Surgery and Psychosocial Rehabilitation to War Victims
AYINET provides physical and mental healing to war victims in greater northern Uganda who suffered gross violations that include mutilations, retained bullets, bomb splinters and trauma.
From inception, upto 21,000 mutilated victims of torture have been treated through the rehabilitation program. AYINET is grateful for the support of stakeholders, donors, international partners and the Government who make it possible for peace and justice to be a reality for victims and survivors of war
AYINET and medical workers reach out to victims. After conducting medical assessments, patient’s profiles are sent to consultant doctors for evaluation.
Evaluations and Surgery
After approval, patients are transported to the proper medical center. There, they receive psychosocial support and the medical operations they need. Throughout the process AYINET takes care of all the basic essentials, from feeding, accommodations, medical bills, transportation, post-operation follow-up and counseling services. Additionally, counseling is offered to family members and communities.
AYINET checks in with patients to ensure their proper recoveries. It also works to mobilize communities’ and families’ support towards the victims.
Pictorial highlights from the Medical and Psychosocial rehabilitation program