Ambulance needed, With the new road from Mukono to Katosi accidents are commonplace in and around Kisoga village where Herona Hospital is situated. As Herona is the only hospital in the area the victims of these accidents inevitably end up there. Head injuries are the most common injury and whilst Herona Hospital has an emergency room and mini theatre they are not yet well enough equipped to treat these patients. What they need is an ambulance to move these emergency cases to
Everyone at Herona Hospital Ltd would like to extend a big thank you to Dr Mohammed Arsiwala and his team at HELP Foundation. The health camp was extremely successful. They saw 1108 medical patients over 2 days, among them 185 Dental (they were able to do restoration dentistry), 106 ophthalmology examinations, over 600 Lab services, 80 ultrasound examinations and 25 specialist referrals. Over the following 2 days, 20 major surgeries and 12 minor surgeries were carried out. He
Herona hospitals main aim is to serve its community with an affordable and high standard health service. But the hospital has to sustain itself so they have to walk a fine line of being affordable and though it is a 'not for profit' hospital it has to make enough to cover its overheads. Prices are kept as low as possible but there are still people who cannot afford them. To help everybody Herona regularly has free vaccination days and free health camps. From 21st - 22th May
Garvin and the staff of Herona Hospital would like to say thank you. Today they received 2 boxes one with a much needed patient monitor and one with baby clothes, bandages and patients gowns. The patient monitor is crucial for operations and critical patients. Thank you to everyone who helped raise the money for the monitor and sending the packages. Also a big thank you to the knitters and Barbara for the patient gowns and Linda for the bandages.
Herona Hospital in partnership with Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) had their first HIV care clinic. Free testing, free treatment Antiretrovral therapy (ARVs) and free counselling were available to everyone. The day was a great success. Because of patient confidentiality we do not have any pictures, but for the first day there was a large attendance and as word spreads the number will grow. Thank you to MUWRUP bringing their services to Herona.