Breaking

Archive

Jun 238 results
08:31
08:31

NWSC Flags-off Comprehensive Feasibility Study to Boast Water Supply in Fort Portal, Two Other Cities Fort Portal Tourism 1 3

Ian Banafamu, the project manager and senior engineer at NWSC, emphasized the importance of cooperation between local leaders and the project's technical team during an inception meeting in Fort Portal city.
07:45
07:45

US Ambassador Reaffirms Continued Support Of Health Care In Uganda

During the visit, Dr. Alex Adaku, the Fort Portal Regional Referal Hospital Director revealed that the Rwenzori region is prone to epidemics and the hospital needs support in research and containing such epidemics.
07:38
07:38

Gov’t Launches Satellite Laboratory Construction at Fort Portal Hospital 1

The facility, constructed under the Uganda COVID-19 Response and Preparedness Project is expected to improve clinical research at the hospital upon its completion. The construction will cost four billion Shillings while another 1.3 Billion Shillings will be spent on equipping the facility.
14:32
14:32

Museveni Contributes UGX 102M Towards Treating Ailing Councilor 1

Mugabe needed Shillings 200 Million for a kidney transplant in India.
17:44
17:44

NDA Closes Down 70 Shops, Impounds Drugs worth UGX40 Million 2

The operation according to the Authority targeted drug outlets that had no licenses or qualified staff in the districts of Kabarole, Fort Portal, Bunyangabu, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa, Ntoroko and Bundibugyo.
07:33
07:33

Two Die in Fort Portal Ambulance Accident 1

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Police Spokesperson identified the dead as Moses Kakooko 52, who was a teacher at Nyakasura School in Fort Portal, and Simon Baker.
14:17
14:17

Tooro, NDA Partner to Conserve Traditional Medicinal Trees 2

Addressing Tooro Kingdom officials in Muchwa Fort Portal city on Wednesday, Dr. Bitekyerezo cited an example of Kibaale Forest, which he said is home to a variety of different medicinal trees and herbs that are being cut down for timber and charcoal. He adds that this has forced NDA to work with the kingdom to ensure that these trees that have medical properties are preserved.
08:54
08:54

MoH Unveils Cold Room for Vaccine Storage at Fort Portal Hospital 3

Dr Daniel Kyabayinze, the Director in charge of Public Health at the Ministry of Health says that the cold room which has a capacity of storing 10,000 cubic litres of vaccine will be a service point of vaccines for the normal routine vaccination and other special vaccines like the yellow fever vaccines in the region.
14:18
14:18

Tooro Kingdom Officials Concerned About HIV/AIDS Prevalence 3

Dr. Beyeza says that their preliminary research came out with different factors that have led to the high HIV/Aids prevalence in the kingdom.
16:10
16:10

ADF Victim Stranded at Fort Portal Hospital 2 3

Musana's family led by his wife, Jenifer Kakwezi 29 told URN that they do not have funds to transport him to Mulago hospital yet his condition is worrying. She says that since they arrived at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital, Musana has been on oxygen and cannot eat, drink or talk.
18:01
18:01

HIV Positive Youth in Fort Portal City Decry Stigma 4

According to records from the office of the Fort Portal City HIV Focal person, the HIV prevalence rate in the city currently stands at 14.6% compared to the national prevalence which stands at 7.3 %.
09:33
09:33

Poor Hygiene Threatens Business at Kabundaire Market 1 2

The market which has more than 1000 vendors is covered in a very unpleasant smell with flies hovering around all day, a situation which, vendors say, has driven customers out of the market.
07:02
07:02

Three In Custody for Selling Rotten Meat 1 2

The Fort Portal City Veterinary Officer, Dr. Stanley Businge, who also doubles as the city Production officer, intercepted the suspects on Tuesday evening while carrying out his routine inspection exercise.
10:35
10:35

Residents Complain of Stomach Complications After Consuming Grasshoppers 1 1

Mercy Mbabazi, another resident says that she has been eating grasshoppers every season since she was a child and had never experienced any side effects. She is wondering why this season she developed stomach aches and diarrhea after consuming the delicacy.
18:26
18:26

Kabarole Missionary Hospital in Dire Need of Renovation, Equipment 4

The hospital which was constructed in 1903 by the Church Missionary Societies is Uganda’s second oldest Missionary hospital after Mengo Hospital.
08:06
08:06

Another Health Worker Succumbs to Ebola 1

Nabisubi is one of the six medical workers from Mubende Hospital who were transferred to Fort Portal last week and tested positive for Ebola.
22:08
22:08

Tanzanian Doctor who Died of Ebola Buried in Fort Portal 3 2

Dr Mohammed Ali was undergoing treatment at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital at the time of his death. He was one of the six medical workers who were infected while treating Ebola patients at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital and were transferred to Fort Portal for better treatment and management.
09:22
09:22

Tanzanian Doctor Succumbs to Ebola in Uganda Top story

Dr Mohammed Ali has been one of the six health workers being managed at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital since Wednesday when they were transferred from Mubende.
10:08
10:08

Health Centres Urged to Handle Simple Cases to Avoid Crowding Referrals during Ebola 1

Currently Fort Portal hospital is managing six health workers who were infected with Ebola at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital. The medics who were on Wednesday transferred from Mubende to Fort Portal for proper management and treatment comprise three doctors, two nurses and one anesthetist.
11:24
11:24

Health Volunteers in Fort Portal now Demand Monthly Salary 2

The VHTs Program was established in 2001 as a cost-effective way to link communities with health services. VHTS were established by the Ministry of Health to empower communities to take part in the decisions that affect their health; mobilize communities for health programs, and strengthen the delivery of health services at house-hold level.
Jun 238 results