Category Archives: Malaria

working with malaria

Malaria is still a global threat

These two little children have high levels of Falciparum Malaria parasites in their blood and were at extremely high risk of dying or getting severe complications from this highly dangerous form of Malaria. Both these children are amongst the lucky ones … Continue reading

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This little girl is suffering from Malaria,but she is one of the lucky ones as she is being treated at Buburi Community Clinic

The staff at Buburi Community Clinic treat little children under the age of five every day saving hundreds of precious lives. Poverty is one of the key determinants that is preventing the eradication of Malaria. Buburi Clinic is providing affordable … Continue reading

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This little boy is feeling very poorly, he is suffering from Malaria

He has come to the clinic with his mum to receive life saving treatment. He is being seen by Esther, the enrolled nurse. Malaria is very common in Buburi and many many children present at the clinic suffering from this … Continue reading

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Interview with volunteer Tony Dale

Tony accompanied Sallie on her recent visit to Buburi.  Tony is a successful businessman from Truro, Cornwall and although retired has a lot of energy and a will to help those less fortunate than himself. This was his first visit to … Continue reading

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Helping to protect the children

The nets for these children were purchased by Buburi Community Health Clinic Social fund. These children are being supported by Uzima Orphanage ( situated near to the clinic) enabling them to live with their families in the community. Most of these children … Continue reading

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Congratulations Jackie

Jackie our newest Trustee has been awarded the Dawood prize and Certificate of Merit by Professor David Mabey of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for achieving the best results on the March 2013 Tropical Nursing course. Well … Continue reading

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One week to go before Trustees Jackie and Jo make their visit out to the clinic in Buburi

Final preparations are in full swing for the Trustees trip to Buburi. Due mainly to the help, support and drive from Evans Barasa, the newly employed Trustee Representative the clinic has grown expeditiously this year. There are now eleven local people employed. The … Continue reading

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Diploma in Tropical Nursing LSHTM

Friends of Buburi charity gave a talk about their work and the progress and developments of Buburi Community Health Centre to the DTN students on the last day of their course at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine … Continue reading

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Malaria Testing Kits

The clinic is particularly busy at the moment, the nurses are seeing in excess of 50 patients a day and they have had a problem acquiring reliable malaria testing kits. However due to the success of our recent fundraising efforts … Continue reading

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News: Celebrating World Malaria Day 2012

On 25 April, people and organisations around the world celebrate World Malaria Day to recognise the global efforts to eliminate this deadly disease. Through a combination of prevention, early diagnosis and prompt treatment, Friends of Buburi are helping the community … Continue reading

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