Deputy AU Special Representative Visits Patients At AMISOM Hospital.

The Deputy Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Simon Mulongo, today visited injured soldiers and civilians admitted at the AMISOM hospital in Mogadishu.

Mr. Mulongo, who was accompanied by AMISOM Military Chief of Staff, Brig. Kitila Bulti Tadesse, and the Sector One Commander, Brig. Michael Kabango, donated gift hampers to the recuperating patients and wished them quick recovery.

“On behalf of the leadership of the African Union and AMISOM, we have come to visit the patients during the festive season and wish them quick recovery,” said Mr. Mulongo who is also the Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DSRCC) for Somalia.

DSRCC thanked the doctors for taking good care of the patients, adding that AMISOM will continue addressing the challenges faced by the hospital to ensure quality health service is maintained.

“We also came to thank the Commanding Officer and his team and also let them know that we recognize their efforts and we believe by working together we will continue providing better health care at the hospital,” said Mr. Mulongo.

The DSRCC held a brief meeting with the Commanding Officer (CO) of the Hospital, Lt. Col. Dr. Lawrence Basaliza, before visiting the military and civilian wards.

AMISOM Level II hospital not only treats AMISOM staff but also injured Somali security officers and civilians.

Source: AMISOM