General Katumba underwent surgery last evening to remove one of the bullets that were stuck in his arm. However, he said in a statement, that the second bullet was not removed because of the effect it had on the arteries.
The system that allows health facilities will be able to place orders and track them online, will be rolled out in four phases beginning next month. The first phase covers the 268 Health centre IVs, general, regional and national referral hospitals while the rest of the phases will be rolled out in the next two years in the health Centre III's and Health Centre-IIs, across the country.
Muntu was speaking from Medipal International Hospital in Kampala after visiting former Works Minister and Army MP General Katumba Wamala, who survived an assassination attempt on Tuesday. Katumba was shot by unknown gunmen along Kisota road in the Bukoto-Kisaasi neighbourhood, in an attack that left two people dead.
Charles Eyoung, the Psychiatric Medical Officer at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital revealed that the treatment of a single patient cost more than a million Shillings, which the government isn’t providing. Naltrexone, one of the most expensive drugs used for the treatment of mental health patients tentatively costs the government Shillings 650,000.
Dr. Patrick Barasa, the Busia district veterinary officer says that the district has a population of over 400,000 chicken and they have identified three major diseases that are killing the birds. The diseases are vaccinable and they includes Newcastle which is the major one, Fall pox and fall typhoid.
The new ILO report, World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2021 (WESO Trends), looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global labour market.
It analyses the effects on inequality, working poverty women and young people, as well as what is needed for a comprehensive, sustainable and human-centred recovery.
Speaking at City Hall after taking oath and taking up office, Luyirika said it's a disgrace that while the city is a central business area contributing almost 70% to the national budget, only 0.8% is brought back to Kampala.
As a result, the School Management Committee and Omoro District Education authorities met on Monday to decide a way forward. The school headteacher, Stephen Okumu told this meeting that the meeting resolved to suspend the school programs for two weeks.
The guards have been identified as Godfrey Wapukurwa 50 years and Kennedy Andama, 48 years attached to Security Group Africa-SGA. They were guarding a disputed land in Wankoko zone on spring road in Bugolobi, Nakawa Division.
This is the second loan that Uganda is taking from the IMF since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Uganda last year borrowed USD 491.5 million roughly 1.7 trillion Shilling under the Rapid Credit Facility, a programme that provides access to rapid and concessional financial assistance to Low-Income Countries facing urgent balance of payments needs.
"I had surgery last evening and one of the bullets was removed. However, because of how the other bullet affected my arteries, it was not removed, and the doctors will advise on the way forward,” General Katumba posted on his Twitter account.
During his installation, President Museveni pledged to provide an official car, security detail and construct a palace for the Omundhingiya. But the kingdom prime minister, Wilson Mubulya, says that seven years down the road none of the promises has materialized.