Health & Nutrition

Thursday 7 March 2019

Isabella: A champion for breastfeeding

When Isabella talks to other refugee women about the importance of breastfeeding and nutrition tips for newborn babies, they listen - because she knows exactly what they are going through.

Monday 4 February 2019

A premature baby becomes a happy Christmas present

When Irene went into premature labour, doctors at Bundibugyo hospital managed to save both mother and child. The "Baby Cap" project has helped cut neonatal mortality in the district in half.

Tuesday 29 January 2019

Uganda’s bold new plan to improve healthcare in refugee areas

Ocia health centre is saving the lives of children and mothers but is struggling to stay open. Uganda's new health plan for refugees could greatly improve healthcare - but only if it's funded

Friday 25 January 2019

NGOs welcome launch of Uganda's new health plan for the refugee response

Following the recent launch of Uganda's new Education Response Plan for refugees and host communities, a new multi-year health plan has now been launched.

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Mobile clinic saving lives in West Nile

Five days a week the Save the Children mobile clinic moves around the vast Imvepi refugee settlement in northern Uganda, bringing vital health care and medicine to sick children and parents, like baby Rose.