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 pre...

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 m...

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...

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 wa...

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...