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20:06
20:06

Kasese Communities Demand Restoration of Ebola Screening Centres KASESE DISTRICT 4 5

The district last year put in place measures to avert a possible infiltration of the Ebola Virus following threats from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC, where more than 2000 lives have been lost in more than one year. The outbreak mostly devastated the South Kivu, North Kivu, and Ituri provinces, which are close to Kasese district in Western Uganda.
18:23
18:23

Edrine K: Kasese’s Phenomenal Teen Gender, Girl-Child Rights’ Activist sexual harassment 7 8 Top story

Edrine Kusemerewa, who goes by the stage name of Edrine K is a song writer, singer and a Gender and Women’s rights activist. Born of Yeres Kyakimwa, a food vendor in Kisanga Market and Seith Kazige, a social worker, Edrine is the fifth born from a family of ten.
11:03
11:03

Mumbere Rallies Subjects on Ebola Fight Rwenzururu Kingdom 3

Mumbere appealed to the people to desist from superstitions that could escalate the disease and hinder efforts to have it managed. The Rwenzururu leader also asked the youth to check their lifestyles and desist from practices that make them vulnerable to diseases like cancers, hypertension, diabetes and HIV/AIDS.
07:18
07:18

Kasese Municipal Council Faulted for Lack of Drainage System 4

According to Kabbyanga, the municipality has already committed one billion shillings under the Uganda Support to Municipalities Infrastructure Development (USMID) Programme towards designing a drainage master plan which shall then be developed under the same program.
11:07
11:07

Water Scarcity Hits Kasese Town 3

Brian Ampeire the National Water and Sewerage Corporation Branch Manager says water scarcity was caused by the flooding which washed away many water pipes in the town thus affecting the water supply.
13:13
13:13

Teachers Cautioned Against Reckless Behaviour 3 1

According to Mayinja, Kasese district loses at least six teachers every month to different diseases. Two teachers were being laid to rest in Kasese district as the World Teachers Day was being celebrated.
16:52
16:52

Kasese Gets UGX 300 Million to Construct Adolescents Centre 4

Chris Eweillar, the MSF Projects Co-ordinator, says the humanitarian agency had earlier conducted research and established that many adolescents in the district did not have a facility where they could ably explain their health challenges.
13:00
13:00

Ebola Fight Straining Bwera Hospital Ministry of Health 2

Bwera Hospital hosts the Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) in Kasese district, an area that shares a common border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country which has battled the worst outbreak of Ebola for more than a year.
15:51
15:51

Kasese Residents Not Bothered by Ebola Case in the District 5

David Mawazo, an eggs trader at Mpondwe, says the people have gotten used to the virus disease since it has been talked about since August 2018. Mawazo says people in the area are not bothered because the assumption is that all the Congolese nationals who cross into Uganda are screened first at the seven screening points at the border line.
15:02
15:02

Kasese Residents Cautioned Against Poor Dieting

According to the Mayor Kasese Municipality, Godfrey Kabyanga Baluku at least one out of the five people who die in Kasese succumbs to cancer.
13:47
13:47

Kasese District Struggles with Malnutrition 2

The Uganda Demographic and Health Survey of 2018 indicated that the Toro sub-region where Kasese lies has the highest rates of malnutrition that subsequently lead to stunting among children at 40.6 percent way above the national statistics at 29 percent.
14:38
14:38

Kasese Ebola Suspect Tests Negative bwera hospital

But Dr Yusuf Baseke the Kasese district health officer told URN on Thursday that blood samples sent to the Uganda Viral Research Institute have tested negative to Ebola. Baseke applauded the people for being vigilant and appealed to them to remain cautious and report to health authorities any suspected case so as to manage the monstrous disease.
12:56
12:56

Suspected Ebola Patient Admitted at Bwera Hospital

Dr Peter Muhindo Kibingo, the Municipal Health Officer says that the suspect has been sent for management to Ebola Treatment Unit at Bwera Hospital.
06:28
06:28

Two Ebola Screening Points Burnt in Kasese 4

The incident happened on Wednesday at Maliba-Abiri and Masango, which are major entry points from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
14:47
14:47

Health Ministry Downplays Calls to Declare Kasese Ebola-Free KASESE DISTRICT 3 1 Top story

A call had been made by the District Deputy Resident District Commissioner Joshua Masereka for the district to be declared Ebola-free on grounds that disease had been contained with no new infections recorded since the first group which was confirmed on June 11, 2019.
19:20
19:20

Mumbere, Kibanzanga Row over Burial of Rwenzururu Queen Mother Deepens Rwenzururu Kingdom 1

Kibanzanga who is Rwenzururu Kingdom's Chief Prince has been feuding with Mumbere and the prime ministerial commission of the kingdom over the dates and burial site of Mukirania.
11:54
11:54

Uganda Asks DR Congo to Sign MoU on Ebola fight Bwera Hospital 1 2

For about six months now the two countries have been deliberating about the best way to fight and or prevent the deadly Ebola Virus Disease and signing an MoU to enable the two countries do a number of things together to eliminate the disease was seen as a step in the right direction.
07:08
07:08

Another Person Succumbs to Ebola in Kasese Bwera Hospital Top story

Dr Yusuf Baseke the Kasese District Health Officer says the old woman who has been undergoing treatment at the Ebola Treatment Unit at Bwera Hospital in Kasese town died Wednesday evening.
18:51
18:51

Ebola Victims to be Repatriated to DRC Bwera Hospital 1 3

During a meeting held at Bwera Hospital in Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Town Council on Wednesday, Tshapenda argued that DRC has developed expertise and experience in managing Ebola and thus it was within the best interest of the patients to be repatriated to the DRC. Tshapenda says the patients will have an opportunity to receive treatment from their specialized unit at Beni which has a capacity of 60 patients.
13:56
13:56

Malaria Infections Among Vanilla Farmers High in Kasese kyondo sub county 3

Mwahulhwa attributes the infections to the times especially nights spent outside guarding vanilla. His entire family is involved in both day and night guarding of the crop against themselves.
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