KITAGATA HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT WANTS IT UPGRADED TO REFERRAL
By Aggrey Twesigye
Kitagata hospital management is agitating for the elevation of the facility to a regional referral hospital.
Dr. Wilson Kabwishwa the senior Medical superintendent at Kitagata said that the high number of people seeking services at the facility has exerted pressure on the facility leading to an acute shortage of drugs.
He added that if the hospital is upgraded to the level of a referral hospital it will expand and accommodate more patients. The facility records 150-200 patients daily.
Dr. Kabwishwa made the remarks last week on Friday as the hospital received 20 mattresses from Euro Form.
Handing over the 20 mattresses the Marketing Manager Eurofoam Clare Kemigisha said that due to a huge number of patients the facility admits daily they decided to give a helping to the hospital.
The hospital located in Kitagata Town council was constructed in 1970 and it has a capacity of 100 beds thus serves districts of Buhweju ,Rubirizi , Bushenyi,Mitooma,Sheema and parts of Rwampara and Ntungamo districts.
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