Bidi Bidi Refugee Camp is a land nearby the small Ugandan border town of Yumbe in Yumbe district. Today it is a home to over 270,000 refugees, most of whom have fled the violence and upheaval in South Sudan.
Due to the increasing numbers of refugees settling in the camp; access to affordable health care services is a priority; Swiha Charity Foundation with support from individual donors extended a three days medical camp in the area.
Some of the services included; post-trauma counseling, HIV/AIDS testing, blood donation, Hepatitis B testing and vaccination, blood pressure testing, general consultations, Urinary Tract Infections testing and treatment, cervical, prostate & breast cancer screening among other services.
All these services were offered at no cost to all the 314 beneficiaries at the health camp.