US Organisation To Build Health Centre In Kalangala District

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for sale geneva;”>According to Dr. Samuel L. De Shay, the charity organization intends to construct a medical Centre which will be at an international standard.

Dr. De Shay disclosed this plan during a meeting with President Museveni and some Kalangala district leaders on Thursday at State House, Entebbe.

He told Museveni the medical facility would be an asset to the area as tourists would be assured of full time medical attention while visiting the island.

Kalangala District, with an estimated population of over 47,000, covers an area of 3,500 square miles of which only 166 square miles is land and the rest is open water of Lake Victoria.

The district is made up of 84 widely scattered islands in the northwestern part of Lake Victoria of which only 43 are inhabited. The biggest island is Bugala Island which covers 114 square miles of the district land mass.


Dr. De Shay, who identified Bugala Island as one of the core areas in the district to initiate such developments, reported that they would build what he called an Island of health, factories and creation of modern cities.

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