Rubaga Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B screening and vaccination for Rubaga private schools Association

Byidi health team started a Hepatitis B screening and vaccination campaign on the 15th and 16th June 2019 through an organized Health camp for Rubaga Private Schools Association with a theme of promoting health amongst staff under this umbrella organization. 

The camp had a 60 % turn up of the anticipated 100 members who had expressed willingness to participate in the screening exercise. It was a good starting point as the head teachers in this association expressed interest for the same exercise to be implemented in their respective schools by reaching to the pupils of these schools and respective parents.

A working partnership is to be formalized with the schools under this association so as to extend the ultimate objective of prevention by screening and vaccinating the pupils for Hepatitis B.

Other health concerns were expressed by the participants most especially the call for Cervical cancer screening were over 20 female staff registered for cervical cancer screening.

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