This patient with a hernia had been to a number of government facilities without help. The last place he went asked 1,200,000 Ugandan shillings for the operation. Garvin's team of 6 including a senior anaesthetist, a surgeon, theatre assistants and scrub nurses successfully operated. The patient was charged 200,000 ugx, a fraction of the cost of the other hospital. Herona hospital have the facilities, personnel and patients but are lacking equipment.
Please help us equip this rural hospital.
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Being witness to a mother arriving at Herona Hospital already dead from child birth is extremely difficult.