Cataract camp

We would like to share with you the following update and patient story from Sight4Bwindi. A few months ago is when we had the first eye surgeries done in the South western region of Uganda. This is supported by The Lions International a service organisation, working with Bwindi Community Hospital and surgeons from Mbarara Regional…

Caitlin completes the hilly half-marathon!

On a sunny Saturday in October, Caitlin and two friends ran by Loch Morlich to REACH Bwindi. Here they are looking fresh as anything, with the dogs welcoming them at the end of their run! Caitlin writes, “I visited this hospital in 2017 and saw community medicine at its best….the hospital has helped to achieve…

Running to Reach Bwindi!

GO MANDY, EDDIE AND STUART! Three amazing people are today running a full Marathon to raise money for REACH Bwindi. Their fresh faces can be seen in the slideshow below… we don’t have the ‘after’ photos yet! But, we know that Stuart D’Arch Smith has just passed the half-way mark and impressively, the two in…

Camino completed!

Kieran has reached Santiago raising 1000 pounds for BCH so far!Here is what he has to say about his journey and how the money raised will be used at BCH. And now a video from the community team at BCH about their work. As ever your support is much appreciated

Nearly there!

Kieran is now in his last couple of days trekking to Santiago come rain or shine and the end is in sight! Follow his journey day by day on facebook. Thank you for being part of his journey and part of that longer journey towards better health in Uganda through REACH Bwindi. We are so…

An update from the Camino trail and a tour of the AIP ward in BCH

Kieran has crossed into Spain! Trekking in the midday sun and raising funds for the fantastic work that BCH does. Further North his daughter is doing 280 bounces on her trampoline to represent the 280km her Dad is walking – check it out. Here is a short summary video of the Adult In-patient ward at…

Kieran hikes the Camino for BCH

Kieran, who previously volunteered at BCH, has swapped his GP consulting room for a 12 day hike, trekking 280km from Porto in Portugal to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. He is raising money for REACH Bwindi and as we support him and follow his progress we will be sharing with you video clips from the…

Sight4Bwindi May Newsletter

Here is the latest news and updates from Sight4Bwindi. We all wish Pedson the best in his year of ophthalmic clinical officer training.

A brief history of BCH

We’d like to share with you this slideshow produced by the communications team at BCH showing the hospital’s beginnings under a tree to the construction of the new HDU ward.