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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Kasese RDC Orders Arrest of Health Worker over Bribe 3

Kandabu is being accused of allegedly refusing to attend to a patient Bridget Biira who had undergone an episiotomy operation at the facility. It is alleged that Kandabu demanded 10,000 shillings before she could attend to Biira.
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