REPORT OF HEALTH, NUTRITION AND HIVAIDS SECTOR TO GULU by iuq51574

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									REPORT OF HEALTH, NUTRITION AND HIV/AIDS SECTOR TO GULU DISTRICT DDMC
MEETING, NOVEMBER 12th 2009

Area         Achievements                     Challenges                      Recommendation
Disease          Recent polio campaign           Re-emergence of                Organize
control             was a success with a             immunizable diseases           immunizati
                    coverage of 151%                 among returnees from           on
                 Disease surveillance               other districts e.g.           outreaches
                    for epidemic prone               whooping cough in              to return
                    diseases good as more            Ongako                         villages
                    units are being               Malaria prevalence
                    operationalised                  has remained high
                 Child Health Days Plus             throughout 2009
                    is ongoing                    Supplies of
                                                     antimalarials remain
                                                     inadequate
Constructi         Construction of staff         Many staff still are             Constructio
on                  houses in Awach and              without                         n staff
                    Odek HCs ongoing                 accommodation                   accommoda
                   Rehabilitation of                                                tion has
                    Lelaobaro HC ongoing                                             been
                                                                                     prioritised
                                                                                     in PRDP
Staff              A number of trainings           Facility-based CME             Encourage
continuous          have been carried out:           still poor to address           facility-
medical             Mental Health, Early             local health problems           based CME
education           Infant Diagnosis of
(CME)               HIV, etc
HIV/AIDS           All HC IIIs upwards are         Low uptake of HIV +            Encourage
                    sites for Early Infant           children as identified          HIV+
                    Diagnosis of HIV (EID).          by PMTCT                        mothers to
                    Children who are born                                            test their
                    to HIV+ mothers must                                             newborn
                    be tested early to                                               for HIV as
                    improve on their                                                 soon as
                    survival.                                                        possible
                   Supplies of ART
                    improved
Reproducti         The few midwives in             Lack of midwives               Identify
ve Health           the district have been          Maintenance of                  more
                    carrying out ANC Plus            ambulance                       funding for
                    outreaches to HC IIs                                             ambulances
Curative           Outreaches to return            Shortage of qualified          Employ
care                sites are being                  health workers                  more health
                    supported                                                        workers
                   53 health facilities
                    (govt, PFP, PNFP) are
                    providing curative
                    care

								
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