Kamalendi clinic

The clinic was built by the local residents with from the District Council. It opened in 2009 and serves a local population of over 6000 people. There are three healthcare staff, with two enrolled nurses and one medical attendant. The official government roll for this clinic is 15 staff so the current three are kept very busy.

As well as general outpatient services the clinic provides a good range of maternity services, also Immunisation and Child Health care. HIV programmes include Testing and Counselling and the prevention of mother-to-child transmission.

Most of the local citizens are
farmers Kamalendi_clinic2.pngand pastoralists who grow maize, rice, groundnuts, tobacco and keep cows and goats.

The village is about 30 km south of Urambo. The road is rough but phone communication is good with three mobile networks available.