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11:28
11:28

Serere Struggles to Complete Renovation of Health Centre IV Serere HC1V 1 1

The facility receives up to 200 patients daily at the Outpatients Department- OPD and an average of 10 deliveries, a number that is way beyond the available facilities at the facility.
06:54
06:54

Kotido Hospital Yet to Operationalise Key Departments 3

Dr. Abdilahi Muhammed Lomwar, the acting Hospital in Charge, says that although the number of patients has more than doubled the hospital is still operating below capacity due to inadequate medical equipment and health workers.
18:29
18:29

Health Centre IV Theaters Dormant in Isingiro District 4 1

Isingiro District Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Martin Yiga says that the district is struggling to attract personnel in this medical discipline to run theatres in Nyamuyanja and Rugaga Health centre IV.
14:05
14:05

Kabarwa Health Center III in Water Crisis Kabarwa HC3 4 2

The health facility has been operating without a reliable water source for the last five months after all the two boreholes in the facility broke down.
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.
14:03
14:03

Leaders in Serere Demand for General Hospital Serere HC1V 2

According to Dr Francis Odeke, the District Health Officer, the outpatient department of Serere Health Centre IV receives up to 200 patients daily. He says that the district meets all the required standards for a hospital but the Ministry of Health is reluctant to consider their request.
13:08
13:08

Patients Overwhelm Health Centres in Katabi, Kigungu 1 3

Katabi Health Centre III is now receiving an average of 50 patients a day, up from a maximum of 20 patients. But it has only one doctor, one laboratory technician, two nurses, and a midwife, yet the facilities there can also not handle the increasing number of patients.
15:15
15:15

Health Monitoring Unit Halts Eviction of Masaka Hospital Staff From Quarters Nathan Onyachi 1 4 Top story

r. Jackson Ojera Obucu, the Director State House Health Monitoring Unit, says the occupants of the staff quarters were not given a fair hearing before the housing committee and the hospital administration decided to allocate their houses to other staff members, which is irregular.
10:16
10:16

Moroto Health Workers Resume Work Amdist Water Shortage kakingol hc111 2 1

At the health facility, some pregnant women or their attendants walk distances of more than three kilometres to access water from dirty sources.
11:52
11:52

Poor State of Kalangala Health Facilities Upsets Locals kalangala district 3 1

A patient Rose Nabawanuka was referred to Kalangala Health Center IV, the only facility in Ssese Islands with a medical surgeon, for a caesarian birth. To get there, She needed a canoe boat, but she had become weak after so many hours in labour, without treatment and care. She had also been hit by the direct sun on the lake after sailing about 38 nautical miles to Mwena Landing Site in Bugala, the main Island in Kalangala district. She died on arrival.
10:15
10:15

Security Guard Arrested For Theft of Solar Panels ministry of health 1

The panels estimated at five million Shillings were reported missing on Thursday when residents observed that the health centre has been in darkness for a couple of days. It later emerged that the equipment was vandalized on Monday night.
07:41
07:41

Jinja Health Workers in Fresh Appeal for Allowances health services 2

Health workers working at government health centres in Jinja have launched a fresh appeal to Jinja district local government to fulfill its pledge of providing food, transport and housing allowances.
18:01
18:01

UMEME, Iganga Hospital Row over Unsettled Bills 2

Iddi Bateganya, the Iganga hospital senior administrator says the hospital gets Ugx 3 million to cover all its utility bills on a quarterly basis. This includes maintenance of cars, generators, and water, Fuel and electricity bills. According to Bateganya, the money is not enough to clear the bills which stretch to Ugx 7 Million.
10:43
10:43

Kalangala Medical Workers' Strike enters Second Week 2 2

Edward Banda, one of the medical workers at Kalangala Health Centre IV says they resolved not to go back to work until the salaries and hardship allowances for the last six months are cleared. Banda adds that in addition to working for long hours, they operate under difficult conditions yet their services remain less appreciated.
16:55
16:55

White Ribbon Alliance Embarks on Collection of 2 Million Signatures

Sebugwawo claims that 17 mothers die daily due to poor health services, lack health care and obstructed labor especially in upcountry areas. He cites Kamwezi Sub County in Kamwenge district, where women travel 70km to reach a health center.
15:46
15:46

Kanungu Health Workers Lay Down Tools Over Unpaid Salaries 3

He says despite acknowledging receipt of their complaints, the public service ministry has failed to take positive steps to clear their pay. Nason says that left without any other option, they have decided to lay down their tools since it is only language government appears to understand.
13:31
13:31

CSOs: Thin Health Budget To Affect Rural Poor ministry of health

The 2013/2014 budget allocations to the health sector could see lower level health centers and district hospitals provide inadequate services to the majority rural poor. Denis Odwe, the executive Director Action Group for Health, Human Rights and HIV/AIDS, points out that only 41.1 billion shillings has been allocated as recurrent budget to run health service delivery in 137 local governments with 56 general hospitals, 61 private not-for-profit hospitals and 4,205 lower level health units.
14:50
14:50

Seven Health Centers Left to Waste Away 1

The seven health centers that are fully furnished are now overgrown with grass as there are no attendants in place.
13:00
13:00

Sembabule Doctor Abandons Health Centre for Private Job health centres 1

A doctor hired by Sembabule district to man its main Health Centre Four has opted to work for a private hospital allegedly owned by Sembabule LC 5 Chairperson Dr. Elly Muhumuza.
11:13
11:13

Soroti Health Workers Criticized for Laxity soroti municipality 1

Health workers in Soroti municipality’s health centres have come under criticism for slackness in their work. The health workers are accused of reporting to work late and leaving early. Other complaints include failure to open the health centres over the weekends.
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