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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 3 1 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 4 1

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.
10:00
10:00

Masaka Killings: Survivors Struggling with Medical Bills 5 1

They were admitted to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital in critical condition following the attacks where they were asked to have a skull Computed Tomography (CT) scan to help health experts to detect brain injury, bleeding, and skull fractures.
14:06
14:06

Three People Hacked to Death in Masaka 2

Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Muhammad Nsubuga says that the deceased have been identified as Sulaiman Kakooza 56, Kizza Luswa, 50, and Dan Kiyimba, 38.
10:05
10:05

A Thousand Teenage Pregnancies, 678 Abuses Recorded in Masaka 1 3

The figures are traced from official records of expectant mothers who sought antenatal healthcare services at the various health facilities in Masaka district and the city inclusive.
09:23
09:23

UVRI/MRC Donates Medical Supplies To Boost COVID-19 Fight In Masaka 1 5

Asporo Taremwa, the Deputy RDC Masaka, says that the donation comes at a time when some health workers are battling the deadly disease. He says that the front liners are excessively exposed to COVID-19 infection without enough PPEs.
15:45
15:45

Pakistan University Moves to Improve Specialized Health Services at Masaka Hospital 2 3

The obtained capacity is a result of a public-private the partnership initiated in 2014, to establish a hi-tech subsidiary University of Science and Technology in Uganda, which will use Masaka Hospital as its training and practising station for specialized medical services.
13:04
13:04

Medical Interns Demand Covid-19 Risk Allowances Covid-19 management 6 1

The demand was presented to the Parliamentary Covid-19 taskforce by Doctor Mary Lillian Nabwire, the President of the Federation for Uganda Medical Interns.
10:13
10:13

COVID-19: Another Herbal Concoction Hits Market in Masaka Despite MOH Warning MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 2 Top story

Kawonawo, who is known for making anti-cough and cold herbal mixtures, says that he improved his formulas by blending plants rich in Vitamins A and C as well as those with high alkaline levels to suppress the virus.
11:57
11:57

Masaka RDC Stops LCs from Issuing Travel Permits 2

According to Bamwine, many local leaders are issuing travel permits to persons without genuine cause for movement, which he says has lately contributed to congestions of people and vehicles on roads and trading centers.
19:50
19:50

COVID-19; West Buganda Diocese Issues Tight Restrictions for Burials 2 1

Bishop Katumba stopped priests from using microphones during burial services and reduce the time of burial services to strictly 30 minutes in his latest list of guidelines to the Church. He also suspended the practice of choosing a member of the congregation to take Bible readings and allowed them to make necessary adjustments to other facets that may prolong the service.
12:29
12:29

Masaka City Leaders Move to Block Children from Hawking During Lockdown Masaka City Council 1 2

These children some young as six years of age are now engaged in selling of vegetables, fruits, and other foodstuffs in markets, on streets, while others are also involving themselves in hawking; where they carry their merchandise to their targeted customers in different places including homes.
20:53
20:53

Police Block Covid-19 SOPs Mobilization Campaign By Masaka Leaders 1 3

The leaders had gone along with at least 500 liters of liquid soap and water containers which they were donating to markets as a way of supporting the hand-washing campaign among vendors and their clients.
17:21
17:21

COVID-19: VHTs to Monitor Home-based Care Patients, Oversee Burials in Masaka Ministry Of Health 1 2 Top story

Dr. Nathan Onyachi, the Medical Director of Masaka Regional Referral Hospital and coordinator of health services under the Greater Masaka Regional Covid-19 task force, says that they have agreed to proactively engage village health teams to reinforce the limited number of health workers in providing the much-needed response and case-management services in the area.
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