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Medical volunteers to work at Busaawa Mmanze Health Centre III in Uganda

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Mmanze Centre for Rural Development and Training (MACERUDET)

Who are you trying to help? What issue are you trying to address?

MMANZE CENTRE FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING-MACERUDET is a community based organization with twenty five years experience working with the socially and economically needy poor people in the typical rural areas of Uganda in Wakiso district.

We are trying to help the rural people in the typical rural areas of Uganda. We are trying to address many issues that affect the people. These include poverty, ignorance and diseases.

For the last twenty five years our organization has been implementing community based programs and activities by utilizing the services of volunteers both local and international. Since our organization has no established paid staff, we utilize volunteers to serve us in the different capacities and skills. Our approach is holistic and it is popular peoples participatory whereby all the stakeholders are included in all the stages of each identified program or activity. This approach has enabled us to mobilise the community to put on ground tangible physical projects like the following:

- Construction of Holy Cross Namutenga Community Orphanage Primary School currently serving around 253 needy students who are socially and economically needy coming from very poor families.

- Establishment of Busaawa Manze Health Centre III currently serving a catchment area of about 100,000 people.

- Mmanze Community Secondary School currently with about 850 students and 50 teaching and employing about 25 non-teaching staff.

What is your project and how will it help?

BUSAAWA MMANZE HEALTH CENTRE III is a community health project rendering services to the population in terms health. The project was established by the community members in 1994 to provide nearby basic health services to the community of about 100,000 people.

The Centre intends to renovate and expand its premises to accommodate more patients who are poor and suffering. We are currently offering medical services under the following programs:

1- OUT PATIENTS
2- IN PATIENTS
3- HIV/AIDS COUNSELLING AND TESTING
4- MATERNITY AND ANTENATAL SERVICES
5- OUT-REACH PROGRAMS
6- POST NATAL SERVICES

Our project is the expansion of existing facilities. The project will benefit needy patients because we will be able to provide treatment and other medical services.

We encourage volunteers from diverse fields to assist. Our constitution and operational guidelines allow us to partner with any organization that has similar objectives and development programs. Individuals, corporates have the opportunity to partner with us.

To seek for donor support that will help us in the project thereby implementing the intended project, equip it with relevant support incentives as well as administration in regard to the urgent needs on the ground.

How can other people partner with you on your project?

Other people can work with us by providing the medical volunteer support staff at Busaawa Mmanze Health Centre III.

We shall also need medical equipments like the ones used by the following medical officers:

1- THE DENTISTS
2- THE OPTICIANS
3- THE SURGEONS
4- THE MID WIVES
5- THE PEDIATRICIANS

Please detail the resources that you need.

COMPUTERS
DELIVERY BEDS
MICROSCOPES


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Categorisations

Partnership types

Provision of services / personnel; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Uganda

Global issues

HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, health and medical

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