By Alvin Twebaze
District Health Officer for Bushenyi Dr. Edward mwesigye commended health team in the whole district and tasked them to keep the spirit, maintain the trend for Bushenyi as number one in health delivery.
This was during the function at Peak Hotel yesterday 28th June 2023, as health workers celebrate Bushenyi’s success in health service delivery for leading the whole country three consecutive financial years.
Dr. Edward said that Bushenyi has won three years’ consecutive lead in health services toping the game in the country.
He attributes the great achievement to the teamwork of health workers at health centers on all levels, commitment and attention to details to deliver to the expectations.
He noted that when the permanent secretary for Ministry of Health visited Bushenyi, Dr. Diana Atwiine had suggested that Bushenyi HC IV should be demoted to a HC II. But with the current report performance Bushenyi HC IV is advancing to become a government hospital in the district.
D.H.O added that the political leadership of Bushenyi district has provided an enabling environment for the best performance in health.
MD NWSC Dr.Silver Mugisha who represented as personal assistant for woman MP Bushenyi district revealed that Bushenyi attaining such milestone of leading the country in health service performance is not by surprise but authentic.
He further appreciated the efforts of health department for the fulfillment of the obligations and contributed 500,000shs towards their celebrations.
“This achievement is a great factor for the leaders of district in position to lobby for more resources and develop Bushenyi” said Dr.Silver.
However, the secretary for Health and Education Bushenyi district, mr. Mpabwa noted a challenge of areas like Nkaga which has no health center facility and many of the people take long journeys to get health services.