BY OKOODI DEO
The Japanese Ambassador to Uganda Kazuai Kameda has said that his country is committed to support projects that seek to improve the welfare of people at the grassroots level in Uganda.
Speaking during the commissioning of a general inpatient ward in Ntungamo Municipality the Ambassador said such support will mainly focus on in the fields of education, water and sanitation, health, Agriculture and other social development sectors in order to facilitate poverty reduction and human security ( Byte—
The construction of the new in patient ward with a 50 bed patient capacity was funded by Japan’s Grant Assistance for at a cost of 211 million shillings.
The infrastructural development boost will improve services at Ntungamo health center iii which had only a maternity ward and small clinic for outpatients. The situation then used to force health workers to admit patients who needed urgent medical care in the maternity ward hence exposing mothers and new born babies to high risk of being infected.
Area MP Gerald Karuhanga said as national leaders they will do everything possible within their means to fight corruption so as to ensure that the money government gets in form of grants and donations is put to right use