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08:45
08:45

Aceng Cautions on Accountability in Ebola Fight Ministry Of Health 3 4

Dr. Aceng said that identifying and assigning roles would help avoid overlaps and duplications in the interventions against Ebola.
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Ebola Outbreak: Mubende Authorities Set Up Facilities, Restrictions Ministry Of Health 4 4 Top story

According to Dr. Batibwa, following the confirmation of the outbreak of Ebola, they started mobilizing a team to prepare for the treatment of Ebola patients and revive the isolation center.
17:40
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Suspected Ebola Deaths Rise to 12 Ministry Of Health 2 2

By Wednesday morning, the death toll stood at eight people. But officials say that two people died this morning in the hospital while three others died in a village in Madudu Sub County, the same area where an Ebola case was confirmed two days ago. The first seven people including an enrolled nurse died before the outbreak was confirmed.
10:15
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Ebola Outbreak: 13 Admitted At Mubende Hospital Ministry Of Health 2 1

Rosemary Byabashaija, the Mubende Resident District Commissioner– RDC, says that 10 people were tracked down by the district surveillance team that was dispatched on Wednesday morning following the confirmation of the Ebola outbreak in the district.
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Malaria Kills 99 People In Luwero pneumonia 1 4

According to the district report on mortality and morbidity, 66 of the malaria deaths occurred among children under five years whereas 33 cases occurred among children above five years and adults.
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Masaka Targets Adolescent Interventions as District Registers New HIV infection Among Teenagers Ministry Of Health 4 1

The Masaka district HIV status report for 2021 indicates that out of 359 new persons enrolled in HIV treatment and care, 17 emerged to be new infections among adolescent girls between the ages of 15 to 19 years old.
09:51
09:51

VHTs to Handle Mental Illness Cases Ministry Of Health 4

Dr. Hafisa Lukwata, the Acting Assistant Commissioner in charge of Mental Health and Control of Substance Abuse in the Ministry, says that they have embarked on training key individuals in the community to offer simple solutions like identifying distressed people and talking to them.
07:29
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Construction of UGX1.8 Bn Punuoluru HCIII Kicks Off Ministry Of Health 6

Lira City Council resolved to construct the facility last year following the government’s pronouncement to phase out HCIIs and construct HCIIIs in every sub-county.
18:03
18:03

No COVID-19 Vaccination Children Without Parent's Consent -MOH Ministry Of Health 5

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero retaliated that no child will receive the COVID-19 vaccines without their parents’, guardians’ or caretakers’ consent.
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Twelve Districts in Malaria Epidemic Mode malaria upsurge 1 4

Dr. Diana Atwine, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health attributes the current upsurge to the challenges of climate change.
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70% of Health Facilities In Uganda Can’t Offer Palliative Care Services Ministry Of Health 4

Palliative Care Association of Uganda Chairperson, Mark Donald Mwesiga says 77 out 226 health facilities can ably provide the care needed by patients in critical pain.
14:45
14:45

Over 86% Treated for Bilharzia in Lira District Ministry Of Health 1 3

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero, the Minister of Health who also doubles as the Lira City Woman MP, said that although people think such a disease is no longer common and therefore place less emphasis on it, bilharzia is one of the tropical diseases, which still affects so many people across the country.
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Hepatitis B Vaccination, Screening Registers Low Uptake in Masaka Ministry Of Health 1 4

Agnes Kabahiire, the Assistant District Health Officer in charge of Family Planning and Maternal Health, indicates that despite the availability of free screening and vaccination services at the different health facilities, the demand for the services remains law as per the preferred target.
15:15
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Health Minister Querries Slow Construction of Maternity Ward Ober HCIII 3 1

The contract was awarded to BP Enterprises and Construction Company Limited, but works have stalled for a year at the foundation level.
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08:55

Malaria Cases Surge in Moroto as Residents Abandon Mosquito Nets Ministry Of Health 3

‘’90% of our patients tested positive for malaria. More than five in ten of those admitted to health facilities with complicated malaria are children under the age of 5, who are particularly vulnerable to the disease,’’ said Lote.
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Activists Demand Closure of Masaka Hospital Private Wing Citing Exploitation Ministry Of Health 3 1

Swaibu Makumbi, the chairperson of the Southern Region Social Rights Association alleges that despite charging patients, the private wing competes for medical equipment with the general wards and priority is often given to paying patients and oftentimes, the underprivileged are sidelined.
07:58
07:58

Government to Roll-out Malaria Vaccination in 2023 - Dr. Aceng health budget 1

Malaria is responsible for over 30 per cent of the total outpatient visits and 20 per cent of all hospital admissions. The country also recorded a total of 20 million cases and a death toll of 30,900 people in 2020 alone, including over 70,000 children under the age of five
18:02
18:02

Medical Students Urged on Ethics amid Hospital Corruption Tales Ministry Of Health 4

Dr Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho, who heads the Department of Health Policy Planning and Management at the Makerere University said she was baffled to learn that students are soliciting bribes from especially pregnant women to do Caesarean Section births.
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WHO Reduces Treatment Duration for Children with TB Ministry Of Health 1

According to the new guidelines released ahead of World TB celebrations on March 24, children with mild TB will be treated for four months while those with severe TB will be treated for six months using new drugs.
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Amuru Halts Mass Covid-19 Vaccination over Low Uptake Ministry Of Health 1 1

Denis Okello, the Assistant District Health Officer Amuru says they are changing the vaccination strategy by conducting door to door covid-19 vaccination for eligible persons.
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