Category Archives: Mosquito nets

Community Health Workers

The Community Health Workers at Buburi Community Clinic are a vital link with families living within the community. The Community Health Workers are dedicated to helping and supporting their communities. They often walk miles in the heat of the day … Continue reading

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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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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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News: Winning the fight against malaria

Almost half of the world’s population is at risk of malaria. It is an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes and it claims nearly 1 millions deaths every year. More than 90% of these are in Africa, where a child will … Continue reading

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Malaria Facts

‘Left to run it’s present course Malaria is a crisis that can only deepen’ 3-500 million cases of Malaria each year, with over 5 million deaths A disease so deadly and prevalent that in parts of Africa there is barely … Continue reading

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UK Team visit in February 2011

This visit was the first of the UK Team’s planned visits for 2011. The specific aims of this visit included meeting Esther the newly employed Enrolled Nurse, giving all the nurses their annual appraisals, providing further teaching / training for the … Continue reading

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Noreen visits Buburi in January 2010

Noreen was accompanied on this visit by Penny a friend and colleague from Exeter. After the usual shopping for supplies and medicines in Kisumu they travelled to Buburi by car. They was a surprising scene on arrival to the clinic, … Continue reading

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