Photo Essay Published in the December edition of Medical Anthropology Theory By Andrew MacNab Engaging Afghan Men at a Societal Level to Increase Women’s Access to Contraception This is a very interesting Article written by Andrew MacNab. To read it online: http://medanthrotheory.org/issue/vol-6-4/ to download a .pdf click here.
Auto Parts and Vegetables Helping build basic Business Skills In rural Uganda, so many children leave school with no opportunities for work and no skills to earn a living. The 4 primary schools that ran our malaria project branched out on their own to build wonderful vegetable gardens. We are using these gardens as a … Read More
The Kenyan Pediatric Association again awarded Hillman Leadership Prizes this year to the top outstanding medical students. The cash prizes enabled them to attend the Pediatric Association Conference and present their research.
Oral Health in Uganda If a child learns something at school about health that will affect his or her life, then that child is likely to go home and teach what they have learned to their parents. By focusing on health issues that are important to each community, Health Promoting Schools improve the health of … Read More
Physiotherapy Workshops Physiotherapy is becoming better understood and more widely used in Cambodia. A few years ago it was largely unknown. The country has a high rate of traffic, industrial and farming injuries leaving long term recovery needs that would benefit from physiotherapy. The Hillman Funds on-going assistance to the Cambodian Physical Therapy Association provides 3 … Read More
A life at school with the terrible headaches and fever of malaria is part of every day life for many of Uganda’s school children. But this has all changed at 4 primary schools in the heart of Uganda’s malaria region. In these schools, trained teachers diagnose and treat malaria as soon as the child begins to feel … Read More
In rural Uganda, so many children leave school with no opportunities for work and no skills to earn a living. The 4 primary schools that ran our malaria project branched out on their own to build wonderful vegetable gardens. We are using these gardens as a place to teach the students basic business, marketing and entrepreneurship … Read More
Supporting rising stars and future leaders in healthcare is a powerful way to impact long term health outcomes around the world. The Hillman Fund provides awards and support for healthcare students and professionals who demonstrate exceptional potential leadership skills. Every year, we provide research awards for top medical students in Kenya. We support the research projects of 2 young physicians in Uganda … Read More
The Impact Through Peers Project Peer Group Club in Mbarara Secondary School in one of their meetings preparing for rehearsals being addressed by the group chairperson. Impact Through Peers Project has established and operationalised Peer Group Clubs in six secondary schools. The Peer Group Club in Mbarara Secondary School has fourty five members and under … Read More
Hillman Medical Education Outreach To celebrate mother’s day in 2016 a team of postgraduate students from Department of Paediatrics and Child Health University of Nairobi conducted a half-day session on ‘Empowering Mothers to enjoy motherhood. The facilitators were Dr Douglas Gaitho (also the Chief Resident) and Dr Priscilla Nganga. Prof Grace Irimu mentored the trainee … Read More