The following is a recent correspondence to ChangeALife Uganda president Jean Semler from Father Lawrence, the director of The ChangeALife Uganda Foundation in Uganda. This is the most recent update on the new Health Centre in Migyera to which you all have so generously donated. ChangeALife Uganda is extremely grateful to all of you, without whom we would not have been able to make this health care dream a precious reality for so many people in need.
Kind regards and many thanks,
Jean,The health centre is going to open (good news), the plan is to preliminary openin May (with Staffing, equipment(some), and treatment), the official opening isgoing to be fixed in June/July when the team will be in Uganda.... I know thereare some few minor uncompleted items, but they cannot stop us (words fromSister). Despite the hassles we are going through, we should be consoled to seepatients getting quality treatment from the centre. Usually the beginning isnot easy but I have encouraged Sister to keep focused. Jean Lets keep our hands in prayer, we have done our best, thank you so much.Fr.LawrenceThe following operational details for the health center have been put in place.Ownership: The Health Centre's legal owner is "Kasana-LuweeroDiocese"The Health Centre Board:A team of 7 members have been chosen.The Staff:Currently hired are a registered nurse, a nursing assistant, laboratorytechnicians, and a cleaner.Payment: The first 6 months will be paid under subsidy from CALU (Change A LifeUganda) until the health centre income picks up.Equipment: Due to limited funds, not all the health centre equipment will beinstalled or fixed at once. For the start up, the following items will be putin place: some desks, some beds, curtains, benches, cleaning equipment,medicine, and some medical equipment.Role of CALU: Funding agent for various health program within the health centre.
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