BUSHENYI ROTARY CLUB EMBARKS ON FREE HEALTH SERVICES CAMPAIGN
By Deus Turuhukire
Over 500 patients with different health conditions in Kyamuhunga sub-county Bushenyi district have got free health service from Rotary club International in it’s campaign aimed at giving back to the community.
A team of health workers led by Dr.Henry Waswa of Reproductive Health Uganda pitched a health camp at Kibazi primary School in Kyamuhunga sub-county where they offered free health services to the patients with different illnesses ranging from poor vision to HIV/AIDS.
Mr.Baker Owomugisha addressing patients who turned up for treatment
The president Rotary club Bushenyi District; Baker Owomugisha who supervised the clinic camp told our www.mknewslink.com reporter that Rotary club International has embarked at giving back to community through giving free health services and safe water.
Among the patients were men, women and young children who tested for Eye and HIV free of charge. At the camp also over 40 children under the age of Five were immunized against killer diseases while women were given family planning and cervical cancer testing services.
Meanwhile Owomugisha says the Rotary club International in conjunction with Rotarians from KIU, UgandaTechnical College Bushenyi,Comboni Hospital health workers and Health Reproductive Uganda to deliver free services to the community every year .
Abias Tumwesiye who represented the area LC1 chairperson told the www.mknewslink.com that the Rotary Club of Bushenyi has improved on the social welfare of the community through giving them free medication and safe water.
Ten bore holes were constructed in Kyamuhunga sub-county by the Rotary Club of Bushenyi with one in Kibazi village.
The managing Direct Reproductive Health Uganda Bushenyi branch; Henry Waswa said that the patients were in a big number but men were in a small number compared to women’s.
Source:www.mknewslink.com a western Uganda news website
Henry Waswa and another medical worker attending to patients.
KIU Rotarians screening patients at the clinic camp