Fifteen consultation rooms, a meeting room, reception, shop and waiting room for patients, that is what made this new multi-female health center built with financial support from Banro Foundation.
It is in the new building that is now performed prenatal care, family planning, awareness of HIV and other activities related to women’s health.
Banro Corporation has three priorities on the social; health, education and basic infrastructure; It is in this context that the Banro Foundation thought to help women in the DRC in general, especially Women in South Kivu through the center multiservice female, “says foundation President John Martine Thursday, August 30, 2012 during the ceremony of delivery of the building to the Panzi hospital.
It clarifies that this project is special because realized with funds donated by Canadians who know or have heard about the work done by the Panzi Hospital in contrast to other projects by funding clean Banro Foundation.
“Panzi hospital decided to provide holistic care to women, because the hard work that the woman is without prejudice to his body, his position social and consideration, she receives nothing from the burden of procreation and education, “says the medical director of the medical institution, Dr. Denis Mukwege .
It states that this building will be a medico-social responsibility to give hope to women victims of sexual violence; it will also contribute so little to improve the conditions of employment of senior medical social workers to give meaning to the lives of women victims of sexual violence and also to work for the prevention of deviationists human behavior. It also expresses its gratitude to the Banro Foundation and expressed the wish to see other companies ask similar acts in the interest of the South Kivu people.
By Ephrem Bisimwa and Colette Salima