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Museveni Donates UGX 10m to Aber Hospital

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St. John XXIII Hospital Aber, the only Hospital in Oyam District has received a boost of 10 million Shillings from President Yoweri Museveni.

Kampala Capital City Authority Minister Betty Amongi delivered the money during the hospital Golden Jubilee celebrations held on Sunday.

In a written speech read by the Minister, Museveni reechoed his message of healthy eating and exercises for good health, saying many people eat a lot without exercising.

On her part, Amongi emphasized the need to prevent diseases at the household level, saying her new responsibility has taught her a lesson.

Located in Kamdini sub-county, Oyam district – Lira Diocese, Aber Hospital started as a small Nursing Home in 1953 and was upgraded to a Hospital status in 1969 offering General Medical & Surgical services and specialized HIV/AIDS services.

It has annual OPD attendance of 27,827 contacts, 6,800 Admissions and 1,700 average annual maternal deliveries with a C/S rate of 21 per cent.

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