Summer Internship 2020

Summer Internship 2020

Mama & Family Project – Summer Internship 2020 We are currently selecting interns who will be involved with the evaluation of the Mama & Family Project for the period 2019/2020, a project organized and managed by SOGH in collaboration with our Ugandan partner...

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5 Years of SOGH: Interview with Co-founder Clara Fischer

5 Years of SOGH: Interview with Co-founder Clara Fischer

5 Years of SOGH: Interview with Co-founder Clara FischerClara, Sergio, and Sanni in Uganda in 2014 It’s a late September afternoon and I’m sitting at a café in the heart of Stockholm. Swedish Organization for Global Health, SOGH, has recently turned five years old...

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Uche

Uche

Uche is currently undergoing an internship at SOGH, having recently finished his Master’s Programme in Public Health at Umeå University International School of Public Health in Sweden. Uche has a background in medicine. He is a Medical Doctor who has worked in the...

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Join our team!

Join our team!

We are looking for new team members based in Stockholm for the following roles (part-time on a voluntary basis): - Events manager - Program director for the Maama Project - Communications manager - Internships coordinator - Fundraising manager - Vice director...

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Profile: Jairus Mwase

Profile: Jairus Mwase

This week we want to introduce a central member in our UDHA team, Jairus Mwase. Jairus is not only important in his role as field officer at UDHA but also invaluable in bridging the organization with the community. With his background in social work, and good people...

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Training for community linkage facilitators

Training for community linkage facilitators

  On Thursday, Amrita and I were going to sit in on the first day out of a three day long training for CLIF: community linkage facilitators, a project aiming at creating a link between the villages and the health system. The training was organized by Uganda...

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Tuesday: Field day for MAAMA project

Tuesday: Field day for MAAMA project

At eight in the morning our interpreters Ritah and Tinah, five of our team and the driver Abu set off on the dusty red dirt roads towards Bulondo village. For me (Tessa) it was the first time going to the field. I was impressed with all the sugarcane and banana...

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Peer training for HIV/AIDS prevention in Uganda

Peer training for HIV/AIDS prevention in Uganda

We (Linn and Hedvig) are both interested in reproductive health and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). We were therefore happy when we got the opportunity to go away for one week to experience how UDHA (Ugandan Development and Health Associates- the...

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Uganda: first field day

Uganda: first field day

The ride to the village was quite bumpy and I'll be the first one to admit I was a bit scared that we would hit one of the many goats or cows that kept crossing the road. Arriving at the Maina village, Marjan and I went to the clinic to look for mothers who could...

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