Women’s Health Foundation (WHF) was founded in October 2013 and officially registered as a National NGO under the NGO statute CAP.113 in December 2014 with registration number S.9514/11505. WHF supports and advocates for Women’s Health in Uganda. We are dedicated to promoting good health and creating awareness in schools through sexual health talks to empower the girl child; antenatal & post natal health care, HIV/AIDS, Cancer, and Menopause. We value male involvement and advocacy to assist us in attaining our goal of celebrating a healthy woman. WHF activities are in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goal No. 3 of Ensuring Healthy Lives and promoting wellbeing for all at all ages. Women’s Health Foundation (WHF) was founded by Ms. Irene Ndagire, the Executive Director, having had experience in the challenges women went through in their life cycle while working as a Physiotherapist at Kampala International Hospital which inspired her to come up with an initiative that would give women information and make them proactive in seeking to live healthier lives. WHF has a belief that “Women have a Fundamental Right to Live without Shame or Limitations; The organization runs alongside Sonia Physiotherapy Clinic as semi independent entities. Sonia Physiotherapy Clinic was established by the Executive Director, as a mutual benefit project that co-supports WHF in her work of advocating for better health for women. WHF is hinged on community based structures and individuals such as the Local and Religious Leadership, Community Based Volunteers, Community Health Workers to
GOAL: To Promote Women’s wellbeing through a Comprehensive Community Based Health Care Approach that ensures Positive Social Change.
Vision: “To Celebrate a Healthy Woman”,
Mission: “To Enhance Women’s Health in a Holistic Approach through Education, Advocacy and Service Delivery”.
- To advocate for Women’s good Health through Empowerment, Education and Service Delivery
- To create awareness on Menopausal challenges and their prevention
- To create awareness on sexual reproductive health and Rights
- To Treat, Give Care, Support and Rehabilitation services
- To create awareness on cervical and Breast Cancer and give palliative care to patients and clients
Integrity: we commit ourselves to upholding the moral principles of honesty, trust and honor.
Accountability: we affirm the ethical responsibility to be good stewards of the resources and community assets entrusted to us.
Professionalism: Ethical, competent, honest and hard working Empowerment of women through information and skills on women’s health issues.
SCOPE OF OPERATION: WHF operates as a national organization striving to advocate for better health for Women and Girls
TARGET GROUP: WHF’s primary targets are the women and girls who are often marginalized in health and health related needs. We serve women in categories of young mothers, school dropouts, single mothers, sex workers, widows and Adolescent Girls. We also value Male involvement in the service and facilitation of the service of women as a secondary target group.
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