Mildmay Uganda is a specialised centre opened in 1998 to provide and demonstrate quality holistic comprehensive, outpatient care for patients with HIV and AIDS-related health problems and to teach and train health workers throughout Uganda and the region in such care.
Mildmay Uganda is a unique NGO running on facilities - located at Lweza, 12 km from the Ugandan capital along the Kampala to Entebbe Road - partly owned by Government of Uganda through an agreement of Government of Uganda and the British Government with Mildmay International as implementer.
Mildmay Uganda is a local NGO since April 2012 with a functional local board of 11 directors and Professor Samuel Luboga as the chair.
1. Comprehensive palliative HIV and AIDS care and treatment programmes
Currently, over 10,000 clients (22% of which are children) receive care and support from Mildmay Uganda using a holistic family-centred approach.
We are also implementing a district health system (DHS) strengthening programme that is aimed at scaling up comprehensive HIV and AIDS service delivery in 16 districts in Uganda’s central region. The districts include, Wakiso, Mityana, Mubende, Luwero, Mpigi, Gomba, Butambala, Nakaseke, Nakasongola, Masaka, Kalungu, Bukomansimbi, Sembabule, Lyantonde, Lwengo, Buvuma and Buikwe.
Mildmay Uganda has no branches in Uganda as we believe that strengthening districts to offer the services we offer rapidly scales up access to HIV care and is more sustainable.
Read Mildmay Uganda's current annual report online here.
2. Training and education
Mildmay Uganda’s Training and Education department (MUTE) aims to deliver education, training and consultancies to model clinical best practice, which will empower local health and non-health care providers to develop HIV and AIDS prevention and care services throughout Uganda, and in the sub-Saharan region.
MUTE is accredited by National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) as institution of higher learning using short and long modular course formats.
The following work-based courses are offered (click on the links to download a brochure providing more information about each course:
- a diploma on counselling of children with chronic illnesses
- a diploma on community HIV care and treatment for nurses, clinical officers and doctors accredited by Mbarara University
- A BSc in 'A health systems approach to HIV care and management' accredited by the University of Manchester in the UK
- Modular paediatric palliative care course
Click here for a brochure covering all courses offered my Mildmay Uganda's training and education department.