Wednesday, 29 July 2015

UNASO facilitates Community Dialogue at Ochero HC III,Kaberamaido

With financial support from UNDP, UNASO facilitated a community dialogue at Ochero Health Center III. The dialogue was a follow up on the Community Scorecard that was done in the area in 2013. The meeting was attended by community members, area leaders and health workers. Participants raised concerns about issues still challenging them;Inadequate staff housing,few staff, no room for laboratory,lack of transport means,not received Primary Health Care funds for a year,inadequate water supply, lack of beds in the general ward, lack of funds to fuel motorcycle.


Achievements
1. Two staff houses were built
2. The construction of the general ward is complete
3.Hon. Kenneth Omona donated a tri-cycle (Ajegere) to act as an ambulance
4.Home based care with support from Baylor College of Medicine
5.Communities access condoms from the Health Center and Village Health Teams
6.Safe Male Circumcision camps every month


General ward of Ochero Health Center III. Photo| Esther Namirimu

 Priest Church of Uganda, Eyimu Elijah translating from Kuman to English. Photo |Esther Namirimu

Ms. Sylvia Nakasi, Senior Policy and  Advocacy Officer of UNASO addressing participant. Photo|Esther Namirimu

Health workers were among the participants in the Community dialogue held at Ochero Health Center III.
Photo|Esther Namirimu

Patrick Ojok, working with Baylor College of Medicine at Ochero Health Center III. Photo|Esther Namirimu.

Community Health Advocates at Ochero Health Center III. Photo|Esther Namirimu

This tricycle locally nicknamed Ajegere meaning old woman is the only ambulance at Ochero Health Center III. Photo | Esther Namirimu

Old kitchen at Ochero Health Center III. Photo |Esther Namirimu

New kitchen at Ochero Health center III. Photo by Esther Namirimu

Old staff house at Ochero Health Center III. Photo | Esther Namirimu

New staff house which accommodates two health workers. Photo |Esther Namirimu



Written by Esther Namirimu | Communications Officer |UNASO