Herona Hospital were fortunate enough to have Dr Duccio and his team of optometrists from Vagnini in Florence to visit Herona. Last weekend they screened over 300 patients, after testing they gave out reading glasses to those who needed them and sent off prescriptions for others, their glasses are already being made, free of charge. Many patients were found to have cataracts and glaucoma, we aim to have a free cataract operation camp when all the operating theatre equipment a
Herona Hospitals departmental report for July 2019 demonstrates the incredible increase in patients coming through the door each month (near to 5000) and the variety of services being offered. Radiology/scan. =158 scans performed Laboratory worked on 658 patients, 289 were tested for HIV all those who were positive are counselled and treated with free ARVs General out patients received = 4689 patients Eye clinic =321 of whom 189 had allergic conjunctivitis, squint = 1
FREE CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING EVERY MONDAY
Cancer of the cervix (Ca Cx) is the most common gynaecological malignancy among women in Uganda, contributing about 80% of all female cancers. The incidence rate is 40:100 000. It is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in females in Uganda. Early detection is one of the best prevention strategies.
We shall be having free cervical cancer screening to all with support from Population Services International (PSI) and PROFAM.