The only two ambulances belonging to the district including one that was donated around 2006 by Medicines Sans Frontiers, an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organization have broken-down.
Dr. Johnes Obungoloch, a Biomedical engineer and deputy dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) said the Atomic Energy Council in the Ministry of Energy can’t do anything currently even as its responsible for dealing with radioactive devices such as the X ray and CT equipment.
Dr. Gitahi Githinji, the AMREF Africa CEO said instead of returning user fees in hospitals, stakeholders should consider other ways of collecting the user fees early on in order to guarantee that someone will get the healthcare they need once they fall sick.
According to Okin PP Ojara, although parliament allocates funds according to work plans presented by the respective ministries detailing how it will be spent, Atwine and Ssegawa disbursed money ignoring the purpose for, which it was provided.
Mumbere appealed to the people to desist from superstitions that could escalate the disease and hinder efforts to have it managed.
The Rwenzururu leader also asked the youth to check their lifestyles and desist from practices that make them vulnerable to diseases like cancers, hypertension, diabetes and HIV/AIDS.