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In Africa many people die from diseases that are simply, easily and cheaply preventable or treatable: malaria, diarrhoea, respiratory infections and malnutrition.

In areas with Malaria the use of mosquito bed-nets and administration of high-dose vitamin A can halve the death rate of children under 5.

Since 2010 we have provided communities in eastern Uganda with a total of 2300 mosquito nets and funded the drugs and vitamin A for mobile clinics. We are funding the construction a Health Centre in the village of Busamaga. It should be providing services in the next few months.

In the highlands of Ethiopia, through a local charity and government staff, we helped rural people get better access to: Clean Water, Health Education, Medicines, Vaccination, and Family Planning - things that we in the UK take for granted.

Current News:

Uganda. Building of the Health Centre that we are funding in the the village of Busamaga is progressing well

Ethiopia. We have now 'handed over' our work in Ethiopia to a newly formed charity. See www.shepethiopia.org.uk

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'SHAPE' is a working name for The Shropshire Health for Africa Project, UK Charity No. 1124253