By Goodluck Musinguzi

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is securing the health of the people of West Nile as he commissions the newly rehabilitated and expanded 200 bed Yumbe Hospital. The hospital has also been elevated to a Regional Referral status.

The expansion of the hospital includes:
• Construction of a new expanded OPD complete with Laboratory, Radiology and pharmacy,

• A new Accident and Emergency Unit complete with a minor theatre
• New Operation Theatre of 3 Operation Rooms up from the initial 1 operation room before expansion and 3 Delivery Suites

• New Wards: Maternity Ward (40 Beds), Female (40 Beds), Male (40 Beds), Pediatrics (40 beds) and isolation (32 Beds)
• Private Wing with private OPD and a 26 Bed Ward
• Construction 38 new staff housing units and an Interns Hostel for 20 interns
• A new refrigerated mortuary for 20 bodies
• Remodeling of the existing medical building into expanded support facilities: Kitchen, Laundry, Stores, Maintenance Workshops, Gym, Youth Friendly Services and Meeting Room
• Rehabilitation of all existing staff houses
• Supply and installation of new equipment of a complete assortment of medical equipment and furniture including
• A Mini- Bus to be used for outreach programs to further bring health services closer to the communities

About Goodluck Musinguzi

Born on 12th March 1979 in Kabale district, South Western Uganda near the Rwanda and Eastern Congo Borders. Started Journalism around 1999, the Kibwetere inferno was a turn around. Entatsi newspaper and Monitor FM were interested in my stories. I covered extensively the Amama Mbabazi-Garuga Musinguzi Parliamentary elections extensively for Monitor Newspaper,Monitor FM, Voice of Kigezi and Entatsi Newspaper. Later I worked with Uganda Radio Network. Newvision gave me opportunity to cover War in Eastern Congo. Did investigation stories. Am now the Chief Executive Officer Kigezi News Agency Limited, we publish for a number of websites in Uganda.

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