July 11, 2019


Updates from our work during the first half of 2019

Israel Medicine on the Equator – Building a sustainable model for healthcare systems in rural Africa

Dear friends and partners,

We are happy to present you our work in the first half of 2019. We are deli...

December 31, 2018


Happy 2019 to our Ugandan and Israeli friends and partners

Israel Medicine on the Equator – Building a sustainable model for healthcare systems in rural Africa

Dear friends,

As our project is growing, creating new partnerships and advancing toward a susta...

September 4, 2018


Happy New Jewish year to our Ugandan and Israeli friends and partners

Israel Medicine on the Equator – Building a sustainable model for health systems in Rural Africa

Summary of our News:

  • New interdisciplinary diabetes clinic in Kiboga

  • Welcoming...

May 24, 2015

We are back home. It’s easy to get used to electricity 24-7, to a warm shower, to being able to drink water straight from the tap. To supermarkets that sell all the things we missed.

We are back at work. It’s still looks unreal to us that over 10 doctors...

February 11, 2015

Malaria Season

In Uganda the wet season lasts most of the year. During the wet season it rained every single day, and everywhere you looked everything was green. Our garden overgrew and gave us many vegetables, and the weather was warm and pleasant. In t...

November 21, 2014

Eight and a half months have passed and by now we feel at home in Kiboga. We know the hidden corners around town and where to get everything we need. We know the shop owners and the best market stall to go to. We are used to the tropical weather, to the...

September 16, 2014

Generally speaking

It's been six months since we arrived in Uganda. Time flies…  After getting to know the wards in the hospital, we started conducting regular doctor rounds and we feel that we are making a significant difference. We are examining the pa...

July 5, 2014

In our last post we told you about our bureaucratic struggles, the long and tedious journey to get the needed papers and documents and arrange ourselves a place to live at.  It was a hectic month, but the house is standing and the neighbors are very nic...

May 18, 2014

Our names are Eitan and Reut, both doctors just after our internship. Together with our one year old son Eyal, we set out for a journey to the unknown - a year of voluntary work in Uganda. After searching and searching for a place to volunteer at, witho...

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