UPDF Hands Over Renovated Kyamuswa Health Center IV Theatre

While handing over the renovated theatre at Bukasa H C IV, Edward Katumba Wamala, Minister of Works and Transport promised to equip the facility with the needed machines through the Ministry of Health.
Gen. Katumba Wamala Handing Over Renovated Kyamuswa HC IV Theatre

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Islanders are sighing with relief and now have reason to smile following the national army's helping hand that has seen the a key hospital operating theatre restored. 

While handing over the renovated theatre at Bukasa, Edward Katumba Wamala Minister of Works and Transport promised to equip the facility with needed machines through MoH. 

The theatre which was constructed in 2012 had become so dilapidated that even the ceiling had collapsed. 

The theatre has also not been functional due to lack of equipment used in operation of patients and pregnant mothers in islands. 

Katumba-Wamala says after renovation, they are embarking on equipping the theatre to have it functional to serve the islanders. 

"We have managed to equip the centre with mattresses, maternity beds and some basic equipment in the meantime," minister Katumba added.

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The health facility has 23 staff out of over 40 Health workers expected to serve in an HC IV. 

Mukasa Mawagi Ronald, in charge of the facility, says this limits health services provided by the facility towards the islanders. 

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Kyamuswa Health Center IV serves  approximatly number of 18,000 islanders on the islands of Bukasa, Bugaba, Buyange, Kisaba, Lwanabatya and Nakibanga.

Namubiru Margaret, a resident of Bukasa says women have been burdened with transport while giving birth but now the theatre is to address some of the women issues. 

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UPDF renovated the theatre as way of enhancing their relationship with communities ahead of Tarehe Sita celebrations commemorated every Sixth of February. 

UPDF has also constructed a pit latrine at Mwenna Landing site in Kalangala Town Council which has been commissioned today. 


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