Free Medical Camps
Rainbow For Africa UK volunteers have participated since 2016 in a number of Free Medical Camps in collaboration with our local partners of the St Paul Chaplaincy (University of Nairobi) and a number of other local organizations and businesses. These are days of free access to care and treatment offered to the local population. The medical camps are usually set either nearby slums and informal settlement characterised by extreme poverty or located in central areas of easy access for people moving on feet from distances.
These activities entail clinical work, in partnership with local health professional’s volunteers, and coaching activities with the local medical and health professional students volunteering.
Health Interventions in the Slums
Rainbow For Africa UK is actively involved in medical activities in some of the slums on Nairobi in collaboration with local health authorities and other stakeholders. The activities are both focused on personal care for specific cases identified via our network of partners and our visits or broader intervention on the population.
Rainbow For Africa UK endorse a horizontal approach to cooperation where every organization involved in the locality steps into intervention planning and take responsibility for delivering what agreed.
ECOO Projects- Ultrasound in cooperation
Since 2016 Rainbow For Africa UK has been training and supporting healthcare professionals, mainly nurses and midwives, operating in remote areas, to become proficient in the use of ultrasounds in general medicine and particularly in mother and child health. At least 2 courses each ear have been delivered.
Among other ECOO projects in October 2018 our team reached out Sio Port Sub County Hospital where, following a two days intense training, with future commitment of local and provincial authorities, an ultrasound machine was donated to the local health authorities. This was the first ever diagnostic imaging available at this hospital.