MTN Uganda donates hospital beds to Tooro Kingdom health centers

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MTN Uganda CEO hands over 80 fully kitted hospital beds to the King of Tooro that will be distributed to a number of Health Center III’s in the region. By Our Reporter MTN Uganda and the Tooro kingdom have donated 80 kitted patient beds to various health center III’s in Tooro Kingdom. The donation is part of MTN’s commitment to support the kingdom in her efforts to uplift the social, economic and cultural life of the people of Tooro. Whereas the government has over the years made efforts to improve the health sector, there is more that can be done to supplement government efforts especially in Health Centre IIIs. According to the Tooro Kingdom Deputy Minister of health Dr. Richard Mugahi said Tooro kingdom delivers around 90,000 babies a year which stretches the facilities that are available. The contribution from MTN Uganda will help to address the gap in equipment and improve the quality of health services in the kingdom. MTN Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte said that the telecom company recognizes the very important role that health center IIIs play in the communities as they are the closest health centers to the population and that MTN recognizes the need to...

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