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07:32
07:32

Lack of Counsellors Hamper PMTCT Activities In Kabarole dr. steven baguma 2

Lack of counsellors in health facilities is affecting the implementation of the Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission- PMTCT programme in Kabarole district. Dr. Steven Baguma, the Kabarole district PMTCT focal person, says that a study carried out in February in the district indicated that there are few or even no single counsellor under the programme.
16:47
16:47

Medics In Fort Portal Call for Establishment of Sickle Cell Clinic sickle cell disease 1

Medical workers at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital are demanding for the establishment of a sickle cell clinic to manage the disease especially among infants. The call follows records at the childrens ward which indicate that 40 percent of children under the age of five years who are admitted at the facility have sickle cell disease.
14:54
14:54

CDC Donates UGX 1.2b to Health Facilities in Rwenzori dr. richard mugahi 2 1

The money from the Centre for Disease Control-CDC through Baylor Uganda will be given to 142 health facilities in the seven districts including Kabarole, Kasese, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa. Twenty-two community based organisations CBOs in the region were also given 550 million Shillings for HIV/AIDS treatment and management.
18:37
18:37

Medics Call For Counseling Services for Depressed People suicidal depression 2

WHO says that lack of support for people with mental disorders, coupled with a fear of stigma, prevent many from accessing the treatment they need to live healthy, productive lives.
17:01
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Kabarole Yet to Embrace HIV Test and Treat Strategy hiv/aids positive 1

Beatrice Kakyo, a nurse says it appears some community members fear testing for HIV/Aids. Dr. Richard Mugahi, the Kabarole District Health Officer, says in order for the new strategy to succeed, health workers need to move into the communities to encourage people to test especially expectant mothers.
16:02
16:02

River Blindness Eliminated in Kabarole dr. richard mugahi 2

The disease, caused by a worm which breeds in fast flowing water, causes skin rashes, intense itching, skin de-pigmentation and severe blindness. It was first reported in Kabarole district in 1991 and since then communities in the affected areas have been undergoing mass treatment.
07:33
07:33

Funding Gap Cripples Health Unit Management Committees drug stock outs 3

The committees were established by the Ministry of Health in 2003 to among others, supervise health facilities and health workers as well as examine and approve annual work plans and budgets.
08:52
08:52

Kabarole Candidates Make Final Push for Votes alex ruhunda 1

Alex Ruhunda, the incumbent Fort Portal Municipality member of parliament and NRM party flag bearer, spent time moving to the homes of voters in Kitumba, Rwengoma, Boma and Kisenyi suburbs to ask for their support.
11:31
11:31

Health Dominates Fort Portal Parliamentary Candidates Debate alex ruhunda 1 4

The Seventh Day Adventist hall in Fort Portal was filled to capacity as hundreds of supporters patiently waited for the debate in which the contenders were, one by one, asked to justify their candidature and plans for the constituencies they seek to represent.
08:54
08:54

Fort Portal Braces for Tight MP Race alex ruhunda 2

Moses Mwirumubi, a resident of Kagote says the candidates should focus on lobbying for infrastructure development and electricity extension to more parts of the municipality.
10:35
10:35

District Halts HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaigns dr. richard mugahi 1 1

The money is meant to funds awareness campaign which involves refocusing some HIV/AIDS prevention messages in schools and other parts of the district.
05:47
05:47

Kabarole Village Health Teams Turn To Treating Patients dr. richard mugahi 1

Residents in Katebwa and Karangura sub county in Kabarole district are turning to VHTs for treatment, because they can\'t access the health facilities, citing the bad road network
10:36
10:36

Kabarole Health Centres Facing Shortage of Latrines dr. richard mugahi 2

The latrine which was constructed two years ago, is dilapidated and is about to collapse.
07:25
07:25

Kabarole Health Centres Dumping Medical Waste In Open Places dr. richard mugahi 1

Health Centres in Kabarole district lack proper disposal of medical waste and have resorted to disposing waste in open spaces.
12:18
12:18

Kabarole Blood Samples Test Negative dr. richard mugahi

The blood samples from the Uganda Virus Research Institute have tested negative. The samples were from taken from Alisen Murorwa, resident of Kiceri village in Kasenda Sub County who died last week.
15:51
15:51

Marburg Isolation Centre Set Up In Fort Portal dr. richard mugahi

The centre was set up following the death of a man suspected to have been suffering from Marburg virus.
10:48
10:48

Kabarole Women Dispute Statistics on Child Birth health facility 2

Despite the district health department insists there is an increase in the number of women giving birth from health facilities, some women have disputed the figures, saying that they are deceptive.
13:18
13:18

Kabarole Introduces Financial Incentives to stop Traditional Birth Attendants dr. richard mugahi 2

The plan named, the TBA referral voucher system, involves giving a monetary incentive to every TBA who accompanies a woman to a health facility for delivery.
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