Ssunga St CabanaHealth Centre III, Masaka

BRIEF HISTORY AND BACKGROUND.

Archbishop Louise Joseph Cabana -Ssunga Health centre III was founded and managed by the sisters of the Immaculate heart of Mary Reparatrix ( known as Ggogonya sisters) in 1985. It is a private not for profit unit (PNFP) under Masaka Diocese supervised by Masaka Diocesan Health Coordinator.

Initially it was a dispensary; offering outpatient service only, there after other services were put in place ie Laboratory, immunization, maternity etc.

The Health Facility was established with following Mission and Vision.

VISION: To be the leading provider of high quality and sustainable health services in Masaka district.

MISSION: To excel in Christ’s healing ministry for the well-being of all categories of people.

OUR CORE VALUES

  • God Fearing
  • High respect of Human Life
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Non discrimination
  • Client Centered
  • Mutual Respect and Team work.
Ultra sound scan service at the facility
A midwife giving health education to mothers attending Antenatal

Contacts

SSUNGA HEALTH CENTRE III
P.O BOX 1606, MASAKA.
Email: ssunga.health@yahoo.com
Tel No.+256-772441109

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Immunisation during an outreach
Immunisation at the facility

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION
Ssunga Health Centre III is located at Ssunga village, Bukkakata -subcounty, Masaka district along the main road connecting Masaka to Kalangala district, Bukoto East constituency. It’s approximately 20 kilometers from Masaka Town to the facility.

CATCHMENT AREA
Currently the facility has a population of 6,785 people. It serves 3 parishes and 15 villages as listed below.
1) SSUNGA PARISH:

  • Bukaayi A and B
  • Kisaaka A and B
  • Kigo
  • Bbaale
  • Birinzi
  • Nakigga

2) KATWADDE PARISH:

  • Kasaala
  • Kasaana
  • Manywa
  • Luvule
  • Njumaga
  • Kayugi

3) BUKIBONGA PARISH:

  • Kaziru
  • Kasokero
  • Bunaddu

The Health Unity is governed by the following management committee (HUMC) with their Responsibilities.

NO NAMES RESPONSIBILITIES
1 Rev.Sr.M.Cssy Najjingo Chairperson
2 Rev.Sr. M. Josephine Nakiberu I.H.M.R Representative
3 Rev.Fr.Joseph Kamoga Parish Priest( Luvule Parish)
4 Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Katabaazi Diocesan Health Co-ordinator
5 Dr. Joseph Lule Technical Adviser
6 Mr. Mukasa Ssentamu Mathew Financial Adviser
7 Rev Sr. M.Mangdalene Nalubega In-charge
8 Rev.Sr.M. Immaculate Namujju Staff Representative
9 Mr. Batte John LC.1 Representative
10 Mrs. Katende Racheal Women Representative

The facility renders preventive, curative and rehabilitative measures to all people. It works 24 hours and services include:

  • Out-patient services
  • In- patient services
  • Laboratory services
  • Maternity health care service (Antenatal and postnatal).
  • Ultra sound scan service
  • Childhood health care.(immunization service)
  • ART clinic service (Antiretroviral services).
  • Natural family planning service.
  • Free Hiv counseling and test service
  • Ambulance service.

THE HEALTH TEAM.

The Health Centre is currently managed by REV SR. M. MAGDALENE NALUBEGA ( In-charge ), 12 medical staffs and 4 support staffs

  • Clinical Officer 1
  • Senior Nursing Officer 1
  • Nursing Officer 1
  • Enrolled midwives 2
  • Enrolled comprehensive nurse 1
  • Enrolled Nurses 2
  • Laboratory Assistant 1
  • Records Assistant 1
  • Cashier 1
  • Assistant Accountant 1

PARTNERS

The partnerships have played a very big role to supplement the needs of the facility ie- Offering on-site trainings to staffs, provide us with drugs and sundries plus some medical equipment, initiating some income generating projects, etc

These are some of our partners

  • Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau.
  • Joint Medical Store.
  • Rakai Health Science Project.(RHSP)
  • Life Net International.
  • Marathon Uganda.
  • Micro-Finance Project.(Safe Birth)
  • Medical Access Uganda.
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