Developing community mental health in Kagando

In a recent trip to Uganda (October, 2017), Hugh Burgess and John Taylor visited Kagando Hospital where Jamie’s Fund is supporting an initiative that is taking mental health care into the community.  Here they outline the approach Kagando is taking. Kagando is a busy Church of Uganda hospital, not far from the border with the […]

The community mental health team at Kagando hospital find another person imprisoned in darkness.

We are so grateful to Jamie’s Fund for the funding for the Community Mental Health programme here at Kagando. The programme is going well; we were seeing another new patient in the community just six days ago who has steel shackles on both legs, and spends his days lying in the dark. He will be […]

A life transformed.

In May we visited Kagando hospital in Western Uganda for the second time, having been there for the first time in November last year. They are only just beginning to establish a mental health service. I ( Dr. Maureen) spent the morning in clinic with Robert, psychiatric nurse, and George, a clinical officer. A mix […]