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10:13
10:13

Bugoye HC III Begins to Pilot Project on Oxygen Production 2 4 Top story

Shem Bwambale, in charge of the facility, told URN reporter that the production of the oxygen was started through a collaboration with Mbarara University of Science and Technology-MUST.
17:07
17:07

Fire Guts Rukoki HC IV, Destroys Properties, Drugs Worth Millions ART clinic 6 2

Dr. Joyfred Kayiri, the In-Charge of health center, estimates that they have lost property worth over Shillings 200million. He says the fire also destroyed other items including freezers, computers and office documents.
07:43
07:43

Kasese Task Force Limits All Burials To Mid Day 3 1 Top story

Joshua Masereka, the Kasese Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says to limit the infections, they are trying to limit the time people spend on burials as a measure of enforcing the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs.
17:06
17:06

Family Apologises for Attack on COVID-19 Burial Team in Kasese 2 5

The fracas happened in Bunyiswa, Bwera Sub County, during the burial of a 54-year-old resident identified as Bwambale Franco Kabwangana, who died from Mayanja Memorial Hospital where he had been referred with hypertension and signs of stroke, and later tested positive to COVID-19.
10:44
10:44

Kasese Appeals for Aid to Establish Oxygen Plant as Covid-19 Cases Increase 4 2

Baseka says the district is now struggling to provide oxygen to critically ill patients, which is adversely affecting general management of Covid-19 cases.
15:28
15:28

Kasese Police Begins Covid-19 Community Policing 2 5

The Rwenzori East police spokesperson Nelson Tumushime says the SOPs have become the first line of defence for slowing COVID-19 virus transmission but compliance has not been uniform among the population.
13:28
13:28

Kasese District Stuck With Covid-19 Patients As Referral Hospital Gets Filled Up 5 1

Dr. Yusuf Baseka the District Health Officer-DHO says they don’t have any alternative facility to handle the patient and have advised them to go for home based care.
17:31
17:31

Health Centres in Kasese Run Out Of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses 1 4

Dr Yusuf Baseke, the District Health Officer attributes the shortage to an increase in the uptake among the population and the surge in the number of covid-19 cases.
19:42
19:42

Kilembe Mines Hospital Permanently Shifts To Kasese Town 1 4

Dr. Edward Wefula the hospital medical superintendent says Kasese diocese has offered the former St Michael Kindergarten and Day Care Centre and Kasese Catholic Social Services Hall to accommodate the hospital.
07:30
07:30

JMS Donates Medical Equipment To Kilembe Mines Hospital 2 3

Dr. Edward Wefula the hospital medical superintendent says they have been struggling with the refiling oxygen concentrators which require high maintenance cost.
11:46
11:46

Latest Deadly Ebola Virus Outbreak in DR Congo Declared Over

It re-emerged in February, nine months after another outbreak in the same province was declared over. Eleven confirmed cases and one probable case resulting in six deaths and six recoveries were recorded in four health zones in North Kivu, from February 7, when the Ministry of Health announced the resurgence of Ebola in Butembo, close to the border with Uganda.
14:16
14:16

Tear Gas Canister Victim Held in Hospital over Unpaid Bills teargas canister 4 1

Masika was admitted to the hospital on November 26, 2020, after she was hit by a teargas canister during a confrontation between supporters of then-presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu and the police. Kyagulanyi was addressing a political rally in Kasese.
20:22
20:22

13-Year-Old Stabbed by Peer, Needs UGX 5M for Surgery 1 2

Kevin Biira Balyaghe, the victim’s mother says the family is stuck as her son’s condition continues to deteriorate.
09:13
09:13

Mothers, Medics Cry Out as Buhaghura HCIII Struggles Without Maternity Ward 2 3

Workers at the facility which is co-owned by Government and Church of Uganda improvised and fitted a room with only two beds to serve as a maternity ward.
15:36
15:36

Over 11,000 Cases of Malaria Recorded in Bunyangabu in 2019 mosquito nets 1

Dr. Richard Obeti, the acting District Health Officer, says that more than 1000 of the 11,714 malaria cases were expectant mothers.
15:46
15:46

Water Shortage Hits Sub County in Kasese District water crisis 1 3

The boreholes broke down and community wells dried up forcing residents to share water with animals from swamps and streams.
16:03
16:03

Ebola Outbreak: Health Surveillance Heightened At Uganda-DRC Border in Kasese 1 4

The surveillance has been concentrated along the Mpondwe border point and Katwe landing site on Lake Edward, which are the key entry points for communities across the two countries.
15:08
15:08

Mbunga Sub County Residents Raise Concern About Lack of Secondary School, Health Centre 4 2

The Sub County with a population of 10,908 people has only a single health Centre II located in Mbuga parish. The sub-county also has only two government primary schools and lacking a single secondary school.
12:39
12:39

PWDs in Kasese Struggle to Access Health Services 1 4

Charles Ndobya from Nyabugando village, Mpondwe Lhubiriha town council says accessing health services becomes a challenge especially when there is no cheap means of transport.
10:31
10:31

FDC Leaders in Kasese Protest EC Ban on Campaigns 1 3

In Kasese, the FDC leaders on Monday stormed the District Registrar’s office and demanded an explanation on how they will solicit for votes without open mass campaigns.
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