By George Emuron
Two mothers who were the first to give birth from Rt. Hon. Speaker Annet Among Anita teaching hospital have been rewarded with babies basic materials.
On Monday 15th, Jan 2024, the Bukedea teaching hospital was officially opened for its first inpatients and outpatients.
Among the mothers is a one Sharon Atai, who gave birth to a baby girl and resident of Kotiok parish in Kabarwa Sub County in Bukedea district.
The second lucky mother is Debora Apolot, a resident of Kakere in Kocheka Sub County who gave birth to a baby boy.
Each received one bar of white soap, basin and jerican after delivering at a free cost.
“I never expected this because it’s my first time to be in this hospital, I have delivered at a free cost and then given the mama kit as well,” said Ms. Atai.
Siporah Akol, Anita’s personal assistant told this publication that the umbrella of Anita foundation is set to reward the first one hundred expectant mothers who deliver at Anita’s hospital.
“The right honorable speaker directed us to offer free maternity services to all Bukedea women and also she delivered some items to support mothers after delivering,” said Akol.
Ms. Agnes Mugena, the Bukedea teaching hospital administrator says 81 expectant mothers have been enrolled whereby two have given normal birth.