Author: Dr Kizito Felix

Dr Kizito is a COMONETH supported medical officer attached to Kiyunga Health Centre.



As we go about our daily business and interactions in life, communication is key if we are to be successful. This becomes even critical when people with special needs such as those with hearing impairment are involved, unlike those who can hear and speak. According to World health organization (WHO), there is an estimate of […]

The Four Ps Needed To Facilitate A Natural Delivery


Finally, the psyche of the mother mind needs to be right. The mother should be strong, fearless and happy. In other words, she needs to be emotionally stable for her to be able to push out her baby. If the mother is emotionally unstable, fearful, tensed and feeling of lack of support may make the delivery difficult.

Ugandan Mother Lurks In The Shadow of Death At A TBA’s For 3 Days


Pamela was clearly in a lot of pain and kept begging health workers to save her life and that of her baby. I quickly put on gloves make quick assessment of situation. And my primary examination showed that she had tenderness on touching her abdomen and this would mean two things; either a pending uterine rupture or a detached placenta from the uterine attachment wall. Also, her baby’s presenting part which was the head had swollen and in medicine it’s a sign of obstruction, meaning that the baby’s head was trying to pass through a narrow passage -the pelvis bone. Luckily, the baby’s heart could be heard faintly with the fetoscope.

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