On Friday, May 4th, Ambassador Kim You-Churl, accompanied by the KOICA Director Ms. Jeon Young-Suk and the KOICA Global Doctor Dr. Jung Hyuk-Joon, visited Mulago National Referral Hospital.
Mulago hospital briefed Amb. Kim on the status of the medical systems in Uganda. Both sides then discussed the ways in which Korea and Uganda can cooperate in the area of healthcare.
Amb. Kim expressed the need to find ways for Uganda’s medical empowerment to be boosted through pharmaceutical development and manufacturing, local staff training, etc.
Byraugaba Benterna, the Director of the Hospital, expressed his gratitude for Amb. Kim’s visit and his hope that the medical system can be improved through a close cooperation with Korea.