Lubega noted that despite the fact that the government has borrowed a lot of money to support health services, what they found at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital isn’t what they expected.
Regional Referral Hospital has received Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs)
from the area legislators worth Shillings 20 million to help them in the fight
against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The PPEs handed over to the Hospital Director;
Dr. Alex Andema on Tuesday included face shields, surgical gowns, sanitisers
and liquid soap among others.
the handover function, Bashil Ssempa Lubega, the Mubende Municipality Member of
Parliament said that they received a report about the bad state under, which the
Mubende Regional Referral Hospital was operating and decided to intervene as
that despite the fact that the government has borrowed a lot of money to
support health services, what they found at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital isn’t what they
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Hope Grania Nakazibwe, the Mubende District Woman MP said
that all the PPE procured by the government isn’t reaching hospitals, which
has left people to suffer.
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Pascle Mbabazi, the Buwekula county legislator said that the Regional Referral
hospital also lacks a blood bank and called for government intervention.
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Dr. Alex Andema, the Director Mubende Regional Referral Hospital
thanked the MPs for their support and pledged to work with them and put the
donation to proper use for the benefit of the people of Mubende district.
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