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12:13
12:13

Ugx 300M Piped Water Project Commissioned in Wakiso Rotary 2 4

On Monday, the Rotary 9213 District Governor John Magezi Ndamira commissioned the project at Kiweebwa trading centre and said this will help to address the loss of time to look for clean water from distant boreholes as well as risks facing girls.
08:46
08:46

Wakiso Targets One Million People in COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Ministry Of Health 2 3

The Wakiso District Health Officer, Dr. Mathias Lugoloobi said that they will be working with security personnel, local leaders, and Village Health Teams - VHTs to mobilize the communities to take part in the exercise.
13:55
13:55

Masuliita Residents Petition Leaders over Unsafe Water 2

The residents say that there is an urgent need for safe water sources to save them from the rampant cases of water-related diseases in the area. The village has one functional borehole.
23:16
23:16

Two Teachers in Wakiso Arrested For Sabotaging Polio Vaccination 3 4

Two head teachers have been arrested by Wakiso District health officials and the police for allegedly sabotaging polio vaccination in their respective schools.
00:02
00:02

Wakiso Targets 640,000 Children in Polio Immunization Campaign Ministry of Health 3 3

Dr Mathias Lugoloobi, the Wakiso District Health Officer says that the exercise will run in a staggered manner starting with Busiro and then Kyaddondo. He explains that several activities have since been conducted among them training of the health workers and VHTs as well as social mobilization.
17:31
17:31

Kajjansi Health Center IV Lacks Ambulance and General Ward. 1 3

Dr. Adam Mbayi , in Charge of Kajjansi health center IV, says that ever since the health center was elevated from a health center III to a health center IV they don’t have an ambulance and this has affected them in transporting patients to the referral hospitals like Mulago and Kawempe.
16:26
16:26

Buganda Kingdom Donates UGX 400M Land to Nansana For Health Center Construction 4 2

The Nansana Rotary Club President, Geoffrey Hairora, said the health Center IV will comprise among others two operation theatres, a 20-bed children’s ward, a 40-bed maternity ward, a 20-bed male ward, a 20-bed female ward and two modern laboratories.
15:33
15:33

Catholic Church Continues to Ask Questions, Parishes to Hold Mass on Thursday 1

While Archbishop Lwanga died in his bed last week, as a result of heart failure, according to medical reports, his colleague Bishop Kaggwa died after being diagnosed with COVID-19 in January. "It was sudden and untimely, by human standards and it has created despondence, doubt and depression within us," The Bishop of Masaka Diocese Rt Rev Serverus Jjumba said, before asking what is happening to the Church in Uganda.
08:40
08:40

Wakiso Leaders Condemn Health Ministry for Neglect and "Shunning" National Sanitation Function Ministry of Health 1 6

The district health inspector David Ssekaboga says that although the national figures indicate an 89.2 percent latrine coverage for Wakiso, but those figures are only capturing households and neglecting the population which is the highest in the country.
07:59
07:59

Medical Camp Attracts 48 Cleft lip and Cleft Palate Patients 1 5

The four-day medical camp is being supported by Help of Smile Train Ambassadors Uganda led by Dr. Sr. Justice Najjuka from Little Sisters of Nkokonjeru and the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II. Dr. Nicholas Mugagga, the in Charge of St. Joseph’s Hospital Wakiso, says all the services offered at the annual medical camp are entirely free.
09:32
09:32

Gov't Health Facilities Have Enough Medical Requirements -Wakiso D/CAO 1 3

Bukenya has told URN that there is enough evidence to prove that government through the national medical stores delivers all the necessary requirements to its health facilities within the district and therefore demanding for money from patients before they are treated is an offence which is punishable by dismissal.
09:10
09:10

Wakiso LC5 Boss Defends Medics Against Extortion Allegations 3

Bwanika explains that in the situation where government fails to provide the required medical supplies, the health workers have to choose between asking the patients to provide these for themselves and be treated or leaving them go untreated.
10:21
10:21

Wakiso Lost 252 Aids Patients During Lockdown- District Health Department Report Ministry of Health 5

James Sewankambo, the town clerk Namayumba town council, who represented the Chief Administrative Officer, Godfrey Kuruhiira, said Wakiso district is striving to spread information about HIV/Aids to contain its spread.
11:29
11:29

Wakiso Residents Grapple with Water Scarcity Wakiso district 1 3

Residents are complaining about constant piped water outages, cost of buying water and the distance travelled to get fresh water in Wakiso district.
11:35
11:35

Garbage Collection Company Accused of Poor Waste Disposal garbage dumping 4 1

Several residents in areas along Kiteezi – Kabaga road have raised concerns about the trucks which dump garbage along the roads and near their homes. The most affected villages include Nameere, Kizingiza, Lusanja, Kiteezi, Kabaga and Kabwoko.
14:15
14:15

Residents Neighboring Kiteezi Landfill Decry Flooding 1 3

Yokaana Kabunga, a resident of Kabuwoko village says the flooding stems from the garbage that has extended to people’s property.
07:53
07:53

Traders Profiteering from Expired Goods Dumped at Kiteezi Garbage Landfill food standards 4 3

Expired goods such as salt, sugar, baking flour, eggs, cooking oil, wheat flour, maize flour and beverages are among the over 1,200 tons of garbage disposed of the landfill each month but somehow find their way back into retail and wholesale shops and supermarkets for sale.
14:53
14:53

Wakiso Engineer Succumbs to COVID-19 3

Mudaali breathed his last at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he was admitted intensive care over the weekend in critical condition.
13:56
13:56

Wakiso District Works Department Closed Over Covid-19 Contact

The department head Engineer Sam Mwesigwa has confirmed closing the department as health workers take samples from all staff members to verify whether there are cases from within or not.
11:42
11:42

Ministry of Health to Upgrade Kira Health Center III 2 3

For more than two years now, district leaders have been demanding for the elevation of the facility to improve services.
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