Here is a brief recap of our outreaches over the last two weeks to Nyawita in Kisumu County (Wednesday, July 26, 2017) and Kodiaga in Siaya County (Wednesday, August 2, 2017).
The Nyawita visit was a successful one. We were invited by Eunice Oreri, the Gem Sub-County surveillance officer that invited us to her home. We received the invitation and were excited to go there.
While in Nyawita, , the outreach team received 102 patients (87 were screened for their blood pressure with 13 referred for further consultation; 4 received family planning counseling with 18 receiving family planning methods; 9 signed up for M-TIBA; 13 clients received glasses, 11 received HIV testing and counseling, 20 received cervical cancer screening with 3 referred for further care, our clinician saw 83 patients and referred 9 for further care and 43 children received vitamins and immunization.
For our visit to Kodiaga, the outreach team was accompanied by the mobile health van provided by Jhpeigo.
The outreach team received 100 clients (22 were screened for cervical cancer, 20 received family planning counseling, 15 received family planning methods, 22 were immunized, 52 received HIV testing and counseling, 20 were seen by our clinicians, 10 signed up for M-TIBA services and 2 bought glasses offered by our partner Essilor).
Our outreach team will be on break next week due to the upcoming General Elections in Kenya but will resume the week after. If there is any change, we shall be sure to keep you updated.