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20:19
20:19

First COVID-19 Case Reported in Magamaga Military Barracks district 1 1

The victim is a wife to a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldier, who travelled to the barracks to nurse her ailing husband on Tuesday. The soldier whose identities have been withheld is reported to have suffered a mental breakdown and was admitted in the barrack’s health facility.
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.
14:24
14:24

Jinja Residents Reject Construction of Greenhouse at Health Centre village 2 1

The greenhouse is an initiative of Jinja Municipality, where flowers to beautify Jinja town will be grown.
12:05
12:05

Handwashing Could Become Routine Long After COVID-19 – Specialists coronavirus 2 1

Medical experts say that proper handwashing, with soap and water, not only reduces the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), but can also prevent the spread of other viral illnesses such as cold and flu. Science has also shown that washing hands for 20 seconds is effective in killing germs, much more than using an alcohol based sanitizer.
08:21
08:21

COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Church Fraudsters- Pastor Male people 1 4 Top story

Male, who is living a simple life at his home in Kawempe, says he has for some time been trying to expose fraudulent preachers who claim to have supernatural powers to offer financial blessings, physical well-being and healing among their flock in exchange for material benefits in vain.
15:26
15:26

The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital Jinja 4 5 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
21:22
21:22

Busoga University to Host Iganga District COVID-19 Isolation Centre victim 3 1

Muwanguzi adds that the isolation room at the hospital caters for only eight people yet an average of 15 suspected COVID-19 victims have been seeking medical attention on a daily basis. He adds that the dormitories at the university will provide enough room for the privacy of all isolated patients under their supervision.
21:35
21:35

Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases people 1 Top story

Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
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.
17:48
17:48

Councilor, Kira Speaker Clash Over Sitting health 4 1 Top story

Eyelu also raised concern about the venue of the meeting, which was held in a closed conference hall and the sitting arrangement.
06:58
06:58

Lightning Claims Two Teachers, Injures 15 Pupils district

Christine Babirye, a teacher at the school says the heavy rain forced pupils and teachers to lock themselves in the main hall. “We experienced heavy rainfall with accompanied with a huge storm, which blew off the roof of the classroom. We decided to converge in the main hall where tragedy befell us,” she said.
07:19
07:19

Patients Protest Absence of Drugs at Kasese Municipal Health Centre 1 1

Joy Biira, one of protesters said she is often given pain killers and advised to buy essential medicines from private pharmacies. She wondered how the health center can operate without essential medicine.
14:33
14:33

Residents Task Leaders in Iganga on Accountability of Donor Funded Projects district 3

Residents note that distribution of anti-malarial drugs is facilitated through a grant from donors but some patients are instead tasked to purchase drugs under the watch of leaders who rarely supervise the progress of these projects.
13:05
13:05

Hundreds Treated at UPDF Health Camp resident 3 2 Top story

At the medical camps residents benefited from free malaria screening, hepatitis B vaccination, immunization of children below five years, sensitisation on primary health care and proper nutrition.
13:07
13:07

40-Year-Old Son Kills Father in Land Sale Fight health

Bilali Waiswa, the LCI Chairman of Namungalwe rural, the village where the tragedy occurred, says that the son had demanded to have his share of the money obtained from the land sale. But his father rejected his demand, and out of anger, the son hit him with a club.
16:11
16:11

Jinja Hospital Gets Stand-in Pathologist body 1 Top story

Dr. Patho notes that since the hospital pathologist, Dr. Godfrey Ssenyonjo fell sick; getting a postmortem report from the health facility became impossible.
13:07
13:07

Dark Memories of 1966 Evoked as Family, Friends Celebrate Dr. Lumu's Life health 6 1 Top story

Henry Kyemba, the then Personal Secretary to Dr Apollo Milton Obote points out that as tension between Mengo and Obote continued rising, there were a lot of accusations. Kyemba notes that since Dr. Lumu was a personal friend to Kabaka Fredrick Muteesa, who was already at loggerheads with Obote, his arrest was unavoidable.
11:47
11:47

Wakiso Health Officials Raise Concern Over Stone Quarry Sites injury 5 1

Dr Paul Zirimala, the officer in- charge of Wakiso Health IV, notes that the most conditions registered from the sites over the last months has been Hernia. Dr Zirimala says that on average they have been performing five to seven hernia surgeries on patients working from the quarry sites.
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