SOS Children’s Village in Uganda operates 4 Herman-Gmeiner Medical centers in Kakiri, Gulu, Entebbe and Fort Portal. They offer a number of medical services, ranging from curative, preventive and community integrated programmes.

The first SOS Herman Gmeiner Medical Center named after the founder of SOS Children’s Villages International was established in Kauirik in 1991 as a mother and childcare clinic and has grown into a fully fledged health center with a number of activities as out lined below:

  • Medical and Nursing care
  • Examination
  • Treatment of a number of illness
  • Laboratory services including HIV/AIDS and TB Screening (free)

  • General Medical Care
  • Ante & Postnal Care
  • Immunization
  • Growth Monitoring
  • Health Education
  • Family Planning
  • Counseling and Guidance (VCT, Premarital Counseling and Many others)


The Medical centers also extend these integrated services including nutritional support, home hygiene and environmental health, to mention but a few to community through various medical camps and mobile clinics.

Our Patient/Client categories under the health programme include children, youth mothers aunties administrative staff, school medical center, defendants of coworkers and patients from the wider community.

All the services mentioned are offered by well qualified trained medical staff who include; Clinical Officers, Registered Nurses/ Midwives, Nursing Assistants, Laboratory Technicians, Counselors and a Consultant(Pediatrician) and Volunteers.

  • Mildmay Uganda
  • Uganda Health Marketing Group
  • Government of Uganda
  • District Local Government
  • Uganda Muslim Medical Bureau
  • Joint Clinical Research Center, Mengo
  • Nu Health

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Abaita Ababiri 25km Kampala-Entebbe Rd

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