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14:59
14:59

Kotido District Seeking UGX 15.8m for Cholera Response Plan MoH

The District Health Office, Dr. Serino Acar says the money is needed to support VHTS and village chairperson on case finding as well as support the district health systems on response and management mechanisms.
13:48
13:48

Suspected Cholera Kills 2 People in Kotido MoH 1

The deaths were recorded at Kotido Health Centre IV, after being referred there by health workers from Napumpum Health Centre III.
22:25
22:25

Abim Health Centre Closed Over Covid-19 Case MoH 1

The Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Hashaka Mpimbaza, says the Covid19 patient has been living in the health center quarters where she would mix freely with the health workers.
05:32
05:32

Cholera Death Toll Reaches 11 in Kotido MoH 1

Kotido District Chairperson Ambrose Lotukei said the district response system needs to be supported following the breakdown of the two ambulances. He says that with no standby ambulance, the district authorities can hardly respond to any of the alerts from the communities.
17:33
17:33

Kotido on Alert Over Suspected Cholera Outbreak MoH 2

Dr. Acar says a Cholera Response Taskforce has been formed to oversee management and control of the disease.
13:51
13:51

Ministry of Health to Elevate Kayunga General Hospital MoH 1 1

Atwine says that with the installation of new equipment and expansion of the hospital, the Ministry will elevate the facility to a regional referral hospital.
21:57
21:57

Amudat District Gets Health Centre IV MoH 2

Amudat District Health Officer Dr Peter Kusolo is optimistic that with the upgrade, the community of Amudat will access more specialized services such as laboratory, surgical and maternity. He is hopeful that this will also curtail maternal deaths.
05:28
05:28

Ministry of Health Falls Short of Cholera Vaccination Target in Moroto MoH 1

The vaccination started on Monday, targeting to cover 85, 000 people across the district. However, the vaccination team says, in a report released on Sunday, June 21, that only 78 per cent of the target were received. 4 per cent of those vaccinated are children under one year.
18:25
18:25

Cholera Vaccination Underway in Moroto MoH 2 1

Cholera was confirmed in Moroto district on May 12 by the acting District Health Officer Charles Onyang Omuudu after seven out of eight samples tested positive. The disease has so far claimed three lives, and according to Omuudu, the cases have since escalated to 370.
16:51
16:51

Health Ministry Delivers Cholera Treatment Supplies to Moroto as Cases Hit 300 MoH 2 1

The supplies include drugs, enough to treat about 200 cholera patients, disinfectants and personal protective equipment for frontline health workers.
20:09
20:09

Karamoja Border Districts Seek COVID-19 Surveilence Vehicles porous borders 3

There are four border districts in Karamoja including Moroto, Amudat, Kaabong and Karenga which share a common border with South Sudan and Kenya. However, as South Sudan and Kenya register more COVID –19 cases, there are growing concerns of importation of the virus through the border posts in Karamoja.
09:05
09:05

Covid-19 Positive Truck Driver Intercepted in Mukono MoH 2 2 Top story

The fuso truck driver was intercepted on Saturday evening at a police check point at the Mukono-Jinja- Bugerere road junction on his way from Kampala to Mbale district.
15:17
15:17

Ministry of Health Explains Motive for Guarded Burial in Kayunga Kayunga District 1 2

Police at Naggalama intercepted the A-plus Funeral Management Service vehicle that was transporting the body to Kayunga, on the orders of the Ministry of Health. Subsequently, the Ministry of Health recommended that the deceased be buried by a professional team from the Uganda Red Cross Society to avoid any kind of exposure to family and the community.
17:04
17:04

Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines MoH 2 1

The sub-county Chairperson Hudson Kiyaga says that the landing site was overly congested making it hard for them to maintain social distancing recommendations. According to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation, individuals are supposed to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from any person who is coughing or sneezing.
11:18
11:18

Private Clinic Owners Warned Against Hiding COVID Suspects MoH 2 1

Ayubu Ssegunga, the Chairperson Uganda Private Clinics and Drug Shops Association, says majority of the Private Clinic and drug shop operators focus on money at the expense of professionalism. He says to create a disease free community all medical practitioners regardless of their level should abide by the health Ministry guidelines and preventive measures against COVID19.
13:15
13:15

Mukono Municipality Declines to Handover Hospital to District MoH 1 3

Ben Muwonge, the representative of Kyampisi ward who seconded the motion, proposed that they petition the Local Government minister as well as the PS to reconsider her directive.
07:44
07:44

Health Institute Merges Graduation Ceremonies Citing Lack of Funds MoH 3 1

Ramadhan Ndhego, the Head Principal St Elizabeth Institute of Health Professionals explains that they needed about Shillings 40 million to organize the graduation ceremony last eat but failed to raise the money.
11:32
11:32

Mukono Health Center IV Hunts for UGX800M to Complete OPD Block MoH 3 1 Top story

Dr. Anthony Kkonde, the Municipality Health Inspector, says they embarked on the construction with Shillings 300 million donated to them by the president in 2015 for renovation but the resources ran out before the work could be completed.
17:06
17:06

Njeru Municipal Ambulance Grounded MoH 2 1

Docus Musimenta, a resident of Mbikko, says the ambulance had improved health service delivery especially in terms of responding to emergencies.
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