Category: Health Care Projects

New metal beds at the clinic
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New metal beds at the clinic

Thanks to a grant from a Trust fund in the UK, CRESS have been able to enable the clinic to purchase six new metal beds and one child’s bed. These will be robust and easy to clean. Lulu clinic nurse sent us these photos and said: “A beautiful looks of the clinic admission rooms after...

Vehicle repairs enabling mama kits and mosquito net delivery
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Vehicle repairs enabling mama kits and mosquito net delivery

We were very glad to hear this week that repairs have been carried out to the double cab so that vital supplies can be collected from the store and delivered to the clinic and office. Isaac wrote: It’s with pleasure that I would like to let you know that the double cabin has gotten some...

The oxygen concentrator and clinic update
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The oxygen concentrator and clinic update

The oxygen concentrator – January 2020 The clinic sent us a couple of photos this month of the oxygen concentrator so we asked Lulu more about the machine and its uses, he said: The oxygen concentrator machine creates oxygen by removing nitrogen from the ambient air. We mostly use this machine here in the clinic...

Vitamin Delivery
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Vitamin Delivery

Why distribute vitamins? Malnutrition and poor sanitation in the camps and villages where internally displaced persons live are the reasons we wanted to be involved delivering this project. It will help prevent thousands of children from getting childhood illnesses including poor vision, blindness, anaemia and diarrhoea. Vitamin A, Albendazole and multi vitamin distribution is one...

Antenatal classes continuing at the clinic
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Antenatal classes continuing at the clinic

At the CRESS funded clinic in Mijale, midwife Bethy is continuing the antenatal classes with many expectant mothers joining the classes. They are also proud to share that in December 7 babies were born at the clinic.  

Vitamins distribution begins…
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Vitamins distribution begins…

Thanks to the donation of vitamins from Vitamin Angels, distribution is now beginning… The Clinic in Mijale has undertaken the training of a large team who are now able to administer vitamin A to all the children aged under 5 years in Imvepi Camp and the Gobor and Mijale bush areas. This is a huge...

What is your commute like?
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What is your commute like?

Caroline asked Lulu the CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy) co-ordinator how he travels to do his CATT fieldwork after hearing about his most recent trip to collect CATT Counsellor reports from all over the district. He said I used a hired motorbike. It is 4 to 5 hours serious cycling i.e Mijale-Morobi-Belameling-Goboro and this is...

Vitamin Angels donate Vitamin A, Multi Vitamins and Worming tablets
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Vitamin Angels donate Vitamin A, Multi Vitamins and Worming tablets

CRESS is delighted to be selected by Vitamin Angels to dispense vitamins. Vitamin Angels is a charity providing lifesaving vitamins to mothers and children at risk of malnutrition. Their focus is on supporting places where they can make the greatest impact on malnutrition, which threatens the health, well-being, and future of mothers and children around...

Working in partnership with ACT International
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Working in partnership with ACT International

We want to say a HUGE thank you to our partner Action for Child Trauma International (ACT International) for supporting the Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy (CATT) project in Uganda and let you know a little more about them. ACT International provides communities with the tools and training needed to treat children suffering from the symptoms...

Beginning Work Experience with CRESS
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Beginning Work Experience with CRESS

The students who completed their tertiary education last year have begun a work experience year in the DOL office in Aura and CRESS funded clinic in Mijale. Scopas wrote to Caroline this week Dear Caroline, You can’t imagine the joy deep in our hearts as CRESS College Students Volunteering here in Arua office and Mijale...