The First Lady of the Republic of Burundi, H.E. Angeline Ndayishimiye has today paid a courtesy call on President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at State House, Entebbe.
In a meeting that was also attended by the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Maama Janet Museveni, the President welcomed H.E. Mrs Ndayishimiye to Uganda and thanked her for the kind visit.
H.E. Mrs Ndayishimiye extended her appreciation to President Museveni for his warm welcome and the great hospitality accorded to her.
She also informed the President that earlier in the day, she visited the Children’s Surgical Hospital in Entebbe.
The Minister for Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng informed President Museveni that so far, the hospital has carried out over 1,700 surgeries.
“We have 17 children from Burundi in the hospital, where four of them have been operated on and others are being prepared for operation,” she said.
“The hospital is for the region, so we have children from all over Africa. This hospital handles gastrointestinal issues, which are basically abdominal malformations. It also handles cases to do with the blood and kidneys which are urological cases and also plastic surgery.”