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16:22
16:22

Districts Struggle to Control Spread of COVID 19 Among Health Workers Mukono Hospital 2 3

The District Health Officials say some health workers have contracted the virus at their places of work over lack of Personal Protective Gears and failure to observe Standard Operating Procedures while mingling with patients as well as people outside the health centres.
09:12
09:12

Health Workers in Kabale, Rubanda Decry Harassment by Security Personnel 5 1

Gilbert Mateeka, Rugarama Hospital Medical Superintendent says that he was last week intercepted by security officers who were on patrol in Kabale town while on his way driving to attend to a Covid-19 patient who is under Home Care Management.
06:51
06:51

Masindi Hospital Health Workers Abandon Patients Over Lack of PPE protective gear 5

Most of the health workers who spoke to Uganda Radio Network on condition of anonymity noted that all the PPE including face masks, gloves and sanitisers that were given to them got used up two weeks ago and they cannot continue to attend to patients especially those with COVID-19 cases without the protective gear.
17:08
17:08

Patients Desert Kagadi Hospital over COVID-19 health workers 1 3

A visit by Uganda Radio Network on Saturday at the facility discovered that most of the beds that had been occupied by patients have remained vacant. The most affected are the children, male and female wards.
18:35
18:35

486 Health Workers in Amuru Registered for COVID -19 Vaccine Amuru district 1 1

Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer says that 486 health workers registered for the vaccines include nurses, midwives, medical officers and doctors working in the various health facilities in the district both privately and government-owned.
10:07
10:07

Minister Requests Arua Hotel Owners to Accommodate Health Workers Fighting COVID -19 dr ruth achieng 3 2

The minister’s request followed concerns raised by the District Health Officer, HO Arua, Paul Drileba and the Hospital Director Dr. Philbert Nyeko over lack of accommodation for health workers currently managing the situation.
16:26
16:26

Luweero Deploys 620 Health Workers for Measles-Rubella Immunization 1 2

The health workers are expected to conduct immunization at 310 sites designated across the district. They will also make visits in 920 private and government-aided schools to conduct the immunization, which is targeting all children younger than 15 years. Children younger than 9 months will also receive the oral polio vaccine as part of the campaign.
16:15
16:15

Health Workers Strike over Water Shortage at Nakaseke Hospital water pump 4 1

Currently, waterborne toilets in the hospital have been blocked, the fecal matter is littered in the wards and bad smell has spread into the wards.
09:01
09:01

Kabale Youth Shun Reproductive Health Services over Lack of Confidentiality health workers 4

The youth in Kabale say that medical workers disclose their status to the public forcing them to avoid the services.
12:27
12:27

Kigorobya Health Center IV Workers Accused of Extortion patients 5

Oliver Asaba a resident of Kajura in Kigorobya Sub County says the health facility has been turned into a business centre by the staff adding that patients are being denied free medical services and drugs.
14:00
14:00

Kamuli Hospital Health Workers Strike, Patients Stranded 1 1

The health workers are protesting against the hospital superintendent, Livingstone Daaki whom they accuse of harassing them.
11:05
11:05

48 Years Later, Kitagata Hospital Struggles to Serve Community medicine 6 5

Access to and delivery of health services at Kitagata General Hospital continues to be a challenge for patients and health workers, 48 years after it was established. Shortages of medicines and key staff, dilapidated structures and power failure top the list of challenges that bedevil the hospital that was once the pride of the Greater Bushenyi area. It is located in Muhito parish of Kitagata Sub County in Sheema, one of the four new districts created after the split of Bushenyi.
07:58
07:58

Senior Nursing Officer Held Over Theft of Drugs government drugs 2

Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says they are hunting for the suspects son, Philemon Kato who is said to have been helping her to steal the items.
06:53
06:53

Fear As Abim Hospital Operates In Darkness abim district 1 3

Joyce Awili, a patient who was rushed to the Hospital at night for excessive bleeding during pregnancy, says she was dumped outside by a boda-boda rider who feared to enter the dark ward.
11:35
11:35

Construction of Staff Hostel at Kabale Hospital Kicks Off medical interns 2 2

The 7.8 billion Shillings hostel will be constructed at Makanga hill near the hospital in Kabale Municipality. It is funded by the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Health and constructed by Musuuza Building Contractors Limited.
07:48
07:48

Medics Warned Against Treating Patients Without Testing For Malaria malaria consortium 2

Minister Sarah Opendi says that some health workers do it intentionally in order to get rid of the high number of patients who visit health facilities.
14:22
14:22

Kabale Hospital Biometric Machine Vandalized late coming 1 3

The machine reliably records the employee attendance using biometric technology. It records the workers arrival and departure time in the system by registering a thumb or fingerprint, a card and a unique identity card number.
12:03
12:03

Kabale Hospital Workers Accused of Soliciting Bribes patients 9

Sheik Kassim Kamugisha, a resident of Bugongi, Northern Division, Kabale Municipality says he was charged 50, 000 Shillings before medics could attend to her sister who later passed on before receiving any treatment. Kamugisha is calling for government intervention to end the vice.
09:00
09:00

Health Workers Demand for An Increase of Lunch Allowance 2

Sister Christine Akurut, the Senior Nursing Officer, Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, wonders why Government has not thought of increasing their lunch allowance, saying the money is no longer worth.
16:54
16:54

Mbarara University, Former Staff Bicker over Pay health workers 4 1

The medics are accusing the University of making them sign for the money in question early this year without effecting payments due to them. The workers say that the money was released to the University but never paid to the targeted beneficiaries.
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