The first day of service for the ambulance proved crucial. A 65 year old man was attacked by robbers and stabbed in the lungs. He was bought to Herona were they treated him but his condition grew worse and after a scan it was discovered he had intra-abdominal bleeding and needed to be referred. At this point it would usually take around 4 hours to raise an ambulance and get to a Kampala hospital, the ambulances carry no medical equipment and the patient would have probably di
Last year a lot of people in the UK worked very hard to help raise funds for an ambulance for Herona Hospital, a London to Brighton bike ride, marathon running, and tea parties and lots of generous people. Thank you everyone. It has not been easy but we are now the very, very proud owners of a magnificent ambulance, on behalf of Herona Hospital and its community, THANK YOU, THIS AMBULANCE WILL SAVE LIVES.
We were very pleased to receive visitor's from the government last week. The visitors from Ministry of Health where led by Dr Joseph Okware, who represented permanent secretary for Ministry Of Health. With Dr Elly K Tumushabe mukono district health officer, Mr Dumba Isaac, Mrs Musenero Samalie and Hon Lukyamuzi among others. Everyone was very impressed with the facility and the plans for the future, we hope to have close links and support in future projects.