Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation
Above & Beyond
Above & Beyond
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is a nationally recognized non-governmental organization since 2006. Baylor-Uganda was founded as an affiliated not-for profit entity with the Baylor International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a network of Paediatric HIV care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centers of Excellence (COE) and international program with the goal: To reduce morbidity and mortality due to HIV & AIDS, non-communicable diseases, pregnancy, and related maternal and childhood conditions in Uganda.
We are one of the largest global HIV paediatric and adolescent programs. We deliver high quality family-centered paediatric and adolescent HIV prevention, care, treatment services, health professional training and clinical research. Other services include food and nutrition and social support to OVC, trainings, mentorships and support supervision, infrastructure improvement, equipment and supply chain management.
These operations are carried out at the COE and Post Natal Clinic both located at Mulago Hospital Complex. In addition, we support 145 health facilities in 9 districts in the Fort Portal region, 106 in facilities in 8 districts in the Bunyoro region, to implement comprehensive HIV and Global Health Security programs, funded by CDC/ PEPFAR. We also work in 18 districts supported through grants from Global Fund/TASO, namely; Bulisa, Kagadi, Masindi, Kyankwanzi, Kiboga, Kisoro, Rubirizi, Kalangala, Nakaseke, Luwero, Kayunga, Kasese, Ntoroko, Nakasongola, Buikwe, Hoima, Kibale and Kiryandongo. Under UNICEF, we work in 13 districts located in Eastern, Central and Western Uganda
Baylor-Uganda as an Implementing Partner (IP) supports the MoH and District Local Governments to decentralize HIV services in order to increase accessibility, availability and utilization of quality health service to the people of Uganda through a health systems strengthening approach. The key program stakeholders in the implementation process are the districts, municipalities, public and Private-Not For-Profit health facilities, persons living with HIV networks and civil society organizations (CSOs) in Baylor-Uganda supported areas.
A world where children and their families live a healthy and fulfilled life.
To provide high-quality family-cantered health care, education and research worldwide.
To reduce morbidity and mortality from infectious and non-communicable diseases, maternal and childhood conditions
A center of excellence for family-centred health services, education, and research
In the process of delivering on its mandate, Baylor-Uganda shall observe the following;