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08:42
08:42

Kisoro Residents Cautioned Against Crossing into DRC Over Ebola Outbreak 1 2

Following the capture of the Uganda-DRC border town of Bunagana by the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels in June, there has been an uncontrolled movement of civilians both Congolese and Ugandans to and from nearby areas in Rutshuru territory, especially through porous borders.
14:59
14:59

Congolese Refugee Children Battle Malnutrition Congolese refugees 2 4

Dr. Benon Karekezi Rukunda, the Kisoro Hospital Medical superintendent, says that they have so far registered eight cases of death resulting from malnutrition. According to Karekezi, some of the deceased children were staying with their parents in Bunagana town council while others were from the Nyakabande refugee transit center.
08:34
08:34

Nyakabande Transit Camp Struggling To Isolate Positive COVID-19 Cases 1 2

Hajji Shafique Ssekandi Ssengoba, the Kisoro Resident District Commissioner, says 116 Congolese refugees were in isolation at the transit center after testing positive for COVID-19 by Sunday evening.
07:05
07:05

Ten DRC Soldier Nursing Wounds at Mutorere Hospital M23 rebels 2 2

According to reliable information obtained by our reporter, the injured Congolese troops have been operated upon. Only one soldier whose lungs were shuttered by a bullet is still Intensive Care.
09:31
09:31

Refugee Children at Nyakabande Reception Centre Fail to Access Education Services M23 rebels 5 3

The children crossed into Uganda following fighting between the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) soldiers that started on March 28 in Rutshuru territory, North Kivu province.
07:55
07:55

Humanitarian Agencies Struggle to Maintain Hygiene at Nyakabande Refugees Transit Center 3 3

According to Kitentera, they spend about Shillings 40 million monthly to empty the toilets. She says that the situation is worsened due to the lack of cesspool emptier in the entire Kisoro district, which forces them to hire one from Kabale, about 73kilometers away.
11:43
11:43

Lab Technicians, Health Ministry Official Clash over Promotions 4 9

During the meeting, laboratory professionals tasked Mpiima to explain why their fforts are not recognized and why they are never promoted.
13:24
13:24

Kisoro Health Workers Protest Nonpayment of Lunch Allowances, Deducted Salaries 4

Martin Habana’bakiza, the Chairperson of Uganda Nurses’ Association Kisoro branch who led the protest, said that much as President, Yoweri Museveni approved the increment of the nurses’ lunch allowances to Shillings 15,000 each day and their assistants Shillings 10,000, nurses in Kisoro are yet to benefit.
15:40
15:40

Kisoro District Councillors Demand Share of COVID-19 Response Fund 1 6

The government last month gave 305.2 million Shillings to the district to help in the fight against the pandemic. According to Kisoro Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Ritah Byiringiro, the task force has resolved to distribute 155.2 million Shillings of this money for payment of village Health Teams across 388 villages.
12:22
12:22

Forget about Re-opening Schools Soon - Dr. Atwine 3 2 Top story

Dr. Atwine who also assessed Covid-19 preparedness at Uganda-Rwanda border of Chanika, Kisoro hospital in Kisoro district, Uganda-Rwanda border of Katuna and Kabale regional referral hospital in Kabale district explained that the government is aware that some schools especially those along the border attract learners from neighboring countries adding that opening them now means that it will give a chances for some people to cross to Uganda.
07:40
07:40

Museveni to Clear Kisoro Councilor's Medical Bill

Kansiime had travelled to Narayan Hospital, India, for a kidney transplant, two months ago. However, the transplant did not take place after the supposed donor a businessman only identified as Gisinuka failed to show up.
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Japan Donates Ambulance to Kisoro Hospital uganda 1

He explained that the donation was in response to frequent pleas by Kisoro district authorities over transport shortfalls at the hospital.
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10:29

Four Held for Operating Illegal Drug Shops kisoro 1 1

The trio was picked up in operation involving police and Allied Health Professionals Council-AHPC in Kisoro Municipality, Bunagana and Kyanika town councils on Wednesday. The operation was aimed at cracking down on unlicensed clinics and drug shops.
15:58
15:58

Three Held for Selling Govt Mosquito Nets in Kisoro malaria

The nets were given out as part of a drive to distribute up to 24 million mosquito nets countrywide in a bid to reduce malaria prevalence in the country. The preventable disease is the leading cause of death among Ugandans accounting for over 27 percent of lives lost annually, according to 2016 statistics by Malaria Control Programme.
12:02
12:02

Kisoro Hospital Gets Isolation Ward 3 2

The 200 million Shillings facility, equipped with twenty beds, is aimed at boosting treatment of infectious diseases in Kisoro, a district that borders Rwanda to the south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo-DRC to the west.
07:39
07:39

Albinos Seek Free Photophobia Glasses kisoro district 4

They say that although it is advisable that they wear photophobia glasses as a relief from light sensitivity the glasses are costly and inaccessible on the local market. Albinism as a condition is synonymous with low intolerance to light, a situation which often results into intense pain.
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Water Crisis Hits More Villages in Kisoro District dirty water 1 6

Today, residents collect water from swamps which are jointly shared with animals. The water is evidently dirty, unsafe and not fit for human consumption, a situation that residents say is exposing them to diseases.
06:52
06:52

Kisoro Officials Held Over Theft of Immunization Funds swindling of funds

Izidol Tumusiime, the Kisoro District Health Secretary has commended the State House Medicines and Health Service Delivery Monitoring Unit for exposing such corrupt civil servants.
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13:54

Severe Water Crisis Hits Kisoro District residents 2

John Rwajekare, an 80-year-old resident of Kibugu cell says they trek over 10-kilometers to Chuho water source in Nyakabande Sub County, one of the biggest water sources in the District to fetch water.
14:51
14:51

Kisoro Patients Buying Own Gloves surgical gloves

Kisoro Hospital has not had surgical gloves for the last two months, the Medical Superintendent Doctor Michael Baganizi has revealed.
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