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08:33
08:33

Teenage Girls In Busia Accuse Health Workers Of Harassment 5 1

Saraha Nabwire, a teen from Sikuda sub-county, says that they now fear approaching health workers in some health centers to seek advice because of their rudeness.
18:44
18:44

BUSIA CAO, RDC, Other Senior Officials Admitted After Food Poisoning 4

They ate the suspected food during the independence prayer breakfast held on Friday at the district headquarters. The food was supplied by a to hotel in Busia town.
19:43
19:43

2,000 Teachers in Busia District Receive Covid-19 Jab 3 1

The district received 5,169 doses of AstraZeneca and Sinovac targeting more than 5,000 people.
14:08
14:08

Over 2,000 Doses Of Cholera Vaccines Unutilized As Busia Residents Shun Vaccination 5 1

Dr. Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia district health officer, says that the vaccination campaign was targeting people who got the first dose in December last year.
19:02
19:02

Health Authorities Suspend COVID-19 Vaccination in Busia Municipality 4 1

Busia District Health Officer, Dr. Mathias Wabwire Panyako, says that they have decided to suspend the vaccination of teachers in Busia Municipality from September 6 to 19th due to Cholera vaccination exercise.
19:36
19:36

Cholera Vaccination Starts in Busia Municipality 6 3

Dr. Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia district health officer says that the doses are for people who received the first dose in October last year and the few who shall get the first dose.
14:16
14:16

Busia Chairman Angry With Contractor For Delayed Commencement of Works At Health Facilities 3 1

In April this year, Busia district authorities flagged off the construction works at both facilities after receiving Shillings 3.4 billion from the World Bank through the Health Ministry for the improvement of maternal and child health care services.
11:40
11:40

Construction Of Port Health Laboratory in Busia Resumes 3 2

The laboratory is supposed to provide laboratory testing services to residents, cross border traders and visitors entering Uganda.
09:13
09:13

Masafu General Hospital Gets Shs110 Million Equipped Ambulance 6 3

The 110 million shillings fully equipped ambulance is comprised of medical equipment like Oxygen supplying system, defibrillator for patients with heart problems, patient monitoring system, patients’ bed, first aid kits among others.
11:17
11:17

Wave of Pregnant Teenagers Overwhelms Osukuru Health Center III 5 2

Imelda Musungu, the midwife at Osukuru Health Center III says that they are currently receiving over 50 teenage mothers who go at the health facility for antenatal care services per week. They are aged between 12-19 years and they are from Osukuru sub-county and neighboring sub-counties in Tororo district.
12:32
12:32

Brutalized Busia Albino Seeks Compensation From Gov't 3 1

Birungi says that they severally tried to raise concerns to the offices of both Busia district police commander- DPC and the Resident District Commissioner- RDC to seek assistance but in vain. She appealed for government intervention.
16:07
16:07

Busia Families Battling Strange Skin Condition 2 1

Opitti Omina, a health worker in the Busia district, says that he has attended to more than 20 patients with skin ailments. He explains that it is a rare genetic skin disorder, which has become so common among children and adults.
13:41
13:41

Busia Residents Warned Against Using Marijuana for Covid-19 Remedy 7 4

Residents says they mix Aloe vera and fresh leaves of marijuana, avocado, mangoes with oranges, onions and ginger which they boil and give to any family member who has developed symptoms similar to those of coronavirus to drink.
09:37
09:37

Busia Health Workers Demand Risk Allowance As COVID-19 Cases Surge 5 1 Top story

More than 20 health workers in Busia district have tested positive for COVID-19 in Busia district. Six of the affected health workers are from Masafu General Hospital, twelve-12 from Buteba health center III and two from Busia health center IV among others.
15:16
15:16

Masafu General Hospital X-Ray Machine Remains Non-functional Eight Years After Installation 5 3 Top story

Adam Masaba, the radiographer at Masafu hospital, says that the machine has never operated ever it was installed.
16:33
16:33

Namayingo Covid-19 Taskforce Chairman Tests Positive, in Isolation 2

Yahaya Kakoza, the Namayingo RDC and Covid-19 Task Force Chairperson in a phone interview with URN says that he developed symptoms of coronavirus and was subjected to the test and was confirmed positive.
11:12
11:12

Construction Of Port Health Lab In Busia Stalls 4 1 Top story

The construction work after Busia Municipal authorities handed over 2.9 acres of land to the Health Ministry for the construction of staff quarters and a modern laboratory for the Port health facility, which is found at the one-stop border post.
07:18
07:18

Busia District COVID-19 Taskforce Suspends Ugandan Children Crossing to Kenya for Studies boarding school 7 2 Top story

John Rex Aachila, the Busia Resident District Commissioner-RDC, says that the decision is to ensure strict implementation of presidential directives to contain the second wave of coronavirus.
10:27
10:27

Sickly Man Ignored Near Hospital Fence in Busia for 24 Hours, Dies 5 3

The deceased whose life was in critical condition and required medical attention spent the whole night in the cold, then stayed under hot sunshine the following day on Monday without help and died in the evening hours. His body was found lying near Dabani hospital fence.
17:31
17:31

Masafu Hospital Management in Decongestion Campaign 5 1 Top story

Hamphrence Nambiro, the administrator Masafu General hospital, says that they have observed the worst situation because they are registering between 4 to 5 positive Covid-19 cases each day at the health facility.
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