Consultant and Teaching Hospital for the Lake and Western zones of the United Republic of Tanzania
BMC has a managed to sustain the production of oxygen (from its own plants)
so save the life of many patients admitted in the Hospital particular in the ICU, Theatre and Emergency Department.
The two plants available can only suffice the Oxygen needs of the Hospital.
The current plan is to expand the Plants for oxygen to generate more medical oxygen that will be served to other Hospitals in the Lake Zone hospitals. BMC needs to purchase another 3 filling machines with a higher capacity which costs 96,000 Euro and other stakeholders may join these initiatives.
"Mtambo wa Kufua hewa ya Oxijeni, Mtambo huu umesaidia utoaji wa huduma bora kwa wagonjwa wanaohitaji huduma hii. Uwepo wa huduma hii umepunguza matumizi ya pesa za ndani kwa hospitali kwenda kununulia hewa hii ya oxjeni. Kwa wastani hospitali hutumia mitungi 20-30 kwa siku na mtungi mmoja kutoka Tanzania Oxijeni huuzwa Tsh. 35,000/=. Huduma hii hutolewa bure kwa wagonjwa wote wadaraja la tatu ambao wana mahitaji hayo".