Consultant and Teaching Hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania
::Bugando Medical Centre
Bugando launches VIP AND PRIVATE WARDS.
Referral Hospital Bugando region today officially launched on 30.08.2019 VIP care ward and the private ward patients. These wards have been opened officially by the Mwanza Regional Commissioner Hon., John VK Mongella.
Speaking at the launch Mongella said, he is pleased to hear that preceded the periodic epidemics of hepatitis, diabetes, high blood pressure, weight, height and blood donation in the country. These services were provided free to the citizen all day, Thursday 08.29.2019 and on Friday 30th August, 2019 for visitors from various companies, which is a good thing for people, especially for those citizens who cannot afford the cost of treatment and emphasize the citizens to join the fund health insurance.
Mongella has expressed gratitude to the leadership of Bugando and importance of the services they provide to the community, he said "an increase of people who visits and get services at Bugando results to the growth of other sectors of economy inside Bugando and out of Bugando example, pharmaceuticals, transportation, food, drinks and other economic sectors”.
And salutation used in letters Father archbishop, the archdiocese catholic Mwanza, Renatus Nkwande, who is also the chairman of the Board of the operation of the hospital, has said, "hope and commitment of the Church and the Episcopal Conference Tanzania, that the presence of these wards VIP and Private here Bugando will help all citizens of the region and the West lake, because the presence of these wards in our hospital, will reduce the cost to the patients who were travelling into different places to get these services.
Compatible with the Director General of the Bugando Referral Hospital Professor Abel Makubi said Bugando had few Private and VIP wards which were not in good conditions. Against this background the hospital decided to rebuild and make major improvements to increase the number of these rooms from 8 to 18 rooms and PRIVATE rooms 38 rooms with good conditions.
Where, VIP rooms there are two beds for the patient and (assistant),internet service, television, heaters for hot water, refrigerator, air conditioner, and bells special to alert the nurse for any inconvenience or help, a specialist doctor any time when needed with beautiful landscapes .",
Furthermore Professor Makubi thanked all citizens who attended to the event also those who were able to do check up for their health, in the process of testing, three hundred and thirty (330 ) people who turned out in testing of diseases, six percent (6%) were found with indicators of liver disease, the four point eight percent (4.8%)were found with diabetes, and eighteen percent (18%) were found with hypertension, and blood donation exercise we were able to collect eleven units (11) and I’m emphasizing to all citizen to develop the habit to do healthy checkup several time as possible.