RNF treats over 2000 residents in 2-day medical camp
The Rose Namayanja Foundation in Partnership with Ntinda Metro Rotary Club last week held a Medical Camp at St Joseph Kakonda Primary School in Semuto Sub-county in Nakaseke District.
The two-day medical camp was graced by our founder and patron, Hon Rose Namaynja Nsereko together with the Ntinda Metro Rotary club team led by its President Ms. Molly Nkajja. The health camp was aimed at providing Free quality health services to the community. Over 2000 residents were targeted in the campaign.
In her speech, Hon Rose Namayanja Nsereko called upon the locals to join forces and work hand in hand with both teams in ensuring that great services are extended to the entire community.
“I would like to call upon different stake holders to join us in this fight. The foundation together with its partners, will continue to extend a helping hand to the people in this community. We shall extend services that are in line with our thematic areas. So, I request you to join us in this noble cause.” She urged
Namayanja highlighted that Kakonda Primary School was looked at as the nucleus that will be the bedrock of activities from which services will be extended to the entire community.
She thanked the Rotary club for the partnership which she said will go a long way in not only improving the health standards in the community but also improve the education standards and performance of the school. She said the Foundation will continue to seek for different partnerships with other like-minded organizations with intentions of uplifting people’s standards of living.
On her part, Ms. Milly Nkajja the Ntinda Metro Rotary Club President thanked the foundation for the great partnership that has yielded fruits in transforming the lives of the residents in the community.
“We came to the School to treat our children and to make sure they are in good health. These activities we are holding are not only meant to benefit the school but the entire Village. We started with the school and we are working with our partners to extend these services to the entire community”. she said.
She re-affirmed that the great partnership between RNF and Ntinda Metro Rotary Group will spearhead the establishment of new projects that will improve the Schools standards.
The Schools Head Teacher Mr Ssebaduka Leonard thanked the Foundation and the Rotary team for their effort in reaching out and extending good health services to the locals in the community. He was also quick to point out that the construction and renovation works of Kakonda Primary school will not only help improve the learning environment for the pupils in the school but will also improve the performance of pupils in the school and the entire community.
Some of the activities that were carried out during the two-day medical camp included free HIV/AIDS testing and counseling, pediatric treatment, cervical cancer testing and screening, safe male circumcision and dispensing of medicine to the locals.
The Foundation organizes and coordinates medical camps, donates medical equipment to health service facilities and organizes and participates in targeted health campaigns to ensure quality health services are provided to the community.