Masaka Regional Referral Hospital receives polio control centre 

Dr Nathan Onyachi, the Masaka Hospital Director together with Dr Allan Muluta (middle) with other officials from the Ministry of Health and E-Heath Africa inspecting the facility. Photo | Wilson Kutamba

What you need to know:

  • According to the Masaka Regional Referral hospital director, Dr Nathan Onyachi, with the facility in place, they will be able to encounter any outbreaks of polio, Marburg, Ebola and Covid-19 compared to the past when the hospital had no specialised unit for emergencies.

Masaka Regional Referral Hospital has received a new facility to house the regional Polio outbreak control centre which will be used to monitor all outbreaks in the area.


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