Health care / Medical Program
Right to health is a survival right to every human being because it concerns life. After a thorough engagement with the Northern Uganda local communities, especially those in the districts of Lira, Dokolo, Oyam & Kole, Friends of The Nations has learnt that the Uganda orphans & Vulnerable Children and their households are far from attaining health services circumstantially because of miserable poverty, low education levels and living in self-denial as a result of a full-of-struggle live they live.
Under Friends of The Nations’ Health Program, its sole aim is to address the most obvious primary health care challenges that Uganda orphans and vulnerable children routinely go through.
We provide medical, emotional and psychological support to grieving children in Northern Uganda (Currently, we only support grieving children in the districts of Lira, Dokolo, Oyam and Kole). In case, we are unable to offer the needed support by ourselves, we seek support from other organizations on behalf of the patient. We often do crowd funding for this purpose.
Some of the activities we do under Health program may include the following;