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Site handover meeting for the construction of a peadiatric ward Phase 111

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Construction works for Phase 111 of the pediatric  ward at Budaka HCIV to cost UGX159,464,287.This contract works entails the wall finishes,floor screeding terrazzo type,painting,electrical installation,external and internal finishes,wiring of the structure and fixing of doors and windows among others.According to the District Engineer,he appreciated the government for supporting the district with funds for the construction works because without the fund,it would have been hard to lift the structure to the level that it is now.He noted that M/S Joner Co. Ltd is expected to take charge of the construction works.He tasked the contractor to work within the set time frame so as to ensure that he completes the work by March 2022. The Chairperson Health Unit Management Committee appreciated government of Uganda for embarking on the project.He requested the contractor to do good works in atimely manner inorder to avoid delays.The contractor promised to do quality work so as to win more contracts in the district."I do technical work but not business since the structure is like my baby,"the contractor said.The District Chairperson then aluded to the Chairperson Health Unit Management Committee to work closely with other stakeholders to ensure that he resolves the issues of absenteeism,poor sanitation at the facility and late coming for service delivery.He informed members that the building is one of the biggest projects in the district that every individual is eyeing at with a future plan of elevating the facility to a hospital status.RDC assured the contractor that they will be on ground to monitor and supervise his work.He concluded his remearks by appreciating government for the support renedered to the community of Budaka.Budaka HCIV is one of the facilities with a smallest bed capacity of 25 which leaves the patients sharing the wards with the children ,women and men henceforth if the building is completed,it will improve on service delivery.