As a way connecting more with community, the International Medical Centre (IMC) clinic yesterday dedicated a whole-day to conduct a health camp as a way of giving back to people.
In partnership with Uganda Blood Transfusion services, LANCET Laboratories Uganda International Hospital Kampala (IHK) and IAA HealthCare, the health outreach was aimed at giving back to the people in Lubowa/Entebbe road whom it has served for over four years through providing general wellness and medical treatment so as improve the quality of life.
The clinic offered medical services such as; hepatitis B screening, free dental Check-ups, doctor consultation, Triage service (outside activity), Body Mass Index (BMI), Breast cancer screening & examination, Electrocardiography (ECG) test and Interpretations, Blood donations, Antenatal services, HIV counselling screening and testing, Random Blood Sugar (RBS), Gynaecology service and wellness awareness tips.
Joel Oroni, the General Manger International Medical Centre, said the wellness health camp initiative is a way for the organization to reaffirm their commitment to the people of Uganda and promoting healthy living within the communities in which we operate.
”As we continue to heavily invest in primary healthcare through our network expansion initiative, International Medical Centre is also dedicating resources to facilitate a free health outreaches at the opening of all new clinics and also in areas where we already have existing clinics,” Oroni said.
He said IMC has massively invested in opening new clinics and continued to improve/renovated all the existing clinics throughout the country by adding some key extra services to the clinic such as dental units, pediatrics clinic, radiology services, obstetrics & gynaecology consultations, ultrasound scan services and soon will start admitting patients in few branches.
“By reaching out to Lubowa/Entebbe road community on matters of their health and wellness, we intend to strengthen our relationship with the people we serve and continue to strive on our commitment to always provide exceptional primary healthcare experience for all generations tailored to our client needs,” he said.
This year, International Medical Centre opened three new clinics in Wandegeye, Kireka and Arua. They also relocated Gulu and Mukono to much more better and spacious locations.
The expansion drives is aimed at growing the clinics networks in different parts of the country and ensure best primary healthcare is accessed by everyone, anywhere.
Currently, the organization has a network of 23 (17 standalone and 6 site facilities).