Dr Charles Ayume the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Health Committee said that the flaring that comes with oil extraction will lead to lung complications which need ready solutions provided by a well-prepared and involved workforce. He says that the Makerere University Lung Institute should already be spearheading these discussions with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development but this is not yet happening.
According to Fred Muhumuza, an Economist projects to boost food availability have come over the years but recommendations are never adopted as implementers resort to doing awareness campaigns and designing brochures and T-shirts.
The General Secretary of the Uganda Medical Association (UMA) Dr Herbert Luswata told URN this morning that they had earlier presented a statement to parliament clarifying that many genetic studies have attempted to establish why homosexuality happens but none has been successful in pinpointing one specific homosexual gene responsible.
The MPs re- echoed the calls on Saturday during the burial of the couple in Oburin Cell, Ochapa Town Council in Serere district. The Kasilo County MP, Elijah Okupa said that there are several unanswered questions from the family, the people of Serere and the leaders in relation to the Monday accident.
Speaking at the opening of the two-day National Community Health Financing Conference in Kampala on Thursday, Fredrick Makaire, the Executive Director Save for Health Uganda, an NGO that coordinates community health insurance schemes across the country said there’s no need for fresh benchmarking as there’s already enough data gathered over the last more than fifteen years of failed attempts to introduce the law.
Officials at the hospital told members of the Parliamentary Health Committee who were checking the facility’s readiness to offer tertiary care including organ transplants that some ICT installations, and electrical and plumbing work have not yet been completed.
According to Dr. Jimmy Opigo who heads the Malaria Control Division, they had initially mapped thirteen districts that needed spraying in this round that starts in September owing to the high prevalence of malaria rated at 22 percent against the national average of 9 percent.
Adam Kabatano a fruit vendor, told members of the committee that many vendors occupied the market in 1987 but were surprised when their names were not included on the list of vendors to occupy the newly constructed market.
According to Nyamwire, women politicians barely used Twitter for campaigning. While women extensively used Facebook, many of their accounts were set up as personal pages instead of Public Figure pages that politicians typically use to engage large audiences, she says this is why they have resolved to have them trained.
Hon Stephen Kangwagye, the Bukanga MP says the World Bank has accepted to fund the construction of these roads but lack of funds amounting to 6 billion shillings for the feasibility study is delaying the works
Eng. Lawrence Walulya the USMID project Engineer says that the contract has applied for an extension of the contract but Asse Abireeba, the Mbarara City Clerk has told the parliamentary committee that the contractor has no capacity to construct the roads.
Omoro Resident District Commissioner, Andrew Onyuk told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they are not taking chances with security and have deployed a joint force comprising personnel from the Uganda Police Force and Uganda People's Defense Forces-UPDF.
Esther Bayiga Zziwa, a researcher at the Unit, says that the law is silent on children using the road and there are no restrictions on what seats they should take in the car yet they are at greater risk of major injury during a crash because of their body mass.
Aduku Health Center IV is facing challenges of insufficient medical equipment, inadequate infrastructures as well as the absence of an ambulance which has affected efficient service delivery in the district.
48 traders have now signed a letter and presented their financial losses mounting to 1.5 billion shillings to the Speaker of Parliament through their area Members of Parliament asking for both financial assistance and Tax arrears waiver. They do not however state what their Insurers are saying about compensating them.
Sam Kigula, the LC 5 Chairperson of Nakasongola district, says that they intend to relocate the 1974 households displaced by the rising water levels and those evicted from the land belonging to Nakasongola Army Barracks.