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15:33
15:33

Catholic Church Continues to Ask Questions, Parishes to Hold Mass on Thursday 1

While Archbishop Lwanga died in his bed last week, as a result of heart failure, according to medical reports, his colleague Bishop Kaggwa died after being diagnosed with COVID-19 in January. "It was sudden and untimely, by human standards and it has created despondence, doubt and depression within us," The Bishop of Masaka Diocese Rt Rev Serverus Jjumba said, before asking what is happening to the Church in Uganda.
08:40
08:40

Wakiso Leaders Condemn Health Ministry for Neglect and "Shunning" National Sanitation Function Ministry of Health 1 6

The district health inspector David Ssekaboga says that although the national figures indicate an 89.2 percent latrine coverage for Wakiso, but those figures are only capturing households and neglecting the population which is the highest in the country.
07:59
07:59

Medical Camp Attracts 48 Cleft lip and Cleft Palate Patients 5 1

The four-day medical camp is being supported by Help of Smile Train Ambassadors Uganda led by Dr. Sr. Justice Najjuka from Little Sisters of Nkokonjeru and the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II. Dr. Nicholas Mugagga, the in Charge of St. Joseph’s Hospital Wakiso, says all the services offered at the annual medical camp are entirely free.
09:32
09:32

Gov't Health Facilities Have Enough Medical Requirements -Wakiso D/CAO 1 3

Bukenya has told URN that there is enough evidence to prove that government through the national medical stores delivers all the necessary requirements to its health facilities within the district and therefore demanding for money from patients before they are treated is an offence which is punishable by dismissal.
09:10
09:10

Wakiso LC5 Boss Defends Medics Against Extortion Allegations 3

Bwanika explains that in the situation where government fails to provide the required medical supplies, the health workers have to choose between asking the patients to provide these for themselves and be treated or leaving them go untreated.
10:21
10:21

Wakiso Lost 252 Aids Patients During Lockdown- District Health Department Report Ministry of Health 5

James Sewankambo, the town clerk Namayumba town council, who represented the Chief Administrative Officer, Godfrey Kuruhiira, said Wakiso district is striving to spread information about HIV/Aids to contain its spread.
11:29
11:29

Wakiso Residents Grapple with Water Scarcity Wakiso district 3 1

Residents are complaining about constant piped water outages, cost of buying water and the distance travelled to get fresh water in Wakiso district.
11:35
11:35

Garbage Collection Company Accused of Poor Waste Disposal garbage dumping 1 4

Several residents in areas along Kiteezi – Kabaga road have raised concerns about the trucks which dump garbage along the roads and near their homes. The most affected villages include Nameere, Kizingiza, Lusanja, Kiteezi, Kabaga and Kabwoko.
14:15
14:15

Residents Neighboring Kiteezi Landfill Decry Flooding 1 3

Yokaana Kabunga, a resident of Kabuwoko village says the flooding stems from the garbage that has extended to people’s property.
07:53
07:53

Traders Profiteering from Expired Goods Dumped at Kiteezi Garbage Landfill food standards 3 4

Expired goods such as salt, sugar, baking flour, eggs, cooking oil, wheat flour, maize flour and beverages are among the over 1,200 tons of garbage disposed of the landfill each month but somehow find their way back into retail and wholesale shops and supermarkets for sale.
14:53
14:53

Wakiso Engineer Succumbs to COVID-19 3

Mudaali breathed his last at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he was admitted intensive care over the weekend in critical condition.
13:56
13:56

Wakiso District Works Department Closed Over Covid-19 Contact

The department head Engineer Sam Mwesigwa has confirmed closing the department as health workers take samples from all staff members to verify whether there are cases from within or not.
11:42
11:42

Ministry of Health to Upgrade Kira Health Center III 2 3

For more than two years now, district leaders have been demanding for the elevation of the facility to improve services.
11:24
11:24

Farmers Lose Fish to Fungal Disease Fish farming 1

According to information from the Aquatic Research and Development Centre (ARDC) in Kajjansi, Wakiso district, in 2018/ 2019 the national fish hatchery at Kajjansi hatched only 200,000 tons of Catfish fingerlings out of the one million tons set annual target.
12:22
12:22

COVID-19: Activists Demand Relocation of Polling Stations from Health Facilities MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

Elly Kasirye, the chairperson of Wakiso District Human Rights Committee, says it will ironical to allow crowds in health facilities for voting purposes at a time the country is battling an increase in the number of Covid19 infections.
17:17
17:17

Sound in Pit Latrines Annoys Wakiso CAO 4

While addressing water related organizations operating in Wakiso district on Tuesday, Kuruhira expressed dismay over the community’s construction of pit latrines on tiny pieces of land which finally get filled up and they fail to find others places to dig new ones. He insists that if pit latrines must be constructed in Wakiso, they should be those ones which are used to turn wastes into biogas and the residue to taken to gardens as fertilizers.
10:42
10:42

District of 3 Million People Without a Public Hospital Complains MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4

The LCV councilors say that since the ministry of health took over the district hospital which it turned into a referral two years ago, it has never come up to sign a memorandum of understanding detailing when it will construct or upgrade another facility to a district hospital as a replacement, leaving the district with over 3m people without a facility at the status of a hospital.
14:40
14:40

Wakiso Leaders Decry Covid-19 Infections at Workplaces 4

The District Health Officer, Dr. Mathias Lugoloobi, says most of the Covid19 positive cases registered in the district are from police, prisons, banks, markets, shops and land-related offices.
16:33
16:33

Free Cleft Lip and Palate Reconstruction Brings New Hope in Wakiso 2

The in-charge St. Joseph’s Hospital Dr Julius Mugagga says that the free cleft lip and palate camp at the facility started in June with 22 people getting surgeries and 32 people being operated on last month.
18:05
18:05

Wakiso Receives 2.4M Face Masks for Free Distribution Free Masks 2 3

Dr. Mathias Lugoloobi, the Wakiso District Health Officer thanked government for living up to its promise to provide masks to residents, despite the fact that it has taken some time to become a reality.
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