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18:05
18:05

Relief as Nabakooba Donates Ultrasound Machine to Mityana Hospital 2 2

The Minister of Lands, Judith Nabakooba has donated an ultrasound machine to Mityana Hospital ending 3 years of its operation without a functioning machine used for running crucial medical investigations.
07:13
07:13

Elevate Mityana Hospital To Referral Facility-Nabakooba 2 2

Led by the Housing and Lands Minister and former Mityana District Woman Member of parliament, Judith Nabakooba, the leaders have resolved to write to the health minister, the president, and the Prime Minister to show cause why the facility should be elevated to a regional referral.
07:29
07:29

Mityana Hospital Waits 3 Years Without X-Ray; Ministry Still Looking for a Repair 2 2

Mityana Hospital has spent three years without functional X-ray and Ultra sound machines which are important machines for people with chest infections, bone infection and accidents whereas ultra sound scan is so important for expectant mothers to see the baby and the internal condition of their clients
08:51
08:51

Mandatory COVID-19 Test for All Mityana District Staff 2

The area Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Isha Ntumwa says that all staff members have been instructed to carry out a mandatory test for the pandemic upon which the district task force will decide whether its necessary to close the facility.
15:21
15:21

Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes people 1 1

According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
14:24
14:24

Health Authorities in Mityana Call for Mass Hepatitis B Vaccination 4 1

According to statistics from the Mityana District Health office, the prevalence rate stands at six per cent.
12:25
12:25

Mityana Hospital Accused of Neglecting Patients mityana district 4 1

19-year-old Sylvia Nantongo died moments after she had been rushed to the facility on Tuesday.
12:57
12:57

Misconceptions, Long Distances Frustrating Epilepsy Treatment in Mityana mityana district 4 1

Taddeo Nsubuga, a psychiatric clinical officer in charge of Mityana Mental Health Clinic, says Katereggas situation wasnt strange to him as many residents are yet to understand that the epilepsy is a medical condition and resort to traditional healers to exorcise evil spirits with herbal concoctions and rituals.
11:05
11:05

Mityana Hospital CD4 Count Machine Still Missing cd4 machine 1 Top story

Mityana LC V Chairperson, Joseph Luzige, says they are interested in knowing the findings from the analytical lab showing the last person to use the biometric system.
16:22
16:22

Malaria Prevalence in Mityana High malaria infection 1 2

A recent baseline survey conducted by Sauti za Wananchi Voices of Citizens released by Twaweza East Africa indicates that over 84 percent of Ugandan children under five years of age sleep under insecticide treated-bed nets of the type known to provide strong protection against malaria transmission.
11:13
11:13

Mityana Authorities Concerned About Quality of Borehole Water mityana district 1 2

Dr. Fred Lwasampijja, the Mityana District Health Officer, says the intake of some metals like iron might not be dangerous in the short run, but it has long term effects on some body organs like the liver, kidney and stomach among others.
14:25
14:25

‘Patient' Arrested for Stealing Mityana Hospital Equipment cd4 machine 1 1

Nobert Ochom, the Wamala Region Police Spokesperson, notes that following a number of leads, police detectives arrested a man who had been admitted to the hospital a week before the theft. Ochom said that the suspect had disguised himself as a patient while studying the situation at the hospital.
14:36
14:36

Mityana Hospital Medics Under Probe for Theft of Equipment cd4 machine 3 1 Top story

Area leaders were particularly disturbed by the theft of the CD4 machine which is used for testing HIV blood samples and determining stages of HIV infection before persons living with HIV are enrolled for Anti-Retroviral therapy.
18:46
18:46

Mityana Residents Cautioned on Open Defecation town dwellers 4

The Mityana District Health Officer, Dr Fred Lwasampijja, says that open defecation has placed residents of the town at the risk of diseases such as cholera, diarrhoea and typhoid,
20:37
20:37

Mityana Mother Delivers at Health Center Compound, Baby Dies maternal mortality

Mother dies at Health Center compound due to lack of transport to Mityana General Hospital.
13:18
13:18

Man dies of suspected Marburg virus in Mityana hospital ministry of health

The National Taskforce team from the ministry of health, rushed to the district and took samples from the body and later buried the body under tight security in Muduuma village, Mpigi district.
12:46
12:46

Nurses Struggle to Deliver Amidst Deplorable Working Conditions 2 2

Eyiiga explains that there are times when they operate without gloves and drug supplies yet their catchment area is too large.
16:20
16:20

Town Clerk Injured as Traders Protest Poor State of Roads 1 5

The protesters used logs to block the road and burnt car tyres to register their grievances against municipal authorities for the potholed roads and uncontrolled dust in the town. The fire was later controlled by the Police fire brigade.
12:52
12:52

MPs Recommend Closure of Mityana Mortuary 2

Members of Parliament committee on social services were shocked to find the mortuary run by casual workers who even lacked Mortuary equipment. The mortuary was found leaking, too small, and dirty with dead bodies piled on each other.
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