Freda Carr Hospital, Ngora 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.
In 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
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:
The 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
A Rotary Global grant of $192,000 which will provide for refurbishment of the maternity ward and operating theatre, build a walkway between the two and erect a water tower, was approved in May 2018. Work will commence shortly afterwards.
This has been made possible by donations from many sources including nine Rotary Clubs, five Rotary Districts, WASRAG and the Rotary Foundation. The project has been led by the Rotary Clubs of Kampala Central in Uganda and Reading Matins in the UK.
The project was formally launched on 3rd August 2018:
Project launch by Rotary Clubs of Kampala Central and Kumi
October 2018 – Refurbishment work in progress