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13:00
13:00

Impaired UPDF Soldiers Receive Hearing Aids Uganda 1 1 Top story

The beneficiaries are former AMISOM fighters who suffered hearing impairments following consistent exposure to explosions in war-torn Somalia.
16:11
16:11

Jinja Hospital Gets Stand-in Pathologist body 1 Top story

Dr. Patho notes that since the hospital pathologist, Dr. Godfrey Ssenyonjo fell sick; getting a postmortem report from the health facility became impossible.
17:50
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Jinja Hospital Operates without a Pathologist Iganga 1 Top story

“The hospital administrators are not clear on when the pathologist will resume duty. Bodies are collected from crime scenes and delivered to the mortuary where they can spend two nights in fridges without postmortem, which kills cases,” he said.
14:08
14:08

Army Chief Warns Drivers, Store Keepers on Drunkenness people 3 2 Top story

Brig Ronald Bigirwa, the Commandant of the UPDF Service Brigade made the appeal while presiding over the graduation of 50 drivers and 52 store men at the UPDF School of Supply and Transport-SOST in Jinja district on Friday.
19:08
19:08

Intern Worked On False Result to Rush C-Section in Which Baby’s Hand Was Chopped team 2 1

Jinja hospital director Edward Nkurunziza says that the mother, identified as Betty Biribawa suffered from antepartum haemorrhage, a serious complication of pregnancy which is sometimes caused by uterine rapture. At 32 weeks of the pregnancy, the mother was bleeding uncontrollably, warranting an emergency C-section to save her life.
14:41
14:41

Jinja Residents Raise Funds For Walukuba Maternity Ward Solar Panels health center 3 1

Records at the health facility show that an average of 16 women who are registered for labor are referred to Jinja regional referral hospital due to lack of enough light to offer them proper maternal care.
15:32
15:32

Hospice Starts Campaign to Fundraise for Female Cancer Treatment 1 1

The Hospice Executive Director, Sylvia Nakami says that their preliminary findings indicate that, 11% women in Busoga sub-region have been diagnosed with cervical cancer, whereas 9.1% have breast cancer or both.
20:01
20:01

Kadaga Wants Mandatory Physical Exercise in Schools health 3 1

Speaking at the celebrations of the World Heart Day in Jinja district on Friday, Kadaga says that, some schools have limited space where pupils can hardly carry out physical exercises which has left them lazy and prone to heart diseases.
15:51
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Residents Decry Poor Services at Budiima Health Centre III Jinja 1 4

Residents accuse the health workers of reporting late for work which has resulted to most patients missing treatment.
06:52
06:52

Jinja ICU Dysfunctional Due to Lack of Batteries district 1

Aisha Lubega Aligawesa, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Nursing at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says the unit has been dysfunctional for two years due to lack of batteries to power the solar unit that serves the ICU.
07:53
07:53

NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UGX 361M in Nation Wide Operations people 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the NDA head of Enforcement disclosed this following an inspection of drug outlets in Jinja district on Saturday.
18:58
18:58

Jinja Hospital Stuck with Bodies of Mob Justice Victims investigation 1

A pathologist at the hospital who preferred anonymity says that the mortuary lacks adequate space to store the bodies and as a result, some of the bodies are still lying on the floor.
07:53
07:53

Cost Sharing Clinic Excites Buyende Residents village 3 1

Siraj Datemwa, the Mpundde village chairperson claims that on average three women were producing babies on their way to the government health facility but the situation has changed with the establishment of the new clinic.
11:57
11:57

Lab Technicians On the Run for Earning Double Salaries 1

Bazibu was posted as a laboratory assistant to Bugulumbya health centre IV in Kamuli district whereas Matende to Kiyunga health centre IV in Luuka district. However, they are still receiving salaries from their new workstations and Jinja regional referral hospital.
18:02
18:02

Health Monitoring Unit Probes Theft of CD4 Test Machine team 1 1

Dr Jackson Ojera, the Director of the Health Monitoring Unit says that they are carrying thorough investigations by re-interrogating the suspects, support staff and other health workers within the hospital.
15:21
15:21

UPDF to License Nursing School 2 1 Top story

In his speech, Lt. Col. Grace Baguma, the Director Nursing in UPDF noted that some of the civilian nurses who are deployed to back company medics in war zones, lack the expertise to handle the pressure on the battle field.
06:56
06:56

More Than 1500 Benefit from Free Medical Camp 1 1

Mohan Rao, the chairperson of the Indian Association in Uganda, says they have organised six medical camps in different parts of the country
15:02
15:02

Jinja Hospital Runs out of Hepatitis B Vaccine stockout 1

Muhammad Mubiru, the Principal Administrator says that the stock out is due to the high demand of the hepatitis B vaccine. He however says that the hospital management has requested for more supplies from the National Medical Stores.
18:12
18:12

Cancer Clinic Set Up in Jinja 1 1

Christine Namulindwa, the UCI spokesperson says that UCI will equip the hospital theatre with medical equipment suitable for cancer surgeries.
13:05
13:05

Mak Researchers Invent New Body Cleansing Capsule 2 1

Ben Lutwama, a second-year student at the institute says that although initially organic waste was only used to make fertilizers and animal feeds, their research conducted last year found that earthworms proved to contain the lysine protein which is good at cleansing human body organs.
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