Bundibugyo District Gets Two Ambulances to Improve Health Services Delivery

By Baluku Jack

Bundibugyo District Health Department has received a donation of two community Ambulances from the two Members of Parliament, Richard Gafabusa of Bwamba Constituency and Acrobat Moses Kiiza of Bughendera Constituency.

Unveiling and handing over of the donation yesterday to the district authorities at the district headquarters, the legislatures who pledged for more support towards the betterment of the district, said that the ambulances are a vital boost to the district’s efforts to increase access to health care services for its most vulnerable populations especially women and children.

The members of parliament pledged to continue their strong support and observed need for also improving other sectors including education, production, trade among others.

They asked the district leadership to ensure the proper use of the vehicles and Hon. Kiiza offered himself to servicing the ambulances. He also assured much consideration to people living in hard to reach areas.

The vehicles bring the number of ambulances in the district to five including those that were in the last years donated by other leaders.

Christopher Kiyita, the District Health Officer, appreciated the donation and said that the ambulances would help to strengthen the health department.

Kiyita added that the donation has come at a time when the district through the ministry of health was looking forward to establishing emergency medical services which require quick means of transport.

He pledged to do the monitoring of the vehicles and make sure they are serving their designated purpose of saving the lives.

Receiving the ambulances, the district boss Mr. Robert Tibakunirwa commended the two MPs for portraying qualities of good leaders adding that they would look at giving a priority to the expectant mothers since they are the most vulnerable persons.

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Isekalombi Elijah July 21, 2021 at 3:59 am

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Alex Baluku July 21, 2021 at 9:33 am

Thank you for appreciating.


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