BUJUMBURA October 4th (ABP) – The President of the Senate, Mr. Emmanuel Sinzohagera, visited on Friday October 1 the Mother-Child Hospital of Nyambuye, in Isare commune of Bujumbura province (western Burundi), a check on the site by ABP has revealed.
In his welcoming address, the administrator of that commune, Mr. Gilbert Niyonkuru, said that the president of the Senate, a native of Nyambuye village, contributed a lot to the establishment of this hospital and its staffing. medical. However, the challenges are still there, he said, citing insufficient medical supplies. He asked that this hospital and that of Rushubi be supported with medical equipment and nursing staff. He also asked the President of the Senate and the Ministry of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS to do everything to ensure that that Nyambuye hospital is officially inaugurated.
Along the same lines, the governor of Bujumbura province, Mr. Désiré Nsengiyumva, wanted the hospital planned to be erected in the Mubone zone to be built in the Kibuye zone which is very populated but which is located far from the Rushubi hospital. and whose people find it difficult to seek treatment. He also asked the President of the Senate to contribute to the extension of the Kabezi district hospital which will serve the province and neighboring provinces.
The permanent secretary at the Ministry of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS, Dr. Jean Baptiste Nzorironkankuze, indicated that the Mother-Child Hospital of Nyambuye was originally a simple health center built on a plot donated by the President of the Senate Sinzohagera. It was extended and erected into a hospital thanks to the same personality, noted Dr. Nzorironkankuze, before asking the people of Nyambuye to maintain this infrastructure well. He thanked the President of the Senate who spares nothing for the promotion of health and especially in the fight against Covid-19. He promised that the Minister in charge of Public Health will everything to ensure that this hospital is functional and invited its staff to serve the local people well.
For his part, the Senate President recalled that previously, the locality did not have a care structure. It was thus difficult to transfer the sick and pregnant mothers, he said, rejoicing that the government of Burundi had contributed to the construction of that hospital which, said the president of the Senate, was part of a plan. hilltop action by natives over ten years. He declared that he came to show solidarity with the medical staff of this hospital whom he invited to serve and treat the people well because, he said, the profession of caregiver is a vocation. He asked the Ministry of Public Health and the Fight against AIDS to authorize that hospital to function as a real hospital because it has already issued the authorization to set up the CDS Nyambuye as a hospital. He called on the people of Nyambuye to properly maintain this hospital as well as the other social infrastructures because, he added, it is theirs. He invited those people to safeguard peace and security, to respond to community work and to fight against the coronavirus, a disease that should not be neglected because it kills. The President of the Senate gave medical equipment to that hospital consisting of beds, mattresses, wheelchairs, trolleys, corrective glasses and invited users to use them responsibly.