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07:56
07:56

Kigezi Prisons Struggling to Transport Inmates from Courts 1 4

Inmates appearing before the courts from police detention centres and remanded for the first time in Kabale, Rukiga, and Rubanda districts are taken to Rukiga or Rubanda prisons where they spend 14-days under surveillance and testing before they are transferred to Ndorwa Prison for remand.
12:08
12:08

COVID-19 Vaccination: Kabale Runs Out of Moderna Vaccines 4 1

Paddy Mwesigye, the Kabale District Health Officer in charge of child maternal health who is also a member of the District COVID-19 taskforce told URN in an interview 2535 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines doses are over.
14:42
14:42

7,712 Teenage Pregancies Recorded in Kigezi 8 2

Pamela Kembabazi, the Rukiga District Senior Probation, and Welfare Officer says that 71 cases were recorded from July 2020 to July 2021. Kembabazi attributes the rising cases to the negligence of parents.
19:06
19:06

52 Arrested in Crackdown against Operating Bars in Kabale 2 5

The operation under the command of Kigezi Region Field Force Unit-FFU Commander Henry Kisembo was conducted today in the suburbs of Bugongi and Mundeeba in Northern Division, Bicycle garage street and Kigongi streets in Central Division, Mwanjari cemetery business centre in Southern Division, Kabale Municipality and Kyobugombe trading centre in Kaharo sub-county.
10:51
10:51

Kabale Finds Huge Excess of HIV/Aids Infections, But 99.9999 are on ARVs 4 1

Alfred Besigensi, acting Kabale District Health Officer confirms that they had projected to get 5,860 HIV victims but they were shocked when the number of victims went beyond up to 8,921, 52% more that was expected. However on a positive note, 99.9999% of them are already on ARV therapy.
12:15
12:15

RDC Orders Closure of Five Markets in Kabale As Covid-19 Cases Surge 3 2

The markets are Kabanyonyi, Bigaaga, Maziba, Harutinda and Mayengo. The decision to close was taken on Thursday during the district taskforce meeting.
11:30
11:30

Kabale COVID-19 Test Statistics Inaccurate-Task Force 3 1

Dr. Sophie Namasopo, the Director of Kabale Regional Referral Hospital who also seats on the task force, says the figures from Kabale create a false impression that they have lower COVID-19 cases. He cites the statistics issued last month indicating that Kabale was registering between 0-1 cases per day.
14:28
14:28

Lack of Vehicles Hindering Health Service Delivery in Kabale, Rubanda, Rukiga ambulance 6 1

Peter Kibondo Rwakifari, the Rubanda Resident District Commissioner and District Health Officer, Abdon Birungi, says that whenever they have a COVID-19 patient pending transfer from Rubanda to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, they first have to ring the hospital director to request an ambulance.
13:41
13:41

Bus Companies in Kabale Double Fares As Public Transport Resumes 3 3

In Kabale, Bus companies that include Gate Way, Jaguar, Jussy, Baby Coach, Horizon, Platinum and Mash Poa met on Sunday and agreed to double the rates.
12:40
12:40

Intermittent Power Supply Affecting Operations of Oxygen Plant at Kabale Hospital 4 1

Henry David Mupati, the Biomedical engineer at Kabale regional referral hospital says that due to irregular power supply, only 25 cylinders are produced a day instead of 36
15:29
15:29

Kabale Hospital, Kamukira Health Centre IV Run Out of Essential Drugs for COVID 5 3

The health facilities are struggling to manage the patients at the treatment centre over shortage of drugs. The common drugs for treating COVID 19 patients are Azithromycin, Zinc, vitamin C and Vitamin D.
11:07
11:07

COVID-19: Kabale Residents Want Home-Based Care Suspended 6 1 Top story

Bannet Mutekanga, a resident of Kishanje village in Butanda parish in Butanda sub-county, says that most COVID-19 patients placed under home-based care sneak out to bars and shops, which exposes other community members to infection.
14:21
14:21

Kabale RDC Apologizes Over Brutality of Health Workers 4 3

In the past weeks, security personnel in the district have under criticism for brutalizing healthy workers. On Sunday night, a police officer who was enforcing curfew assaulted and injured Muhammad Byaruhanga, an orthopaedist at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital.
08:04
08:04

Police Injure Kabale Hospital Orthopedist While Enforcing Curfew 4 2 Top story

According to Byaruhanga, on his way, double cabin pickup vehicle registration number UG3314C that was being driven by a police officer he only identified as Julius emerged from behind and intercepted him along Bugongi road in Lower Bugongi ward, Northern Division, Kabale municipality.
09:12
09:12

Health Workers in Kabale, Rubanda Decry Harassment by Security Personnel 5 1

Gilbert Mateeka, Rugarama Hospital Medical Superintendent says that he was last week intercepted by security officers who were on patrol in Kabale town while on his way driving to attend to a Covid-19 patient who is under Home Care Management.
11:55
11:55

COVID-19: Kabale Hospital Suspends Supply of Oxygen to Lower Health Facilities in Kigezi 2 1

Dr.Sophie Namasopo, Kabale regional referral hospital director says that due to the increase in the number of Covid-19 patients in critical condition, the demand for oxygen has also increased at the facility’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
19:11
19:11

Kigezi COVID-19 Task Force Bans Speeches, Meals at Burials 4 2

Elly Maate, Police Spokesperson for Kigezi Region says that the meeting has resolved that a burial service be summarized in less than two hours so that people gather.
07:49
07:49

Kabale Hospital Stuck With Oxygen Cylinders Due to Lack of Flowmeters 3 2 Top story

Paddy Mwesigye, the Assistant Health Officer Kabale district in charge of Child and Maternal Health and the Secretary to the District Covid-19 Taskforce, confirms that most of the oxygen cylinders are now lying idle due to the lack of oxygen flow meters.
13:49
13:49

No More Burial Dates and Time in Kabale Death Announcements 3 2

Elly Maate, Police Spokesperson for the Kigezi region explains that there is no reason for radio stations to mention dates and time of burial on radios during such a situation as the country finds itself in these days.
10:19
10:19

COVID-19 Homebased Care Patients in Kabale Sneaking to Bars 3

Paddy Mwesigye, the Kabale District Covid-19 Secretary who also doubles as the Assistant District Health Officer-in-Charge of Child and Maternal health, says that they have registered cases where some of the patients under home-based care stealthily sneak out of their homes to bars to drink alcohol.
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