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15:14
15:14

Allied Health Workers Strike Takes Toll on Interns at Masaka Hospital 1

Edward Kabuye, the Principal Administrator of Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, says that the strike has greatly affected their operations and the efficiency with which they respond to patients. He has appealed to the government to engage and reach a compromise with the striking health workers such that they can return to their duty stations and save the situation.
14:37
14:37

Masaka Businessman Bazzeketa Found Dead in Hotel maria flo hotel

Bazzeketta's body was discovered on Saturday morning in one of the rooms at Maria Flo Hotel after his staff got concerned that he was not getting out of the room and not picking phone calls.
13:08
13:08

Hepatitis B Vaccination, Screening Registers Low Uptake in Masaka Ministry Of Health 4 1

Agnes Kabahiire, the Assistant District Health Officer in charge of Family Planning and Maternal Health, indicates that despite the availability of free screening and vaccination services at the different health facilities, the demand for the services remains law as per the preferred target.
17:20
17:20

Activists Demand Closure of Masaka Hospital Private Wing Citing Exploitation Ministry Of Health 3 1

Swaibu Makumbi, the chairperson of the Southern Region Social Rights Association alleges that despite charging patients, the private wing competes for medical equipment with the general wards and priority is often given to paying patients and oftentimes, the underprivileged are sidelined.
07:34
07:34

Masaka Diocese Opens Special Rehabilitation Centre for Depression Victims 3

Bishop Serverus Jjumba, the ordinary of Masaka Diocese while leading mass during the commissioning of the facility, observed that it will greatly help in restoring hope among many people who are faced with misery.
14:56
14:56

Mental Patients Return to Masaka RRH After Two Years 1 1

Dr. Nathan Onyach, the Hospital Director, has confirmed the development saying it followed a complete reduction of Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) cases at the hospital.
13:25
13:25

Schools in Masaka Benefit from Water Project 3

Each of the schools received a 6,000-litre water tank to support them during the dry seasons and save the pupils from walking long distances to fetch water.
17:12
17:12

Mental Patients Set to Return to Masaka RRH Ward as COVID-19 Cases Reduce 1 3

It is two years since more than 200 patients were transferred to Kyabakuza Health Centre III because their ward was gazetted for treating COVID19 patients.
11:03
11:03

NEMA Attributes Wetland Destruction to Lack of Enforcement 6 1

Arnold Waiswa Ayazika, the Director for Environment Management and Compliance at NEMA argues that the failure by the government to fully operationalize the National Environment Management Act of 2019, which establishes a specialized enforcement task force is a serious impediment to their operations.
00:16
00:16

Former Ugandan Ambassador To Canada Tomusange Dead 1

Dr. Edward Ssemwanga, the hospital superintendent confirmed Tomusange’s death though declined to reveal more details.
08:08
08:08

Absence of Staff Quarters in Govt Health Centres Irks Masaka Leaders healthcare services 2

Francis Winnyi, a Councillor representing Mazinga Parish to Buwunga sub-county says that the absence of staff quarters at Mazinga government health Centre; the only facility in their area, has rendered health workers inefficient because patients cannot be attended to in time.
07:40
07:40

African Swine Fever Outbreak Claims Over 50 Pigs In Masaka

The deaths have been reported in the villages of Luvule, Bulayi, and Sunga in the Nyendo-Mukungwe division and Ssenyange and Kijabwemi in one week.
14:47
14:47

Uganda Vulnerable to More Disease Outbreaks-MOH 1 4

Dr Allan Niyonzima Muruta, the Commissioner for Integrated Epidemiology and Surveillance at the Ministry of Health, says that the country remains vulnerable to serious disease outbreaks, hence the need to make a considerable investment towards building the required response capabilities at different levels in the health services delivery chain.
10:03
10:03

15 Arrested for Operating Illegal Drug Outlets 5 1

The drug dealers were arrested after they continuously defied NDA’s prior warnings and instructions to comply with the set standards in their operations.
12:40
12:40

Masaka Teachers Seek UUGX32M For Their Baby's Open-Heart Surgery In India 4 1

According to Nangoobi, the doctors at the Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) recommended surgery for Mudavid to live. They add that the operation must be done within a few weeks since delays put his life at stake.
08:20
08:20

Residents Sue Masaka-Bukakata Road Contractors Over Compensation 1 3 Top story

Led by Gerald Wangi and Richard Kiwanuka, the Kyagunda LC I Chairperson, the disgruntled residents want the court to force Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co) and Hunan to pay for all the damages caused to their property during the stone quarrying.
20:08
20:08

Masaka Leaders Tasked to Bring Down Stagnant HIV Prevalence Rates 4

The 2020 HIV prevalence map by the Ministry of Health and Uganda AIDS Commission, places Masaka in the red-line of the top five districts with the highest threat of HIV incidence across the country.
12:54
12:54

Govt Considers Automated Identification for HIV Patients 1 4

The central tracking system, which is under development will give each HIV patient a unique identifying code, from which they can be centrally monitored at any services delivery point across the country.
12:14
12:14

Coffee Dealer Hacked In Masaka As Panga-wielding Assailants Strike Again 2

Shafik Ssendyowa, a resident of Gayaza Lubowa LCI in Kimanya-Kabonera division, Maska city, was heading back home at 8pm when the incident occurred.
15:13
15:13

One Arrested in Masaka over Death of Three Boda Boda Riders 3

Katungi’s arrest follows an operation in which police recovered a motorcycle whose owner Joseph Ssebandeke, had been attacked by iron bar hitmen. Ssebandeke is in critical condition at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital.
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