NOPLHB has built a competent workforce of staff and volunteers, significantly contributing the the job market in the country. Whenever there are vacant positions in the organizations, adverts are placed in the mass media for all qualified individuals to compete favorably. NOPLHB recruitment process is transparent and seeks to attract the right candidates to fill up the available positions. Successful candidates usually go through rigorous orientation workshops on Hepatitis care and support.
NOPLHB offers practicum platform to fellows from various local and international institutions; these partnerships are intended to help the students to benefit from NOPLHB’s practical experience on one hand and NOPLHB to get new ideas from the fellows and thereby improving its service delivery models and quality.
NOPLHB has one of the longest and most successful history of practical experience of caring and supporting People Living with Hepatitis in Uganda and has been exporting experiences in the Sub Sahara Africa region. Today NOPLHB remains one of the largest and most organized contributors to the Uganda National Hepatitis response. This time-tested experience therefore means that NOPLHB is a potent information and knowledge resource on the response that can be harnessed to enhance the quality of Hepatitis service delivery through research and related studies.
NOPLHB has participated in a number of Hepatitis prevention, care and support research projects with various partners and provided opportunities to other stakeholders and individuals to carry out individual or collaboration. Those studies cover a wide range of topics for both scientific and operational researches that contribute to the world body of knowledge on the response. NOPLHB continues to provide opportunities to interested stakeholders to conduct research studies at its sites.
I am 27 years old male. I was recently diagnosed with chronic hepatitis B infection on routine test. My parents are also HBsAg positive. My blood reports are HBsAg positive and HBeAg negative. Liver scan is normal, liver function tests are normal.HBV DNA load is 2400.
Knowing that both my children were properly immunised against hepatitis B at birth gave me great confidence that they would be free of hepatitis B.
I was surprised to wake up in the hospital’s isolation ward, which meant no one could come in without protective gowns and gloves. I thought, what is going on? Surgery patients aren’t isolated.” The doctor told her she had “some kind of hepatitis