The medics in Maliba subcounty in Kasese district have called for the intervention of the local leaders against individuals they say mislead and force them to deliver expectant mothers referred hospitals for further management.
Speaking to Kasese Guide radio yesterday, Mr. David Collins Muhindi, the In-charge Isule Health center three in Maliba subcounty described as quack some people he blamed for forcing their un professional services to deliver pregnant mothers who have been referred for specialized medication.
Mr. Collins who later said that hospitals were disappointed with health centers for late referral blamed the situation to quack medics including some Traditional birth Attendants whose acts he said must be investigated for purposes of saving life. Mr. Collins speaking1…..
In an interview with this radio, the Maliba subcounty chairperson, Mr. Abdu Saadi wondered why some mothers were still forcing themselves to delivery services by the Traditional Birth Attendants after several pieces guidance by the professional medics and the Village Heath teams he hailed for doing a commendable job. Mr. Abdu Saadi speaking1…….
Mr. Saadi who asked members of the community to prioritize their health warned them against self medication which he described as risky. Mr. Abdu Saad speaking2…….
Earlier, Mr. Collins had warned expectant mothers against hiding any details about their health and number of children, saying that this misleads the health workers into prescribing wrong medication.
Mr. Collins speaking2……
He described medication as a joint effort of the patient, medics and their environment. END