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20:35
20:35

Ministry Defends Self on Isolating People Returning from China in Their Homes Ministry of Health 3

Dr. Atwiine explains that it’s too costly for government to keep watch of all the people who have returned from the affected countries that is why they have decided to monitor them from their homes and alerted government health facilities close to them to be keen on any symptoms that may arise.
18:36
18:36

Kyazanga Health Centre IV Stuck with Dilapidated Buildings 1 3 Top story

Mark Turyeijuka, the Kyazanga Town Council LC V Councilor and Lwengo District Works Committee Chairperson, confirms the sorry state of the health center, which he has taken a toll on the morale of health workers and turned away residents.
17:31
17:31

Mulago Handling Referrals from Kawempe, Kiruddu Only Ministry of Health 1

The hospital Principal Administrator David Nuwamanya told Uganda Radio Network this morning that they resolved to first handle the old cases that have been referred to the facilities that had filled the gap when they closed for renovation.
14:00
14:00

Alcohol, Drug Abuse Leading Cause of Mental Illness- Report TRAC.fm 1 3

The Lead Researcher and country Director TRAC FM, Javie Ssozi says that the abuse of alcohol is something that can be traced back to cultural norms in different parts of the country.
13:09
13:09

Police Investigate Death of 3 Inmates at Atopi Prison 5 1 Top story

A source at the prison facility, says the seven inmates complained about their health in the morning before they were taken to the garden but they were ignored. He was to appear before Apac Grade One Magistrates Court on February 25th on charges of theft.
12:26
12:26

Kasese HC Stuck With Unidentified Patient 3 2

Dr. James Muliwabyo, the Health Centre In charge, says the unidentified man supposedly in his 40’s was picked by police from the streets of Kasese town while unconscious.
11:02
11:02

Measles Outbreak Hits Obongi District 1 1 Top story

Dr. Joseph Arike, the Obongi District Health Officer, says they have submitted samples from the affected people to the central government laboratory for confirmation.
07:51
07:51

Seven Arrested Over Counterfeit Veterinary Drugs Col. James Mwesigye 3 3 Top story

Dr. Jeanne, Muhindo, the Head of Veterinary Department National Drug Authority in Mbarara, says the operation followed a complaint from a farmer in Kyenjojo whose milking cow mysteriously died following the use of fake tick burn spray.
21:57
21:57

Countries Failing to Protect Children- Report WHO Geneva 1

According to the report, the futures of 250 children in low and middle income countries have been cut short due to environmental degradation, climate change and unhealthy commercial advertising that has led to an increase in childhood obesity
18:28
18:28

Locust Invasion: Kitgum Residents Turn Dreaded Insects Into Food Local Government 2 7 Top story

Several residents spent the better part of Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning picking the locusts for food. Some have since fried the locusts for eating.
17:06
17:06

Rotary in Drive to Raise UGX 367m to Equip Mengo Blood Bank nakasero blood bank 1 2

Ronald Kawaddwa, the chairperson of Mengo Rotary Blood Bank, told journalists in Kampala that the money, once collected, will be used to complete the blood processing cycles that will be used for equipping the facility. He says the intervention will boost to the recently acquired transfusion transmissible infection testing machines.
11:46
11:46

Tororo Medical Workers Arrested Over Drug Theft

The suspects are identified as Peter Opua the senior principle stores assistant Tororo main hospital, the Nangongera Health Centre IV assistant inventory officer Isaac Obbo and the senior Ambulance driver at Tororo main hospital Ochwo Usain.
19:59
19:59

MOH Partners with NGO to Manage Procurement Data Ministry of Health 3

Speaking at the Health Ministry headquarters on Tuesday afternoon, Dr. Atwine noted that to resolve the problem, the Ministry has partnered with Africa Freedom of Information Center –AFIC, a non-government organisation to train their staff and also help with publishing all the Ministry’s procurement information.
18:36
18:36

Poor Health Services At Luweero Hospital Irk Dr. Atwine 1 2 Top story

Phoebe Namulindwa, the Luweero Resident District Commissioner says that some of the gaps found at the facility were a result of laxity by supervisors. She tasked the Chief Administrative Officer to explain some of the measures she has taken to correct the shortcomings.
14:25
14:25

Diversion of Sewerage Pipes in Wetlands Irk Division Leaders in Gulu 2 1

Moses Abonga, the Laroo Division LC 3 Chairperson reveals that several parts of the wetlands have been cultivated, adding that farmers use contaminated water to irrigate vegetables, which is a threat to public health and safety.
18:19
18:19

Poor State of Abattoir Irks Kigorobya Butchers 6 1

On average, 10 cows are slaughtered at the abattoir each day for public consumption in the town council and Kigorobya Sub County. The town council charges Shillings 12,000 as slaughter fees for each cow.
15:10
15:10

Medics Advise on Regular Exercises 1 3

Dr. Suleiman Lubega, a Senior Consultant Cardiologist at Uganda Heart Institute, says for a person to keep their heart in a good working condition, exercising is paramount.
12:14
12:14

Hoima Officials Mobilise Women to Deliver at Health Facilities Nurses 3

Rostico Akugizibwe, the in Charge Buseruka Health center III, says health officials in the sub county have embarked on a massive campaign to rally expectant mothers to deliver from health facilities.
16:26
16:26

80-Year-Old Tests Positive for Yellow Fever in Maracha 2

The patient only identified as Batreru who is a resident of Adongoro Ward in Nyadri Town council tested positive at Maracha hospital on Saturday.
14:33
14:33

Residents Task Leaders in Iganga on Accountability of Donor Funded Projects health 3

Residents note that distribution of anti-malarial drugs is facilitated through a grant from donors but some patients are instead tasked to purchase drugs under the watch of leaders who rarely supervise the progress of these projects.
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