Children representing Save the Children & White Ribbon Alliance recited the poem ‘Please Hear My Cry’ during the EAC Health Ministers and Parliamentarians’ Forum on Health and Symposium on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Kampala.
On December 17th 2014, Save the Children-Uganda, Sponsorship team finally unveiled their go live site.
December 15th 2014 marked exactly one year since the break out of the war in South Sudan, leaving thousands of children and women displaced. To date, Uganda hosts one of the biggest refugees population, with a total of 128,600 refugees.
Save the children with partners including; UNICEF commemorated the silver jubilee of the enactment of the UN Convention on the rights of the child (CRC) held at the Golf course hotel. The first lady, Janet Museveni, commended Save the children and their local and International partners for protecting the rights of children.
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.
Encouraging mothers and their partners to attend antenatal care (ANC) sessions is the most important avenue the health centre is using to reduce these challenges.