Ruth's experience working within Finance and Administration in the charity sector is invaluable to LTCH. She enjoys the opportunity to work with children and said “I enjoy working with LTCH because I have an opportunity to participate in creating positive change, bringing hope and putting a smile on the faces of children as they are being provided with the opportunities for better hearing.”
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Josephine joined us as a student and is now a full time paediatric audiologist with LTCH. She views each child with a hearing impairment as a puzzle to be solved. She says "It is satisfying to invest your time and energy into a profession that improves the quality of life for others. It is an opportunity for me to apply my diagnostic and habilitative skills to help provide an optimal listening environment and helping children to have a better quality of life.
Jacent Kabayaga joined us in 2020 and works as our Assistant Administrator/HR. She ensures the clinics run smoothly, with all equipment in good working condition and overseeing the welfare of all nurses/screeners, volunteers and trainees. " I am a very compassionate person and i delight in giving a hand to those that need it. Working in an environment of children at LTCH is a dream come true for me
Rinah Joined us at the end of 2018 on a part time basis. She over sees all the appointments and keeps the records in check. She also has experience as a sign language teacher and is now working with some of our younger children, helping them to communicate.
Angela joined the team in 2018 and was trained as a new born screener. Mainly working in Kawala Health Centre she screens on average 50 Babies a week for early detection of hearing loss. LTCH has a programme to train more screeners who work locally as early intervention is key to ensuring good hearing outcomes.
Dorcus holds a bachelors of Arts in Social sciences with experience working with NGOs such as 'Africa Loves' in 2018, which basically dealt with children. Her love for work and children is evident. She joined LTCH at the beginning of 2020 as the clinic clerk at Kawempe referral Hospital.
An enrolled nurse trained in newborn screening and health talk presentations, Hajara joined LTCH in 2020 and screens babies to ensure that those who require assistance receive the best services for improved hearing. This makes certain that the biggest number of mothers know their babies' hearing status and well-being. This is followed by educating mothers on how to protect and safeguard the babies' hearing senses. "Fulfilling of such duties makes me stronger, determined and motivated to offer more services, with an aim of assisting more mothers and babies, as I become a better health practitioner.
Sylvia joined us as a trainee in 2018. She is now a trained school screener and goes out to schools in TED – our mobiles clinic. She runs our programme which sees an average of 320 children per month during term time. During the holiday she goes out to children homes, screening children for hearing loss and referring those with ear infections to our clinic. She also educates parents and teachers on the importance of good ear health.
Oganised, compassionate and detail oriented Speech and Language Therapist with high standards of performance and support for children with Speech and language disorders and disability. Giving auditory access to our children develops along the auditory hierarchy that enables us to better foster clients' skills by designing appropriate goals, bench marks and activities for auditory, speech and language development
Norina joined us in 2017 as a volunteer. She works on a part time basis fitting and fine tuning hearing aids. She is very passionate about her work and is a great asset to the team.
Emmanuel joined LTCH in 2020 as a Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant. He is currently working on a monitoring and evaluation plan for our DFID funded project. He works closely with the Ugandan team members working on their respective project activities to achieve the desired outcomes set for the project.
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