Nnabagereka Challenges People On Safer Health Care Services

and geneva;”>sick sans-serif; font-size: x-small;”>Nnabagereka who was a head trainer at a recent sensitization seminar about safe motherhood and prevention of child to mother HIV transmission at St. Modesta Primary School in Bisange Village, Kabonera, Bbudu County, observed that a lot is still desired in a bid to improve people’s health conditions despite reports indicating some improvement in safe motherhood.

She stressed for need to embrace health services like improved family planning methods and urged couples to improve on their communications about the issue. She also encouraged people to intensify the fight against malaria especially among expectant mothers and infants in order to curb down the spread of HIV/AIDs among other diseases.

Nnabagereka appealed to expectant mothers to always go to recognized health centers for antenatal care at least four times during pregnancy and to ascertain their HIV status so that if found positive, they can acquire early treatment to avoid spreading the disease to their unborn babies.

Earlier during the day, Nnabagereka had visited Nativity of Our Lady Bisanje Catholic parish where she donated shoes and Luganda learning books to the children in that home. She also engaged in an immunization exercise to show commitment to the promotion of better and improved health services.


Masaka woman Member of Parliament, Frieda Kase Mubanda challenged mothers to always seek better and safe health services from trusted health centers. While the Masaka district chairman LC 5, Joseph Kalungi hailed the Nnabagereka for endeavoring to develop and protect people in Buganda and the country at large.

Masaka District deputy Health Officer, Dr. Margret Ntambazi observed that some expectant mothers are not fully using mosquito nets for their protection purposes which he said has led to increased maternal mortality rate.

The representative of United Nations Populations Fund, Peninah Kyoyagala Tomusange applauded cultural institutions like Buganda which she accredited for playing a very important role in sensitizing the citizenry on crucial matters.

Bbudu County chief, Pokino Charles Kiyimba Kwewayo commended the Nnabagereka for her move to take the sensitization campaign about safe motherhood down to the local people.

Other trainers of the day included Eva Nakimuli from the Population secretariet, Lubwama Stephen Mukasa a commissioner of health in Buganda kingdom and Ndagire Barbra from PACE among other

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