Most latterly, in October 2015, Lungi delivered some training about Cerebral Palsy. Understanding the nature and causes of Cerebral Palsy, as well as handling, positioning and feeding, has been of tremendous value, in addition to gaining clarity on the different roles of the therapist.
Here a community caregiver shows mum how to straighten out this little boys fingers, to stop him developing.
Because of the fact that CP is not only associated with HIV, but also associated with teenage pregnancy (because of the increased risk of not seeking antenatal care, alongside the increased associated risk of absent intrapartum care), the rate of CP Is actually very high in our community. This training has allowed children with previously unrecognised CP, to be identified by the community caregivers and from there to receive appropriate care and attention.