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18:37
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Kotido Registers Highest Maternal Deaths in Karamoja, 18% of Victims Teenagers maternal health 3

At least 39 maternal deaths have been recorded since September 2020 including 7 teenagers aged between 15-19, which is 18% of the fatalities.
07:51
07:51

Medical Workers Abandon Health Facility for Farming in Amuru District patients 3 1

Bosco Ocira, the LC I Chairperson Otici Village who also doubles as the Health Center Management Committee Chairperson, says the facility is currently operating partially due to the absence of many health workers.
16:03
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USAID Maternal Health Project Exposes Flaws in Free Health Care 1

In the 35 districts where the project was being implemented, even as some had health center IIIs and IVs that can offer maternal and child health services including Caesarean section births, they would choose to part with some money to seek care from their 146 facilities.
15:20
15:20

Antenatal Visits, Deliveries Drop in Health Facilities in Teso Teso Sub Region 2 1

At Serere Health Center 1V, a proposed district hospital, only 965 mothers came for antenatal care in April compared to 1,267 in March when the lockdown was announced. Records at the facility also indicate that only 170 babies were delivered at the facility in April compared to the 203 in March.
11:49
11:49

Ugandans Sweep MTN Marathon general manager 1 Top story

For most people, the marathon was an avenue for having fun. As soon as they were flag off, a host of them were seen taking selfies to post on social media for their friends.
14:41
14:41

Jinja Residents Raise Funds For Walukuba Maternity Ward Solar Panels health center 3 1

Records at the health facility show that an average of 16 women who are registered for labor are referred to Jinja regional referral hospital due to lack of enough light to offer them proper maternal care.
16:05
16:05

CBO Takes over Struggling Maternity Centre maternal health 1

The maternity centre located at Nsaasi village in Luweero Sub County was established by a Canadian yoga teacher Natalie Angell-Besseling, with a dream of preventing maternal and infant mortality in communities impacted by war, poverty and HIV/AIDS in Uganda.
07:57
07:57

Women Outliving Men As Life Expectancy Increases Globally maternal health

The report suggests that differing attitudes to healthcare between men and women help to account for the discrepancy in life expectancy between the sexes. In countries with generalized HIV epidemics, for example, men are less likely than women to take an HIV test, less likely to access antiretroviral therapy and more likely to die of AIDS-related illnesses than women, the study finds.
15:42
15:42

Kadaga: Pregnant Women, Children Most Affected By MAK Closure maternal health 5

Dr. Jotham Musinguzi, the Director General National Population Council, wants Parliament to lobby for more resources towards improving the health sector.
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17:18

Incentives to Health Workers Boost Maternal Health Services baylor uganda 2

The incentives follow persistent complaints against health workers, some of whom would report to work as late as 11am, while others would not show up throughout the day leaving patients especially pregnant women stranded at various health facilities.
14:51
14:51

Kyegegwa Motorcycle Ambulances Remain Grounded baylor uganda 2

Each Health Centre III in Kyegegwa district received one motorbike ambulance. Others were stationed at the Sub County headquarters to transport patients to health facilities. However, the ambulances are grounded even as people continue to face difficulty.
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18:54

First Lady Urges Expectant Mothers to Take Charge of their Lives abortion 3 1

Sarah Opendi, the Minister for Primary Health Care said there is a great need for the government to reduce the number of mothers who die due to botched abortions.
20:37
20:37

Mityana Mother Delivers at Health Center Compound, Baby Dies maternal mortality

Mother dies at Health Center compound due to lack of transport to Mityana General Hospital.
20:33
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Health Rights Activist Answers Museveni On State Of Health Centres maternal health 2

The fundraising target includes 18 delivery beds, 34 delivery kits, 2 examination couches, 15 hospital beds and mattresses, 30 beddings (blankets and bed sheets), 15 theatre boots and 6 health camps for adolescent girls for prevention of early pregnancies.
11:28
11:28

Parliament Subcommittee Roots for Maternal Health Funding budget allocations 4

The recommendations by the subcommittee are envisaged to guide policy direction and funding towards improving maternal health in next fiscal budget. Kadaga said the outcome of the process will be shared by the Health and Finance Ministries as a feed into the next phase of the budgeting process.
15:52
15:52

Rubaga Hospital Sued over Gauze Left in Patient's Belly pregnant mothers

Court records further show that upon having a successful operation, she delivered a healthy baby but the aforementioned doctors by virtue of their omission or that of their servants working under them left a thick gauze wire in her belly after sewing her up for which the hospital is being held liable.
18:01
18:01

Police Recalls Four Expectant Cops from Parliament discrimination 1

Namaye explained that the four expectant cops had earlier on been withdrawn following the piglet demo.
10:39
10:39

Medical Workers Charged with Murder Over death of Expectant Mother infant mortality 1 Top story

Manshur says they are investigating to establish whether or not there was negligence on the part of the medical workers, which led to the death of the deceased.
12:22
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Expectant Mother Dies Hours After Being Induced Twice expectant mothers 1

An expectant mother Miriam Angom (28) has died from Lira Pentecostal Church (LPC) health centre IV in Lira district after being induced twice.
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