Mbarara Rotary Club to raise UGX 1b for Mbarara Hospital’s Pediatrics unit
Rotary Club of Mbarara has unveiled a strategy to collect about UGX 1,000,000,000 in the drive to equip the Pediatrics and Child health department at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.
Godlive Nayebare, the Mbarara Rotary club president made the revelation on Monday while launching the Mbarara safe Motherhood Run scheduled for 26th March 2023.
Nayebare said all the proceeds collected in this 6th Motherhood Run will go to the pediatric department at Mbarara referral hospital adding that they are selling the running kits at UGX 20,000 which can be picked at the rotary house and other selling points and their partners.
Dr. Elias Kumbakumba, the head of Pediatrics and Child health department at Mbarara regional referral hospital revealed that the equipment available is not enough compared to the numbers they admit noting that they admit at least 250 babies every month.
Rita Atukwasa, the Mbarara City woman Member of Parliament called upon the public to come and participate in this run saying, this is a noble cause where everyone should extend their hand.