Due to lack of adequate treatment, Nansubuga left the hospital and returned to her home in Bundibugyo where she is currently being attended to by a local orthopedic and village nursing assistant Ronald Bwambale who owns a small drug shop.
A mother who
lost three children in last week’s bus accident in Fort Portal is surviving on
handouts from sympathizers to
treat injuries she sustained.
a resident of Kikalijo Village in Ntoroto Sub County, Bundibugyo District lost
her three daughters Gift Asiimwe 13, Divine Mubezi, 4 and Destiny Alinda 2
months in the accident that occurred at Sebitoli trading Centre in Busoro
sub-county along Fort Portal-Kyenjojo Road.
22 people aboard the bus that was heading to Kampala from Bundibugyo district
died on the spot when the bus veered off the road and overturned several
who sustained a broken lower and upper
limb says that while at the hospital, she was being given painkillers. She explains that when the hospital had run short of medicine they were only cleaning her
wounds and giving her injections to reduce her pain.
Due to lack
of adequate treatment, Nansubuga left the hospital and returned to her home in Bundibugyo
where she is currently being attended to by a local orthopedic and village nursing
assistant Ronald Bwambale who owns a small drug shop.
says she all her money was lost during the tragic accident and did not have money
to buy drugs for treatment while at the hospital.
“When I was
at the hospital I did not get any help, the medics would only come to check on
us and give us pain killers only, most of the work including cleaning my wounds
was done by my sister and husband,” Nansubuga says.
Nansubuga says she’s hesitant to return to the hospital because she will not be
attended to. She also says that she lacks funds to access treatment in a
private facility yet she remains in pain.
embera gyendimu sinungi…
husband Geoffrey Bitamulwe says that he is upset by the failure of a government
facility to treat the wife. Bitamulwe says that he was forced to take the wife
back home because she was being neglected by the medical workers.
also says that since the accident, she hasn’t received any assistance from Link Bus
//Cue in: ekisinga
Tugende mu private”//
Bitamulwe, they have so far received One Million Shillings from well-wishers for Nansubuga’s treatment.
Adaku the Director of Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital says that Nansubuga
should return to the hospital for a review. He adds that a personal doctor will
be assigned to attend to her and ensure that her life is saved.