St Peter’s Health Centre III BusiboHealth Centre III, Lwengo

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE UNIT

St.Peter’s Health centre III Busibo is located in Lwengo District Kyazanga Sub-county, Katuulo Parish, and Village Busibo. It is located around 13 KM away from Kyazanga along Bijjaba road.

The health unit started operating in October 2012.It was founded by Masaka Diocese with support from Cotton on Foundation, an international Development Organisation based in Australia The health centre was established to serve the following objectives:

  • To prevent Maternal, infant and child morbidity and Mortality through facility and Outreach based health service provision.
  • To improve the quality in the management of common ailments; including infectious and non-infectious diseases and injuries.
  • Increase the utilization of health services with major focus on Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health services’.
  • Increase access to specialized services like (Dental, ENT and Eye) services among the rural communities.
  • To strengthen nutrition program at facility and community level
  • To strengthen Health education and health promotion services

OVERVIEW OF DEVELOPMENT

Staff of St. Peter Busibo 2019

The health centre started with 2 numbers of qualified staff but at the moment it is has the following cadres; Clinical officer 2, midwife 1, enrolled comprehensive nurses 2, Laboratory assistant 1, Records assistant 1 and an accountant fully qualified and appointed on their respective jobs.

During a community outreach

The community outreaches are done on weekly basis in collaboration with VHTS. The outreaches are to done to improve service delivery and also to do community engagement.

OWNERSHIP OF THE UNIT

The unit is owned by the Registered Trustees of Masaka Diocese.

PARTNERSHIPS

The Health Centre currently maintains 6 active partnerships with the following entities:-

  1. Cotton On Foundation
  2. Micro finance partners for Africa
  3. Joint Medical Store.
  4. Life Net international
  5. Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau
  6. TASO

Contacts

ST PETER’S HEALTH CENTRE III BUSIBO
P.0 BOX 353 MASAKA
KYAZANGA – LWENGO
EMAIL: busibohealthcentre@gmail.com                   
TEL: 0704-456207, 0777-027194

MOTTO

“Your health is our concern”

CORE VALUES

  • Compassion
  • Respect
  • Committed
  • Cooperation
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Equity

CATCHMENT AREA

The catchment population of the area is 10,416. It consists of 2 parishes which are Bijjaba and Katuulo parish. It is composed of 14 villages hereby listed below

BIJJABA PARISH

  • Biizo
  • Kikanika
  • Busumbi

KATUULO PARISH

  • Katuulo
  • Kyamusimba
  • Singiro
  • Lwempazi
  • Kamuwaza
  • Lubaale A and B
  • Busibo A, B,C
  • Kalyamenvu
  • Lwensambya A and B

SERVICES OFFERED

The unit provides a variety of services among which are;

  • Immunisation
  • Ultra sound scan services
  • OPD
  • Antenatal
  • Delivery
  • Inpatients
  • Specialized services like dental
  • HIV Testing and Counselling

Laboratory service.

A mother for Antenatal services with Ultra Sound Scan

A variety of laboratory services are provided among them are;

  • Malaria
  • Brucella
  • Typhoid
  • Urinalysis
  • RPR
  • HCG
  • RBS
  • Stool analysis
  • Sputum analysis
  • Hepatitis
  • Blood grouping
  • HIV/AIDS

Vision

St Peters Busibo HC III (BHC), to be the leading provider of quality and accessible health care services in Lwengo district.

Mission

In imitation of Christ and his deeds, to provide quality, affordable, accessible services.

LIST OF HUMC MEMBERS AND THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES

NO. NAME RESPONSIBILTY CONTACT
1 Mr.Behoora Alfred Chairman 0782-531260
2 Ms. Namukisa Gorreti Disciplinary 0773-996740
3 Fr. Nsamba Gonzaga Parish Priest 0776-673757
4 Ms. Nakiyimba Agnes Secretary 0777-027194
5 Mrs. Josephine Mugema Finance 0782-662881
6 Mr. Muyanja Elemegio Member 0787-466876
7 Mr. Jjumba Terensio Member 0777-657457
8 Mr. Tumusiime Deus Member 0779-134577
The HUMC of St. Peter Busibo 2019
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