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12:29
12:29

Women Root For Space in Hospitals For Mothers With Children in Neonatal Care 7 4

The women argue that whereas the government and development partners are advocating for the survival of premature babies, they have not given attention to mothers who have to stay at the health facilities until their babies are discharged.
16:31
16:31

Uganda to Get First Breast Milk Bank 3 1

The 3.5 Billion Shillings innovation is being mooted as a solution to challenges faced by mothers of premature babies who fail to feed their children because they lack milk at the time.
16:59
16:59

COVID-19 Vaccination: Kasese Residents Protest Chronic Absenteeism of Health Workers 7 2

Kasese Resident District Commissioner, Joel Walusimbi told URN that he received a phone from concerned persons informing him that they had not been attended to by 9:00 am.
22:00
22:00

Kasese Parents Ask For Support To Spina Bifida Affected Children 8 1

Sylvia Muhindi a mother of a child living with spina Bifida complications told URN the cost of accessing neurosurgeons is unaffordable for most parents . She said as a result, children with hydrocephalus are denied access to specialized treatment.
08:56
08:56

Family Planning Services Uptake Improves In Kasese following Easing of Lockdown 5 1

Nancy Biira, an enrolled midwife at Kinyamaseke Health Health Center III in Kinyamaseke Town Council told URN in an interview that the facility registered 400 clients who came for family planning services in September alone up from between 300-350 clients they registered in previous months.
17:50
17:50

Sigh of Relief As Bwesumbu HCII Is Upgraded Bwesumbu Sub county 1 3

Annet Biira an expectant mother says the improved facility will close the window of women who have been using traditional birth attendants-TBAs because they could not meet transport costs to bigger health centres in neighbouring sub counties.
12:06
12:06

Uganda Starts Surveillance After Meningitis Outbreak in DRC Cholera vaccination 6 3

Health Minister Dr Ruth Aceng told URN in an interview that they are moving fast to deploy adequate surveillance teams to ensure all persons entering Uganda from DRC are screened for any infections
09:09
09:09

Gov't to Rollout Cholera Vaccination in Kasese District 1 1

The exercise will target more than 350,000 people in 16 sub-counties which include Nyakiyumbu, Kitholhu, Karambi, Mukunyu, Kasese municipality , among others.
21:17
21:17

Kasese, Kanungu Health Facilities Boosted with Medical Supplies COVID-19 pandemic 1

The benefiting facilities are Kasese Community Health and Education Foundation and Bwindi Community Hospital in Kanungu District. Each of them will receive a consignment of personal protective Equipment-PPE’s, patient monitoring systems, and oxygen consecrators, among others.
16:46
16:46

Rukoki HC Struggling To Offer Services A month After Fire Gutted the Facility Rukoki HCIV 3 2

The health centre in charge Dr. Kathembo Joyfred Kayiri, says that they opted to utilize the staff house as a maternity ward after the improvised delivery tent was blown away by heavy winds.
10:13
10:13

Bugoye HC III Begins to Pilot Project on Oxygen Production 4 2 Top story

Shem Bwambale, in charge of the facility, told URN reporter that the production of the oxygen was started through a collaboration with Mbarara University of Science and Technology-MUST.
17:07
17:07

Fire Guts Rukoki HC IV, Destroys Properties, Drugs Worth Millions Rukoki HCIV 6 2

Dr. Joyfred Kayiri, the In-Charge of health center, estimates that they have lost property worth over Shillings 200million. He says the fire also destroyed other items including freezers, computers and office documents.
07:43
07:43

Kasese Task Force Limits All Burials To Mid Day 3 1 Top story

Joshua Masereka, the Kasese Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says to limit the infections, they are trying to limit the time people spend on burials as a measure of enforcing the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs.
17:06
17:06

Family Apologises for Attack on COVID-19 Burial Team in Kasese 5 2

The fracas happened in Bunyiswa, Bwera Sub County, during the burial of a 54-year-old resident identified as Bwambale Franco Kabwangana, who died from Mayanja Memorial Hospital where he had been referred with hypertension and signs of stroke, and later tested positive to COVID-19.
10:44
10:44

Kasese Appeals for Aid to Establish Oxygen Plant as Covid-19 Cases Increase 4 2

Baseka says the district is now struggling to provide oxygen to critically ill patients, which is adversely affecting general management of Covid-19 cases.
15:28
15:28

Kasese Police Begins Covid-19 Community Policing 5 2

The Rwenzori East police spokesperson Nelson Tumushime says the SOPs have become the first line of defence for slowing COVID-19 virus transmission but compliance has not been uniform among the population.
13:28
13:28

Kasese District Stuck With Covid-19 Patients As Referral Hospital Gets Filled Up 5 1

Dr. Yusuf Baseka the District Health Officer-DHO says they don’t have any alternative facility to handle the patient and have advised them to go for home based care.
17:31
17:31

Health Centres in Kasese Run Out Of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses 4 1

Dr Yusuf Baseke, the District Health Officer attributes the shortage to an increase in the uptake among the population and the surge in the number of covid-19 cases.
19:42
19:42

Kilembe Mines Hospital Permanently Shifts To Kasese Town 4 1

Dr. Edward Wefula the hospital medical superintendent says Kasese diocese has offered the former St Michael Kindergarten and Day Care Centre and Kasese Catholic Social Services Hall to accommodate the hospital.
07:30
07:30

JMS Donates Medical Equipment To Kilembe Mines Hospital 3 2

Dr. Edward Wefula the hospital medical superintendent says they have been struggling with the refiling oxygen concentrators which require high maintenance cost.
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