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14:58
14:58

Uganda Heart Institute, Jinja Hospital Offer Free Cardiac Surgeries to Infants 1

Jinja Hospital's director, Alfred Yayi, stated that a dedicated team of 20 health workers will work alongside UHI counterparts to ensure patients receive the necessary post-surgery care for a smooth recovery.
18:39
18:39

Activists Want Sunscreen Lotions Listed As Essential Medicines 1

A sunscreen lotion is very important for people with Albinism to avoid damage to the skin from the sun but it is not listed as part of the essential medicines in Uganda.
08:15
08:15

NDA Closes 51 Drug shops For Non Compliance

The focus was on Nakifuma sub-county, Mukono municipality, and Kayunga town council, where targeted drug shops had been operating without licenses for nearly three years. Drug shop operators are required to have qualifications in nursing or as pharmacy technicians.
15:52
15:52

Police Uses Teargas to Disperse Jinja Hospital Workers blood transfusion 1

Sheikh Adhi Basoga, the Kadhi of Jinja district, reiterated their claim to the land and urged government agencies to avoid double standards in land allocation, which can lead to conflicts among communities.
07:11
07:11

BHF Donates Sickle Cells Screening Machine to Jinja Hospital 1

Busoga sub-region faces a particularly high risk of sickle cell disease, with 23% of its population at risk, significantly surpassing the national average of 13%. The provision of a screening machine will promote voluntary testing among couples before marriage, a crucial step in mitigating further infections.
10:51
10:51

UPDF Engineering Brigade Completes ICU at Jinja Hospital 1

Jinja Regional Referral Hospital Director Alfred Yayi says that they formerly had six beds, which were serving as both intensive care units and high dependency units. He says that the new unit will serve the needs of patients within the region.
07:56
07:56

Tourists Construct Orthopedic Ward Worth UGX 900M 1

Valued at Shillings 900 million, the ward aims to alleviate congestion in the existing facility, which only accommodates 24 beds. In addition to expanding capacity, the new ward includes special rooms for children to prevent their mingling with adult patients.
18:07
18:07

Manage Garbage for Better Health -UPDF to Jinja Residents 1 1

Col Rukundo observes that much as there is a centralized system of garbage collection in Jinja city, the poor disposal habits of residents littering plastics and other decomposing wastes in the roads overwhelms the set systems.
17:14
17:14

Busoga Veteran Footballers Promote Health and Unity 1

Mayeku mentioned that the participating veteran players receive free medical checkups and access to medical experts who assess their general health and provide necessary treatment without stigmatization.
16:01
16:01

NDA Closes 166 Drug Shops in Busoga

The five-day operation was carried out in Jinja City, Jinja district, Bugiri, Iganga, Mayuge, and Namayingo.
09:03
09:03

Jinja Residents Demand Civilian Staff for Boat Ambulances MOH 3 2

The boat ambulance was provided to largely evacuate patients from the Islands of Kisiima I, Kisiima II, Rwabitooke and other small islands scattered along parts of Lake Victoria in Jinja district. The boat will also support rescue operations of fishermen and other water transport users in Lake Victoria and River Nile respectively.
12:11
12:11

Ministry of Health Rallies Busoga Kingdom to Support Fight against TB 1 1

Busoga region registered 1,167 new TB infections in 2022. Records show that several victims were unaware of the exact source of the infection and their possible contacts, a trend which risked the spread of further undocumented infections within the communities.
08:08
08:08

MOH Runs TB Screening Campaign in Jinja City Slums 1 1

Moses Eyaro, a radiographer with the MOH, reports that they have already screened 140 individuals in the past five days. Eyaro states that their X-ray findings have identified patients with abnormalities in their chest areas. Further analysis will be conducted to thoroughly examine the samples for possible TB infections.
15:44
15:44

Health Workers Opt for Pro-Bono Services to Manage ENT Conditions in Busoga 4

The medical camps, which have run for the past 16 months, attract between 80-100 patients per session.
07:32
07:32

MPs Raise UGX 90M to Kickstart Health Insurance Scheme in Mafubira patient 2

During a press interview on Sunday, Zijjan revealed that his family had constructed a private not-for-profit hospital worth Shillings 3 billion in Mafubira ward named Glenz Dignity Hospital. They have also established a health insurance scheme under the Glenz Foundation.
07:44
07:44

Man Dies of Ebola Like Symptoms in Buwenge 4 5 Top story

Musa Magumba, the Buwenge town council councilor stated that Mutebe was confirmed dead at around 8:00 am. However, the delayed arrival of the health workers left community members dismayed, watching the lifeless body of their own in the open, prompting some of them to initiate moves to forcefully remove it.
09:32
09:32

NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UGX 100M in Operation 1

The head of enforcement at NDA Samuel KyomukamaIn said that the drugs were impounded from the districts of Iganga, Kamuli, Buyende, Jinja, Kaliro, Namutumba, Kayunga, and Jinja City.
12:52
12:52

Vandals Target Incinerator at Walukuba Health Center IV government 1 1

Joseph Wakonte, the in charge of Walukuba, said that the health facility is surrounded by a wetland, which makes it easy for medical waste to end up in the community drainage systems. Wakonte notes that vandals first vandalized the perimeter fence around the health center in 2018 before resorting to the incinerator.
16:50
16:50

Two Arrested For Encroaching on Walukuba Health Center land 1

Morris Niyonzima, the officer in charge of Jinja central police station says that two face charges of trespass and illegal possession of government property. They were detained during a harmonization meeting between the squatters and Jinja city authorities following a demonstration by residents on Wednesday.
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