OUR PARTNERS



Infants' Health Foundation believes that successful, sustainable maternal health care services can only be achieved through solid partnerships. We work with a broad spectrum of international, national and community-level groups. Infants' Health Foundation attributes much of its success to maintaining key relationships with governments, donors, business partners, subcontractors, professional associations, peers and colleagues. At Infants' Health Foundation, these relationships are highly valued. Infants' Health Foundation collaborates with nongovernmental organizations, faith-based organizations, schools, hospitals and clinics, and communities. We actively seek partners who wish to work with Infants' Health Foundation in our work.

Ministry of Health, Uganda

We collaborate with government health facilities in different areas across the country.We work together with them in increasing access to and utilization of maternal child health and nutrition mostly in remote hard to reach areas.



Faculty of Special Needs & Rehabilitation, Kyambogo University

Kyambogo University is the only university with special needs education in Uganda and is offered through its Faculty of special needs & Rehabilitation. We work with the faculty through mentorship for more understanding about birth defects or disabilities.The faculty also supports Infants' Health Foundation through fundraisings.



ChildFund

ChildFund International is dedicated to helping children in need and believes all children deserve hope. We work with ChildFund Uganda, Busia branch.



Labdoo

Labdoo is a humanitarian social network joined by people around the world who want to make our planet a better place by providing those in underdeveloped regions (both in the developing and the developed world) a chance at a better education. The goal of the social network is to send unused laptops, ebook readers, tablet-PCs and any device that can be loaded with education software to needy schools and organizations around the world using collaboration and without incurring any economic or environmental costs. It has provided Infants' Health Foundation with over 30 laptops to carry out health education campaigns mostly through social media platforms.



World Birth Defects Day

After realizing that birth defects are a leading cause of death in the first year of life, and babies who survive may be physically or mentally disabled, taking a costly toll on their families, communities and nations. World Birth Defects Day was created to bring together various organizations globally to carry out awareness raising on birth defects every year on March 3, about this serious global problem and advocate for more surveillance, prevention, care and research to help babies and children. Infants' Health Foundation was selected as a partner and representing Uganda as World Birth Defects Day Partner 2019.


MUJHU RESEARCH COLLABORATION

Makerere University and Johns Hopkins University Research Collaboration (MUJHU) aims at finding ways to prevent HIV infection in children and dedicated to improving the health of women, children, and families who are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
It is also currently carrying out hospital based research on birth defects in Uganda



march of dimes

The march of dimes funds lifesaving research and programs and works to end premature birth, birth defects, and infant mortality.


Response Innovation Lab

The RIL is a global collaboration which supports organizations working on humanitarian innovation in a humanitarian context. Its founding members include World Vision, Save the Children, Oxfam, George Washington University and Civic. RIL Uganda is ever supporting Infants' Health Foundation with advice and connections.


International clearinghouse for birth defects Surveillance and Research

The International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research is a voluntary nonprofit International Organisation affiliated with WHO. The Organisation brings together birth defect surveillance and research programmes from around the world with the aim of investigating and preventing birth defects and lessening the impact of their consequences.


Genetic Alliance South Africa

Genetic Alliance South Africa (GA-SA) is a non-profit, membership organisation uniting patient support groups, healthcare professionals and other stakeholders relevant to the care and prevention of congenital disorders (CDs). It aims to unite, support and build capacity in the CD community through advocacy, networking, education, public awareness and research.




Preparing For Life

Preparing for Life is a Non-Governmenal Organization and Dutch initiative. It is driven by patient/parent organizations (VSOP/EGAN/IGA), service clubs and scientific/academic groups and institutions. The initiative was based on a report of the Health Council of The Netherlands, "Preconception Care: a good beginning" (2007) and on a report of an expert steering committee instituted by the Dutch Government, "Safe care around Pregnancy and Birth" (2010).
The initiative intends to reduce maternal and child mortality and morbidity, by initiating a worldwide program to promote international awareness and the development of (better accessible) programs for preconception care for all women of childbearing ages and their partners, particularly in middle and low-income countries.
Infants' Health Foundation was selected in Uganda to represent Uganda in the South & East Africa Preconception Group where 5 organizations from 5 countries including Genetic Alliance (South Africa), Aga Khan University (Kenya), University of Louvain(Rwanda), Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (Tanzania), and Infants' Health Foundation (Uganda). The South & East Preconception Care Group aims at expand the Preparing For Life activities into the South & East Africa region in the 2019-2021 period to enable progress prior to the SDG deadline of 2030.



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