GlobeMed at the University of Missouri-Kansas City partners with KCBHCP to help solve the health, education and economic problems facing the people of Mukono South.
GlobeMed at UMKC + Kyetume Community Based Health Care Programme
GlobeMed at the University of Missouri – Kansas City | Kansas City, Missouri
Kyetume Community Based Health Care Programme (KCBHCP) | Mukono, Uganda
According to UNAID, there are over 1 million adults and 150,000 children living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
“From building partnerships with grassroots organizations, to immersing our students in a passion for social change, GlobeMed has been the path to achieve our greatly-sought dream of global health equity.”
– Melony Chakrabarty,
About the Partnership
Kyetume Community Based Health Care Programme (KCBHCP) aims to inﬂuence the physical, socio-economic and spiritual behavior of local residents in the Mukono district of Uganda. Through provision of health care prevention and treatment services, community outreach and education, water and sanitation, and programs in empowerment, micro-finance and psycho-social support, KCBHCP uses an integrated community-based, integrated health care approach to help solve the health, education and economic problems facing the people of Mukono South. Their partnership launches in the fall of 2013 and both KCBHCP and GlobeMed at UMKC’s leadership are excited to kick off project design and fundraising.
GlobeMed at UMKC and KCBHCP will jointly design a project, mobilize funds, and begin implementation in the 2013-2014 academic year.
GlobeMed at UMKC and KCBHCP’s impact will be assessed once a project is identified and implemented in the 2013-2014 academic year.