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19:23
19:23

Health Workers Asked to Integrate Family Planning Services 3 1

The health workers stressed that, since family planning services are normally dispensed at the maternity units, several clients miss out due to long queues and related inconveniences.
11:42
11:42

Kamuli Residents Demand Renovation of Health Centre IIs health center 5 4

The residents say that the health facilities that are in a dilapidated state are frustrating efforts of providing residents access to essential health services, like antenatal health care, family planning services, immunization, and antimalarial treatment.
15:45
15:45

Women in Busoga Cry Out for Cancer Screening in Lower Health Facilities Jinja hospital 3 1

The women say that the lack of screening services has left many women to die silently without intervention.
07:27
07:27

UPDF Engineering Brigade Starts Renovating Jinja Hospital ICU health worker 1

Angela Namala, the acting Director of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, who declined to reveal the cost of the entire renovation works told URN on Sunday that the ICU ward needed a facelift and the repair of some of the interior fittings.
16:04
16:04

Jinja Hospital Suffers Oxygen Shortage NMS 1 1

A nurse working at the emergency ward who spoke on condition of anonymity says that, some financially capable patients opt for surrounding private health facilities, whereas others die during their referral to Mulago national referral hospital.
15:04
15:04

Rotarians Donate Telemetry Machine to Jinja Hospital patient 2 1

Angela Namala, the Hospital’s Acting Director, says that a number of their patients are often referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital to conclusively screen out mild cardiovascular complications.
13:14
13:14

Police Hunt for Man who 'Vaccinated' 20 Victims with Fake Anti-rabies Vaccine health worker 2 1

The victims' parents say that the health workers were not readily available at the facility, but they interfaced with Kangawo, who offered to vaccinate them at a cost of 25,000 Shillings per victim, which they agreed to pay.
06:57
06:57

US Commits to Supporting Epidemiology Training Uganda 2 2

Speaking at the launch of the Field Epidemiology Training Program-FETP in Jinja city on Tuesday, Natalie, said that the US Center for Disease Control-CDC aims to empower frontline health workers with the required skills needed in response to epidemics and other related illnesses within their areas of operations.
09:42
09:42

Jinja Hospital Runs Out of Gloves health worker 1 1

The Hospital’s Deputy Director, Angella Namala said that, since gloves are essential for all health workers, the absence affects proper management of patients.
18:32
18:32

Jinja Hospital Runs out of Supplies to Manage Covid-19 Patients drug 1 1

The hospital is reported to have runout of azithromycin, Vitamin C and Zinc in early June this year and have not received supplies from national medical stores-NMS ever since. This has prompted patients to purchase them exorbitantly from private pharmacies.
08:13
08:13

Jinja Hospital Registers 32 COVID-19 Deaths in Two Months unit 1 2 Top story

Florence Tugumisirize, the Executive Director of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says they have so far admitted 156 COVID-19 patients in the second wave. She says 124 of these were treated and discharged while 32 succumbed to the virus.
13:50
13:50

Jinja Hospital’s Oxygen Plant Stretched, Requires Servicing demand 2 1

James Ongicha, the engineering technician and regional workshop manager says that, the plant used to refill five cylinders in two hours, however, it currently performs the same task for close to four hours, which creates the need to service it urgently.
12:10
12:10

Jinja Hospital to Expand Intensive Care Unit health worker 1 2

A total of 32 COVID-19 patients were admitted to the hospital’s ICU between May 2020 and April 2021. Of these, 26 died while only six were successfully discharged from the facility, while three other lives have been lost since the outbreak of the second wave last month.
13:28
13:28

Lack of PPEs Exposing Health Workers in Jinja to Covid-19 sister 1 1

Ruth Namukuve, a health worker in Buwenge says that the supplies received from the district health officials are insufficient to effectively attend to the ever-increasing numbers of covid-19 suspects who seek services at the facility daily.
06:47
06:47

Lack of Anesthesiologist Slows Management of COVID-119 Patients at Jinja Hospital unit 1 1

“These two part-time anesthesiologists only show up to check on patients who fail to stabilize in a period of three days and when their situations are so complicated for us to handle, but the rest of the cases are being managed by the nurses throughout their admission at the ICU,” she says.
16:14
16:14

NDA Closes 277 Drug Outlets for Operating Illegally government 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement NDA, says that some drug outlets were selling drugs from unlabeled tins yet such storage facilities are a reserve of government entities.
08:00
08:00

Facelift of ICU Boosts Healthcare Services at Jinja hospital COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Aisha Mohammed, an attendant of a patient told URN that her relative was receiving critical healthcare at a private clinic but the health workers directed them to offer him home-based oxygen therapies claiming that their patient had stabilized.
18:33
18:33

Health Workers in Jinja Trained in Prevention of NCDs project 2 3

Health workers were tipped on rallying their clients to exercise at least four times a week to minimize the risk of acquiring NCDs.
14:24
14:24

Jinja Hospital Ambulance Grounded for Six Months regional 1

Mubarak Were, the hospital administrator, says the matter is being handled at a high level and they expect to have the ambulance back on the road soon.
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