Specialist Doctors from Uganda Heart Institute, Mulago namely; Dr. Lubega Sulaiman, Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Dr. John Lusibe, Dr. Aron Bhadra and Among Grace, Nursing Officer Special Grade in partnership with Doctors of Lira University Hospital, examined and treated people with heart problems in Lango region and the neighboring areas for free at Lira University Hospital.
Registration for this test and treatment was at 15,000/= for Adults and 5,000/= for Children.
The Hospital received a number of 350 patients with cardiac related health conditions.
Uganda Heart Institute usually has an initiative of organizing this kind of UHI Cardiac Outreach program with locally based Institutes. The Institute is committed to availing affordable services to as many people as possible. This kind of program also benefits non-specialized medical officers through mentorship and supportive supervision to provide care to cardiac patients.
It is purely an effort put in by the local Institutes to host such a Cardiac Outreach program.