Peter Kibondo Rwakifari, the Rubanda Resident District Commissioner and District Health Officer, Abdon Birungi, says that whenever they have a COVID-19 patient pending transfer from Rubanda to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, they first have to ring the hospital director to request an ambulance.
Thomas Ojok, the Senior Clinical Officer at the Health Centre and Walter Otema, the Driver of a government ambulance were arrested on the orders of William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner on Saturday morning.
Angume was injured by a tear gas canister fired by his colleague targeting the protesters. Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police confirmed the officer was injured but didn’t divulge details.
Luweero District Health Officer Dr Innocent Nkonwa explains that the ambulance for Nyimbwa Health Center was written off after serving for decades while ambulances for Luweero and Kalagala health Centre’s were grounded after breaking down.
According to the bond form, the legislator is expected to appear before Mugwisagye on October 3rd 2018. Zaake couldnt sign the bond forms because of the injuries on his fingers. The forms were instead signed by his lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo and his two sureties.
According to an eye witness, unidentified gunmen shot the couple at around 8:40pm while walking to their home in Mwanjari trading center shortly after closing their Soda Depot in Kabale Central Market.
Uganda police Force has a total of 30 ambulances procured between 2011 and 2016 by the Directorate of Medical Services to help in transporting accident victims, sick and injured police officers as well as sick suspects in police custody.
Abdul Latif, the Director Kassan Services Center, says the dysfunctional ambulance was delivered to his garage by the hospital administrator in January this year with intentions of converting it into a pickup truck for garbage collection.
The four, who were riding on the same motorcycle, are members of different families, are residents of Nsenge village in Butuntumula Sub County in Luweero. The fifth deceased person was a patient who was being rushed to Mulago. The driver sustained minor injuries.