Turyomurugyendo allegedly called the journalist on May 23, using a mobile phone registered in the names of Penelope Akampurira Lynnette and threatened to end his life. It was later established that Akampurira is a sister to Turyomurugyendo.
Luweero District Health Officer Doctor Innocent Nkonwa is optimistic that the elevation of the facility and its actual operationalization will help to improve service delivery. Nkonwa adds that currently, the health facility needs to streamline the roles of the available staff to meet the staffing norms of a hospital.
The new estimates reveal that 6.2 million children under 15 years died in 2018, and over 290, 000 women died due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth in 2017. Of the total child deaths, 5.3 million occurred in the first 5 years, with almost half of these in the first month of life.
Oboth noted that while the committee has so far organised four regional meetings and some public hearings to collect views on the five Bills, there are still some parties who have expressed interest in making submissions as well.