By Emmanuel Okwii
Residents of Mafubira village on the outskirts of Jinja town have received a new state-of-art hospital constructed with the intention of decongesting Jinja main referral hospital.
The facility is expected to accommodate over two hundred in – patients and hundreds more than 2 million out -patients.
Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga, the Kamuli District Woman Mp and Speaker of Parliament opened the Almeka Medicare Centre at the weekend. The hospital is privately owned by a youthful businessman, Mr Nelson Lufafa.
Although the facility is private, government has promised to provide power transformers for the new hospital and help with other logistics like drugs.
Mrs. Proscovia Salaam Musumba, the Kamuli District Chairperson and FDC Vice President while speaking at the ceremony at the weekend urged parents to take care of their children’s health by visiting the hospital.