Mamosa Home Based Care is a non-profit organization established in 2005 and is based in Matlosana Municipality, Kanan Township in Orkney. The organization participates actively in national and provincial campaigns, local health promotion activities in Matlosana sub district, local churches and schools to ensure that there is greater awareness about TB and HIV prevention and care.
Provided: Support, supervision, and training of caregivers; expand community based VCT services; improve M and E and record keeping; quality assurance and quality improvement training in basic health care, PMTCT, ARV and TB services; capacity and improvement in supporting community integrated management of childhood diseases;
To improve the quality of life of HIV-infected and affected individuals and their families, through the prevention and relief of suffering, pain and other physical, psycho-social and spiritual problems associated with life threatening illness
To render to the community of Kanana a holistic, quality home based care service to people living with HIV&AIDS, TB and other chronic diseases and provide support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children by assisting with activities of daily living, ongoing counselling, health education to prevent spread of diseases and initiate income generating initiatives in collaboration with other stakeholders.
Objectives of the Organization.
The Role and Objectives of Mamosa HBC are:
- To care for the sick people at home and refer to clinics for further management.
- Provision of intensified HIV&AIDS education to both infected and affected.
- To encourage community members to go for HIV counselling and testing and educate them about the benefits of testing.
- Establishing poverty alleviation program and self-help project benefiting those infected and affected.
- To build mutual relationship and liaise with other organizations.
- To assist with the welfare and health of the orphans and vulnerable children and people affected by HIV&AIDS and TB.
- To assist them to acquire necessary documents especially identity documents and birth certificates.
- To make sure that they are attended by social worker and professional nurses of the area, that they take treatments as prescribed by medical doctors and to fetch medication treatment at the local clinic or hospital.
- To support community IMCI and PMTCT programmes through tracing of babies on PMTCT, patients on PMTCT program, mothers on ART and their babies etc.
- Initiate and motivate for training on IMCI and PMTCT services.