Consultant and Teaching Hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania
Bugando Hospital on its effort to prevent corona virus has continued to take different measures
including allowing only one relative in the family to visit and bring food to the patient.
Speaking to the news reporters Director General of Bugando Medical Centre Prof.Abel Makubi said that Bugando Medical Centre has installed sinks for washing hands on entry to the hospital and from the hospital as the way to prevent corona virus.
When you enter, the hospital has installed tap water (Running water) and soap in different areas/places to make sure people wash their hands well with soap and water. However, he said in the hospital there are sanitizers in various parts of the hospital and in the wards for washing hands.
In order to provide education on corona virus (COVID19) Bugando Medical Centre has placed word adverts, audios and videos on various hospital televisions in the hospital premises, starting from the main gate. There are also thermo scan at the gate and at the Emergency Medicine Department to detect fever.
In addition, Prof.Abel Makubi urged the citizens to tolerate on different measures which the hospital is taking on measures for preventing Corona Virus.