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14:19
14:19

Kanungu VHTs Protest Low Pay 3

The angry VHTs say that they carried out a registration exercise of children aged between 0-5 years on behalf of the sub-county from November 5-9th 2018. The exercise was funded by the United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund UNICEF.
16:01
16:01

Residents Petition Ministry Over Absence of Health Facilities kyenjojo district 2

Dr. Charles William Tusiime, the Kyenjojo District Health Officer, says he is aware of the concerns of the residents.
14:28
14:28

Govt to Recruit 3,700 Community Health Workers 3

The Health Ministry will in the financial year 2017/2018 recruit 3,715 Community Health Workers CHWs, Prof. Anthony Mbonye, the Director General of Health Services has said. Mbonye, the community health workers will replace Village Health Teams VHTs in health service provision in communities.
12:15
12:15

Only 30% Village Health Teams Trained - Survey amref health africa 3 1

Only 30 percent of Village Health Teams-VHTs members are trained to manage patients in communities. Uganda adopted the VHT strategy in 2001 as a bridge in health service delivery between community and health facilities. Prof. Anthony Mbonye, the Director General Health Services, notes that the training gap has been caused by lack of funding.
06:40
06:40

Kabarole Home Improvement Campaign Registers Success cholera outbreak 3

Olive Tumuhairwe, the health inspector in-charge Burahya County, says that in a bid to motivate other households to improve their sanitation, they give out incentives, which include mosquito nets, soap and tippy taps to households who have excelled in hygiene and sanitation.
17:25
17:25

Government to Phase Out Village Health Teams extension workers 3

A 2015 VHT assessment report indicates that the programme functionality is weak due to lack of funding for the programme both from the center and the districts. The report also indicates that districts do not have databases for the VHTs and lack evidence of monitoring, supervision, and coordination of the programme.
07:47
07:47

Gulu Village Health Teams to Treat Malaria in Adults 1

Gulu district acting District Health Officer Robert Ongom says Village Health Teams will be first trained on effective malaria prevention measures which they can demonstrate to the community. The training will also extend to managing cases and providing treatment to adults.
15:09
15:09

Mayuge Leaders Accused of Selling VHT Bicycles mayuge district

Mayuge Chief Administrative Officer Yusuf Senteza explains that the bicycles were meant to motivate the VHT members and to facilitate their movement to remote areas in execution of their duties. However some sub county chiefs connived with LC 3 chairpersons and sold some of them to relatives and friends.
16:21
16:21

Homes Turned Into Health Centres As Focus Deepens on Pneumonia malaria consortium 3

Joseph Buyungo, a Village Health Team member in Mpigi district says he receives and treats about 96 cases of pneumonia at his home, which he says also serves as Health Centre One.
18:08
18:08

Kabarole District Fails To Achieve Goals In Health Sector health department 1

In June 2010, the district set up priorities in different sectors which it planned to achieve within in 6 months.
15:33
15:33

Village Health Teams in Hoima Suspend Activities malaria treatment

Village health teams are a government initiative aimed at improving the health of needy communities, but a chronic shortage of drugs is thwarting the activities of VHT’s in Hoima.
18:02
18:02

Government Urged to Fund Activities of Village Health Teams

Civil society organizations are urging government to fund the activities of Village Health Teams-VHT as a measure of improving on the delivery of health services in rural areas.
15:58
15:58

Kabarole Village Health Teams slip into Limbo community health 1

Village health teams (VHT) in Kabarole district, which are supposed to offer basic treatment to communities, are either not functioning or non existent in the villages.
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