Category: Health Care Projects

New Clinic Motorcycle
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New Clinic Motorcycle

It has been harder than usual to source a motorbike in Uganda for the clinic even once funds had been raised due to the COVID lockdown, so we were really pleased to hear last night from Jojo Seme that it has arrived. He said: “Greetings to CRESS UK from Clinic staff in Mijale, Uganda. I...

More training requested!
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More training requested!

Outreach services at the Clinic in Mijale are delivering the first family planning/spacing, hygiene and malaria prevention training to women refugees for 2021. CRESS wishes we had more funds to spread this vital information, the men are really interested to have the training as well as it will lessen the burden on them and their...

New arrivals at the clinic
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New arrivals at the clinic

Jojo Seme, Clinical Officer at the CRESS funded clinic in Mijale wrote to us to let us know about the busy weekend of deliveries in the clinic. Good evening, hope you are having a great weekend. Here are the photographs of mothers very excited after successful delivery at the clinic. Yongo Scovia is a 17...

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...