- 38 farmers trained in Wakiso and Pallisa in two sub counties.
- 55 village meetings were organized by trained farmers in 19 parishes
- 2 District Pesticide Committees holding quarterly meetings were formed
Phase II &III
- Over 300 farmers trained in Wakiso and Pallisa
- Have reached over 2000 farmers at Sub County through sensitisation level and over 1000 farmers trained on spot.
- Over 6 days trainings conducted among over 200 farmers in Wakiso and Pallisa districts
- 2 days follow-up visits
- Promotion of the fruit fly trap technology with over 900 traps sold among farmers in Wakiso and Pallisa districts
- ‘Push-pull’ technology demonstrated in 19 sub counties of Pallisa (in collaboration with ICIPE)
- Pesticide safety/IPM promotion in academic institutions (MUK, Gulu, MUST, KIU, IUIU, Arapai, Nsambya hospital)
- 72 agro dealers trained in 3 days.
- 72 Agro-dealers monitored twice on spot.
- 12 agro dealers from Wakiso and Mbarara supported and trained in a safe pesticide use training conducted by Makerere University and MAAIF in Kabanyoro.
Public Health Spray Personnel
- 55 public Health Spray Personnel trained in Wakiso and Pallisa in a 2 days training
- 33 public health visited and monitored on spot
- Registered legally with the district as Wakiso District Fumigators Association (WADIFA)
- Over 10 research papers published in relation to PHE Project (ATTACH LINK HERE)
- 4 local university students’ research supported
- Studies by PhD Student on Pesticides Exposure Asthma and Diabetes (PEXADU) in collaboration with Arhus University.
Community Sensitisations and outreach and publication
- IEC materials (7 booklets, 11 posters, 2 flipcharts, 1 banner were produced and distributed)
- Over 42 Radio Talk shows including bonus adverts ran on CBS, Namirembe FM and Aisa FM
- Monthly phone calls to health care workers – 53 (both phase I & Phase II)
- Over 8 newsletters and magazines published
- SMS campaigns to over 500 people in 4 languages on a weekly basis
- 10 articles published in different print media (including Bukedde, Newvision, Daily monitor, Etop)
2 short documentaries aired on UBC TV
Health Care Workers
- Over 210 Health care workers Reached and trained HCW in Wakiso, Pallisa and Kayunga
- Two day trainings of 66 health care workers on Diagnosis, treatment and management of pesticides poisoning in Wakiso and Pallisa.
- 2 day follow-up meetings with 66 health care workers trained in Wakiso and Pallisa.
- 42 health care workers monitored in their respective health facilities
- 394 cases of pesticide poisoning registered in the database from Pallisa and Wakiso
Village Health Team members
- Over 236 village health team members trained in both Wakiso and Pallisa
- 201 village sensitisation meetings conducted with Village sensitisation meetings reaching over 2000 people in both districts
- Drama groups and sensitisation conducted in 42 schools.
National Poison Information Centre (NPIC)
- With Directorate of Government analytic laboratory (DGAL), the project has established the NPIC under DGAL
- 4 Annual Scientific Conferences supported
- 4 District Pesticide Conferences held
- The project has supported 5 Joint Annual Scientific Health (JASH) Conferences since 2013.