Category: Health Care Projects

Clinic Patient Stories – Brucellosis
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Clinic Patient Stories – Brucellosis

Guo Esther a female patient from Pingo village in Kerwa Subcounty approximately 7 km from the clinic was brought with history of persistent headache and dizziness. She was later on diagnosed with brucellosis. Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria that people get when they come into contact with infected animals or animal products...

Clinic Patient Stories – Typhoid fever
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Clinic Patient Stories – Typhoid fever

Nakara Joseph a 72 year old male patient from wogo village about 5 km away from the clinic was diagnosed with typhoid fever and Gardiasis. Typhoid fever develops after eating food or drinking water contaminated with the Salmonella typhi bacteria. The bacteria causes a high temperature, stomach pain and constipation or diarrhoea. Left untreated, the bacteria can get into...

Clinic Patient Stories – Diabetic patient
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Clinic Patient Stories – Diabetic patient

Duku Samuel a 52 y/o male within Mijale village 1 km away from the clinic is a known diabetic patient and was brought unconscious, convulsing and in respiratory distress with Glasgow Coma scale of 5/15. He was managed as a patient of Diabetic Coma with complications such as ketoacidosis and hypertensive urgency. Margret Poni, Duku’s...

Clinic patient origins
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Clinic patient origins

The table below and graph above shows a summary of 1,321 beneficiaries from the clinic in the month of August and their percentages per diocese of origin. Diocese of Origin No. of beneficiaries Percentage Liwolo 597 45.19% Kajokeji 321 24.30% Lainya 33 2.50% Yei 60 4.54% Morobu 30 2.27% Mundu 15 1.14% Panyana 9 0.68%...

COVID case at the clinic
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COVID case at the clinic

During August the clinic had it’s first suspected COVID patient. COVID vaccination is very rare still in the country with vaccines not readily available even for heathcare workers. As a result, the country is in lockdown and Schools, Churches and gatherings remain closed.  Figures from Our Wold in Data on 20 September show that just...

CATT Counselling Case Studies
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CATT Counselling Case Studies

Lulu Emmanuel the CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy) Co-ordinator based in the Mijale Clinic has shared with us some of the stories of children they have helped. All of the children and their guardians are happy for us to share their stories with you, to show you how difficult their lives are and how the...

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...

CATT Update
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CATT Update

We have received very enlightening reports this year from Lulu Emmanuel, nurse at the CRESS funded clinic in Mijale and CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapy) coordinator and are delighted to be able to share them with you. Nine CATT counsellors, funded by CRESS, have helped a total of 91 children and young people – most...

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...