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  • Email: info@ambso.org

Welcome to AMBSO

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Africa Medical and Behavioural Sciences Organization (AMBSO) is a locally registered not for profit Research and Service based Organization that has immensely contributed to knowledge on HIV infection, other infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases at both the national and international levels. AMBSO’s research data is directed at informing and influencing health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. AMBSO is also a centre of excellence in practical trainings that skill people a wide range of health disciplines, in addition to the provision of innovative health care services, based on researched evidence.

AMBSO Activities

AMBSO activities focuses on the following thematic areas

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Research

Population health research, Biomedical and Social Sciences research such as Prostate Cancer research and NCDs.

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Community services

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) services, HIV prevention, care and treatment, GBV prevention and response programmes and programming on Illicit Drugs, surgical care in the community, communication and others.

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Training

AMBSO Provides training to medical professionals in various health specialities such as Public health, surgical training, Circumcision for HIV prevention Research ethics, Curriculum and Professional Development, Internships, Fellowships, apprenticeship and other specialities.

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Consultancy in Medical Areas

Such as: Public health, behavioural and Social research, Quality assurance and Control, Research Regulatory, monitoring and evaluation and learning, Surgery and Curriculum development specialities.

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Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

VMMC is one of the clinical/ surgical activities conducted by the AMBSO team at the central facility as well as through community outreaches.

About AMBSO

Africa Medical and Behavioural Sciences Organization (AMBSO) was established in 2016 by a group of Ugandan epidemiologists who have enormously contributed to HV prevention science in Uganda over the years. The organization is primariry dedicated to quality health living through innovative biomedical research, service delivery and Training.

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What We Do

AMBSO focuses on activities in the following thematic areas;.

  • Research
  • Community service delivery
  • Training
  • Consultancy
  • Promotion of Health

Our Vision

Complete physical, social and mental well-being in Africa

Our Mission

Transforming Africa through innovative research, training and service provision

AMBSO has developed strong and enduring collaborations  with Researchers from Makerere University School of Public Health, Karolinska institutet in Sweden, University of Southern California and the University of California San Diego in the United States of America. AMBSO also has active partnership with the District Health systems of Wakiso and Hoima where its primary research and service activities are being conducted.

AMBSO Core Values

AMBSO Operates and executes its activities basing on the following core values;.

  • Integrity: We are trustworthy, accountable and transparent
  • Respect for diversity: Observance of the inclusiveness of all people regardless of gender, faith e.t.c
  • Innovativeness: we are creative, innovative and focused on learning advanced methods of health care delivery, research and training in the continually changing medical world.
  • Efficiency: We have a competent team that is focused onto providing the best for our clients.

Our Partners

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