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14:55
14:55

Court Rules Brian Bagyenda Has Case to Answer butabika hospital 1

On Friday, Justice Moses Kazibwe ruled that Bagyenda and his co-accused have to defend themselves against the evidence produced to court by the 16 prosecution witnesses.
13:27
13:27

Butabika Hospital Probed for Mismanaging Alcohol and Drug Unit Project 1

The report shows that the authorities failed to follow the right procurement procedures while procuring the project supervision team as stipulated in the 2014 Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (PPDA) regulations.
10:08
10:08

Committee Starts Considering Mental Health Bill butabika hospital 1 5

Members of Parliament have started considering the Mental Health Bill, 2014 that seeks to provide for care and treatment for persons with mental illness at primary health centres. The Bill currently before the Health Committee of Parliament chaired by Dr. Micheal Bukenya, also seeks to provide for the admission, treatment and discharge of persons with mental illnesses from health and mental units.
14:59
14:59

Counselling Services Elude Mentally ill Patients in Rwenzori butabika hospital 3

Many patients who seek treatment at the mental health unit at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital, dont undergo counselling sessions during and after treatment. Some care-givers are forced to resort to services of professional counsellors whose costs are high.
09:18
09:18

Uganda Records 85,000 Cases of Drug Abuse in Four Years butabika hospital 1 4

Drugs that are commonly abused in Uganda include; alcohol, marijuana, and khat (mairungi). While these are locally produced, the report also indicates an increase in the use of hard drugs such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamines.
07:40
07:40

Mental Health Unit Stops Admission of Patients Over Staff Shortage butabika hospital 1 1 Top story

The unit is meant to admit 30 patients but currently there are more than 80 patients admitted in the unit. More than six patients are crammed in a private room with only two beds. Some patients were sleeping on the floor, while others share beds.
11:13
11:13

3 Rape Victims Relocated To Butabika Mental Hospital lunatics 1

Police in Kitgum has relocated three rape victims to National Mental Hospital, Butabika for treatment and rehabilitation.
15:37
15:37

Families Warned Against Mixing Herbs and Medication for Mental illness butabika hospital 3

Families with patients with mental illness have been advised against mixing prescribed medicine with herbs that contain active chemicals to avoid poisoning the patients.
15:24
15:24

Butabika Hospital Starts Private Wing 1

Butabika National mental referral hospital has opened a private wing to enable relatives be on the side of their patients as they recover. Patients are able to have a self contained room to themselves and can have relatives to support them as opposed to being in the general wards. Patients in the hospital’s general ward cannot have a relative with them.
12:57
12:57

Psychatrist: Relatives Mistreat Mentally Ill at Butabika butabika hospital 1

Mentally ill persons in Butabika hospital bear scars of mistreatment meted out on them by their relatives and communities in an effort to restrain them and deliver them to the hospital.
10:57
10:57

Mentally Ill Battle Lice in Butabika Hospital 1

The Uganda Radio Network reporter visited the hospital on Wednesday and found the patients busy picking the lice and nits from the hems and seams, and crushing them between their nails.
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