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Watch Highlights from Bulamu’s 2019 Medical Camp Program

2020-01-15T21:38:45+00:00

2019 was a year of growth for Bulamu's Primary Care medical camp program. We had 5 Supercamps where Bulamu's team provided care for more than 61,000 patients, a 44% increase in 2019 (compared to 2018). We hope you will enjoy this video to summarize a few of the highlights from our medical camp program over [...]

Watch Highlights from Bulamu’s 2019 Medical Camp Program2020-01-15T21:38:45+00:00

Announcing the 2020 Bulamu Supercamps

2020-03-24T19:15:39+00:00

We are glad to announce that Bulamu's medical camps for 2020 are scheduled for the following dates: Date Location February 10-14, 2020 Budaka District, Eastern Region June 22-26, 2020 TBD August 17-21, 2020 TBD October 19-23, 2020 TBD We will provide updates as soon as the locations are determined. There may also be an [...]

Announcing the 2020 Bulamu Supercamps2020-03-24T19:15:39+00:00

Meet Bulamu’s new president

2019-11-07T13:46:26+00:00

Bulamu CEO Dick Chandler announced the appointment of Richard Siegler as President of Bulamu Healthcare effective August 15, 2019. Siegler will share the operational management and fundraising duties that Chandler had previously handled alone. Richard’s background and skills are well suited for the challenges of helping lead Bulamu to the next level. His 11 years of [...]

Meet Bulamu’s new president2019-11-07T13:46:26+00:00

Record 15,625 Patients at August Supercamp

2019-11-05T01:05:29+00:00

Our August Supercamp in Kyegegwa set a new Bulamu record, treating 15,625 patients at a cost of under $5.00 each. Our partners, the Kyegegwa Local Government District in Western Uganda, turned over the campus of the Kyegegwa Health Center IV to us, which we supplemented with 30 rental tents and 2,000 chairs. We staff the camps with 200 Ugandan [...]

Record 15,625 Patients at August Supercamp2019-11-05T01:05:29+00:00

A Bulamu-record 11,787 Ugandans treated in our Kumi camp

2018-06-28T13:32:50+00:00

We shifted to the Kumi District in eastern Uganda for our April camp, a poorer region that is relatively underserved in terms of healthcare facilities. Amazingly, we treated nearly 12,000 patients in one week—a Bulamu record! Our staff of 320 health professionals, some supplied by the District and our other partner organizations, worked tirelessly throughout the [...]

A Bulamu-record 11,787 Ugandans treated in our Kumi camp2018-06-28T13:32:50+00:00

Bulamu Healthcare Honored by Ugandan Government

2018-01-13T17:17:09+00:00

Gerald Atwine receives a Certificate of Appreciation from Mr. Debele Peter, 
Resident District Commissioner of the District of Arua. Bulamu is receiving increasing recognition and media coverage for its humanitarian work in Uganda. January 10, 2018. In a ceremony at the Arua Camp on November 21, 2017, Mr. Debele Peter, Resident District Commissioner [...]

Bulamu Healthcare Honored by Ugandan Government2018-01-13T17:17:09+00:00

Bulamu Healthcare Announces Jim Balassone Memorial Challenge Fund of $125,000

2017-12-08T19:37:55+00:00

November 28, 2017. Bulamu Healthcare, a non-profit organization that provides primary medical care to the people of rural Uganda, announced today a $125,000 Challenge Fund in honor of its co-founder, Jim Balassone, who passed away in May 2017. The Fund will match dollar-for-dollar all donations made to Bulamu between now and December 31, 2018. The [...]

Bulamu Healthcare Announces Jim Balassone Memorial Challenge Fund of $125,0002017-12-08T19:37:55+00:00

Bulamu Announces 2018 Medical Camp Schedule

2018-01-10T18:26:38+00:00

November 8, 2017. Bulamu president program director Gerald Atwine announced today the schedule of weeklong medical camps planned for 2018. Bulamu will offer six camps, each two months apart, an increase from four camps in 2017. The camps are always scheduled from Monday-through-Friday, with the weekend before dedicated to staff orientation and equipment set-up and, and [...]

Bulamu Announces 2018 Medical Camp Schedule2018-01-10T18:26:38+00:00

Jim Balassone, Bulamu Healthcare Co-Founder, Remembered

2017-12-08T19:49:06+00:00

Remarks by Dick Chandler at the Memorial Service, September 23, 2017 September 23, 2017. Like many of you here today, I first met Jim about 55 years ago at Princeton, where we became good friends. I always enjoyed his positive, upbeat, and usually loud personality. After graduation, I could count on hearing from Jim every five [...]

Jim Balassone, Bulamu Healthcare Co-Founder, Remembered2017-12-08T19:49:06+00:00