Kakindo Health center IV in Kakumiro district has received theatre machines from the Ministry Of Health through the Kakumiro local government to improve health services in the district.
The machines received are Patient monitor, Ultrasound machine, theatre light, sterilizing machine, and oxygen concentrator valued at a cost of over 94m.
During the launch of the equipment at Kakindo HCIV in Kakindo Town council Kakumiro district on Thursday, the Deputy RDC Edward Kalisa Monday said that this is to bring the services near so that the residents cannot stop travelling long distances looking for better services.
He however lauded the government and Kakumiro district council for the great step moved to save the lives of Ugandans.
Dr. Edward Sabiiti the Kakumiro District Health Officer welcomed the machines asserting that they will help in saving lives and reduce the death rates of expectant mothers in Kakumiro district.
He however pledged to utilize the machines together with other doctors saying that the facility has experienced doctors to operate them.
Meanwhile, Lawrence Bazaara the Kakumiro district secretary for Health and the district councilor for Kakindo town council has applauded the government for considering Kakindo HCIV asserting the facility serves huge number of patients including those from Kakumiro, Kagadi, Kikuube, Kyankwanzi, Kibaale and Kiboga districts.
In 2020, The then State Minister in charge of the Vice President’s Office and also former Bugangaizi West Member of Parliament Dr. Kasirivu Atwooki donated a 5 Million Uganda shillings Dental Chair to help fight dental diseases in the district.