Consultant and Teaching Hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania
Bugando Medical Centre today 26th March 2020 has received donation of 10 tons of cement which worth 3 million
and 6 hundred thousand from Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) for the construction of the cancer ward.
Dr. Lucas Faustine Kiyeji oncologist at Bugando Medical Centre said Bugando Medical Centre is the second hospital in Tanzania which provides cancer services and due to the massive increase of cancer patients Bugando saw that it is better to build cancer ward so that the hospital can be able to give them better and quality services regarding on the fact that many patients come from outside Mwanza region.
In addition to that the Managing director of TBP Sabasaba Moshingi congratulated Bugando Medical Centre on its ability to serve cancer patients and for the construction of cancer ward which will reduce the inconveniences of patients travelling to Dar-es-salaam.
However Director General of Bugando Medical Centre Prof Abel Makubi thanked TPB Bank for their contributions to support Bugando’s efforts’ “We thank TPB Bank for your contribution because citizens need services and they also need to be physically fit”. He also thanked the government,religious groups and various institutions for their contribution to the construction of cancer ward which will cost 6.5 billion.
Chairman of fundraising committee Dr. Pastory Mondea congratulated TPB for their contribution of this exercise that is continuous and he called upon the public and other stakeholders to continue contributing for the cancer ward construction at Bugando Medical Centre.