A Visit to ITW’s Pilot site: Nawanyago


Nawanyago, Kamuli District, Uganda- population: 23,000

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Our first stop is the pilot site, Nawanyago HCIII where the ITW program initially took root. The program was started in 2009 and since then has grown by leaps and bounds.

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At Nawanyago, we met with Sister Angela, the heart and soul of the clinic. Sister Angela is a bundle of energy, exudes compassion and has such an amazing positive attitude. As she runs from patient to patient, scanning them, counselling, guiding them on their care plan, I am struck by how much she has been able to accomplish with such limited resources and she does it all with a smile.

Sister Angela and Dr. DeStigter explained the program’s journey over the years.

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-Meera Gopalakrishnan
Philips Healthcare


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