NSSF donates medical equipment worth Shs366m to selected health facilities

As part of the NSSF Customer Connect Week, the Fund has provided assorted medical equipment worth over Shs366,000,000 to selected health facilities across the country in a bid to improve access to medical services.

“Guaranteeing a better for our members goes beyond our statutory mandate of providing social security services and extends to contributing to the well-being of underprivileged communities,” Managing Director, Richard Byarugaba stated.

“We are confident that the medical equipment we are donating this week will go a long way in improving health facilities and impact lives of those who need them most.”

The donation was made as below

Kiruddu Hospital: Equipment worth shs87m for the intensive care unit. It include monitors, suction machines and oxygen concentrators.

• Bukalasi Health center III in Bududa :Equipment worth shs62m for the maternity ward, including an incinerator, delivery beds, ward solar system and incubators

• Mpigi hospital: Equipment worth shs80m for both the accident emergency unit and maternity ward, including a blood refrigerator, shadowless operating lamp, trolley stretcher, resuscitators, operating theatre table, suction pump and delivery instrument sets.
• Arua Referral Hospital : Equipment worth shs41m for the maternity ward, including delivery beds, trolley stretcher and renovating the ward
• Kasilinzi hospital: Equipment worth shs94m including an anesthetic machine and ventilator, autoclaves and water distillers.