By Stuart Bogere
KIU, Main Campus - Entebbe Regional Hospital for Paediatric Surgery Complete, to provide state-of-the-art medical services. The Regional Hospital for paediatric surgery in Entebbe is complete, the Ministry of Health has this afternoon announced.
According to the Ministry, the teaching hospital will be fully operational early 2021 and provide state-of-the-art medical services to both Ugandans and citizens of neighbouring countries.
The hospital has a capacity of 72 beds, 6 of which will be in the intensive care unit and 16 in the post-intensive unit.
Hospital facilities will include the following departments; Emergency department – open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Outpatients department (OPD) – screening, follow up and specialized consultations open from 8am to 4pm, 6 days a week.
The hospital will also be in position to do diagnostic tests open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Blood bank, Operating Theatres (3) and Sterilization, 6 bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Ward (50 beds).
Ministriry of Health stresses that facilities like Pharmacy, Aministration, Technical department, Ancillary and domestic services (laundry, maintenance) and Guesthouse for regional patients and relatives (40 people) will also be in available.