The International Medical Centre on Friday launched is excited its newest branch in Kireka.
According to a press release, the new facility will provide specialised and general medical services to residents of Kireka and surrounding areas of Kira Municipality.
Joel Oroni, the IMC General Manager said: “We are expanding our network into Kireka to fill the service gaps in healthcare as offered to the community. Currently, we are aggressively creating new presence in various areas, improving our clinical facilities and in certain places relocating to bigger and better premises.
He said it was gratifying to see over 350 people come in to get access to free medical checkup treatment, blood donation counseling and referrals.
Working closely with International Hospital Kampala and other partners, the release said IMC clinic will continue to expand its reach within the country.
“Life is fragile and precious, and International Medical Group is committed to preserve and nurture life while leading the healthcare industry and providing the best in class services to the residents of Kireka and Uganda at large.” Oroni said.
During the launch, the clinic conducted a whole day health outreach where a variety of free medical services was provided with the aim of improving the quality of life and general wellness.
The outreach focused on providing free hepatitis B screening, immunisation for children, free HIV screening, doctor consultation, breast cancer screening, heart disease screening using ECG, and eye checks.
Further, the centre will operate daily on 24 hour clock and offer medical services such as: general consultations, family medicine specialist, vaccination, obstetrics & gynaecology consultations , antenatal, Paediatrics, dental, ultrasound scan, Lancet laboratory services and specialized tests (including DNA testing, newborn screening and allergy screening, the statement said.
Andre Ackerman, the CEO of the International Medical Group emphasised that, their agenda at the group level is to bring professionalism back to the health industry, provide quality health care through improved medical facility and specialised treatment.
“Patients will be attended to by most specialised doctors, receive prescription for the right doses and our doctors will always do follow-ups to find out how the patients are faring,” Ackerman said.
The IMC Kireka is part of the growing network of IMCs in Uganda which has 16 operational centres and 5 site facilities.