Health and Spiritual Empowerment - Nabikenge - Namutumba

Visit by Irene Nakibirango on 2019-05-08

Report ID
Created by
Irene Nakibirango
Created date
2019-05-09 06:17:41 UTC
Modified by
Irene Nakibirango
Modified date
2019-05-09 06:53:17 UTC
Trip Time
10:44-17:34 (6 h 50 m)
Village Time
13:02-15:10 (2 h 8 m)
Travel Time
4 h 42 m

Health and Spiritual Empowerment Lesson

Men Attendees
Women Attendees
Staff Attendees
Irene Ngobi 
Government Attendees
Visitor Attendees
Total Attendance
Lesson Taught
Health lesson 1: Hygiene and Sanitation 
Irene went to Nabikenge to continue with disease recognition basically how food and water can be contaminated, diseases got from contaminated food and water, how can one tell that they have taken contaminated food or water? prevention and management. Irene started with a review of the previous lesson then asked the members how their food and water is contaminated, Nabirye said drinking water in dirty containers, Nairuba said through eating food that has stayed for many days and has not been covered and margret said by eating food with dirty fingers. Irene thanked them for their active and interactive participation and added more to the answers given. Then Irene continued to ask them the diseases that can be got from eating food and taking contaminated water, and Waiswa said diarrhea and vomiting, another said passing stool with blood,cholera and many other examples.And one can tell by having watery poop,vomiting, stomach pain and many other signs were discussed then Irene asked them how to prevent food and water from being contaminated. Isabirye said they use a clothe and filter the water before taking and another member said since its borehole water they just take, Naikoba said they put it in the pots and keep in their houses. Irene cautioned them to always boil their water before taking it and to avoid eating cold and over stayed food, cut their fingernails short and avoid eating with unwashed hands, avoid sharing water sources with animals and also discussed more about that. Irene taught the community members on how to make home made ORS and encouraged to take the individuals with signs discussed to the hospital for further management 

Next Visit: 2019-05-17 - Purpose: Disease recognition basically Malaria