GOALS

  • Provide Free Medical Care to the Less Previledged in Rwampara Community

  • Conduct Health Education and Awareness

ACTIVITIES

  • Medical camp: Provide health services

  • Donation of Mama Kit by Inner Wheel club of Kampala to expectant mothers

  • Home hospitality

MEDICAL CAMP

The camp organized by RC Kololo in partnership with;

  • RC Mbarara

  • MWEHESA

  • Association of Radiologists of Uganda

VOLUNTEERS

Category                                      No.
Doctors (general)                         3
Doctors (specialists)                  15
Nurses                                         29
Clinical officers, opticians          6
Lab Technicians                          8
Medical students                        28
Rotaractors                                 5
Rotarians                                     28
TOTAL                                          119

PRE-CAMP ORGANISATION

They were pre-camp organizations held;

  • Kampala- RC Kololo and RC Mbarara

  • Mbarara- RC Mbarara

  • Rwemiyenje parish council

  • RC Kololo- Rtn Kaguma

The number over all seen – 2879

DETAILS

General Clinic              – 1,976
Eye clinic                      – 582
• Reading glasses       – 379 (300 given out)
• Cataract surgeries   – 47
• Treatment                 – 156
Dental Clinic                – 238
Radiology                    – 83     These were screened in 1 day
Laboratory                  – 520   These are part of the GPs
Mama kit                     – 100   These were by Inner wheelers

STRENGTH

Rotary and in Particular RC Kololo has the capacity to identify, mobilize and handle projects of good cause

  • Presence of Local rotary clubs – RC Mbarara

  • The organized local leadership – Rwemiyenje COU

  • The media- These gave free space to advertise the activities

  • Persons have trust and confidence in Rotary

  • Persons have a heart of giving for a right cause

  • Dedicated team of both Medical and none medical personnel. These came with their tools of Trade

CHALLENGES

  • Financing – Fatigue of sponsors

  • Big numbers of patients. Access to health service is very limited.

  • Crowed control as every body wants to be sen 1st.

  • Lodging Facilities – Most of the areas do not have near by accommodation facilities.

  • Medical facilities – Lab and Theater

  • Access to electricity – We had to hire a generator.

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