Medical Camp: Focus, Mulago – Kawempe Division
Wentz Medical Center in partnership with Fellowship of Christian Unions (FOCUS) and KCCA- Kawempe Division held a five days Medical Camp at FOCUS, Mulago, Kawempe Division from 25th to 29th March 2019.
The aim of the Medical Camp:
The main aim of medical camps is to increase access to basic healthcare services to communities Specifically, this medical camp sought to provide both preventive and curative treatment for common conditions in the community, create awareness, provide counseling and testing for HIV/AIDS, promote good oral hygiene, do tooth extractions and refer those who require specialized treatment to the relevant centers.
Furthermore, the medical camp provided opportunities to both medical and non-medical personnel to give back to the community by way of volunteering their time, energy and expertise. It is because of the input of everybody that this medical camp was a success.
Disease Burden :
The most commonly diagnosed/ treated diseases include;
|Respiratory Tract Infections||668|
|Gastrointestinal Tract conditions||515|
|Urinary Tract Infections||251|
|Pelvic Inflammatory Disease||104|
|Ear, Nose and Throat conditions||100|
|Sickle Cell Disease||09|
|Pelvic inflammatory disease||104|
|1||Total number of Patients Seen||2513|
|2||Number of Females||1684|
|3||Number of Males||829|
|4||Children under the age of 5 Years||421|
On behalf of Renewal Healthcare (Wentz Medical Center), I wish to convey our sincere appreciation to FOCUS, KCCA-Kawempe Division and other partners who made this camp a success, thank you for supporting our community life-saving work. Thank you for being selfless.
We look forward to future partnerships.