, or bringing a group to Uganda for a 1+ week mission trip, please contact us for more information. A one week trip will truly be an unforgettable life-changing event for those of all ages. You will have an opportunity to experience the Ugandan culture, evangelize, preach, minister, serve, learn and show your talents with the orphans, and needy people. You will have the ability to offer humanitarian aid, make new friends, explore Uganda's countryside and mountains, while gaining a new awareness for missions and possibly changing someone. Home visits under our Home Based Care for people living with AIDS, will be un- forgettable seeing and learning how rural people live and cope with life challenges. To apply serve with us, complete our online form, Click

Training of Local & Community Health Workers:

Duane Crumb of HIV Hope Florida USA and Kennedy Otieno from Kenya Graduates Health Workers of Africa Youth Ministries/Living Hope Health Centre & Partner Churches after a Training Seminar on HIV/AIDS August 2009
Project Country: Uganda
Project Region: Africa
Project Sub-Region: East Africa
Medical Volunteers Tenure: Short & Long Term
Group Limits: 10-30 (All year round)
Individual Volunteers: No Limitations (All year round)
Daily living costs: US$30-50 (accommodation, feeding, local field transport costs, miscellaneous items)
Age: 18 and above
Application process: Apply online

Serving in Rural Uganda Providing the Most Needed Health Services:

Under our Home Based Care Program for HIV/AIDS Positive Patients You Can Serve Alongside our Local Health/Community workers and Counselors to Provide Palliative Care

Way You Can Serve:

Serving Opportunities while in Uganda will include: surgeries, dental care, eye care, physical therapy, consultations, distribution of medications, house calls, HIV counseling and testing for clients, training of local health workers and providers teaching students, residents, and practicing physicians in hospitals, mentoring on a long term basis and teaching primary care skills to leaders in rural villages. Besides, you will have also an opportunity to take part in the mission’s spiritual program of daily prayer, door-to-door evangelization visits.

Church Based HIV/AIDS & Medical Outreaches:

You Can Serve Under Our CBHAMO Program: Africa Youth Ministries and Living Hope Health Centre has for the last 2 years been working with various churches in urban and rural poor communities to provide the most needed medical services for free.

Community Based HIV/AIDS & Medical Outreaches:

You can Serve under our Community Based HIV/AIDS & Medical Outreaches where Africa Youth Ministries and Living Hope Health Centre works in partnership with existing government health facilities and community leaders to provide most needed and lacking medical services to poor rural and urban communities:

School Based HIV/AIDS & Medical Outreaches:

You can Serve under our School Based HIV/AIDS & Medical Outreaches where Africa Youth Ministries and Living Hope Health Centre works in partnership with Rural & Urban Schools to provide most needed and lacking medical services to students from poor rural and urban communities:

Primary Health Care Services:

Africa Youth Ministries/Living Hope Health Centre in partnership with Ministry of Health provides free Community Based Primary Health Care Services and weekly services at Living Hope Health Centre, you too can volunteer under this scheme.

Medical Volunteers Providing medical services to a Street Child in Kampala Uganda Street Children Medical CampM

Food KITS Distribution to PHA’s:

You can serve also on our food kits distribution program to People Living With AIDS, have an opportunity to share words of encouragement and spiritually share with them heart to heart

Medical Volunteers packaging drugs for dispensing to Street Children during a street Children Medical Camp 2013

Reaching Out To Child Headed House Holds:

You can also serve under our Child Headed Households outreach program, in program we teach children on how to manage home affairs, counseling, free mosquito nets, onsite diagnosis of various ailments, play with them, teach them simple hygiene knowledge, teach them about expressive arts to help them in trauma recovery and HIV Prevention Education.

Problem

The biggest existing gap in the effective health service delivery in Uganda as is any where in the developing, is the lack of appropriate or most needed medical equipments. In rural government aided health facilities, you will at worst not find even find a thermometer, the simplest and cheapest instrument. Health workers are sometimes involved in treating unknown complications. In the past 3 years, Africa Youth Ministries has out sourced used medical equipments which we have used in our own health facilities and the rest distributed for free to our partner health facilities mostly government health facilities. To learn more of the medical equipment needs we have, you can download a comprehensive list, Here
You can as well access a copy of our current licence from the National Drug Authority permitting us to import medical equipments as per the certified list provided above.

CEO Africa Youth Ministries Mr. KUNIHIRA Albert hands
over a donation of medical equipments to one our local partners
The CEO Africa Youth Ministries Mr. KUNIHIRA Albert hands over an assortment of medical equipments to Kira Health Centre III a Government Health Facility

Medical Equipments:

The biggest existing gap in the effective health service delivery in Uganda as is any where in the developing, is the lack of appropriate or most needed medical equipments. In rural government aided health facilities, you will at worst not find even find a thermometer, the simplest and cheapest instrument. Health workers are sometimes involved in treating unknown complications. In the past 3 years, Africa Youth Ministries has out sourced used medical equipments which we have used in our own health facilities and the rest distributed for free to our partner health facilities mostly government health facilities. To learn more of the medical equipment needs we have, you can download a comprehensive list, Here
You can as well access a copy of our 2010 Medical Equipments Import license issued by the National Drug, to get a copy download




Duane Hands Over a Certificate after the training to Florance a HCT Counselor with Living Hope Health Centre
Veronica a Nurse at Living Hope Health Centre trains staff in HIV Patients Care and ARV's Management.
Immaculate a nurse at Living Hope Health Centre gives a child a dose of Vitamin A during a routine polio immunisation exercise.

Daisy a HCT Counselor with Africa Youth Ministries conducting pre-test HIV Counseling at a Community Outreach .

Jona a HCT Lab tech/Counselor with Africa Youth Ministries collects blood samples from clients for HIV Testing at Community Outreach.

Jona bleeding blood from a student during a school outreach HIV Prevention Program.

Sam a HCT Counselor with Living Hope Health Centre conducts a Group pre-test HIV Counseling a Church HIV Prevention Outreach.
Empowering young people with appropriate reproductive health info, to help them make informed reproductive Health Decisions.

Time off, Daisy, Jonathan, and Yasin, pose for a photo at a HIV Community HIV Prevention Outreach.
Cynthia a lab technologist with Living Hope Health Centre working in a mobile lab at a Church HIV Prevention Outreach
Emurot a nurse at Living Hope Health Centre administers treatment to an orphaned Child, all Orphaned children in our programs receive free medical care at Living Hope Health Centre.Offloading medical equipments at Living Hope Health Centre, you too can donate to us your un-used medical equipments.
Missing photo on the medical missions page to be put under food kits distribution to PHA's.
Vertical Banner photo: You can also volunteer in our Home Based Palliative care program for PHA's.

AYM CEO Hands over medical equipments to a local Government health facility, you can partner with us by donating to us your used medical equipments.

 


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