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14:24
14:24

Jinja Hospital Ambulance Grounded for Six Months regional 1

Mubarak Were, the hospital administrator, says the matter is being handled at a high level and they expect to have the ambulance back on the road soon.
04:51
04:51

Pictorial; Celebrating Six Years of HRH Gabula Nadiope IV on the Throne

The coronation anniversary was themed around rallying masses to abide by the Ministry of Health set guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19.
16:15
16:15

Residents Protest as Health Centre Keeps Body in Out-patients Ward deceased 1 2

Angom died on Monday morning. However, her body was still lying in the outpatient department by Tuesday afternoon. The deceased’s neighbour, Ruth Akello says Angom was bleeding profusely when she was rushed to the facility on Monday shortly before she was pronounced dead.
11:14
11:14

Low funding Affecting Operations of Jinja Hospital Isolation Unit patient 1 2 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.
21:55
21:55

COVID-19 Patients Blocked from Fleeing Jinja Hospital Isolation Centre police spokesperson 4 2

The patients were protesting the poor living conditions at the centre, late meals, poor sanitation and delayed results. The patients further challenged the absence of guards at the facility which does not have a perimeter wall to protect them from intruders and the lack of psychosocial support.
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.
11:44
11:44

Lax Security Worries Communities Adjacent to Jinja Hospital COVID-19 Isolation Centre coronavirus 3 1

As a result, community members say, that a number of confined patients are taking advantage of the loophole to freely take walks to unidentified locations, especially in the evening. Many have been seen purchasing different items from shops and mixing up with unsuspecting community members.
18:51
18:51

Recovered COVID-19 Patients Irked by Delayed Results victim 1 1

Led by their zonal chairperson, Jimmy Okalo, the recovered patients said that although the first negative results were availed to them five days after the tests were conducted, the confirmatory test results were announced to them after a week.
09:57
09:57

Jinja Hospital X-ray Machine Redundant health 1 2

Mubarack Weere, the Administrator Jinja Regional Referral Hospital told URN that they have officially notified the Health Ministry about the breakdown of their X-ray machine and efforts are underway to repair it soon.
17:16
17:16

COVID-19 Control Guidelines Tightened at Jinja Pier community 1 2

Isaiah Tumuhimbise, the port officer of Jinja pier, says that the port has been receiving daily tourists and food suppliers which cannot be maintained in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where social distancing is paramount.
10:07
10:07

Pictorial: Celebrating Midwives

During the quiet event held in Jinja Regional Referral hospital premises, midwives marched through the hospital compound as they sung their anthem.
12:46
12:46

Jinja Hospital On the Spot for Failing to Enforce COVID-19 Guidelines health worker 1 2

While inspecting the hospital’s isolation centre on Sunday, Kaducu said that security personnel have failed to limit the entry of vehicles which cause congestion as they are parked outside the wards, contrary to the COVID-19 standard operating procedures.
15:23
15:23

14 Covid-19 Suspects in Jinja Test Negative center 1 1

Florence Tugumusirize, the hospital director says that they had improvised 12 self-contained rooms at the hospital’s private wing and also secured two dormitories at the Jinja School of nursing where the suspects had access to privacy throughout their quarantine period.
10:43
10:43

Security Officers Rally Residents On COVID19 Guidelines Implementation government 2 4 Top story

Onesmus Mwesigwa, the Kiira Region Deputy Police Commander warned residents against unnecessary gatherings in trading centers, which violates the directives on social distancing and therefore undermine efforts to stop the spread of the virus.
11:14
11:14

Landlady Seeks Food Relief From RDC's Office resident 1 1 Top story

70-year-old Petwa Mukyala trekked a journey of 18 kilometers from Sakabusolo village in Mafubira Sub County to the RDC’s office in Jinja town on Friday afternoon. Mukyala told reporters that she has seven orphaned grandchildren under her care who she supports using the rental fees for her eight room
12:59
12:59

Residents Decry Congestion at Jinja District Headquarters people 3 1

Godfrey Kyalo, a resident of Nakabango village in Jinja, said there is need to for security to control crowding in the waiting area.
12:12
12:12

Jinja Hospital Health Workers Accused of Exposing Suspected COVID-19 Patients Bugembe 1 3

A gatekeeper, who spoke on condition of anonymity, says that the suspected patients were dumped at the facility at 9:00 am.
17:57
17:57

South African Investor Survives Lynching in Jinja resident 2 2

This followed his Facebook post where he boosted of moving freely through the airport without being quarantined.
13:00
13:00

Impaired UPDF Soldiers Receive Hearing Aids Uganda 1 1 Top story

The beneficiaries are former AMISOM fighters who suffered hearing impairments following consistent exposure to explosions in war-torn Somalia.
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