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Lacor Hospital is a private, non-profit Ugandan hospital, whose mission is to guarantee affordable medical services in particular to the most needy. Founded in 1959 by the Comboni Missionaries for the Gulu Catholic Diocese, after 1961 it was managed and developed by a husband and wife team Drs Piero Corti (an Italian paediatrician) and Lucille Teasdale Corti (a Canadian surgeon) up until their deaths: Lucille in 1996 of professionally acquired AIDS and Piero in 2003. Matthew Lukwiya was the medical director of Lacor hospital who led the fight against Ebola in 2000. He and 12 members of staff died of Ebola while caring for the sick. The memory of this outstanding man and plysician, his selfless leadership, compassion and example in coping with gigantic challenges is woven into the fabri...
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This is a sad portrayal of the current state of Uganda's Mulago Hospital. Patients are left unattended in corridors, some without real beds. Hospital staff are over worked and drastically under paid. Urgent repairs are needed to this state hospital, Staff training and medical supplies are needed to help the sick. ACTION IS REQUIRED NOW, TIME TO MAKE THE CHANGE!!!
During Miranda's visit to Mulago Hospital she witnesses first hand why vaccines are so vital to transforming a child's life. Show Miranda your support at http://www.rednoseday.com/hart Find out more at http://www.rednoseday.com/miranda
The absence of Makerere University medical interns from health facilities in Kampala is spelling trouble for the health sector. Parliament is now seeking government intervention. The chairperson of the parliamentary committee on health Dr. Micheal Bukenya revealed that between 13 to 15 children die every day in Kawempe Hospital as result of inadequate medical personnel. NBS TV visited the health facility to find a rather delicate situation. Makerere University was closed on 1st November following a presidential directive that pushed postgraduate medical students out of practice.
In Ugandas state hospitals and clinics, the government provides free treatment and medicine — but supplies of both doctors and drugs are short. Hospitals receive some help from volunteer organizations like Doctors Without Borders that provide medical staff, but low salaries and long hours deter many Ugandan doctors from service. Worldfocus special correspondent Martin Seemungal travels to a small hospital in northern Uganda where patients come by the hundreds and wait for hours to receive treatment from a handful of dedicated caregivers. Bloggers write from Uganda about their experiences on the ground at http://worldfocus.org/blog/2008/12/10/free-healthcare-but-long-lines-in-uganda/3179/ Worldfocus video podcast: http://feeds.feedburner.com/worldfocus
For one month during the summer of 2003,Steffie Mooren have worked at the hospital in Kumi, Eastern Uganda. Kumi hospital is a small, general hospital. The purpose of the visit was to experience the midwifery care in a developing country. It has been a great, but above all impressive experience. Due to the prevailing poverty, Uganda faces a high rate of mother and child mortality in midwifery care. Also other medical care is limited due to the lack of funds and resources. At the same time, HIV/Aids, tuberculosis and leprosy are still frequently occurring problems.
Infertility might become history at the close of next year, since government has constructed an exclusive female hospital, the first of its kind in the country. Dr. Byarugaba Bateran the director for Mulago National Referral Hospital confirms there are 6% women in the country struggling with infertility and badly need intro vital fertilization (IVF). The 320 bed capacity located on Mulago hill next to the tuberculosis clinic, will offer have 40 VIP rooms to enhance fertility treatment for omen finding trouble to conceive. Other services include video conferencing among local doctors and international experts, research and skills transfer, care for new borns, among others. It will have 50 specialized gynecologists and 250 nurses and midwives.
delivery room - look at www.kumihospital.nl
We continue to cover the pathetic medical care in Uganda. Bududa is in Eastern Uganda. So many people think that the horrible medical care in Uganda is isolated. Big mistake. In fact Huge Mistake. All the public hospitals are in a state of shame.
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