Category: Health Care Projects

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...

COVID update – education and clinic
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COVID update – education and clinic

COVID in Uganda Up to yesterday 09/07/2020, Uganda registered up to 1000 confirmed cases. 908 recoveries 92 active cases.and 00 deaths Most cases are the Ugandan returnees from other countries. And this still puts us at high risk. So lockdown is still ongoing, especially at border districts. The clinic is doing well. And as of...

Scanner Update
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Scanner Update

The CRESS funded clinic in Mijale was thrilled to finally receive their longed-for scanner earlier this year. We are delighted to hear news of how it has been helping patients in their part of Northern Uganda. Jojo Seme wrote: The clinic is among the few health facilities in Yumbe district that provides quality medical services...

Update from Yari Celina – Student Midwife
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Update from Yari Celina – Student Midwife

Yari Celina is currently volunteering in the CRESS funded Clinic in Mijale as all the colleges are closed due to the Carona Virus. Celina was due to complete her Certificate in Midwifery at the Lira School of Nursing and Midwifery in December this year. As we reported the other week, is helping Midwife Bethy deliver...

Rainwater harvest system at the clinic
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Rainwater harvest system at the clinic

A new rainwater harvest system has been installed with funds raised through a grant application in the UK. The rainwater harvesting system has brought a great impact in the following ways,  it has enabled easy accessibility of water for both the clinic and patients. it has also reduced water bills/cost of purchasing water. it has...

Maternity Services at CRESS funded Clinic
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Maternity Services at CRESS funded Clinic

It is remaining exactly 2 days for the first lockdown to finish with 88 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Uganda now. We are so delighted to announce more deliveries in the clinic with more pregnant mothers attending antenatal care services. Yesterday at exactly 09:45 EST, another new adorable baby boy delivered in the Cress funded...

CATT Counselling – A Case Study
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CATT Counselling – A Case Study

Godfrey Nyulo, a 10yrs old South Sudanese boy resident of Matu village (Northern Uganda).This is a narrative summary of his traumatic incidence on the first CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy) session which he and his grandparents were happy for us to share with you. “I was with my parents and three of our younger brother...

Normal delivery continues at the Clinic
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Normal delivery continues at the Clinic

As Covid-19 has become a global emergency causing lockdown in most countries in the world including Uganda with 45 confirmed cases, the CRESS funded clinic operates normally and all the clinic staff are safe because of their recent supplies of the protective gears and today at exactly 05:44pm EST, another adorable baby boy delivered in...

CATT Counsellor Receives Phone
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CATT Counsellor Receives Phone

Lulu the CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy) Co-ordinator presented Murye Emmanuel (teacher and CATT Counsellor/Group Leader in Gobor bush settlement ) with a smartphone and powerpack which will enable him to communicate with people his is counselling and report back to the UK. Lulu opened him an email / FB and WhatsApp account. Do listen...