I was in Ruhanga at the back end of Feb 2013 and caught up with the team working on the community health centre and they sent me updates on progress during the summer
Denis and his team continued to work towards the finishing line and just as they thought the end was in sight an inspector from the District Council visited and demanded a whole lot of changes, changes that required large sums of money.
Our friends at Hastoe were instrumental in helping the team to final mile.
The dispensary will be a crucial part of this initiative, medicines are very expensive in Uganda even when folk have money.
One of the changes the District Inspector wanted to see was a tiled floor. At the time I thought he was being nitpicking but looking at the results, I can see his point.
We urgently need to stock to this cupboard
This day seemed a long way off back in February.
Although the doors have opened, there is a lot of work to do still and we hope you can help us.
How can you help?
We are looking for volunteers from the health profession, doctors, nurse, dentists, specialists in tropical diseases so why not take time out and visit us.
Can you sponsor the salary of a local nurse, midwife, or doctor? If so please visit our page over at My Charity Page or click on the image below
We also need the sort of items you would find at a community health centre such as
- Blood pressure machines
- Examination table
- First Aid kits
- Syringes/ Needles
- Wound dressing
The list is endless
Thank you all for your support