The team leader Dr Peter Muwereza says that the team will sensitise residents on the disease in addition to compiling an on-site report about the yellow fever threat in the district. He added that the Ministry is also mobilizing resources to carry out mass vaccination against yellow fever in the district.
Christine Dramaa, the Female Representative of the older persons to the district council, faulted Government for failure to recruit Geriatric doctors and nurses to cater for the health of older persons.
On 14th March, Dr. Asuman Lukwago, the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary, suspended Prism Construction Company Ltd from the ongoing renovation and expansion works, saying the contractor had failed to beat the project deadline.
Kashim Kayile, a resident of Obongi town central village in Gimara Sub County noted that the people of Obongi are dismayed by the news that the proposed Obongi district which was to be curved out of moyo was withheld by the central government.
Launched three weeks ago, the fundraising drive has now generated UGX 15 million. Each resident is expected to pay UGX 500 towards the required UGX 85 million for the purchase of the ambulance. But the RDC says the drive is illegal.
The Hepatitis B virus mainly affects the liver and if not treated early enough results into death.
Steven Aceku, the in charge of Aliba health centre III says that by the time they discovered the hepatitis b outbreak after screening ten bodies, several people had already died.
Health officials have closed the only abattoir for Moyo town council over poor sanitation and hygiene at the abattoir. The abattoir was closed on Wednesday after an ultimatum given to the butchers who are running the abattoir by the health officials of the council expired.
Josephine Amadriyo, another disabled mother says the situation is unfortunate. She says she has opted to deliver the last two of her children from home instead of suffering in health facilities that do not help them. She says in addition to poor facilities for the disabled mothers, the nurses are abusive.