Raising Hope International Friends

A Sickle Cell advocacy group that is changing narratives about Sickle Cell disease, Access to Health Care, Behavior Change, Breaking SCD cycle in Uganda.

Who We Are

We are Raising Hope International Friends (RHIF-Uganda)! We are a dedicated non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to improving the social health and quality of life for patients and families living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). Our mission is to make a lasting impact by fostering a supportive community and driving positive change.

Who We Are

We are a passionate NGO dedicated to transforming narratives surrounding Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), improving access to healthcare, promoting behavior change, and breaking the cycle of SCD in Uganda.
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What We Do

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We are committed to driving policy changes that improve access to healthcare for individuals with SCD. Collaborating with policymakers, healthcare providers, and stakeholders, we advocate for early diagnosis, affordable treatment options, and comprehensive care
Through our educational campaigns and awareness programs, we aim to challenge misconceptions and combat the stigma surrounding SCD. Join us in promoting understanding, empathy, and support for individuals living with SCD

We believe in the power of community. Our Community Engagement programme brings together individuals, families, caregivers, and advocates to create a network of support. Through support groups, social events, and online platforms, we foster connections, provide a safe space for sharing, and offer a sense of belonging. Together, we can navigate the challenges and celebrate the victories.

We stand firmly alongside our warriors and their families, providing them with the support they need on their Sickle Cell journey. Our dedicated team offers guidance, resources, and a compassionate ear to listen. We advocate for better access to healthcare, improved treatment options, and enhanced quality of life for every individual affected by Sickle Cell Disease.

Upcoming Events

Annual Sickle Cell Marathon

By running the Sickle Cell Marathon, you become a champion for those fighting against sickle cell disease.

Annual Sickle Cell Convention

Discover groundbreaking advancements and connect with leading experts in the field of sickle cell disease.

Annual Sickle Cell Dinner

Together, we can make a difference in the lives of those affected by this challenging condition.

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Breaking Barriers, Building Hope for Sickle Cell Warriors