The Mobile Hospital Services –MHS in Kalabo district in Western province has attended and treated over 2 000 people at the out-patient department.
Mobile and Emergency Health Services Supervisor for Western Province Patson Mukubesa disclosed in an interview with ZANIS in Kalabo yesterday that about 2, 441 patients were attended to by the mobile service.
Dr. Mukubesa said that the patients accessed treatment during the eleven days period from 17th October, to 26th October, 2012.
Dr. Mukubesa said that the services the patients received from the Mobile Hospital facilities ranged from hernia repairs, pelvic surgeries, and removal of lymphoma, hysterectomies, surgical services and general medical services.
And a number of Kalabo residents who or whose relatives received treatment from the Mobile Hospital Services appreciated and commended government for the provision of health facility.
The residents said that this was an indication that government is committed to ensure that people were health.
The residents of Kalabo appealed to government to continue with such commitment and support by providing the district with the Mobile Hospital Services especially that Kalabo is always cut-off by road during the rainy season due to flooding.