Posted: Wed, April 29, 2015 | By: St. Thomas School
Health Activity Report at Biba Kavass Student Clinic – serving St. Thomas Nursery and Primary School
by Edmond Thembo
Kyarumba community extends their thanks for the health care
you have provided to the 160 children at St. Thomas nursery and primary school.
BIBA KAVASS STUDENT CLINIC MOTTO:
“Building a platform for quality health care for the young generation”
BIBA KAVASS STUDENT CLINIC MISSION:
“Children’s health is our number one priority”
1. provision of medication to children
2. To promote children’s health
3. To reduce child morbidity and mortality rate.
4. To provide preventive care.
1. laboratory screening and testing
2. Giving medication to the sick children.
3. Health education.
4. Routine deworming of children.
Children are on vacation from the school from April 24 – May 19th
ILLNESSES CHILDREN GOT FROM 12/3/15-18/3/15.
Children suffered from:
120 Respiratory tract infections (RTI)
30 Malaria cases
4 Acute diarrhea
5 Gastro intestinal diseases(GIT)
We purchased drugs in two phases in the first quarter as shown as per the receipts attached at the back of this report. Drugs were consumed by pupils.
BALANCES OF DRUGS IN STOCK:
Ampicillin 150 capsules, Disposable gloves 100PCS, Syringes 09, syringes 2mls100pcs Flufed 1200 tablets, septrin 1150 tablets , Metronidazole 300 tablets, Panadol 520 tablets vitaminc 730 tablets, Mebendazole 275 tablets Zinkid 400 tablets, Piriton 550 tablets, Cotton 500g, 01 Crape bundage 12, Gentamycin eye dropes 22, Diazepam 300 tablets Diclofenac injection 18 ampoules Epinephrin 06 Syringes + needles 9, Syringes 2mls 100pcs. Oral rehydration salts 96,Erythromycin 100 tablets Glucose 50% 02 Gause roll big size 01 strapping 01.
1. Decreased expenditures by parents on treatment of their children.
2. Recovery of sick children on treatment.
3. Reduced child morbidity and mortality ratio.
4. Disease prevention promotion has been emphasized especially to parents/care taker.
1. Insufficient time allocated for treatment. We have been working for 4 hour daily as per agreement but we have even worked for more than 4hours since one personnel is handling all aspects of health like laboratory screening and testing, clerking, dispensing medications, cleaning the premises, drafting work plans and periodic reporting on performance.
2. Lack of laboratory items/equipments to efficient run laboratory work.
3. Lack of suitable premises of operation as per ministry of health guideline.
4. Lack of clinic furniture.
Improving suitability of premises.
Employing second personnel to help where there’s need.
Increase wages for worker.
Equipping the clinic for better service delivery.
The 2 phases of the funding in the first quarter, money was spent as follows: