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Butiaba Health Centre III Workers Living in Fear of Crocodile Attacks Health workers 1 3 Top story

Moses Kaahwa, the Health Center In charge explains that the working condition at the facility is not good given the threats from the crocodiles.
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Patients Desert Butema Health Centre after Two Medical Workers Succumb to COVID-19 1 1 Top story

According to records, between 100 and 150 people would seek treatment at the facility each day. However, less than 20 people turn up at the facility each day for treatment following the death of the two health workers.
15:20
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Masindi Hospital Health Workers End Week-Long Strike Patients 4

The health workers said they couldn't continue handling patients especially those diagnosed with the deadly COVID-19 pandemic without Personal Protective equipment-PPE, because this exposed them to a greater risk of contracting the disease. The situation left many patients admitted at the health facility puzzled with no one to attend to them.
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Hoima Hospital Under Probe for Chasing COVID-19 Patients investigations 2 2

Reports indicate that the facility did not provide any medicine for the patients, or even guide them on the COVID-19 home-based care protocols which would allow them to protect themselves while at their respective homes. Some of the patients however alerted the COVID-19 taskforces in the area about their predicament.
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Masindi Hospital Health Workers Abandon Patients Over Lack of PPE protective gear 5

Most of the health workers who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity noted that all the PPE including face masks, gloves and sanitisers that were given to them got used up two weeks ago and they cannot continue to attend to patients especially those with COVID-19 cases without the protective gear.
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Home-based Care COVID-19 Patients Flouting Guidelines 1

“Most of these people are not got at their respective homes when we go to check on them meaning they are escaping to freely join other members of the public. This is very dangerous and could escalate the spread of the virus into the communities, “said Tumusiime.
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Hospital Submerged, Patients Share Bathrooms With Butiaba Primary Schoolchildren floods 3 5

The floods have submerged staff quarters, maternity, male and female wards, store and the Out Patient Department -among other facilities in the Health Centre.
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Gulu Hospital Accumulates UGX 260M Debt For Covid19 Patient Food COVID 19 1 1

Dr. James Elima, the l Director Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says they haven’t paid food suppliers for four months. He says the situation has forced them to suspend providing breakfast to patients and cut down on the meals from three to one each day.
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Drug Shortage Hits Kabaale Health Center III Patients 4 1

David Kyagondeze, the in-charge says that the facility lacks essential medicines such as anti-malaria drugs, antibiotics, vaccines and medical supplies such as syringes, gloves, catheters and gauze among others.
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Last COVID-19 Patients Discharged from Hoima Regional Referral Hospital 1 1

The three patients who include one man from Buliisa and two women from Kyankwanzi were discharged on Thursday.
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Over 60 Skip ART Treatment at Biiso Health Center III HIV 2 1

Alex Rukundo, one of the People Living with HIV, says he has failed to pick his drug refills because of transport problems.
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Seven COVID-19 Patients Transferred to Hoima from Adjumani Treatment 2 1

Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC Samuel Kisembo told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday that the Health Ministry decided to transfer some COVID-19 Patients to Hoima Hospital due to the limited space in Adjumani, where they had initially been admitted.
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HIV Patients Protest Directive Requiring Them to Seek Clearance from Village Chairpersons. security operatives 2

Robinah Tibakanya, the Coordinator Hoima District Forum for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS, says some LC 1 Chairpersons are not discrete, which exposes members to stigma.
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