Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On April 20, MTN Uganda Foundation handed over the revamped out-patient department (OPD) block of Kabarole Hospital Church of Uganda and donated hospital equipment to benefit hundreds of patients who frequent one of Western Uganda’s busiest public hospitals.
Ten hospital beds, 10 mattresses, 10 blankets and 10 mosquito nets were received by officials from the Ministry of Health and Kabarole Hospital as part of MTN’s corporate social responsibility.
MTN Uganda CEO, Wim Vanhelleputte, the company’s aim to support the delivery of better quality health services across the country through the provision of hospital equipment.
The Medical Superintendent Kabarole Hospital, Edward Mugisha, said the donation will enable the private-not-for-hospital become more self-sustaining and deliver affordable healthcare.
At least 500 hospital beds, 500 mattresses, 500 blankets and 500 nets are set to be given out to hospitals countrywide this year under the MTN Uganda Foundation Access to Health Initiative (AHI).