May 24, 2020

 There are many reasons why a C- section maybe needed, a breech presentation, foetal conditions (such as macrosomia, prematurity, anomalies or abnormal lie), foetal distress, multiple pregnancies and maternal conditions (such as antepartum haemorrhage, diabetes and preeclampsia (maternal hypertensive emergency) these are the major indications of C- section at herona hospital. Because this is such a vital service Herona Hospita...

May 16, 2020

 Garvin and the team at Herona Hospital would like to extend their “Special appreciation”  to the Uganda National Transfusion Services (UNTS), Nakasero blood bank. Due to the covid19 pandemic, like in many countries, the government introduced total lockdown. This has made blood donation extremely difficult, but despite this UNTS has at all times made sure blood is available to Herona Hospital. In this period the hospital has n...

May 10, 2020

More wonderful news from the Julie Felix Memorial Maternity Unit at Herona Hospital, the first twins to be delivered by C-section. Mother and babies are doing well. Congratulations.

May 6, 2020

As well as the Julie Felix Memorial Maternity Unit at Herona Hospital, we have also started the Julie Felix Memorial Scholarship in Maternal Health.

The aim is to train midwives and nurses in maternal health at Herona Hospital with the aid of internet links and visiting professionals. I know this would of pleased Julie immensely, especially at a time when people are appreciating health workers even more than ever. Please take t...

May 3, 2020

The opening of phase 3 at Herona Hospital, unfortunately, coincided with a total lockdown in Uganda. Which means there is no transport whatsoever, if you are sick and cannot walk to a hospital then there is no way to get there. Thankfully, recently the transport ban was lifted for expectant women only. This came just in time as Herona Hospital has just opened in Phase 3, The Julie Felix Memorial Maternity Unit and it is extrem...

April 2, 2020

Phase 3 was opened today and the new theatre was immediately put to use with a c-section. Both mother and baby are doing well.

April 1, 2020

 The scaffolding is down and work inside is nearly complete. Work started on phase 3 in September 2019 and has moved at a rapid pace. We are very proud of the new building.  

March 26, 2020

In remembrance of our close friend Julie Felix, a human rights activist, world famous singer and writer of folk music, particularly protest songs.

Julie died peacefully in hospital on Sunday 22nd March, Mothers Day. Apart from her fame as a TV, radio and stage star, she was an intense supporter of the underdog and had a lifetime interest in protesting against war and in promoting human rights. She was a close friend of mine and...

March 25, 2020

It will not be long before our new phase 3 will be open and it's looking great.....

 Including air conditioning and security cameras already up and working

March 9, 2020

Phase 3 is nearly ready and the main operating theatre is looking very good indeed.

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