COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Assistance

COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Assistance

PROGRAM NAME

COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Assistance
(NOTE: Staff are socially distanced and removed masks for the photo only)

Funded By

CHASE Africa

STATUS

Ongoing

TIMEFRAME

March 2019 – Present

POPULATION

40,000 people

CHALLENGE & OBJECTIVE

During the COVID-19 pandemic, protecting the vulnerable in the Rwenzori region has been an important challenge for RCRA. The project aims to prevent and control morbidity and mortality due to COVID-19 in Busongora North and South Counties.

ACTIONS TAKEN BY RCRA

  • Providing personal protective equipment including sanitizers, hand wash shops, facemasks, and aprons to health care workers
  • Training and risk communication were provided to 20 Village Health Team leaders through door-to-door sensitization by village health teams in the entire Busongora North sub-counties

RESULTS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Educated over 40,000 people on COVID-19 prevention