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Virika Hospital Board of Trustees to Solve Staff Grievances 2 1

On Tuesday more than about 60 staff laid down their tools protesting poor working conditions.
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Virika Hospital Staff Lay Down Tools 1

The about 60 staff marched to the Residence of Bishop Robert Mubiirwa of Fort Portal Catholic Diocese who is also the Chairperson Board of Trustees.
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Fort Portal Regional Hospital Struggling to Operate without X-ray Machine, CT scan Alex Adaku 2

John Mali, the In-charge of the Department, has confirmed that the X-ray machine broke down about two months ago and they now send the patients to private hospitals for the services.
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Fort Portal Health Centers Lack PPE, Not Observing SOPs task force 1 2 Top story

Murungi Monica, the Ibaale HC II in charge, notes that at on several occasions they have been forced to use their own money to buy things like gloves and masks because they last received a consignment from National Medical Stores -NMS about two months ago.
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Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital to Reduce Staff Day Offs Alex Adaku 1 1 Top story

Dr. Alex Adaku, the Director of Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital, says that even though the workers are entitled to day-offs; they will need to review them the duty rosters such that those who have been getting more days off can have less for purposes of improving service delivery.
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Seven Teachers in Fort Portal Arrested for Failure to Wear Masks Steven Asiimwe 1 1 Top story

According to the guidelines, all staff and learners are required to wear face masks all the time. Schools are expected to ensure learners wash hands, observe the recommended social distance of 2 meters and record the body temperature of everyone in the schools.
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Dozens Turned Away from King Oyo's 25th Coronation Anniversary 1

Today Saturday, King Oyo is marking 25 years since he ascended onto the throne as the King of Tooro. Normally, thousands of people from Tooro and abroad throng the palace to celebrate the coronation anniversary that is locally known as Empaango.
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Kadaga Convoy Accident Victims Demand Compensation 3 1

The accident happened on August 3 at Boma as the three were riding on a Boda Boda heading to Fort Portal city center. They were knocked by police lead car Reg. No. UP 4842.
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Fort Portal Blood Bank Decries Poor Funding 1 1

During an interview with URN, the director, Archbald Bahizi, said the blood bank receives only 450 million shillings annually to run its activities yet they have to serves 37 transfusing facilities.
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People Living With HIV in Kabarole Struggle to Access Food 1

Harriet Kemigisa from Kichuhu Sub County said that she has three children who cannot easily access the market to buy food due to long distances. She is fully aware of the implications of skipping her treatment, but she couldn't continue with treatment on an empty stomach.
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106 Under Self Quarantine in Kabarole 2

Brian Kisembo, the Covid-19 District Focal person COVID-19 says that three of the suspects travelled back from Dubai and others from different countries.
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Fort portal Police Embarks of Mass Sensitisation against Corona Virus 3

Vincent Twesige, the Rwenzori West Region Police Spokesperson, says police officers will be moving to public places such as hospitals, schools and public functions to educate the public on the virus and ensure people adhere to the preventive measures.
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Tooro American Convention Cancelled Over Coronavirus Fears prime minister

Albert Bakasara, the TAA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer – CEO, says that the cancellation of the event is a painful but necessary decision. He discloses that of the over 320 people that had been expected to attend, several had already purchased their convention tickets and the association is going to refund all their registration money.
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100 Children Undergo Free Surgery in Fort Portal 1 3

Children with fractures, rickets, knee deformities, bone infections, club foot were treated by a team of orthopaedics led by Dr Tito Bayeza, who is also the Tooro Kingdom Health Minister
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Fort Portal Hospital Stuck with Unclaimed Body for 11 Years kasenda sub-county 1 1

The body was found in a garden in Kasenda Sub County in 2007. Police at that time believed that the body could be that of Reverend Father Anthony Kiiza who went missing that year
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Lack of Counsellors Hamper PMTCT Activities In Kabarole dr. steven baguma 2

Lack of counsellors in health facilities is affecting the implementation of the Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission- PMTCT programme in Kabarole district. Dr. Steven Baguma, the Kabarole district PMTCT focal person, says that a study carried out in February in the district indicated that there are few or even no single counsellor under the programme.
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Residents Struggle to Access Water as Funds Go Missing water project 1

Joseph Mashuuko, the Karambi LC V councilor, says that they have written to the district executive committee seeking explanation why the water sources were not constructed despite the availability of the funds.
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Food Security Project Boosts Nutrition Awareness In Kabarole severe malnutrition 2 1

A food security project has helped create nutrition awareness in Kabarole district. In 2015, the district benefited from the Uganda Multisectoral Food Security and Nutrition Project. The major objective of the project is to address the problem of malnutrition in school-going children and women of child-bearing age.
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Low HIV Viral Load Suppression Worries Medics baylor uganda 2

According to medics, when there are less than 50 copies of HIVs genetic material per millilitre of blood, a persons viral load is said to be undetectable. This means the virus has been suppressed to a level where a person can live a healthy life and is much less likely to transmit the virus.
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Hundreds Receive Free Eye Treatment in Fort Portal eye clinic 1 1

Dr Ronald Dhirumuka, an ophthalmologist at Fort Portal Referral Hospital says the exercise was aimed at operating and treating eye patients to prevent blindness and loss of vision. He explains that 65 patients who were treated from Ntoroko, Kyegegwa and Kamwenge had used traditional herbs prior to treatment due to lack of eye services in the districts.
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