AAH Uganda provides comprehensive primary health care services to refugees and the host community in Kyangwali sub-county with a focus on empowering communities to become active participants in health acre delivery.
AAH Uganda employs skilled doctors, nurses and community health workers to carry out services encompassing:
· clinical services,
· mother and child health,
· reproductive health,
· HIV/AIDS and other STIs,
· mental health.
Refugees have access to in- and out-patient services at health centres and community outreach programs provide added reach to those who cannot easily access a health centre.
AAH Uganda identifies and retrains traditional birth attendants as safe motherhood promoters to help reduce the maternal mortality rate. Based in each village, these volunteers play an important role in ensuring that women go to the nearest health centre to give birth in safety.
In the fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS, AAH Uganda supports the worldwide campaign to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV (EMTCT) as well as providing antiretroviral therapy, home based care and counselling sessions are provided to those already living with HIV.