Coffee is the major cash crops to farmers
One of a Tourist attraction in Karagwe
Fishers preparing for fishing

Health

Health services are provided through 3 hospitals ,4 health centers, and 46 dispensaries as both for prevention and cure. Among the 10 major diseases prevailing in Karagwe, Malaria and HIV/AIDS are leading ones.The table below depicts health distribution in the district.

Type

                                  Owner

Total

Government

Religious

Prison

Ranch

Private

Hospital

0

3

0

0

0

3

Health Centers

3

1

0

0

0

4

Dispensary

34

5

2

3

2

46

Total

37

9

2

3

2

53

 Health Stakeholders

Health services in Karagwe District is provided in corraboration  between various stakeholders such as Central Government, and  Local and International Organisation as followed:

Central Government

Our service at large depends on support from central Government.We receive grant (PE and OC) and medicine from Medical Store Department (MSD).

Religious Organisation

Karagwe District Council has collaboration with Lutheran  Church(KKKT) diocise of Karagwe and Roman Catholic  Church diocise of Rulenge on provision of medical care services.Moreover KKKT provides inhouse medical care support for HIV AIDS patients.

These organisations help in the improvement of health facilities like building Doctors' houses,purchasing furnitures,and installation of solar panel energy at health centers of Ruhita, Rugu, and Nkwenda. Also they provide awareness about prevention measure of malaria by supplying mosquitor nets.

Non Goverment Organisation(NGO's)

The council in collaboration with the Karagwe Development And Relief Service (KARADES) is receiving medical equipments and drugs through DRI.
Also the council has close frindshipn with DANIDA through it's project of Demand Driven District Capacity Building (D3CB).

ACORD  oganisation is another partner with the Council which is mainly concerned with fighting on HIV AIDS spread.It has already created network for affected pepole in the District for provision of support.

BTC organisation,is participated in the formulation of Primary Health Care (PHC) project.

Disease Analysis

1.AIDS

With collaboration of health stakeholders like ELCT,WOMEDA,WORLD VISION, and ICAP,the Council has managed to reduce spreading of new infections from 7% in the year 1996,to 4.8% in 2010

2.MALARIA

The District Council has successed to minimize malaria infenctions through the following measures. By the use of vaccinating households with Anti Mosquitor spray,and the free offering mosquitor nets.

 

 
 

Aina ya kituo

                                   Mmiliki

Jumla

Halmashauri

Mashirika ya dini

Magereza

Ranch

Binafsi

Hospitali

0

3

0

0

0

3

Vituo vya Afya

3

1

0

0

0

4

Zahanati

34

5

2

3

2

46

Jumla

37

9

2

3

2

53