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15:22
15:22

Residents Demand Upgrade of Aduku Health Center IV Ministry of Health 2

The Aduku Town Council Vice Chairperson, Peter Otim, says that the influx of patients has exerted pressure on the facility leading to acute shortage of drugs. He is equally pushing for the upgrade of the said facility.
10:45
10:45

Lira District Leaders Bothered by Rising Infant, Maternal Mortality Rates Ministry of Health 2

This is more than double the number of deaths that were reported in the 2018/2019 financial year according to findings published in the National Annual Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response Report 2019/2020.
08:48
08:48

Upgrade of Angetta, Awei Health Center IIs Stalls Ministry of Health 1

In May 2018, Alebtong district received Shillings 1 billion from the World Bank for the upgrade of the two Health Center to HCIII's under the Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Program for Results- IFTPR, intended to improve health service delivery to the community. The district contracted Otada Holdings Company Limited to undertake the works.
16:33
16:33

Impassable Roads Force Pregnant Mothers in Gulu to Resort to TBAs Gulu District 1 1

Susan Aber, one of the traditional birth attendants at Tee-Ladwong Parish says that she receives 3 to 4 mothers turning up for delivery each month at her home.
12:16
12:16

Oyam Patients Forced to Work on Medics' Farms in Exchange for Treatment Ministry of Health 2 2

Surprisingly, the officers in charges of Ngai HCII, Otwal HCIII and Atura HCIII equally agreed with the findings saying they are working on ways of solving the problems.
12:08
12:08

Anyacoto Health Center II Operates without Functional Toilets Ministry of Health 4 1

Alfred Okello, a resident of Anyacoto Village blames the Sub County leadership for failure to allocate funds to build a new latrine at the health facility. Okello says currently patients visiting the facility answer nature’s call in a nearby bush, which possess a huge health risk.
09:46
09:46

Health Center IIs Rotting Away in Bukedea Ministry of Health 2 2 Top story

At Koboli HC11, wildlife like bees, bats and animals have taken shelter in the Outpatients Department- OPD. The facility with four housing units for the staff, fully connected solar energy has been lying idle since 2017.
10:57
10:57

Kwania District Offices Closed after Ten Staff Test COVID-19 Positive Ministry of Health 2 3 Top story

Dr. Moses Ebong, the Kwania District Health Officer, says they asked the district authorities to close for 14 days to allow for disinfection.
07:28
07:28

Lira Regional Referral Hospital X- Ray Unit Closed Over Radiation Leakage Ministry of Health

A source at the facility told URN that the X-ray unit was closed on October 15th, 2020 because the radiation from the X-ray machine was exposing the operators to danger.
17:07
17:07

Kitgum Receives 15,000 Face Masks For Learners Ministry of Health 1 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech says that 7,600 face masks will be distributed to schools in Sub Counties while 7,752 will be given to learners in schools within the Municipality.
07:01
07:01

Former Lira Mayor Succumbs to COVID-19 Ministry of Health 3 1

Tonny Obonyo, a member of the deceased’s family, says Owiny was admitted two weeks ago after developing serious health complications. He says they are in talks with the authorities to ensure the deceased’s burial confirms with the standard operating procedures.
12:29
12:29

Residents Decry Appalling State of Maternity ward at Nambieso Health Center III Ministry of Health 3 1

Martin Odongo, Alex Okello and Merry Awino, residents of Nambieso Sub County asked government to consider constructing a modern maternity ward at the facility.
11:51
11:51

LCI Chairpersons in Kitgum Faulted for Inflating Numbers of Face Masks Beneficiaries Ministry of Health 3 1

The Resident District Commissioner William Komakech who also doubles as the Chairperson district Covid-19 taskforce says the numbers of beneficiaries submitted by LCI Chairpersons are abnormally higher than the projected district population.
08:47
08:47

Dr Atwine Frustrated by Non-Performing Commissioners in Ministry of Health 3

Atwiine said that her efforts to get rid of non-performers has resulted in her being dragged to court.
16:50
16:50

COVID-19: Ngora District Offices Close After Staff Members Test Positive COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Lawrence Wadada, the Chief Administrative Officer of Ngora says the decision to close the district was arrived at in order to reduce tension from other staff in the district. He, however, hastened to add that all the staffs at home are on call, depending on the workload.
13:26
13:26

COVID-19: Kangai Health Center III Closed After One Staff Member Tests Positive Ministry of Health 3 1

He says all the health workers at the facility are all put under self quarantine as tracing for their contacts continue calling upon clients to alternatively visit Kwera Health Center III and other nearby health centers.
12:58
12:58

Patients Sharing General Ward With Dead Bodies in Aduku Health Center IV Ministry of Health 4 1

Aduku HHealth Center IV, a Kwania health sub district hospital that serves Kwania and patients from the neighboring Kole, Apac and Dokolo districts receives over 900 patients on a monthly basis according to the report from OPD however the facility operates without mortuary.
17:58
17:58

Immunization Dropped 20%, Antenatal Services 16% during Lockdown COVID-19 1

During the lockdown, the health ministry says a 14 percent drop in accessibility of services normally accessed through out patient departments was noted. The number of children accessing immunization services and women going for their first antenatal visit reduced by 20 and 16 percent respectively, with Kwania, Nakasongola, Luwero, Kyankwanzi and Kampala reporting the highest disruptions of health services
07:43
07:43

UGX 240m Debt Threatens COVID-19 Management in Gulu Hospital Ministry of Health 3 1

The debts accrued between June and August following the supply of essential goods and services like foods, beddings and sanitizers among others to COVID-19 patients at the treatment unit and those in Gulu College School of Health Sciences institutional quarantined facility.
19:13
19:13

Shortage of Medical Supplies Cripples Services at Kitgum Hospital drugs 4 1

According to reports from the hospital administrators, the health facility has for long been faced with a shortage of drugs and other medical supplies which include x-ray films, surgical and examination gloves and detergents due to under-supply by the National Medical Stores- NMS.
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