The National social security fund ( NSSF ) has donated health equipment’s to five government hospitals that are worth 336 Millions.
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The hospitals that received the equipment’s included; Kiruddu hospital, Bukalasi health centre III in Bududa, Mpigi, Arua and Kisiizi hospital in Rukungiri.
Kiruddu hospital received Shs 87million intensive care unit equipment including monitors, suction machines and oxygen concentrators.
Bukalasi health centre got Shs 62 million worth of equipment for the maternity ward.
Mpigi hospital was handed shs80 million equipment for accident emergency unit and maternity ward among other equipment.
The MD of NSSF Mr. Byarugaba said: “We aren’t looking at just savings of our members but also ensuring that they have a health life by providing medical facilities. And through the equipments that we have donated, lives of our members and other communities will be influenced.”
Amelia Kyambadde the Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives thanked NSSF for their donations saying that the donation came in the right time.
Kyambadde said that most health centres in Uganda lack enough medical equipment and therefore nssf’s donation will be of great services to these centres.
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