Explore Our Programs at Public Health Corps Africa

Welcome to Public Health Corps Africa! We are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of communities across Africa through a variety of innovative and impactful programs. Our initiatives are designed to address the most pressing health challenges and empower individuals with the knowledge and resources they need to lead healthier lives. Explore our diverse programs and discover how you can get involved and make a difference.

1. Nutrition Coaching Program:

Our Nutrition Coaching Program provides personalized guidance to help individuals make informed dietary choices and achieve their health goals. Participants receive customized nutrition plans, one-on-one coaching, and access to educational workshops and online resources. Learn how to improve your diet and enhance your overall well-being with our expert support.

2. Community Health Education Program:

We believe that knowledge is power. Our Community Health Education program offers workshops, seminars, and outreach initiatives to raise awareness about important health issues such as hygiene, disease prevention, maternal and child health, and mental well-being. Join us in spreading vital health information and empowering communities to take charge of their health.

3. Disease Prevention and Management Program:

Our Disease Prevention and Management program focuses on reducing the incidence and impact of infectious and chronic diseases. We implement evidence-based interventions, conduct health screenings, and provide education and resources to help individuals manage conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and HIV/AIDS. Together, we can create healthier, more resilient communities.

4. Maternal and Child Health Program:

Supporting the health of mothers and children is at the heart of our mission. Our Maternal and Child Health program offers prenatal and postnatal care, nutrition education, and parenting support to ensure that every child has the best possible start in life. Discover how we are making a difference in the lives of families across Africa.

5. Mental Health and Wellness Program:

Mental health is a crucial component of overall well-being. Our Mental Health and Wellness program provides resources, counseling, and support groups to address issues such as stress, anxiety, and depression. We are committed to breaking the stigma around mental health and promoting a culture of openness and support.

6. Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Program:

Access to clean water and proper sanitation is essential for good health. Our WASH program focuses on improving water quality, promoting hygiene practices, and building sanitation facilities in underserved communities. Learn how we are working to prevent waterborne diseases and improve living conditions for thousands of people.

7. Health Advocacy and Policy Program:

We advocate for policies that promote public health and improve access to healthcare services. Our Health Advocacy and Policy program engages with government officials, community leaders, and stakeholders to influence health policies and ensure that the needs of our communities are met. Join us in shaping a healthier future for all.

Department of Medical-Legal Partnership (DMLP)

The department of medical-Legal partnership was established on Sunday, April 15, 2024 with the aim of supporting the health care system in Uganda particularly the vulnerable people in the community to handle with high levels of expertise the social determinants of health, and to protect the rights of healthcare professionals, patients and other stakeholders involved in healthcare.

At the department of medical-Legal partnerships we understand that patients may have challenges in accessing quality education, health care services, economic stability, challenges in the society and community, neighborhood and built environment which in  return affect the health of people in  the community.

We encourage health professions to refer patients to us , and  all patients who are unhappy  to come and talk about their challenges with us expert legal representatives so that they can fight for their rights.

8. Public Health Internship Program:

Empower Communities. Transform Lives. Launch Your Public Health Career

Program Overview:

The Public Health Internship Program at Public Health Corps Africa offers a unique opportunity for students and recent graduates to immerse themselves in real-world public health initiatives. Our program is designed to provide you with practical skills, valuable experience, and professional connections in the field of public health.

What You’ll Gain:

  • Hands-On Experience: Work directly on public health projects, including disease prevention, health education, and community outreach. Gain practical skills that you can apply in your future career.
  • Mentorship and Guidance: Benefit from the expertise of our experienced public health professionals who will mentor and guide you throughout your internship.
  • Professional Development: Participate in workshops, training sessions, and seminars designed to enhance your knowledge and skills in public health practices.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with professionals, organizations, and communities within the public health sector, expanding your professional network.
  • Impactful Work: Contribute to meaningful projects that address pressing health challenges and improve the quality of life for individuals and communities.

Internship Areas:

  • Community Health Education: Assist in designing and delivering health education programs that raise awareness and promote healthy behaviors.
  • Disease Prevention and Control: Work on initiatives aimed at preventing the spread of infectious diseases and managing chronic conditions.
  • Maternal and Child Health: Support programs focused on improving the health and well-being of mothers and children.
  • Nutrition and Wellness: Help develop and implement nutrition programs that promote healthy eating and lifestyles.
  • Mental Health: Engage in efforts to support mental health awareness, education, and services within communities.
  • Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH): Contribute to projects that ensure access to clean water and proper sanitation.
  • Health Advocacy and Policy: Participate in advocacy efforts to influence public health policy and improve access to healthcare services.

Eligibility

  • Current students or recent graduates in public health, healthcare, social sciences, or related fields.
  • Strong interest in public health and community service.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work in diverse environments and adapt to different cultural contexts.

Application Process

  • Submit Your Application: Complete the online application form, including your resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in public health and the internship program.
  • Interview: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview to discuss their goals, interests, and suitability for the program.
  • Placement: Successful candidates will be matched with projects and mentors that align with their skills and interests.

Apply Now

Join us in our mission to create healthier, stronger communities. Apply for the Public Health Internship Program at Public Health Corps Africa and take the first step towards a rewarding career in public health.

Send your application form, and CV to info@phafrica.org