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07:44
07:44

Oil Refinery Affected Persons Protest Delayed Construction of Health Centre health center 5 1

More than 7,000 people were displaced when the government acquired 29-square kilometres of land for the construction of the Oil refinery in 13 villages in Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub-county in 2012. Some of the people who occupied the area were resettled to Kyakaboga village where the government acquired 533 acres of land and constructed permanent houses.
13:51
13:51

Omukama Iguru Suspends 28th Coronation Anniversary Over Illness 1 1

The coronation anniversary also known as Empango is commemorated annually on June 11, to celebrate the day Iguru ascended to the throne. Iguru was enthroned on June 11, 1994, following the restoration of kingdoms by the government.
09:33
09:33

Uganda Heightens Health Surveillance at Borders after Ebola Outbreak in DRC 1 2

The outbreak was declared in Mbandaka, the capital city of Equateur Province last week, and has already claimed the lives of two people. So far, 233 contacts have been identified and are being monitored as vaccination teams have been deployed to contain the further spread of the pandemic in DR Congo, according to World Health Organisation-WHO.
12:51
12:51

Hoima City Fails to Revamp UGX 2.5Bn Garbage Recycling Plant 2 1

In September, the city authorities noted that they had earmarked 700 million shillings to restore the plant, but to date, nothing has been done even as garbage piles up in the city.
11:29
11:29

Residents Want Kabaale Health Centre III Elevated elevation 4

The health facility that is also grappling with drug stock-outs is currently overwhelmed by the increasing number of patients seeking treatment.
12:38
12:38

MPs Find Medicine Being Kept in Mortuary at Kigorobya Hospital drugs 2 3

The Health Committee of parliament that is in the western region to assess the situation of health facilities made an impromptu visit at Kigorobya Health Center IV today and discovered that drugs are being kept in the mortuary at the facility.
11:07
11:07

Fresh Outbreak of Goat Plague Kills 300 Animals in Hoima disease 1 2

Goat Plague is a viral disease related to the rinderpest of sheep as well as goats. It is characterized by fever, cough, very bad-smelling breath, diarrhoea and discharge from the eyes and nose, which can form a crust, making breathing difficult and forcing eyes shut.
18:35
18:35

Hoima Receives over 7,000 Doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines 1

Dr. lawrence Tumusiime, the Hoima district Health officer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Saturday morning that the health ministry delivered more than 6,990 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines in the district on Friday.
07:26
07:26

Hoima Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines Amidst Surging Cases 3

Dr Lawrence Tumusiime, the Hoima District Health Officer says that the district is running out of the COVID-19 vaccine with less than 200 doses remaining.
08:45
08:45

Delayed Deployment of An Anesthetic Technician at Kigorobya Health Center IV Irks Residents surgery 3 1

Joseph Kyamanywa, a resident of Buhirigi LC 1 in Bombo sub-county wonders why the government has failed to recruit an anaesthetic technician for the last nine years for the facility.
14:39
14:39

700 Teachers Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in Hoima vaccination 3

Health and Education officials in both Hoima district and Hoima City launched the mass vaccination for teachers on Wednesday.
11:13
11:13

Residents, Leaders Want Kigorobya Health Center IV Elevated to Hospital elevation 3 1

The facility currently receives more than 53,000 patients annually and serves people from the sub-counties of Bombo, Kijongo, Kapapi, Kigorobya town council, Kiganja and Kisukuma.
07:32
07:32

Patients Desert Butema Health Centre after Two Medical Workers Succumb to COVID-19 1 1 Top story

According to records, between 100 and 150 people would seek treatment at the facility each day. However, less than 20 people turn up at the facility each day for treatment following the death of the two health workers.
15:05
15:05

Hoima Covid-19 Treatment Team Protests Delayed Payment of Risk Allowances Health workers 1 1

Dr John Turyagumanawe, the head of the COVID-19 Treatment Unit explains that all the 25 health workers have not had their risk allowances paid since December last year.
11:06
11:06

Bunyoro Kingdom Offices Closed over Covid-19 1

Andrew Byakutaga, the Kingdom Prime Minister told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Thursday morning that they have decided to close all their premises for a period of fourteen days as they monitor the COVID-19 situation.
16:30
16:30

Home-based Care COVID-19 Patients Flouting Guidelines 1

“Most of these people are not got at their respective homes when we go to check on them meaning they are escaping to freely join other members of the public. This is very dangerous and could escalate the spread of the virus into the communities, “said Tumusiime.
11:02
11:02

COVID-19 Taskforce Considering to Suspend Night Fishing on Lake Albert suspension 1

James Wanzala, a fisherman at Kijangi landing site, says that the proposed suspension of night fishing operations is good. He, however, wants the COVID-19 Taskforce to come up with appropriate measures to compel fishermen not to cross to the DRC while on the lake.
14:39
14:39

Omukama Iguru Suspends 27th Coronation Anniversary COVID-19 1

Initially, the Kingdom had invited only 100 guests to attend what they called scientific celebration. Andrew Byakutaga, the Kingdom Prime Mi says that the Omukama has suspended this year’s coronation anniversary following the new presidential directives of COVID-19.
14:35
14:35

Hoima Gets 500 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses from Kagadi District

Last week, Hoima district ran out of the COVID-19 vaccines prompting health officials in the district to seek help from Kagadi district that had not fully utilised their doses.
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15:00

Hoima Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses health officials 2 1

Dr Lawrence Tumusiime, the Hoima District Health Officer says that the district is running out of the COVID-19 vaccine with less than 400 doses remaining.
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