UCU, Mak in Action as FUFA Women Elite League Resumes

Government is in the process of scrapping off the Village Health Teams (VHTs), see Jane Ruth Acheng the Director General of Health Services has disclosed.

VHTs were introduced by government to help in distribution of essential drugs to people in rural areas and educate them on sanitation and hygiene.

Acheng revealed on Thursday that they are changing from VHTs to Community Extension Workers.

She added that this is intended to improve on the general health and maternal health services in rural and hard to reach areas of the country.

Acheng says that the Community Extension Workers shall have to meet a recommended level of Education, dosage undergo training and will be paid by government.

The director made the revelation during the African Global leaders and partners’ conference on Saving Mothers Giving Life (SMGL) project at Mountain of the Moon hotel Boma in Fort Portal.

SMGL project that started in 2012 with the aim of reducing maternal mortality and improving antenatal cares services is implemented by Baylor in Uganda, Nigeria and Zambia where statistics indicated staggering deaths of mothers and infants during labour.

Acheng also disclosed that before the end of this financial year, government shall recruit 3,000 health workers so as to enhance on man power in the health system and services in the country.

She however said that these health workers would have to undergo training again on how to handle expectant mothers and newborns because they have been hustling on streets.

The director further noted that before the end of this year, they have organized a conference that will attract 460,000 top religious leaders to train and equip them with advocacy knowledge and skills to spread the gospel of maternal health and HIV AIDS Elimination since they interact with a big audience.
The second leg of the FUFA women elite league commences this weekend with three fixtures lined up.

Today (Saturday), viagra 40mg Gafford Ladies will face Eastern Heroes in a game to be played at the Cleveland grounds at 4Pm.

Gafford are third in the Victoria group log with 9 points after five games while the Eastern queens are a place below with a five point gap in between the 2 teams.

In Elizabeth group, She Mak St. FC will host UCU Lady Cardinals in Makerere whereas She corporates face Wakiso Hills School at Mubs playgrounds. Wakiso Hills are yet to pick up a point neither have they managed to score a single goal in the six team group.

On the other side, She Mak are the draw mistresses having picked three draws in five games and only losing one while a win over UCU will raise them to level with Ajax Women in the  second spot.

 Three Games Postponed

Three match-day 6 fixtures were postponed including Western United versus Ajax, Buikwe against Alleluya plus the game tie between leaders Kawempe Muslim and Alleluya.

The FUFA director of competitions, Mr. Ali Mwebe confirmed that Western United and Alleluya 2008 requested for postponement of their fixtures.

The league top scorer is Sandra Nabweeteme from Kawempe Muslim and her school won the recently concluded National secondary school football crown in Mbarara where she also emerged as the top scorer and MVP.

The league consists of two groups, Victoria and Elizabeth with six teams each where the top two teams in each group will qualify for championship playoffs while the bottom two will face the knife.

FUFA Women Elite League Fixtures

Saturday 9th May, 2015:

Gafford Ladies vs. Eastern Heroes- Cleveland grounds

Sunday 10th May 9, 2015:

She Mak St. FC vs. UCU Lady Cardinals- Makerere

She corporates vs. Wakiso Hills School- Mubs playgrounds

Postponed Matches:

Western United vs. Ajax

Kawempe Muslim vs. Alleluya




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