Nov 7th, 2009 |
The following report was provided by Dr Rick Hutchinson following his visit to Kamutuuza in June 2009. He and his team held meetings with various health professionals and AIDS organisations in the Masaka area to discover the best way forward in developing a Wellspring AIDS outreach programme.
On a previous trip to Uganda I went out on a Kitovu mobile and discovered it was one of the...
Nov 6th, 2009 |
What Is Malaria?
Malaria is caused by four species of parasitic protozoa that infect human red blood cells. Protozoa are one-celled organisms that are as sophisticated as a human cell. Malaria parasites feed on red blood cells for a living.
Malaria parasites have a complex life cycle. In order to live, they need to have both a human and a mosquito host. The mosquito host can’t be just...
Nov 3rd, 2009 |
Operation Uganda is a community project sponsored by Just Care and organised through Kings Church in Frodsham, Cheshire. This project involves collection of health and hygiene materials from the general public and unwanted medical goods and equipment from medical suppliers, NHS trusts and general practitioners. These goods are then shipped in a container to Uganda and distributed between the...