Uyui District Council receives two ambulances

DODOMA: UYUI District Council has received two ambulances as part of the government’s efforts to enhance healthcare services delivery across the country, the House was informed yesterday.

According to the Deputy Minister in the President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Government Authorities), Zainab Katimba the Uyui DC received the vehicles in February this year.

“These ambulances have been allocated to Uyui District Hospital and Igalula Health Centre,” stated Ms Katimba, saying the ambulances are utilizsed to provide services through the cascade system, where health facilities such as Loya, Tura, Upuge, and Mabama health centres, as well as dispensaries without ambulances, will be served.

Also Read: Kasulu residents urge regular specialist medical camps

The deputy minister informed the House that the government has imported 70 more vehicles for the coordination and supervision of healthcare delivery in the country.

“The government is currently finalizing the clearance and registration of these vehicles that will be disbursed to different councils across the country,” she said, adding that the State will continue procuring ambulances according to the availability of funds.

She was responding to a basic question from Uyui legislator, Athuman Maige, who wanted to know when the government would provide Uyui District Hospital with an ambulance.

The deputy minister assured that the government will enhance healthcare services by recruiting more healthcare professionals in the upcoming fiscal year.

Related Articles

Back to top button