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Kasese District Local Government has commissioned Buhuhira HC III in  Busongora North today 6th January 2024 and handed over medical equipment to 3 health facilities including Bwesumbu, Buhuhira and Kabatunda HC IIIs. The commissioning and handover has been officiated by the RDC LT. Joe Walusimbi.

Buhuhira HCIII is located in Busongora North and serves a population of over 20,000 people in 5 parishes of Buhuhira, Bughendero, kithoma, Kasambya and muhumuza. This community has been undergoing challenges of access to maternal health services where the nearby health facility has been Rwesande HC IV which is located over 10 Kilometres from Buhuhira HC III.

In a project report presented by the Ag District Engineer  Asiimwe Ronald,
upgrading /construction of Buhuhira HC II to Health Centre III cost 654,136,098=
The project Key components include,  4 stance VIP toilet, Medical waste pit, Placenta pit, medical pit latrine and renovation of OPD .

The Ag District Engineer asked the district leadership to allow funds relocation of funds for renovation of OPD to fencing the facility for safety of the medical equipment.

While addressing the public at the commissioning and handover event, The RDC LT Joe walusimbi asked the medical workers to ensure services are effectively delivered to the community.

He urged the health incharges to strengthen his leadership skills for smooth running of the facility.

The RDC asked Buhuhira community to continue cooperating government to gain more services delivered to them.

The deputy CAO Kasese, Mr Begumya Eliab Ntarwete appreciated Buhuhira community for showing commitment by turning up massively to attend the commissioning event of their facility.

He asked the health workers of Buhuhira HC III not to disappoint the community by ensuring effective service delivery.


The CAO also asked the incharges who had received the medical equipment to engrave them for safety.

Speaking at the commissioning event, the LCV chairperson, Hon.Muhindi Erifaz asked members of the public to support the ruling government since they are delivering services effectively.

He said that it’s the plan of government to elevate all HC IIs to IIIs and allocate all health IIIs Medical doctors for better health service delivery.

He assured members of the community that government is committed to strengthening health service delivery.

Kabatunda Health Centre III worthy 17, 8280, 000= and Bwesumbu HC III received medical equipment worthy 134,826,087 = and all funded by world bank under UGIFT Program.

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