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16:44
16:44

Family of Tortured Victim Asks Police to Foot Medical Bills area 2 3

Daniel Isabirye, a retail metal stall operator in Buwenge Sub County, was two weeks ago arrested and allegedly tortured by the police who were enforcing the curfew in Magamaga trading centre along the Jinja-Kamuli highway.
12:08
12:08

Medical Worker's Strike Leaves Patients Stranded in Bugweri health center 4 1

Mwagale says that the district owes them about 200 million Shillings in salary arrears, adding that some health workers have resorted to working in private drug shops.
17:36
17:36

Voters Task MP Mwiru to Improve Service Delivery area 2 3

During Mwiru’s campaign launch on Friday, the voters say that their area is lagging in terms of quality health care with frequent drug stock-outs and poor infrastructure within the lower health facilities yet there is limited government intervention to improve the situation.
12:46
12:46

Jinja Hospital On the Spot for Failing to Enforce COVID-19 Guidelines health worker 1 2

While inspecting the hospital’s isolation centre on Sunday, Kaducu said that security personnel have failed to limit the entry of vehicles which cause congestion as they are parked outside the wards, contrary to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures.
03:13
03:13

South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case resident 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
10:55
10:55

Wakiso Needs UGX 40B to Link Bussi Island to Mainland area 1 4 Top story

Bussi Island, which is 10kilometers away from Entebbe town, remains secluded and visibly detached from the rest of Wakiso district because of poor physical infrastructure and lack of proper transport means.
15:13
15:13

Archbishop Kazimba Lists Priority Areas medical care 1 3

Shortly after his enthronement, Dr. Kazimba says his service is a call to the Ministry of "Conversion of the Head, Conversion of the Heart and Conversion of the Hand" derived from the book of Jeremiah Chapter 17:9-10.
12:29
12:29

Inside Kamunyu’s 10 Points Agenda for MUASA people 1 3

Shortly after taking Oath, Dr. Kamunyu listed ten issues, which he said will be his key areas of focus. Kamunyu, who was overwhelmingly returned after serving six-months suspension from the university, says the past two years at the helm of the association have educated him and given him a lot of satisfaction.
13:05
13:05

Hundreds Treated at UPDF Health Camp people 2 3 Top story

At the medical camps residents benefited from free malaria screening, hepatitis B vaccination, immunization of children below five years, sensitisation on primary health care and proper nutrition.
11:05
11:05

Health Should Not Be a Privilege for the Rich – Byanyima World Bank 1 Top story

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima says that the right to health is eluding the poor and people trying to lift themselves out of poverty are being crushed by the unacceptably high costs of health care, with at least half the world’s population unable to access essential health services.
19:29
19:29

Patients Stuck as Health Workers Abandon Hospitals to Attend Vaccination Training people 1 3

The nurses are attending the nationwide training ahead of the age-wide national Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign which is due to run from the October 16-20 targeting children older than 9 months to under 15 years of age. At the same time, a booster dose of oral polio vaccine will be given to all children younger than five years of age.
12:47
12:47

IRCU in Nationwide HIV/AIDs Sensitization Campaign resident 1 3

Charles Serwanja, the IRCU Health Program Manager, says it is the mandate of religious leaders to use their platforms to sensitize their communities on the HIV/AIDs epidemic.
18:39
18:39

50 Students Admitted as Police Fire Teargas in Mbale SS health center 4 5 Top story

A team of police officers led by Mbale District Police Commander, Fred Ahimbisibwe fired the teargas to stop clashes between Mbale SS students and their arch rivals of Nkoma SS.
08:00
08:00

Makerere Don Decries State Abdication of Health Service Provision government 4 3

Ssali, who is also a Global Public Health specialist, says Ugandan citizens have been turned into clients whose access to healthcare is determined by their own ability to pay, their location and socio-economic status.
19:15
19:15

Survey On Uganda's Primary Health Care Performance Starts Makerere University 4 1

Professor Frederick Wabwire-Mangen, the principal investigator told URN in an interview on Monday that there was a need to establish the abilities and capacities of health facilities across the country for proper government planning.
17:37
17:37

Hospital Investor to Earn UGX 8B Interest Monthly medical care 1 3

Charles Victor Byarugaba, the Budget Advisor Ministry of Finance, said if government had resources, only Shillings 900 billion would be required for the facility
09:15
09:15

26,000 Embrace Community Health Insurance In Greater Luweero general manager 1 2 Top story

Ronald Kamya, a member of Wesige Mukama Bamugolodde Health Scheme, says the scheme is affordable compared to general insurance services. Kamya says he pays Shillings 72,000 for all his family members and co-payment of Shillings 30,000 whenever any of them falls sick.
14:35
14:35

Ministry Of Health: We are Prepared In Case Of Ebola Virus kasese

The Health Ministry has said they are on the highest alert ever of Ebola Virus Disease EVD as the outbreak enters the fourth month and case numbers surpass 300 in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC.
10:07
10:07

Lack of Utilities in Kalangala Health Facilities Hinders Service Delivery health center 1 3

Hillary Bitakalamire, the Kalangala District Health Officer estimates that each health center IV needs close to Shillings 600 million for the utilities including the payment of electricity and water.
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