Obanga was interdicted on Saturday together with a gynecologist, Kenneth Muwanguzi, and the anesthetist, Robert Okumu by the Chief Administrative Officer Bugiri, Martin Kisule.
The Bugiri Hospital
Superintendent, Oundo Obanga, has been interdicted following the death of two
expectant mothers. Obanga was interdicted on Saturday together with a gynecologist, Kenneth
Muwanguzi, and the anesthetist, Robert Okumu by the Chief Administrative Officer Bugiri, Martin Kisule.
It is alleged that, on July 10, 30-year-old, Monica Nalubanga, a resident of
Namutumba district, who had been referred to Bugiri hospital after experiencing
medical complications died in the maternity ward, after health workers declined
to conduct a caesarian section procedure on her over failure to raise 300,000
Another patient Sarah Mukhaye, a resident of Bugiri died in the hospital's
emergency room six after the doctor who had scheduled to conduct a caesarian
section procedure on her failed to show up, and neither did he assign any health
worker to manage her condition.
Relatives of the deceased filed their complaints at the office of the Bugiri
Resident District Commissioner Ramadhan Walugembe who prompted police to
conduct a general inquiry into the matter.
Oundo, Muwanguzi, and Okumu were summoned to record statements over negligence
and abuse of office at Bugiri Central Police Station, but they were later
released on police bond.
The Chief Administrative Officer Bugiri Martin Kisule says that the three have
been interdicted as the police, State House Health Monitoring Unit, and Ministry
of Health officials carry out investigations.
He says that the district leadership is streamlining standard measures of
ensuring free and quality health services to the community.