photo of congested patients in Bukanga health centre 3
Over 25000 patients from Bukanga Sub County in luuka district are being admitted and congested in the same ward of Bukanga health center 3 both men and women.
Patients with the ally of residents in Bukanga have appealed to the government to check on the condition of their health center since it has only one ward where male and female patients are congested.
They informed Baba TV that such situation of being fixed in the same room/ward has culminated into divorce and separation of married couples in Bukanga sub county Luuka district due to growing suspicion among the married.
Chairperson LC3 PATRIC Kagweri informed that the health center was put in place in 2002 during his tenure on LGDP (Local development fund).
He explains that the health center is facing challenges of lack of enough rooms for medical works and this situation also compels them to share the one room available.
The health centre has 3 night medical workers which are less compared to the number of patients they have to attend too and out of the 16 medical workers that the health center is supposed to have, it has only 10.
The health centre lacks electricity.
Hon. Ester Mbayo mwana mwaiza the minister for presidency and the parliament representative of Luuka district promised to work hand in hand with the district to see that all the problems affecting the people and the health centre are nurses.