KABALE-The Member of Parliament for Kabale Municipality reassured residents that Kamukira Health Center Four will not be demoted to Health Center Three during an inspection of health facilities in Kabale district.
This comes after Ministry of Health officials while monitoring health facilities had considered demoting Kamukira Health Center due to the failure of health workers to perform cesarean sections during deliveries.
In an interview with Our reporter Dr. Kamara ,stated that the Parliament’s health committee was convinced of the ongoing work at Kamukira Health Center Four. He added that measures will be implemented by Parliament to assist the facility in improving service delivery to residents.
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The Ministry of Health discovered that the facility referred 57 mothers between October 2022 and October 2023, followed by Maziba Health Center IV with 41 mothers to Kabale Referral Regional Hospital.
During Dr. Diana Atwiine’s statement, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health expressed dissatisfaction with Kamukira Health Centre’s administration and Kabale Municipality authorities.
She questioned how funds could be allocated to a facility that consistently failed to conduct cesarean sections, stating that the resources would be redirected to more competent Health Center IVs.