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13:14
13:14

Police Hunt for Man who 'Vaccinated' 20 Victims with Fake Anti-rabies Vaccine health worker 1 2

The victims' parents say that the health workers were not readily available at the facility, but they interfaced with Kangawo, who offered to vaccinate them at a cost of 25,000 Shillings per victim, which they agreed to pay.
06:57
06:57

US Commits to Supporting Epidemiology Training Uganda 2 2

Speaking at the launch of the Field Epidemiology Training Program-FETP in Jinja city on Tuesday, Natalie, said that the US Center for Disease Control-CDC aims to empower frontline health workers with the required skills needed in response to epidemics and other related illnesses within their areas of operations.
09:42
09:42

Jinja Hospital Runs Out of Gloves health worker 1 1

The Hospital’s Deputy Director, Angella Namala said that, since gloves are essential for all health workers, the absence affects proper management of patients.
18:32
18:32

Jinja Hospital Runs out of Supplies to Manage Covid-19 Patients drug 1 1

The hospital is reported to have runout of azithromycin, Vitamin C and Zinc in early June this year and have not received supplies from national medical stores-NMS ever since. This has prompted patients to purchase them exorbitantly from private pharmacies.
08:13
08:13

Jinja Hospital Registers 32 COVID-19 Deaths in Two Months unit 1 2 Top story

Florence Tugumisirize, the Executive Director of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says they have so far admitted 156 COVID-19 patients in the second wave. She says 124 of these were treated and discharged while 32 succumbed to the virus.
13:50
13:50

Jinja Hospital’s Oxygen Plant Stretched, Requires Servicing demand 1 2

James Ongicha, the engineering technician and regional workshop manager says that, the plant used to refill five cylinders in two hours, however, it currently performs the same task for close to four hours, which creates the need to service it urgently.
12:10
12:10

Jinja Hospital to Expand Intensive Care Unit health worker 2 1

A total of 32 COVID-19 patients were admitted to the hospital’s ICU between May 2020 and April 2021. Of these, 26 died while only six were successfully discharged from the facility, while three other lives have been lost since the outbreak of the second wave last month.
13:28
13:28

Lack of PPEs Exposing Health Workers in Jinja to Covid-19 sister 1 1

Ruth Namukuve, a health worker in Buwenge says that the supplies received from the district health officials are insufficient to effectively attend to the ever-increasing numbers of covid-19 suspects who seek services at the facility daily.
06:47
06:47

Lack of Anesthesiologist Slows Management of COVID-119 Patients at Jinja Hospital unit 1 1

“These two part-time anesthesiologists only show up to check on patients who fail to stabilize in a period of three days and when their situations are so complicated for us to handle, but the rest of the cases are being managed by the nurses throughout their admission at the ICU,” she says.
16:14
16:14

NDA Closes 277 Drug Outlets for Operating Illegally government 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement NDA, says that some drug outlets were selling drugs from unlabeled tins yet such storage facilities are a reserve of government entities.
08:00
08:00

Facelift of ICU Boosts Healthcare Services at Jinja hospital COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Aisha Mohammed, an attendant of a patient told URN that her relative was receiving critical healthcare at a private clinic but the health workers directed them to offer him home-based oxygen therapies claiming that their patient had stabilized.
18:33
18:33

Health Workers in Jinja Trained in Prevention of NCDs project 3 2

Health workers were tipped on rallying their clients to exercise at least four times a week to minimize the risk of acquiring NCDs.
14:24
14:24

Jinja Hospital Ambulance Grounded for Six Months regional 1

Mubarak Were, the hospital administrator, says the matter is being handled at a high level and they expect to have the ambulance back on the road soon.
04:51
04:51

Pictorial; Celebrating Six Years of HRH Gabula Nadiope IV on the Throne

The coronation anniversary was themed around rallying masses to abide by the Ministry of Health set guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19.
16:15
16:15

Residents Protest as Health Centre Keeps Body in Out-patients Ward deceased 2 1

Angom died on Monday morning. However, her body was still lying in the outpatient department by Tuesday afternoon. The deceased’s neighbour, Ruth Akello says Angom was bleeding profusely when she was rushed to the facility on Monday shortly before she was pronounced dead.
11:14
11:14

Low funding Affecting Operations of Jinja Hospital Isolation Unit patient 1 2 Top story

The Hospital Director, Dr. Florence Tugumisirize, says each patient has a feeding budget of Shillings 15,000 per day, which is inadequate to cater for their recommended diets.
21:55
21:55

COVID-19 Patients Blocked from Fleeing Jinja Hospital Isolation Centre police spokesperson 4 2

The patients were protesting the poor living conditions at the centre, late meals, poor sanitation and delayed results. The patients further challenged the absence of guards at the facility which does not have a perimeter wall to protect them from intruders and the lack of psychosocial support.
09:53
09:53

NDA Concerned About Unregistered Drugs On the Market Kaliro 1 1

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at the National Drug Authority- NDA says that, they have recovered unspecified amounts of drugs with prescriptions in Asian languages contrary to the NDA’s standard operating procedures which permit them to sell English labelled drugs.
11:44
11:44

Lax Security Worries Communities Adjacent to Jinja Hospital COVID-19 Isolation Centre coronavirus 1 3

As a result, community members say, that a number of confined patients are taking advantage of the loophole to freely take walks to unidentified locations, especially in the evening. Many have been seen purchasing different items from shops and mixing up with unsuspecting community members.
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