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09:01
09:01

Health Workers Protest Lack of Accomodation 2 1 Top story

Moses Kaahwa, the in-charge of Butiaba Health Center III describes the situation at the facility as appalling. He says that accommodating five staff in one room compromises their privacy.
15:51
15:51

Butiaba Health Centre III Workers Living in Fear of Crocodile Attacks Health workers 3 1 Top story

Moses Kaahwa, the Health Center In charge explains that the working condition at the facility is not good given the threats from the crocodiles.
17:55
17:55

Butiaba Health Center III Reopened patients 2 1

The Health facility was in October last year submerged by floods rising from Lake Albert.
12:46
12:46

TBAs Return to Save Expectant Mother in Butyaba after Closure of Health Center III expectant mothers 1 3

The mothers who spoke to Uganda Radio Network explained that after the closure of the only health center that was situated within their vicinity, they were left with no option but to seek services of the TBAs.
15:33
15:33

Residents Protest Closure of Butiaba Health Center III patients 2 1

Health officials in the district closed Butiaba Health Center III last week after failing to secure a place where patients can be treated.
13:55
13:55

Butiaba Health Centre III Closed Health Center 1 3 Top story

The health centre was submerged last year following the rising water levels of Lake Albert. The floods also submerged staff quarters, maternity, male and female wards, store, Outpatient Department-OPD and roads leading to facilities.
12:32
12:32

Buliisa CAO, DHO Biker Over Relocation of Butiaba Health Center III 1

Recently, the CAO Joanita Nakityo wrote to the Health management to relocate to Watembo UPDF detach where she says there is free and adequate space to accommodate both health workers and patients.
12:07
12:07

Displaced by Floods, Now Nomadic Butiaba HCIII to Vacates School for New Refuge Health Center 2

The Health facility was in October last year submerged by floods from the rising Lake Albert water levels. It was then relocated to Butiaba Primary school as pupils were home due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Now with the return of the P6 pupils, the Health Centre III has to move again.
12:14
12:14

Hospital Submerged, Patients Share Bathrooms With Butiaba Primary Schoolchildren floods 3 5

The floods have submerged staff quarters, maternity, male and female wards, store and the Out Patient Department -among other facilities in the Health Centre.
10:16
10:16

Drug Shortage Hits Biiso Health Center III Health facility 4 1

David Lukumu, the Health Center In charge, says they lack essential supplies such as anti-malaria drugs, antibiotics, vaccines, syringes, gloves, catheters, and gauze among others.
14:52
14:52

Absence of Equipment Cripples Theatre Operations at Buliisa Health Center IV Women 4

In 2016, all the theatre equipment including an operating table, oxygen Cylinder, aesthetic machine, surgical Microscopes, Medical Gas and sterilizer among others in the theatre were shifted to Buliisa General Hospital.
12:58
12:58

Bunyoro Residents Want Operations of Wanseko-Panyimur Ferry Suspended lake Albert 2 1

The ferry that is still operational is being looked at as a threat to people in the Bunyoro sub-region since it carries both Ugandan and foreign nationals into the region.
10:50
10:50

2000 Abandon ART Services At Buliisa General Hospital AIDS 3

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Buliisa District Health Officer-DHO told Uganda Radio Network that are only 3500 HIV people are active while the rest can’t be traced. He says efforts by the health officials to trace for the patients who have abandoned treatment have proved futile.
15:12
15:12

Health Ministry to Reopen Ebola Screening Centres in Buliisa screening centers 2

At the time of the move, the health workers, who include members of Village Health teams-VHTs and Health workers attached to various health facilities in the district, were reportedly demanding more than 12 million Shillings in allowances.
19:14
19:14

Buliisa Yellow Fever Patients Isolated at Home isolation center 2

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Buliisa District Health Officer told Uganda Radio Network that they have decided to monitor the patients in their home due to lack of funds to establish a Yellow Fever isolation center at Bullisa Hospital.
11:32
11:32

Acute Drug Shortage Hits Buliisa Hospital DHO 3 1 Top story

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Buliisa District Health Officer-DHO, says the hospital lacks essential medicines such as anti-malaria drugs, antibiotics, vaccines and medical supplies such as syringes, gloves, catheters and gauze among others.
12:57
12:57

PWDs Demand Deployment of Sign Language Interpreters in Health Facilities 2

Julius Manyireki, the district councillor for persons with disabilities explains that most people with hearing impairments endure difficulty explaining their issues to nurses who cannot follow the discussion through sign language. He now demands that the government employs translators to support PWDs whenever they seek for medication.
17:09
17:09

Health Workers Abandon Ebola Screening Centers Over Pay Lake Albert 2 6 Top story

Bullisa district established Ebola screening centers last year to avert a possible infiltration by suspected Ebola victims from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC where more than 2000 succumbed to the epidemic.
08:31
08:31

Buliisa District Gets First Ebola Treatment Centre 1 4

Buliisa, which shares porous borders with the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC did not have any Ebola treatment unit despite the influx of refugees from parts of Congo that have battled Ebola for more than one year.
19:45
19:45

Members of Poisoned Family Discharged from Hospital victims

The four; Agnes Fambe, Paulina Issa, Clement Atugonza and Fortunate Mwambe, all residents of Kilyango in Buliisa district, were part of a family of nine that allegedly eat food which was laced with poison a week ago. Five of the relatives died from Buliisa Hospital where they had been rushed after developing complications.
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