The Media Fraternity in Kabale district over the weekend donated different items to patients at Kashambya health centre III during the health facility visit as one way of promoting maternal health.
The items that were donated include; four mattresses, soap, sugar, among others.
Handing over the items to patients, the chairperson of Kabale Media Fraternity, Duncan Twesigye Ssalongo, said media is doing this to encourage more women to deliver in hospitals to reduce on maternal and infant mortality which is on increase in the country.
Speaking as the guest of honour, the Rukiga county Member of Parliament, Hon. Herbert Kabafunzaki, hailed the media fraternity for the idea of visiting hospitals and health facilities.
He said this will help to promote efficient service delivery in the various health units and further asked the locals to cooperate with the leaders to develop the newly created district.