Ngora

 

Ngora Freda Carr Hospital is a rural 180 bed general hospital located in Teso, North Eastern Uganda. The hospital was founded in 1922 as a small medical mission with a donation from a Mr Ernest Carr in memory of his daughter Freda who had died in East Africa. There is a school of nursing and midwifery.

 

 

IMG_1640In 2015 Medicaudit installed their computer management system with computers donated
by Rotary Doctor Bank

 

 

 

Nearby are fascinating cave paintings dating back between 3000 and 5000 years

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In 2016 the guesthouse was refurbished with the help of a Rotary District 1090 Grant:

 

 

 

In April 2017 the District 1090 Vocational Training Team made its first visit to Ngora to train students and staff in the nurse training school, the hospital and the surrounding health units:

 

Our next major project is the subject of a Rotary Global Grant for which an application has been submitted in March 2018.

 

 

A building refurbishment programme will upgrade the maternity ward and operating theatre and construct a water tower.

 

 

A Rotary Vocational Training Team (VTT) of UK doctors, midwives and paediatricians  will visit every 6 months over the next 3 years to teach essential lifesaving skills to healthcare staff and students at the Nurse Training School.  The VTT made its second planning and assessment visit in March 2018 during which training was given to 213 people.
You can read more about the VTT at https://www.rotary-ribi.org/districts/page.php?PgID=679420&DistrictNo=1090