ABOUT US

Villa Maria Hospital Home Care Program Profile information Villa Maria Hospital is a faith based founded hospital in rural Kalungu District-Masaka. It has offered HIV Care since 1989 supported by Catholic Relief Services and currently supported by Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC)/Rakai Health Sciences Program and USAID for WASH project. The Hospital Home Care Program is an integral department of the hospital with an extended outreach arm to restore hope, dignity and quality of life of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and contributes to prevention of new HIV infections.

Mission

To provide holistic HIV/AIDS care services in the programme area in order to foster socio-economic development

Vision

A Programme area free of HIV/AIDS and Society responsive to the welfare of those infected and affected

The Program vision and Mission is strategically pursued through the following objectives:


Prevention of HIV spread through behaviour change, (Abstinence and being faithful), Prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), HIV Counselling and testing (HCT), Safe Male Circumcision (SMC), Injection safety and Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and DREAMS intervention.

Mitigation of Impact of HIV including medical care and treatment, psychosocial welfare services including support to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and savings and internal lending communities’ methodology (SILC).

Community systems strengthening that would respond to the impacts of the disease.

Institutional capacity building that supports the development of effective internal systems/capacities to sustain holistic development among partner communities and institutions.