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17:45
17:45

Pharmacist, Six Others Arrested Over Stolen Government Supplies Kampala

"Phramacist Ambrose Kamugisha directed me to store medical waste bins containing medical supplies on five different occasions, but his colleagues, most of whom are fellow health workers would come and load the medicines in his vehicle," mortuary attendant Godfrey Lutalemwa says.
19:27
19:27

Police Rescues 13-Year Old from Marriage area 1 1

The teen was rescued in an operation carried out in Budhumbuli cell, Bugembe where the couple was renting for the past year. The operation followed a tipoff from neighbours who accused the young couple of abusing drugs, engaging in endless fights and being unruly.
18:32
18:32

Jinja Hospital Runs out of Supplies to Manage Covid-19 Patients drug 1 1

The hospital is reported to have runout of azithromycin, Vitamin C and Zinc in early June this year and have not received supplies from national medical stores-NMS ever since. This has prompted patients to purchase them exorbitantly from private pharmacies.
16:14
16:14

NDA Closes 277 Drug Outlets for Operating Illegally government 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement NDA, says that some drug outlets were selling drugs from unlabeled tins yet such storage facilities are a reserve of government entities.
18:33
18:33

Health Workers in Jinja Trained in Prevention of NCDs project 2 3

Health workers were tipped on rallying their clients to exercise at least four times a week to minimize the risk of acquiring NCDs.
11:14
11:14

Low funding Affecting Operations of Jinja Hospital Isolation Unit patient 2 1 Top story

The Hospital Director, Dr. Florence Tugumisirize, says each patient has a feeding budget of Shillings 15,000 per day, which is inadequate to cater for their recommended diets.
09:53
09:53

NDA Concerned About Unregistered Drugs On the Market Kaliro 1 1

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at the National Drug Authority- NDA says that, they have recovered unspecified amounts of drugs with prescriptions in Asian languages contrary to the NDA’s standard operating procedures which permit them to sell English labelled drugs.
16:24
16:24

Impostor in Buikwe Arrested for Stealing Drugs government 2 1

Wycliffe Mukwaya and his girlfriend, Josephine Nabisire were arrested from their rented room in Kasanjja B zone, Njeru division, Buikwe district.
14:33
14:33

Residents Task Leaders in Iganga on Accountability of Donor Funded Projects village 3

Residents note that distribution of anti-malarial drugs is facilitated through a grant from donors but some patients are instead tasked to purchase drugs under the watch of leaders who rarely supervise the progress of these projects.
13:05
13:05

Hundreds Treated at UPDF Health Camp people 3 2 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.
13:11
13:11

Two Health Workers on the Spot Over Drug Theft government

On Saturday the Namayingo deputy resident district commissioner, Majid Dhikusooka and police detectives stormed their homes and recovered forty bundles of cotton wool, three boxes of injections, six boxes of vaccines and unspecified amount of antimalarial drugs that had been repacked in different paper bags.
10:30
10:30

20-Year-Old Woman Loses Sight after Drug Reaction resident 2 2

According to a medical report obtained from Jinja Regional Referral Hospital where Ntono was admitted for the past eight weeks, she suffered a Steven Johnson syndrome, a serious disorder of the skin and mucous membranes, that usually occurs as a reaction to a medication or an infection.
10:41
10:41

NMS Suppliers Decry Poor Handling of Drugs in Wakiso health 2

The National Medical Stores suppliers have decried the poor handling and reception of drugs delivered to Wakiso District which they say is putting t the drugs at risk of getting spoilt before they reach end-users.
17:16
17:16

Fire Guts Iganga Drug Store district 1 Top story

David Muwanguzi, the Iganga District Health Officer, says the fire destroyed anti-malaria drugs meant for seven health centers, saying they have been receiving drugs since last week and the last consignment was recorded on Monday night.
20:18
20:18

IGP Orders Release of 'Idle and Disorderly' Suspects district 1 Top story

“By copy, hereof, the Executive Director Kampala City Council Authority is also asked to comply with the directive of H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda,” Ochola directs. ‘Idle and disorderly’ laws form part of what are usually referred to as ‘vagrancy laws.’
15:51
15:51

Residents Decry Poor Services at Budiima Health Centre III government 4 1

Residents accuse the health workers of reporting late for work which has resulted to most patients missing treatment.
07:53
07:53

NDA Impounds Medicines Worth UGX 361M in Nation Wide Operations people 2 1 Top story

Samuel Kyomukama, the NDA head of Enforcement disclosed this following an inspection of drug outlets in Jinja district on Saturday.
19:40
19:40

Hospital Pharmacist Arrested over Drug Theft government

The Busoga East police spokesperson, James Mubi says that some government drugs were recovered from Waiswa's residence within Bugiri town.
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