Please read the following update from one of our physiotherapist volunteers who visited Hoima for the first time this year... On the Hoima trip back in January, I was able to go out to one of the fishing villages (Tonya) with the OT and Physio, and we assessed many children with disabilities..
Tickets are now on sale for our fundraising "Bollywood" night. Come and join us for an evening of fun and dancing at Old Basing Village Hall on Saturday 23rd April. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Tickets cost £20 and include a hot meal (Sri Lankan cuisine) and a free dance lesso..
Around 130 people came and attended the Bollywood fundraising night and the place was definately buzzing with people. Many people came in Bollywood costume and there were some amazing sari's on display. Everyone who got up and joined in the dancing had lots of fun and some have already asked for..
Trustee Anne Reilly has recently taken over as treasurer for BHPH. Richard Waldram has done an amazing job of looking after the finances since the charity began and BHPH are very grateful for all his time and dedication. Any future postal donations need to be sent to Anne at the address at t..
Please support our Christmas Fayre on Saturday 3rd December and help us to raise lots of money so we can help more people in Hoima. Lots of handmade crafts, independent traders, cakes, childrens activities, cards, raffle and more. ..
Over the past few years people have donated money that have enabled us to buy some essential bits of medical equipment. We have bought 3 oxygen concentrators, 6 pulse oximeters, 2 sets of oxygen splitters, a power stabiliser and an automatic generator switch. I'm pleased to say that the items ar..
The Charity would like to thank everyone who donated wool and who took the time to knit garments for the babies of Hoima. Please do carry on supporting, everyone is so greatful. We have posted a few photos of the clothes being modelled by these beautiful babies of Hoima. You can be proud of your..
Over time the hospital fell into a state of repair and in need of renovation. We are now pleased to report the hopsital buildings have been improved considerably making caring for patients better. On campus accomodation is now available for staff to stay comfortable...
Basingstoke Doctor Raised Cash For Op On Tumor. A Mother whose life was saved by a Basingstoke doctor is now helping other Ugandan people to have the same surgery. Specloza Tuslime had life saving surgery on her jaw to remove a tumour after Dr Keith Thomson, a retired former consultant a..
The long awaited new administration building is now virtually completed & is being used for lectures & teaching. The building, funded by India, includes a conference room, an IT suite, a library plus offices for the administration & senior management team. A few minor jobs need doing..
Today we had a tour inside the new hospital buildings. One is a maternity / surgical / casualty building and one is an outpatients department. The theatre area contains 2 theatres (one for obstetrics and one for general surgery). They are equipped with new anaesthetic machines, monitoring equipm..
The new buildings funded by the Japanese are nearly complete. They are due to be handed over from the builders in the next few weeks and will be officially opened in January. The new buildings are to be: a maternity / theatre / casualty building, a new OPD and a new administration. We are hoping..
Today we drove a van load of around 40 boxes of knitwear and medical supplies down to Portsmouth, where the charity "Don't Hate, Donate" have very kindly allowed us to buy some space in their container and offered to sort all the customs paperwork for us too. The container will leave ..
On our arrival in Hoima, we heard the news that Sister Miriam from the gynae sadly died unexpectedly in August. She was a huge asset to the gynae ward and is missed by all her colleagues in Hoima. The good news is that the gynae ward continues to run smoothly and standards have not dropped. ..
During the last year, BHPH has sent out 43 volunteers over 6 trips. 21 volunteers had been out to Hoima at least once before. Using funds raised, we have managed to purchase 6 hand held pulse oximeters and battery chargers, 4 ventouse sets, had 20 sets of theatre drapes and gowns custom mad..
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Please read the following update from one of our physiotherapist volunteers who visited Hoima...
During the last year, BHPH has sent out 43 volunteers over 6 trips. 21...
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