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12:31
12:31

Masaka Diocese Begins Schools Milk Feeding Program 1 1

Milk has been a cornerstone of school nutrition programs for well over a century in some countries. It plays a vital role in providing essential nutrients to students.
13:20
13:20

Witchdoctor Wanted for Duping Kyotera Anthrax Patients Into Sorcery 1

Ahmed Kateregga, the Deputy Masaka City Resident Commissioner overseeing the Kimanya-Kabonera division, confirms reports indicating Nansamba's attempts to mislead the community into believing that anthrax is a result of sorcery.
13:28
13:28

Researchers Challenge Gov't on Mass Covid-19 Testing Services 1 2

Doctor Jonathan Kitoonsa, a Researcher at the Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute-MRC/UVRI, indicates that is still significant to both research purposes and community health for government to continue providing Covid-19 testing services at all times.
07:40
07:40

MADIPHA Advocates for Common Treatment Center Ministry of Helath 2 4

Nissy Namuyomba, the Programs Coordinator at MADIPHA, emphasized the importance of the Ministry of Health developing a comprehensive plan that consolidates all services, making them easily accessible for persons with disabilities without unnecessary difficulties.
16:27
16:27

Masaka Local Gov'ts Retool VHTs to Support Disease Control Ministry of Health 4

Masaka District Health Officer Doctor Faith Nakiyimba says that they are retooling the Village Health Teams, such that they can reduce the disease burden in the area, as part of a partnership with the Korean Foundation for International Healthcare-KOFIH.
15:30
15:30

West Buganda Diocese Upbeat Over Increase of Foot Pilgrims 3 1

Reverend Ssimbwa flagged off a group of 61 Anglican Christians who began their foot pilgrimage in the early hours of Monday. He noted that this growth in the number of foot pilgrims, although modest, signifies an expansion of faith within the community.
16:59
16:59

EACOP Enrolls 130 Youth for Vocational Skills 1 4

The beneficiaries were selected from the project-affected households in the different parts of Kyotera and Sembabule districts.
17:41
17:41

Bishop Jjumba Orders Compulsory School Feeding Masaka diocese 1 2

Bishop Jjumba says his administration will not tolerate parents who fail to provide food for their children while at school.
21:50
21:50

Kitovu Missionary Hospital Gets Modern Mortuary 2 3

The mortuary worth 277 million Shillings was constructed through a partnership with the Make People Stronger Foundation based in the Netherlands.
14:27
14:27

Limited Male Involvement in Vertical HIV Prevention Interventions Worry Health Workers world aids day 2

Through the EMTCT approach, a woman living with HIV is enrolled on antiretroviral treatment and closely monitored during pregnancy, to achieve viral load suppression, which according to medics virtually eliminates the possibility of transmitting the virus to the newborn child; also referred to as vertical transmission of the virus.
18:59
18:59

Eight Contacts of Masaka Ebola Case Test Negative MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3 1

Ronald Katende, the Masaka Resident City Commissioner and head of the joint Ebola taskforce says the results from samples from the Uganda Virus Research Institute have turned negative for the virus.
07:23
07:23

Public Misconception Threatens Ebola Response in Masaka MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 4

Ronald Katende Kinene, the Masaka City Resident Commissioner and Chairperson of the Joint Ebola Taskforce, says the troubling misconceptions originate from the deceased's family members who still doubt the medical report concerning the patient’s ailments.
17:16
17:16

Masaka Taskforce Demands On-Site Ebola Testing Equipment MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 3

Abed Bwanika, the Member of Parliament for Kimanyia-Kabonera City Division says that the Ministry of Health should deploy mobile laboratory equipment to provide rapid testing services on the suspected cases, for effective coordination and timely response.
12:57
12:57

MOH Investigates Mutation of Malaria Parasites as Incidents Increase Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Richard Kabanda, the Commissioner in charge of Health Promotion, Education, and Communication at the Ministry of Health, says that they are concerned about the rebound of the malaria epidemics despite the various preventive measures the country has previously rolled out including the distribution of free insecticide-treated mosquito nets.
09:53
09:53

Public Marginalizing Cerebral Palsy Survivors 2 1

People with cerebral palsy can have problems swallowing and commonly have an eye muscle imbalance, in which the eyes don't focus on the same object. They also might have a reduced range of motion at various joints of their bodies due to muscle stiffness.
13:18
13:18

Failure to Relocate Graves Hinders Road Construction Project in Masaka City Masaka City Council 1 2

The bodies are believed to be of people who once owned a home next to the main entrance of the Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA Masaka zonal regional offices located in Kijjabwemi B cell, Kimanya-Kabonera division.
08:15
08:15

Suspected Ebola Patient Admitted At Masaka Regional Hospital MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 1

Doctor Edwin Okello, the in-charge of the Epidemiology Ward said that the male patient reported to the hospital emergency ward on Monday while seeking treatment.
09:14
09:14

VP Alupo Cautions Students on Strikes, Urges Them to Embrace Dialogue 3 1

Alupo expressed concern that the student strikes don't only cause infrastructural damages but also soil the reputation of the affected and impede the government's broader objective of developing the education sector.
14:56
14:56

Masaka Taps into Unexploited Cultural, Religious Sites to Promote Tourism Masaka City Council 1 2

Two years after they were granted city status, the leadership of Masaka has considered organizing the first-ever city carnival as a platform to market its tourism potential and investment opportunities; a four-day socialization event, which will take place between July 29 and July 31, 2022.
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16:13

Masaka Muslim Clerics Renew Demands for Release of Professor Kabwegyere Report 1 2

In today’s Eid Al-Aduha prayers at the Masaka main mosque, the Muslim clerics led by Sheikh Sulait Ssentongo, the deputy Supreme District Kadhi for the greater Masaka district have complained about the protracted failure of the government to release the report, blaming the failure for the persistent misunderstandings within the Muslim community of Uganda.
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