Mark Your Calendars: Next Week is #GivingTuesday!

One week from today, people around the world will celebrate #GivingTuesday. First launched in 2012, #GivingTuesday was created to kick off the charitable giving season, boosting the impact of organizations and connecting individuals with causes they care about. To wrap up 2017 in the most impactful way possible, Alive Medical Services has teamed up with

Peer Educators Come Together for the Last Training of 2017

On Friday, November 17, over 100 peer educators attended a capacity building session at Alive Medical Services (AMS).

Meet Janipher, an Administrative Assistant at AMS

Janipher has worked at AMS for the last three years, registering patients and making sure they are well taken care of upon arrival.

Food, Education and Hope: The Nutrition Program at AMS

Twice a month, food is laid outside the doors of AMS. As the clinic swells with patients, doctors walk from left to right, spreading nutrition information. One by one, AMS’ community health workers call out clients’ names, all of whom have been previously measured for severe food insecurity. After nurses assess their health status, each

One Virus, Two Lives: Mary’s Story of Strength

In 2013, Mary came to Alive Medical Services for a check-up. She had a fever and was hoping to see a doctor, receive some medicine, and head back home. Mary thought she only had a passing illness, but just to be safe, she decided to be tested for a number of viruses anyway. When the

Giving Back While Moving On: The Kisayke Group at AMS

Across the world, young girls struggle to balance their menstruation cycles and their daily lives. Without the proper resources, a week-long period can mean a week out of school – and because in rural areas, sanitary pads can be expensive and nearly impossible to find, 30 percent of Ugandan girls miss class during their periods.