Sister Agnes Kasaigi Kasoone, a veteran midwife in charge of the maternity unit at Buwenge Hospital in Jinja district and an expert in helping revive babies who have trouble breathing at birth, was honored yesterday as the African recipient of the 2014 International Midwife Award.
On February 25, 2014, Save the Children, through the Everyone campaign, launched a report titled Ending Newborn Deaths: Ensuring every baby survives.
With over 50,000 South Sudanese nationals having taken refuge in Uganda since war broke out in Southern Sudan in December.
Bundibugyo district recently awarded Save the Children with a certificate of service recognition. The district chairman, Jolly Tibemanya, handed the certificate to Samuel Mukirane, Sub Area Manager Bundibugyo/Ntoroko and Timothy Balikenga, Senior Officer CRG on behalf of SCI.
On October 23, Save the Children, through the EVERY ONE campaign, held a national youth summit under the theme “The Health Worker Attraction and Retention Challenge”.
Save the Children and UNICEF recently handed over to the Office of the Prime Minister sanitation facilities in Nyakabande Refugee Transit Camp, Kisoro district.