Kitovu is proud to be one of the Hospitals hosting a great number of Medical students from around the world. The opportunity is still open to Medical Students who want to carry out their Medical Elective from Kitovu Hospital Uganda
On 29th June 2011 Sr.Scholastica Nakakawa handed over to Sr.Goretti Namuwulya as the new complex Director after a three year term from 5th April 2008 to 29th June 2011.
In her handover report Sr.Scholastica thanked the Rt.Rev. Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa,the vicar General,Diocesan Health coordinator,the Board of Governors,the mother General,the hospital management team and the entire staff for the support,guidance and cooperation throughout her term as the Complex Director.
We wish Sr.Goretti Namuwulya a good term in office as we further strive to provide quality health care services to the poor.
On 14th april 2011, Kitovu Hospital was filled with joy as it was the day that the long awaited for consignment of hospital equipment arrived in Kitovu from Ireland. It was container No.BLMSCUCK 105801 that was laden with hospital equipment ranging from hospital beds,trolleys,hospital mattresses to theatre clothing among others.
The shipping port for the donation was Dingle Ireland.
Great thanks go to Ms.Suzan Lynch,Anna Sears and Dr.Maura Lynch who worked hard to see that the consignment arrives at Kitovu. We also thank all our Irish friends for the generous donation of good hospital equipment. It is indeed because of you that Kitovu Hospital provides quality health Care Services.
Thank you a million times.
The April 2011 VVF camp that commenced on 18th April to 30th April 2011 registered a total number of 86 women with birth injury. All mothers were examined and operated on,78 recovered from their fistulas.
Many thanks go to Master trainers and Surgeons Dr.John Kelly from U.K and Dr. Mike Breen from Zambia who worked tirelessly to give our mothers hope and relieve them from their stressfull life.The camp registered 12 trainees from various hospitals in Uganda.We are very grateful for the support from Engender Health Uganda supported by USAID and The Ministry of Health Uganda.
The next camp is to be held in August 2011.
The Rotary Club of Guernsey through Dr.Tim Peet donated new Hospital Laboratory Equipment to Kitovu Hospital. This included a haematology analyser,2 microscopes,sterilizer,analytical balance and a calorimeter.
The Rotary Club also funded the provision of new funiture in the Laboratory and the construction of a safety cabinet for the Microbiology section.
Great appreciation goes to the Rotary club of Guernsey and to Dr. Tim Peet and Dr. Maura Lynch for making this possible.
The new Annual Report is now finally available. Here you can see a summary of all data concerning the hospital complex for the year of 2010.
Kitovu Hospital is still urgently searching for an experienced VVF doctor who is willing to stay for a longer period. Whereas data shows, that obstetric fistula still is a problem affecting many womens lives, we do not have a full time Surgeon or Gyneacologist for continuous obstetric fistula repair. Please contact Dr. Maura Lynch for more information.
Yesterday Kitovu Hospital officially launched its very own website. We hope you find all the information you need.