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09:22
09:22

Masafu General Hospital Struggling with Non-Functional Incubators For 11 Years 3 2

Caroline Natoch, the nurse in-charge NICU room, says that the two incubators have problems of missing parts. They don’t produce required temperature and lack insulation that helps to give oxygen from the outside nose to the premature.
12:35
12:35

Diabetic Patients Overwhelm Masafu General Hospital 4 1

Dr. Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia District health officer says that the hospital registers over 120 new diabetes cases and at least two deaths monthly. Wabwire says that this is more than double the number of cases they registered previously
19:55
19:55

Busia LCV Chairperson Orders Contractor to Redo Maternity Ward 3 1

Construction of the 300 Million Shillings maternity ward started in July 2020 and was supposed to end by July 2021. It was funded by the Ministry of Health under maternal health and child care services.
08:45
08:45

Eight Covid-19 Cases Reported in Wagagai Gold Refinery 2 1

Two are casual labourers working in the refinery while the six Chinese nationals are managers.
15:55
15:55

Wagagai Gold Refinery Closed Over Suspected Covid-19 Cases 2 1

Dr Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia District Health Officer says that they received reports that four managers at the refinery who are Chinese Nationals developed Covid-19 like symptoms.
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.
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