HEPS Uganda

2014.09.29

The campaign involved media, high blood pressure screening, body mass index and other risk factors. It also involved local leaders as champions.

It was a one month long campaign. No such campaign has ever been done before in my home town. It targeted women working in the informal sector e.g. Market vendors. They sit for long hours and are often not targeted. Most believe being fat is a sign of success. It also targeted secondary schools in the area so students will grow up knowing how to prevent stroke and will reach out their families with these messages. About 1,000 people benefited directly. 400,000 will benefit indirectly through mass media.

Contact Details

HEPS Uganda
Ms Rosette Kajungu Mutambi
Mbarara, Uganda
Work Phone: 0782371401
Email Address: rosettem@heps.or.ug



stroke rehabilitation center

2014.10.25

3KMwalk through from Gayaza through Kasangati to SRC,
Documentary viewing on stroke recovery,Bp and Diabates screening,
Forum on how to look after patient from hospital time is from 7AM to 12.30pm

Expect over 500 participants since announcements are running ontwo radio stations, story on stroke from SRC, RAN in daily monitor health magazine of 29/09/2014,
The chief walker is a woman MP wakiso district because women are affected.
IT is innovative,in the way that stroke survivors are to participate along side the ambulance and their friends, its going to be the first of its kind in Uganda.
www.strokeuganda.org

Contact Details

stroke rehabilitation center
Mr Bukenya Ibrahim
Kasangati, Uganda
Work Phone: 0702971253
Email Address: strokerehabilitationunit@gmail.com

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