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Access to Maternal Health Services Improves with New Role of VHTs richard obet 2

The VHTs, initially tasked with Primary Health Care roles like offering first aid, are now focused on improving maternal health services in rural areas. They have been incorporated in the Saving Mothers Giving Life (SMGL), a project aimed at reducing maternal deaths in Kabarole at 50%.
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Kabarole in health worker shortage despite incentives. richard obet 1

Last year, 180 heath workers were recruited in a move to improve health delivery services in health centres, however only 50 reported for work, causing a shortage of health workers in the facilities.
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10:47

Kabarole Students Still Shun Hand Washing richard obet 1

Indeed when a URN reporter visited a number of schools, he established that even where facilities exist, pupils do not wash their hands after visiting the toilet. Several of them claimed that their hands were still clean even after using the toilet, while others use the scarcity of water as the main excuse.
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Health Centers on the Spot for Messing Up Maternal Health Project richard obet 1

The Saving Mothers Giving Life campaign was introduced in 2011 with the aim of accelerating the reduction of avoidable maternal deaths by 50%.
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Ignorance Fuelling Malnutrition in Kabarole severe malnutrition 2

As a result, parents make the wrong nutrition choices for their children, a situation which could be responsible for a growing trend in cases of malnutrition. Records at the district health department indicate that 45% of the children under the age of 5 have stunted growth.
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