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20:12
20:12

Bundibugyo MP's Task Gov't to Transfer DRC Asylum Seekers refugees 5 1

According to legislators the camp, where they are now, is congested with 2,680 persons recorded from 81 households. They argue that the camp is posing a serious health risk to both the internal and external population after 126 persons tested positive for COVID-19.
14:54
14:54

Congolese Refugees in Bundibugyo Cry Out For Assistance 7 3

Last month, more than 650 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC fleeing the war in the eastern part of their country entered Bundibugyo District through Rwamabale Sub County in Ntoroko district.
18:50
18:50

Bundibugyo Hospital Runs Out Of PPE PPE's 2

Dr Amon Bwambale, the Acting Medical Superintendent and chairperson case management committee says that the facility has only 10 N95 masks left.
14:28
14:28

Bundibugyo Turns to Para-Social Workers to Curb Early Child Pregnancies 7 1

The district probation officer Grace Pamela says they are worried that the suspension of schooling activities could fuel the already high cases of child pregnancies among school girls.
17:15
17:15

Bundibugyo District Runs Out Of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses 2 4

The District Health Officer-DHO Dr Christopher Kiyita attributes the shortage to an increase in the uptake among the population and the surge in the number of covid-19 cases.
14:05
14:05

300 Health Workers in Bundibugyo Get Covid-19 Jab 3

Dr Christopher Kiyita, the District Health Officer-DHO, says that 600 health workers in public and private health facilities across the district had registered for vaccination.
10:05
10:05

Over 200 School Girls Impregnanted in Bundibugyo During Lockdown 4 2

Grace Pamela Adong, the Bundibugyo District Probation Officer, says a number of girls aged between 13 and 18 years might not return to school because they are either married, breastfeeding or still be pregnant.
11:06
11:06

Bundibugyo Flood Victims Cry Out for Relief Items 5 2

The floods that followed a heavy downpour increased water volumes in river Lamia causing its banks to burst leaving hundreds homeless and properties destroyed.
07:45
07:45

Bundibugyo Flood Victims Still Homeless Bundibugyo District 5

More than 1000 households in Bundibugyo are still waiting for assistance to rebuild their homes after floods destroyed their houses in July this year. The floods that followed a heavy down pour ravaged houses and crops in Ntontoro, Kisubba, Busaru and Ngamba sub counties leaving hundreds of people homeless. For Ntontoro, River Humya burst its banks making the flooding even severe.
07:43
07:43

Bundibugyo District Council Passes Resolution to Enforce School Feeding Program 2

The resolution was triggered by a petition from pupils of Kasithu sub county that demanded mandatory provision of lunch to primary pupils which was handed over to the district speaker recently.
15:07
15:07

Bundibugyo Suspected Ebola Patient Case Tests Negative 1

Bernado Kalisia, a resident of Busaru Village in Busaru Sub County, died on Monday after being admitted at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital.
11:21
11:21

Bundibugyo Hospital Bosses Decry Congestion, Under-funding bundibugyo district 1 1

The hospital, constructed in 1969, now accommodates more than 90 patients in its pediatric section, almost four times the capacity estimated at the time of its construction. There are more than 300 patients for a facility which was constructed to accommodate 104 patients at any given time.
07:29
07:29

Bundibugyo Gets Multi Million Shillings Laboratory baylor uganda 2 1

Dr. Kiyita also says that they have been operating in a very small room to screen samples from patients leading to endless delays in the release of the patients results.
13:27
13:27

Ebola Update: Isolation Ward Set Up in Bundibugyo ebola outbreak Top story

An isolation ward has been established in Bundibugyo district following reports of Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo --DRC. The isolation ward has been set up at Nyahuka Health Centre III, two kilometres from the Uganda DRC border.
07:15
07:15

Baryamureeba Promises to Prioritize Maternal Health 2016 elections

Independent presidential candidate, Prof. Venancius Baryamureeba says despite the fact that government claims a reduction in maternal health deaths, the number remains unacceptably high.
11:32
11:32

Bundibugyo People Living With HIV Demand Access To ARVs arv treatment

Scovia Bbira, a resident of Bundibugyo town says she was forced to re-locate from her home in Bubandi and rent a house at 60, 000 Shillings a month so that she could easily access ARV therapy from Bundibugyo hospital.
06:50
06:50

Funding Increase Helps Improve Maternal Health Services 2

Beatrice Kamuli, the in-charge Bubandi Health Center III says in the past, the facility lacked supplies that would enable women receive better services during and after pregnancy.
18:40
18:40

Bundibugyo Residents Venture Into Rain Water Harvesting water aid 1

Francis Bwembale, a resident of Kichwamba parish says that in the past access to clean water was difficult because the water sources were far away from his home.
12:39
12:39

Bundibugyo District Gets Nutrition Unit francis mugisa

Bundibugyo has set up a nutrition unit to address severe malnutrition among children in the district. The district has the highest number of children below 5 years with stunted growth in the Rwenzori region. In a report released last year by the Rwenzori Think Tank on food security, there are more than 600 children suffering from malnutrition.
14:06
14:06

Ten Girls Drop Out of School Every Month Due To Lack of Adequate Toilets-Report united nations 1

According to the report by Rwenzori Network for Sanitation, in some schools there is one toilet shared by Girls and Boys. The report also states that absenteeism among girls is high especially when they approach their menstruation cycle, since they have anywhere to change or dispose sanitary pads.
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