Period: Feb-Mar 2022

Introduction: Since the lifting of lockdown measures in January, Real Health Uganda (RHU) has been actively engaged in addressing the multifaceted challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite significant hurdles, RHU remains steadfast in its commitment to improving healthcare access and promoting community well-being across Uganda.

RHU acknowledges and appreciates the invaluable support received from The Third Doctors (TTD), which has played a pivotal role in bolstering this particular project and many others. TTD’s partnership has enabled RHU to extend its reach and provide essential medical services to underserved populations under the “Changing lives through healthcare support & Development” project

Key project Activities:

  1. Addressing Post-COVID-19 Challenges: RHU has focused its efforts on mitigating the adverse effects of the pandemic, including addressing issues such as teenage pregnancies, mental health disorders, and healthcare system deficiencies.
  2. Targeted Healthcare Support: Through technical, clinical, and financial assistance, RHU has supported health facilities and patients, providing critical services to over 3964 individuals during the reporting period (February-March).
  3. Teenage Pregnancy and Mental Health Interventions: RHU has prioritized interventions to combat the surge in teenage pregnancies and mental health challenges. Capacity-building initiatives and community engagement programs have been implemented to address these issues effectively.
  4. Community Outreach: RHU has conducted mini-medical camps, surgical procedures, and other outreach activities to deliver essential healthcare services to vulnerable communities. Despite resource constraints, RHU remains dedicated to improving healthcare access and fostering sustainable development.

Continued Focus on COVID-19 Challenges: Uganda continues to grapple with the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including strained healthcare systems and socio-economic hardships. RHU remains committed to addressing these challenges by focusing on post-pandemic recovery efforts, strengthening maternal and child health services, enhancing mental health support, and bolstering community resilience.Conclusion: As RHU navigates through these unprecedented times, the organization remains grateful for the support of its partners, volunteers, and stakeholders. Together, we strive to build a healthier, more resilient Uganda, where every individual has access to quality healthcare services and opportunities for a better future.

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