Health insurance and medical treatment are very expensive for the majority of the people in Uganda, which is why people attend in big numbers where they are offered free treatment.
In Africa, Uganda has the 5th highest burden of Sickle Cell Disease, with an estimated 25,000 babies born annually with the disease.
Kiwoko Hospital is a ‘game-changer’ in mental health care through the Mental Health Clinic at the hospital.
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Grace has agreed to share her story as an encouragement to others to seek help when needed.
It was wonderful to be back to chat and spend time with old friends and to make new ones.
I was in Kiwoko recently. While there I was in the community and visited an old granny who lives with her family some miles from the hospital. Her grandson recounted