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11:46
11:46

Latest Deadly Ebola Virus Outbreak in DR Congo Declared Over

It re-emerged in February, nine months after another outbreak in the same province was declared over. Eleven confirmed cases and one probable case resulting in six deaths and six recoveries were recorded in four health zones in North Kivu, from February 7, when the Ministry of Health announced the resurgence of Ebola in Butembo, close to the border with Uganda.
14:16
14:16

Tear Gas Canister Victim Held in Hospital over Unpaid Bills teargas canister 1 4

Masika was admitted to the hospital on November 26, 2020, after she was hit by a teargas canister during a confrontation between supporters of then-presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu and the police. Kyagulanyi was addressing a political rally in Kasese.
20:22
20:22

13-Year-Old Stabbed by Peer, Needs UGX 5M for Surgery 1 2

Kevin Biira Balyaghe, the victim’s mother says the family is stuck as her son’s condition continues to deteriorate.
09:13
09:13

Mothers, Medics Cry Out as Buhaghura HCIII Struggles Without Maternity Ward 2 3

Workers at the facility which is co-owned by Government and Church of Uganda improvised and fitted a room with only two beds to serve as a maternity ward.
15:36
15:36

Over 11,000 Cases of Malaria Recorded in Bunyangabu in 2019 mosquito nets 1

Dr. Richard Obeti, the acting District Health Officer, says that more than 1000 of the 11,714 malaria cases were expectant mothers.
15:46
15:46

Water Shortage Hits Sub County in Kasese District water crisis 1 3

The boreholes broke down and community wells dried up forcing residents to share water with animals from swamps and streams.
16:03
16:03

Ebola Outbreak: Health Surveillance Heightened At Uganda-DRC Border in Kasese 4 1

The surveillance has been concentrated along the Mpondwe border point and Katwe landing site on Lake Edward, which are the key entry points for communities across the two countries.
15:08
15:08

Mbunga Sub County Residents Raise Concern About Lack of Secondary School, Health Centre 2 4

The Sub County with a population of 10,908 people has only a single health Centre II located in Mbuga parish. The sub-county also has only two government primary schools and lacking a single secondary school.
12:39
12:39

PWDs in Kasese Struggle to Access Health Services 4 1

Charles Ndobya from Nyabugando village, Mpondwe Lhubiriha town council says accessing health services becomes a challenge especially when there is no cheap means of transport.
10:31
10:31

FDC Leaders in Kasese Protest EC Ban on Campaigns 1 3

In Kasese, the FDC leaders on Monday stormed the District Registrar’s office and demanded an explanation on how they will solicit for votes without open mass campaigns.
07:18
07:18

Health officials, Leaders Worry About Surging COVID-19 Cases in Kasese 2

They attribute the surge in covid-cases to laxity in compliance to standard operating procedures among the general public.
13:54
13:54

Many Turned Away from Kasese Abbattoirs For Flouting COVID-19 SOPs 1 4

Saidi Zaibu, one of the butchers told URN that they had teamed up with police and health officials to ensure their customers comply with the SOPs. He says many of their customers have abandoned the practice of wearing of face masks and washing hands before accessing the abattoir.
16:24
16:24

Hima Town Council LCIII NRM Flag Bearer Dies Hima LCIII 1 1

Wabukombi in the last NRM party primaries defeated his long political nemesis John Katura Musana to the flag polling ,4,178 votes against Musana’s 3,874 votes.
17:34
17:34

Filth and Stench Chocking Kasese Abattoir 3

The butchers say that the blood and waste from the abattoir end up stagnant in a small pit, which results in in a terrible stench
15:56
15:56

Hima Health Centre III ART Clinic Operating Without CD4 Count, TB Testing Machines 1 1

Edwin Bagonza, one of the clients told URN that he had to move to Fort portal Regional Referral hospital after he was told that the facility lacks a machine for TB testing.
13:23
13:23

Kilembe Health Center II Suffers Drug Shortage Due to High Number of Patients 2 3

Dianah Ithungu, the in-charge of Kilembe Health Center II says they are overwhelmed by the huge number of patients yet their budget has remained constant.
17:15
17:15

Hima Health Center III Staff Pinned Over Absenteeism, Late Coming Hima HCIII 6 2

Sarah Nebanja who gets her treatment from the facility told URN reporter that health workers report at the facility around 11:00Am and within an hour’s time they break off for lunch.
13:35
13:35

Displaced Girls Learn To Make Reusable Sanitary Pads in Kasese 4 3

Lilian Ahakundire one of the brains behind the group told URN that they intended to promote menstrual hygiene among teenage girls affected by the floods given the financial constraints their families face.
18:02
18:02

Kasese Beverage Factory Closed After Driver Tests Positive for Covid-19 covid-19 patient 1 3 Top story

Kasese Resident District, Lt. Joe Walusimbi, who also heads the Covid-19 Task Force, says they received a directive from the Health Minister to close the Kilembe based factory for 14 days.
12:34
12:34

Kasese Yet to Distribute 400,000 Face Masks 2 4

The district received more than 400,000 face masks. However, they are still kept in the stores at the District Headquarters in Rukoki.
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