Global Partnerships for Better Outcomes in Developing Communities(GCBC)

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Kampala, Uganda via kindly anonymous
Contact
Person: 
Timothy Arthur Walsh
Email: 
haparesources [at] gmail [dot] com
Phone: 
+256 (706) 151-155

Hapa Resources (HR) works to empower communities and is registered as a social enterprise.   We work to provide comprehensive approaches to challenges related to youth empowerment and skills development in low-resource communities.  ​In doing so, HR establishes partnerships
aimed at; engaging in development initiatives that have direct linkages to:
   •    Skills Development-Youth and ICT Promotion;
   •    Youth Micro-Enterprise Development and Youth Employ-ability; and
   •    Education, Information and E-Services.
In what we do, we focus on attracting grassroots exchanges through knowledge and skill sharing between communities in order to promote cross-cultural understanding.

Ours is a mutual learning and exchange partnership that seeks partnership with stakeholders aimed at fostering a context in which all sorts of exchanges can take place in order to meet changing needs and changing goals.

Details
People: 
The placements through this initiative are suitable for: institutional groups i.e university students, organization staff, etc; experteers; pre-med students; under graduate; gap-year and graduate students; hobbyist volunteers and interns above the age of 20 years. Individuals interested in supporting medical work come from diverse backgrounds. We receive volunteers from different countries and partner institutions at various levels of professional development. They often may be: Pre-clinical/Med Students, Licensed Physicians, Residents, General Surgeons, OB/GYN, Pediatricians, Registered Nurses (RN), Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Students, Public Health Specialists, Community Development Specialist, and Health Educators.
Commitment: 
Minimum commitment is 4 weeks.
Skills: 
The initiative seeks to attract the experience and knowledge of individuals that have: • A general medical knowledge; • A willingness to learn about local pathology; • An interest in contributing to community-based health/development work which goes beyond disease acquisition and treatment This work is directed towards supporting; medical and health institutions by establishing collaborations directly related to health challenges within developing communities.
Type: 
Typical activities may involve a wide range of activities, including: • Conducting patient consultations • Organizing and facilitating vaccination campaigns • Community engagement through; planning, establishing and running health outreach (dental and vision care) clinics within vulnerable communities. • Training local health promoters • Join peer counselors into communities to conduct; Maternal and New-Born Health education, Reproductive Health Education • Conducting Youth and Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health sessions in school and communities. • On-site support to hospitals or local clinical staff (patient care, records management, etc.). • Engage in knowledge exchange through training and sharing with community members in order to impart skills and promote cross-cultural understanding.
Money: 
It will by estimate cost an independent volunteer U.S $ 290 per month to stay and work within our communities. This includes; local transport, and 2 meals a day.

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Kampala, Uganda