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17:16
17:16

COVID-19 Control Guidelines Tightened at Jinja Pier community 2 1

Isaiah Tumuhimbise, the port officer of Jinja pier, says that the port has been receiving daily tourists and food suppliers which cannot be maintained in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where social distancing is paramount.
16:26
16:26

Ministry of Health Clears Iganga Hospital Power Bills health worker 1

James Wako, the hospital superintendent says that the hospital has been using generators to boost daily operations in major departments of the facility.
16:09
16:09

Police Shoot Food Vendor in Jinja victim 1

Evelyn Namulondo was heading to Amber Court Market from her home in Budhumbuli Ward around 5am to purchase fruits when she was shot in the abdomen.
12:30
12:30

Study Reveals Health Workers have Bad Attitude Towards COVID-19 public health 1

“About four-fifth of the respondents had poor attitude toward COVID-19 and just over 70% of the Health Care Workers-HCWs had good practices toward COVID-19 especially those aged 40 years or more,” says the descriptive study undertaken through WhatsApp Messenger.
12:46
12:46

Jinja Hospital On the Spot for Failing to Enforce COVID-19 Guidelines health worker 2 1

While inspecting the hospital’s isolation centre on Sunday, Kaducu said that security personnel have failed to limit the entry of vehicles which cause congestion as they are parked outside the wards, contrary to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures.
11:14
11:14

Suspects who Escaped from COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Iganga Advised to Self-Isolate health worker 1 1

The isolation centre which was set up at Busoga university premises was meant to accommodate 80 suspected patients. Days after its establishment, a number of people who met the COVID-19 definition were sent there for supposed isolation, pending testing by the Uganda Virus Research Institute.
15:23
15:23

14 Covid-19 Suspects in Jinja Test Negative center 1 1

Florence Tugumusirize, the hospital director says that they had improvised 12 self-contained rooms at the hospital’s private wing and also secured two dormitories at the Jinja School of nursing where the suspects had access to privacy throughout their quarantine period.
06:24
06:24

20 Health Workers Detained For Violating Ban on Public Gatherings police spokesperson 1 1

Dhuku told journalists that he contacted facilitators to help him retool health workers who risked missing out if the training was called off. “I secured a small grant and a team of experts to retool health workers in handling outbreaks, my humble prayer is for the authorities to pardon us,” he said.
17:57
17:57

South African Investor Survives Lynching in Jinja district 2 2

This followed his Facebook post where he boosted of moving freely through the airport without being quarantined.
07:24
07:24

Stray Bullet Injures Woman During Road Protest street 1 1 Top story

Jalia Mutesi was hit on Monday afternoon when police opened fire to disperse the protest, which started on Saturday.
13:06
13:06

Security Guard Shoots Youth Dead in Kakira Town Council Jinja

The 28-year old Batista Atayo, a resident of Nailo village in Kakira town council, Jinja district was shot dead by a security guard whose names have not yet been established. Industrial security services limited are responsible with ensuring security in Kakira sugar works plantations.
11:49
11:49

Mixed Reaction as Epidemiologists Arrive in Moyo to Document Yellow Fever Health Ministry 4

The team leader Dr Peter Muwereza says that the team will sensitise residents on the disease in addition to compiling an on-site report about the yellow fever threat in the district. He added that the Ministry is also mobilizing resources to carry out mass vaccination against yellow fever in the district.
13:11
13:11

Two Health Workers on the Spot Over Drug Theft government

On Saturday the Namayingo deputy resident district commissioner, Majid Dhikusooka and police detectives stormed their homes and recovered forty bundles of cotton wool, three boxes of injections, six boxes of vaccines and unspecified amount of antimalarial drugs that had been repacked in different paper bags.
19:08
19:08

Intern Worked On False Result to Rush C-Section in Which Baby’s Hand Was Chopped team 2 1

Jinja hospital director Edward Nkurunziza says that the mother, identified as Betty Biribawa suffered from antepartum haemorrhage, a serious complication of pregnancy which is sometimes caused by uterine rapture. At 32 weeks of the pregnancy, the mother was bleeding uncontrollably, warranting an emergency C-section to save her life.
19:29
19:29

Patients Stuck as Health Workers Abandon Hospitals to Attend Vaccination Training district 1 3

The nurses are attending the nationwide training ahead of the age-wide national Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign which is due to run from the October 16-20 targeting children older than 9 months to under 15 years of age. At the same time, a booster dose of oral polio vaccine will be given to all children younger than five years of age.
14:41
14:41

Jinja Residents Raise Funds For Walukuba Maternity Ward Solar Panels health center 3 1

Records at the health facility show that an average of 16 women who are registered for labor are referred to Jinja regional referral hospital due to lack of enough light to offer them proper maternal care.
15:51
15:51

Residents Decry Poor Services at Budiima Health Centre III Jinja 4 1

Residents accuse the health workers of reporting late for work which has resulted to most patients missing treatment.
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