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11:37
11:37

Residents Ask Gov't to Fully Equip Kilembe Mines Hospital 4 2

Dorecka Masika, a resident of Kilembe says the return of the health facility in the area has not yet addressed their plight of inadequate health services since 2020.
15:02
15:02

Ambulance Professionals Donate Equipment to Kasese to Boost EMS Response 4 1

Tom Bazanye Kyobe, the AAPU President, says that they hope the equipment will go a long way to reduce the transport cost of ambulance services. He notes that the association is aware that many people who need ambulance services, especially during disasters are poor and unable to meet the cost.
14:20
14:20

Bwera Hospital ART Clinic Struggling to Offer Services over Inadequate Space HIV Patients 4 1

Kule Isemaleka, the ART Clinic Head says for a long time, they have been operating without adequate structures despite offering a service that requires privacy.
11:05
11:05

OBR Cultural Institution Revives Campaign to Introduce Certificates to Curb Early Marriages 4 1

In 2011, the institution introduced certificates that were only issued to girls who are above 18 years. Girls who are planning to get married would have to register first with the Kingdom’s cultural department.
14:37
14:37

Baylor Uganda Boosts Epidemics Surveillance In Kasese 3 2

Baylor has also donated a temporary shelter to host the screening services at Mpondwe border point following the destruction of the old facility when a spirit truck burst into flames in February.
12:40
12:40

Residents of Bulembia Division Demand New Hospital 5 2

Patrick Samusanghara, the councillor of Kyanjuki ward to the municipality, says that the area has an estimated 70,000 people justifying the need for a hospital.
17:38
17:38

RHU Launches Online Platform to Improve Access to Sexual, Reproductive Information 2 1

According to Fortunate Kagumaho, the communications coordinator at RHU, the timely innovation was developed by a group of youth with a purpose of addressing information gaps in areas of reproductive health.
19:54
19:54

MoH Flags-Off Accelerated COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign in Rwenzori 3 2

The accelerated vaccination exercise seeks to address low vaccination coverage, slow utilization of vaccines, poor mobilization of the target population and handling emerging regional hotspots that continue to propagate the pandemic.
12:29
12:29

Women Root For Space in Hospitals For Mothers With Children in Neonatal Care 7 4

The women argue that whereas the government and development partners are advocating for the survival of premature babies, they have not given attention to mothers who have to stay at the health facilities until their babies are discharged.
16:31
16:31

Uganda to Get First Breast Milk Bank 3 1

The 3.5 Billion Shillings innovation is being mooted as a solution to challenges faced by mothers of premature babies who fail to feed their children because they lack milk at the time.
16:59
16:59

COVID-19 Vaccination: Kasese Residents Protest Chronic Absenteeism of Health Workers 7 2

Kasese Resident District Commissioner, Joel Walusimbi told URN that he received a phone from concerned persons informing him that they had not been attended to by 9:00 am.
22:00
22:00

Kasese Parents Ask For Support To Spina Bifida Affected Children 8 1

Sylvia Muhindi a mother of a child living with spina Bifida complications told URN the cost of accessing neurosurgeons is unaffordable for most parents . She said as a result, children with hydrocephalus are denied access to specialized treatment.
08:56
08:56

Family Planning Services Uptake Improves In Kasese following Easing of Lockdown 5 1

Nancy Biira, an enrolled midwife at Kinyamaseke Health Health Center III in Kinyamaseke Town Council told URN in an interview that the facility registered 400 clients who came for family planning services in September alone up from between 300-350 clients they registered in previous months.
17:50
17:50

Sigh of Relief As Bwesumbu HCII Is Upgraded Bwesumbu Sub county 1 3

Annet Biira an expectant mother says the improved facility will close the window of women who have been using traditional birth attendants-TBAs because they could not meet transport costs to bigger health centres in neighbouring sub counties.
12:06
12:06

Uganda Starts Surveillance After Meningitis Outbreak in DRC Cholera vaccination 6 3

Health Minister Dr Ruth Aceng told URN in an interview that they are moving fast to deploy adequate surveillance teams to ensure all persons entering Uganda from DRC are screened for any infections
09:09
09:09

Gov't to Rollout Cholera Vaccination in Kasese District 1 1

The exercise will target more than 350,000 people in 16 sub-counties which include Nyakiyumbu, Kitholhu, Karambi, Mukunyu, Kasese municipality , among others.
21:17
21:17

Kasese, Kanungu Health Facilities Boosted with Medical Supplies COVID-19 pandemic 1

The benefiting facilities are Kasese Community Health and Education Foundation and Bwindi Community Hospital in Kanungu District. Each of them will receive a consignment of personal protective Equipment-PPE’s, patient monitoring systems, and oxygen consecrators, among others.
16:46
16:46

Rukoki HC Struggling To Offer Services A month After Fire Gutted the Facility Rukoki HCIV 3 2

The health centre in charge Dr. Kathembo Joyfred Kayiri, says that they opted to utilize the staff house as a maternity ward after the improvised delivery tent was blown away by heavy winds.
10:13
10:13

Bugoye HC III Begins to Pilot Project on Oxygen Production 4 2 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 Rukoki HCIV 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.
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