Leaders in Ntungamo encourage early detection of eye issues in the community.
Through Anthony Kushaba
In order to prevent complications, locals in the Ntungamo district have been urged to constantly encourage early detection of eye abnormalities in their children.
Sam Muchunguzi, leader of local council five in Ntungamo district, made the call this afternoon at a ceremony at the district council hall where Light for the World Uganda donated a variety of eye medications.
The chairperson stated that if problems were identified and addressed at a young age, they could have been prevented from becoming more serious problems.
Mukiibi Nasser, the chief administrative officer of Ntungamo, disclosed that the district is now hiring additional optics.
Lovincer Nantongo the project coordinator for light the world Uganda revealed that the intention is to ensure that children both in school and out school are helped with closer emphasis on their sight.
She revealed that the children do not often get the care they require so that they live healthier.
The acting health officer for Ntungamo district Beatrice Chemisto has revealed that the organization has been partnering with the district since 2019 and has greatly supported the district in extending services to the people especially the children with eye problems.