FROM JULY 2011 TO DECEMMBER 2011
By Asifiwe Chanafi, Focal Person
Ilembula Lutheran Hospital is a Faith based Health facility. It is owned by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania Southern Diocese. The Hospital is situated southwest of Makambako town, Njombe District in Iringa Region. It is 5km South-East of Mbeya –Dar es Salaam tarmac road. The Hospital deals with the provision of Health services to the community. Due to increase in complicated and chronic illnesses the group of people who are working with Ilembula Lutheran Hospital have established the Program named CTC under the organisation umbrella. The Program has existed for six years since 2006 when it was established.
Orientation to Hospital leaders, CTC and Hospital staff was conducted as it was planed.
3.PROVISION FOR NUTRITION EDUCATION SESSIONS TO GROUPS OF PLHIV ATTENDING CTC FROM JULY TO DECEMBER 2011
In July 2011 when we started to implement the Nutritional Education Sessions the CTC had the patients 3,191 patients were from June 30,2011 at Ilembula CTC.Among of them 1,836 were female and 1355 were males, whereby in December the clinic had 4,383The average of patients received knowledge on Nutrition were 1014 (31.2% from the total patients).
3.1. TOPICS TAUGHT:
3.1.1. Elimu ya Msingi ya chakula na lishe.
Nini maana ya chakula
Umuhimu wa chakula kwa binadamu
Virutubishi,umuhimu na vyanzo vyake.
Makundi ya vyakula.
These topics were taught in July 2011. Total patents attended were 894.
3.1.2. Matatizo ya chakula na lishe Tanzania
Upungufu wa nishati na protin
Upungufu wa wekundu wa damu
Upungufu wa Vitamini A
Upungufu wa madini joto
These topics were taught in August 2011. Total patents attended were 1190.
3.1.3.Lishe kwa watu wanaoishi na VVU na UKIMWI
Uhusiano wa lishe na Virusi vya UKIMWI
Ulaji bora (mlo kamili)
Mbinu za utayarishaji na uboreshaji wa chakula
Vidokezo muhimu vya uboreshaji wa chakula
These topics were taught in November 2011. Total patents attended were 1131
3.1.4.Usafi na usalama wa chakula na maji.
Usafi wa mtayarishaji wa chakula
Usafi wa vyombo
Usafi wa sehemu za kutayarishia vyakula
Usafi na usalama wa chakula
Usafi na usalama wa maji ya kunywa.
These topics were taught in December 2011. Total patents attended were 840.
All facilitators who were attended a seminar which was conducted by the COUNSENTH AND TUNAJALI participated fully in implementation.
3.2.1. Asifiwe Chanafi
3.2.2. Apia Ndelele
3.2.3. Aristides Mtega
3.2.4. Julia Njako
4.1. Lack of practical demonstration materials.
4.2. Unavailability of room for seminars, practical and demonstration.
4.3.Lack of fund for purchasing materials for practical/demonstration, stationary, brochures and Problems
4.4. Inadequate of CTC staff.
5. WAY FORWARD
5.1. Let us work together for finding solutions of those weaknesses so as to fulfill the demand in implementation of our activities for better health of PLHIV.
5.2. More seminars for refreshments are needed to those who attended seminar.
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