By Lawrence Mushabe
In a bid to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic ,Entebbe Rotary Club through District 9211 delivered medical equipment worth millions of shillings.
The consignment comprising N95 masks and ventilators, gloves ,medical googles and other gear was delivered by Mr. Tom Byarugaba and officially handed over to the medical Superintendent Dr Moses Muwanga.
Byarugaba Tom who is the director of vocational services for Rotary club Entebbe hopes for more support from other Rotarians for the health workers and COVID 19 patients at the hospital.
“Health workers of Entebbe General hospital have gradually contained and treated patients of COVID 19 from day one untill discharged which is not case to every country” Tom applauding health workers while donating equipments to the hospital.
Accordingly, Entebbe General hospital is one of the famous hospitals that were propounded and strategised currently by the Ministry of health to treat the COVID 19 patients. Generally the hospital has handled over 300 COVID 19 suspects with 32 confirmed cases and 29 cases have been discharged with no cases of death from the hospital.
Dr Muwanga Moses,the medical superintendent at Entebbe General Hospital greatly recognised and warmly welcomed the donation from the rotarians and for the partiality of the hospital he said this donation has strongly comforted the health workers to continue treating patients time to time until the pandemic is fully contained.
“These equipments have certainly strengthened our staff and we are extremely ready to fight against this pandemic in all ways” Dr Moses Muwanga said
However, Tom Byarugaba stressed that rotary club has the pending projects of equipping Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital with upto 95,000 US dollars in the next 2 years.
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