Category: Health Care Projects

Good news from the Clinic
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Good news from the Clinic

February was a good month for the clinic in Mijale. The clinic staff have sent their thanks for the completion of staff Tukals (accommodation) and construction of the latrine which is expected to be completed towards the of this month. The clinic received new equipment including a manual blood pressure machine and stethoscope. They also...

Stories of healing at Mijale Clinic
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Stories of healing at Mijale Clinic

Scovia Modong, a 1 year old female, residence of Kilaji (appx 10km away from the clinic) was rushed in the clinic late evening with; high grade fever, convulsions, persistent dry cough, stridor, vomiting everything and passing loose watery stools for 2 weeks. Ms. Jeska, Scovia’s mother said while tears rolling on her eyes “I took...

February Trip – one week on…
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February Trip – one week on…

Training equipment being put to use The flip chart which was so useful on our trip is being put to good use training the CRESS team back at their base. Clothes received Caroline packed children’s clothes around the phones and laptops in the luggage she took out to Uganda. Here they are ready to go...

Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy Training has taken place
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Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy Training has taken place

The long awaited CATT (Children’s accelerated Trauma Training) has taken place – this project was funded by the Luna Charity, CRESS and Salisbury Diocese. Edward Mika the Head of the CRESS funded Mijale Clinic wrote to Caroline: “I am really very happy that the CATT training has been completed successfully. 19 South Sudanese participants attended...

New Uniforms for Clinic Staff
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New Uniforms for Clinic Staff

Great news! The Clinic is now registered with the Ugandan Authorities. One of the requirements of registration is that all staff have uniforms and we think you’ll agree they look very smart!

RUMPS Training
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RUMPS Training

What is school like in the refugee camps? As you can see a class sitting on the floor with no equipment and up to 100 students. But these girls were all their to receive their RUMPS (Reusable Menstrual Pads) training and to be taught about the menstrual cycle by Jeska.

Dental Project in in Mijale this June
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Dental Project in in Mijale this June

The Dental Project is planned for June 12th to 16th and will be visiting the remote CRESS clinic in Mijale, Northern Uganda. Before a project such as the visit of dentists funded by Dentaid, there has to be a period of what is locally termed “mobilisation”. This means holding a a meeting in Mijale and...

Dentaid providing dental care in Uganda
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Dentaid providing dental care in Uganda

Dentaid is a UK charity that works to provide safe, sustainable and affordable dental care in the UK and overseas. Thanks to fundraising they have been working in the Yumbe District where Mijale is located and a district that has no dental facility. You can read more about the first trip made to the refugee camps...

Olivia travels to Goboro
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Olivia travels to Goboro

Today I travelled to Goboro on my way to Moyo but we stopped at two places. Strange contrasts within five minutes of each other and only about a hundred metres between them. On the way to Goboro we passed a UN operated transit camp. Having seen various refugee camps in a number of countries this was...

RUMP training ends on a high
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RUMP training ends on a high

The four-day RUMP (Re-Usable Menstrual Pads) training held in Matu in Northern Uganda finished on Thursday (15th March 2018) and has been hailed a huge success. Lizzy Haggie who works with We See Hope alerted Caroline Lamb to this training in 2016.  CRESS was then able to send Jessica and Jackie to complete RUMP teacher training...