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15:33
15:33

Bunyoro Residents, Leaders Demand Health Surveillance Following Ebola Outbreak 2 1

The call comes a day after the Ministry of Health confirmed an outbreak of Ebola in Mubende district, an area that shares a common border with Kakumiro district in Bunyoro region. The latest outbreak follows six suspicious deaths in Mubende district so far this month. Eight suspected cases are receiving care in a health facility.
14:39
14:39

Hoima City Allocates Land to NDA for Construction of Regional Headquarters regional offices 3

The regional office will help serve as a distribution and monitoring point for the National Drugs authority.
12:50
12:50

Bombo Residents Demand Health Center 1 5

Muhereza Birungi, a resident of Buhirigi village, says patients especially expectant mothers face a lot of challenges accessing antenatal services because of the long distance they have to trek to health facilities.
15:28
15:28

Sixteen Hoima Villages Hit by Scabies residents 1

Vincent Othuba, a resident of Bugandale village, says that the situation is almost getting out of hand, adding that the disease could spread to more villages left unattended.
11:28
11:28

Hoima City Finally to Construct Modern Abattoir meat consumers 1 1

Authorities say the construction works for the modern abattoir will commence next month. The facility will sit on a 6-acre piece of land that the city authorities purchased in Bulera cell in Hoima East division.
12:17
12:17

Hoima Catholic Diocese Hunts UGX 40Bn for Construction of Specialized Hospital 3 1

Rev.Father Dominic Ndugwa, the Chancellor of Hoima Catholic Diocese, says that they intend to collect the money from donations from friends of the diocese both within and abroad, Non-governmental organisations-NGOs operating in the region, various companies, business communities, Christians, and area leaders.
11:11
11:11

Bunyoro Kingdom Hunts UGX 23M to Equip Kikuube Health Center IV Theater 1 2

The Kingdom's Prime Minister, Andrew Byakuataga told URN that they are currently hunting Shillings 23 million to purchase lights and an Air conditioner for the theatre at Kikuube Health center IV as part of the activities to commemorate the day.
07:44
07:44

Oil Refinery Affected Persons Protest Delayed Construction of Health Centre health center 5 1

More than 7,000 people were displaced when the government acquired 29-square kilometres of land for the construction of the Oil refinery in 13 villages in Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub-county in 2012. Some of the people who occupied the area were resettled to Kyakaboga village where the government acquired 533 acres of land and constructed permanent houses.
13:51
13:51

Omukama Iguru Suspends 28th Coronation Anniversary Over Illness 1 1

The coronation anniversary also known as Empango is commemorated annually on June 11, to celebrate the day Iguru ascended to the throne. Iguru was enthroned on June 11, 1994, following the restoration of kingdoms by the government.
09:33
09:33

Uganda Heightens Health Surveillance at Borders after Ebola Outbreak in DRC 2 1

The outbreak was declared in Mbandaka, the capital city of Equateur Province last week, and has already claimed the lives of two people. So far, 233 contacts have been identified and are being monitored as vaccination teams have been deployed to contain the further spread of the pandemic in DR Congo, according to World Health Organisation-WHO.
12:51
12:51

Hoima City Fails to Revamp UGX 2.5Bn Garbage Recycling Plant 2 1

In September, the city authorities noted that they had earmarked 700 million shillings to restore the plant, but to date, nothing has been done even as garbage piles up in the city.
11:29
11:29

Residents Want Kabaale Health Centre III Elevated elevation 4

The health facility that is also grappling with drug stock-outs is currently overwhelmed by the increasing number of patients seeking treatment.
12:38
12:38

MPs Find Medicine Being Kept in Mortuary at Kigorobya Hospital drugs 2 3

The Health Committee of parliament that is in the western region to assess the situation of health facilities made an impromptu visit at Kigorobya Health Center IV today and discovered that drugs are being kept in the mortuary at the facility.
11:07
11:07

Fresh Outbreak of Goat Plague Kills 300 Animals in Hoima disease 2 1

Goat Plague is a viral disease related to the rinderpest of sheep as well as goats. It is characterized by fever, cough, very bad-smelling breath, diarrhoea and discharge from the eyes and nose, which can form a crust, making breathing difficult and forcing eyes shut.
18:35
18:35

Hoima Receives over 7,000 Doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines 1

Dr. lawrence Tumusiime, the Hoima district Health officer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Saturday morning that the health ministry delivered more than 6,990 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines in the district on Friday.
07:26
07:26

Hoima Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines Amidst Surging Cases 3

Dr Lawrence Tumusiime, the Hoima District Health Officer says that the district is running out of the COVID-19 vaccine with less than 200 doses remaining.
08:45
08:45

Delayed Deployment of An Anesthetic Technician at Kigorobya Health Center IV Irks Residents surgery 3 1

Joseph Kyamanywa, a resident of Buhirigi LC 1 in Bombo sub-county wonders why the government has failed to recruit an anaesthetic technician for the last nine years for the facility.
14:39
14:39

700 Teachers Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in Hoima vaccination 3

Health and Education officials in both Hoima district and Hoima City launched the mass vaccination for teachers on Wednesday.
11:13
11:13

Residents, Leaders Want Kigorobya Health Center IV Elevated to Hospital elevation 3 1

The facility currently receives more than 53,000 patients annually and serves people from the sub-counties of Bombo, Kijongo, Kapapi, Kigorobya town council, Kiganja and Kisukuma.
07:32
07:32

Patients Desert Butema Health Centre after Two Medical Workers Succumb to COVID-19 1 1 Top story

According to records, between 100 and 150 people would seek treatment at the facility each day. However, less than 20 people turn up at the facility each day for treatment following the death of the two health workers.
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