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16:56
16:56

Patients Share Wards with Dead Bodies in Bukwo

Dr.Edward Sabit, the Bukwo district health officer said that the general situation at Bukwo hospital might cause the hospital to be closed.
11:36
11:36

Over 1,000 Teenage Pregnancies Recorded in Agago in One Year

Agago District Probation Office records show that the people who visited different health centres to access antenatal services during the last year included 1,339 adolescent girls aged between 12 and 19. Another 633 cases were registered between April and September 2021, most of them in the Sub Counties of Adilang and Omot.
05:22
05:22

Lawyers, Health Activists Say COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Are Illegal MOH 4 1

According to lawyers and health rights activists that URN spoke, vacciantion mandates that require all members of staff or visitors at the Ministry of Health or the National Medical Stores are illegal. The lawyers say no law or statutory instrument has been issued on vaccination which makes it illegal for government entities to victimize unvaccinated staff or visitors
18:09
18:09

Health Care Providers Call For Male Involvement in Care of Children with Spina Bifida Cure Hospital 6 1

Samalie Matovu, the Executive Director Katalemwa Cheshire Home, a rehabilitation centre says that 80 percent of their clients who bring children for care are women.
15:50
15:50

Lack of Sexuality Education Fuelling Teenage Preganacy in Rakai MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

A survey by Reproductive Health Uganda found out that more than 2,093 underage girls were impregnated during the lockdown period.
11:48
11:48

Fort Portal Regional Hospital Hit by Shortage of Specialists 2 1

The facility, which serves the districts of Kabarole, Bunyangabu, Kyegegwa, Kyenjojo, Kamwenge and Ntoroko, has 11 specialists out of the required 26.
21:51
21:51

Komamboga Blast Survivors Speak Out 4 6

He was meeting a businessman at Georon. "This businessman wanted to sell me his bar and I had moved with 4.9 million shillings to seal the deal." Ssengonzi adds, "But before signing the agreement, the explosion happened and in the process, I lost all the money."
10:09
10:09

COVID-19 Vaccination Cards On Sale in Arua City 3

Arua Resident City Commissioner Alice Akello has said she has received information that some health workers are selling vaccination cards to unvaccinated members of the public. The cards are allegedly sold between UGX15, 000 to 25,000.
12:34
12:34

COVID-19: MV Kalangala's Unvaccinated Staff Risk Their Jobs 1 2

Njuki says service providers such as taxi drivers, conductors, boda boda motorcyclists and crews for water vessels like MV Kalangala should get vaccinated. "In future, it could become a requirement that only those who are vaccinated will be allowed to carry passengers," says Njuki. Another staff member, who issues receipts, says staff are currently scared that they might lose their jobs if they do not get fully vaccinated by end of November.
09:16
09:16

Museveni Launches Mandatory Testing For In-Bound Passengers At Entebbe Airport 3 3

Museveni launched the exercise on Friday evening, saying it will be conducted by the government. He says the exercise will commence with immediate effect, saying the Entebbe international airport laboratories will used as government testing facilities for all incoming passengers through our airport.
14:20
14:20

COVID-19 Victim’s Body Left in Hospital Ward for 20 Hours

The deceased, an elderly man who was referred from a health facility in Pandwong Division reportedly succumbed to COVID-19 complications at about 5 pm on Wednesday. However, his body remained on his death bed for close to 20 hours, until it was handed over to the relatives on Thursday afternoon.
13:43
13:43

Breast Cancer in Ugandan Men 7 Times Higher Than World Average -Doc 4

While globally, only one percent of the breast cancer cases are among men, Mugisha says at the cancer institute, men accounted for seven percent of the over 500 cases of breast Cancer that they recorded last year. Worse, they were all in advanced stages which many times makes them had to treat and get cured.
12:39
12:39

Public Places in Lira Given 3 Days Ultimatum to Adhere to SOPs 5 1

At Lira main market, hand washing points have been installed at all main entrances but lack water, the traders and other people accessing the market do not wear masks. The situation is similar in other places like shops and supermarkets and the parks.
11:21
11:21

Mbale Hospital Seeks Separate Ward for Fistula Patients 2

Acam also notes that the hospital also struggles with lack of sundries that are used in the management of fistula and that they also don’t have a specialized surgeon noting that they have to source for one from Kitovu Hospital, Soroti and Busitema Universities. Specialized Hospital.
10:01
10:01

Mother Battles Fistula for Eight Years After Genital Mutilation 3

Now aged 35, Chemutai who hails from Kween district in the Sebei sub-region, says she had her first child at 14. But after giving birth to four children, her husband forced her to undergo mutilation, a practice that eventually left her with permanent damage, enduring a traumatic birth thereafter, and a fistula she has lived with for the last eight years.
08:35
08:35

Museveni to Launch Mandatory COVID-19 Testing at Entebbe Today -OPM 3

"The Notices to Airmen -NOTAM usually takes effect after 48 hours so the earliest the exercise can kick off is Saturday night," Dr. James Eyul, in charge of Port Health at Entebbe airport said.
06:50
06:50

Up to 180,000 Health Workers May Have Died from COVID-19 - Report 1 Top story

That grim estimate features in a new WHO working paper based on the 3.45 million coronavirus-related deaths reported globally to the UN health agency up to May; a figure that WHO said may well be at least 60 per cent lower than the actual number of victims.
21:16
21:16

Health Workers Asked to Embrace Covid-19 Vaccination to Curb Infections 1

To date, 120 health workers have succumbed to the COVID-19 since March 2020. The majority of the doctors died during the second wave between May and June.
17:50
17:50

Mulago Records High Number of Pregnant Women With Rare Heart Disease

41 of the 236 women were diagnosed with PPCM, putting the prevalence of the condition at 17%. When this figure was compared with literature from elsewhere, they found the condition affects one in 1000 pregnant women in South Africa, and one in 100 in DRC and Nigeria.
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