Category: Health Care Projects

Latrine Appeal for the clinic
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Latrine Appeal for the clinic

At the Knighton Manor Open Garden event this weekend as well as fund raising for the 10th Anniversary trip to visit the South Sudanese refugees in Uganda there is a special appeal to replace the latrine at the CRESS funded Clinic. You can also support this appeal online at through our Virgin Giving Account of...

Lent mosquito nets and knowledge delivered
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Lent mosquito nets and knowledge delivered

Ms. Cicilia Prosy is a 22 years old pregnant mother with three children between 3 and 6yrs old and 3 other orphans living in a small village of Matu. Since she lost her husband, she decided to settle in the bush  so that she can practice agriculture on a small scale to feed her children...

Mosquito nets delivered with health training
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Mosquito nets delivered with health training

  1000 Mosquito nets were bought with part of the generous donations from the Broad Chalke Lent Project. On the 28th and 30th of May the mosquito nets and training were delivered in Imvepi and Matu refugee camps. These are the first 2 trainings of 8 planned sessions, further training will depend on funds becoming...

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...