LANDS MINISTER NABAKOOBA DONATES MEDICAL SCANNER TO MITYANA GENERAL HOSPITAL, HANDS OVER GOVERNMENT RELIEF FOOD ITEMS
As part of her continued support through the government of Uganda, Lands Minister Judith Nabakooba has handed over hand over a medical scanner to Mityana General Hospital. The scanner is meant to support the Maternity section.
“I am informed that it will be critical in confirming pregnancy, date of pregnancy, monitoring pregnancy for any complications .It will also be used in fertility screening, diagnosing and monitoring fibroids, screening for ovarian and uterine cancers,” Nabakooba said while delivering the medical equipment .
She said that the scanner can also be used in general medical care for both children, elderly, men and women for acute emergency conditions like bowel obstruction, appendicitis, gallstones . “It can help in establishing chronic medical conditions like prostate enlargement, renal failure, liver disease ,” She stated .
At the same time , Nabakooba handed over relief items from the Office of the Prime Minister after a hailstorm hit the areas of Banda, Kalangalo Tamu division among others. The OPM has dispatched 16,000 kgs of maize and 8,000 Kgs of beans .The items will be distributed to the most needy , most vulnerable , elderly ,children, women, people living with HIV /Aids and child headed homes.
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