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12:51
12:51

Unreliable Water Supply Persists in Luwero Towns 3 1

Wobulenzi and Luwero Town Councils were connected to the National Water and Sewerage Corporation grid in April 2013 and has since expanded to Bombo, Ndejje and Zirobwe town councils. However, nine years later, several residents and local leaders remain unsatisfied with the Corporation for its failure to ensure reliable supply as well as connect some zones.
08:35
08:35

Deaths During Delivery Decline in Luwero District Maternal deaths 1

Doctor Innocent Nkonwa the Luwero District Health Officer says that the district achieved its target of ensuring 85 per cent of women in the district give birth within health centres by end of 2021/22 and reduce the maternal deaths.
17:49
17:49

Luwero Scales Up Family Planning Services As 17,470 Teenagers Get Pregnant Team Uganda 5 1

Joyce Namigadde, the Luwero District Probation Officer explains that the rampant teenage pregnancies are a result of abject poverty in homes, domestic violence, lack of parental guidance, and prolonged lockdown triggered by COVID-19 among other factors.
15:02
15:02

COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Low as Luwero Registers New Cases 1 4

400 health workers under 108 teams were deployed across the district a week ago to embark on a mass vaccination drive against COVID-19 in which 100,000 people were targeted. However, with just a few days to the end of the two-week campaign, only 13,000 people have been vaccinated.
16:02
16:02

Bombo Town Council Abattoir Faces Closure Over Poor Hygiene

Christine Nakabugo, the Chairperson of the Luwero District Health Committee, says that an inspection conducted at the abattoir found it dilapidated and filthy, something that may put the neighbors at risk of disease outbreak.
09:17
09:17

Newly Constructed Pediatric Ward Excites Mothers in Luwero 4 2

The Medical Centre looks after 9,317 people in the parish of Musaale located in the Katikamu sub-county. But although it was specifically formed with the aim of supporting women during childbirth, the centre has been operating with no pediatric ward.
16:28
16:28

Luwero Women Call For Action To End Maternal Deaths Luwero Hospital 1 4

Ritah Nalweyiso the District Councillor for Butuntumula sub-county says that although they had mobilized many women to give birth in government health centers, the deaths may force them to resort back to Traditional Birth Attendants.
18:26
18:26

Another Mother Dies While Giving Birth At Luwero Hospital extortion 2 3 Top story

The deceased's husband, Vincent Mugerwa, says when his wife checked in the hospital, a doctor asked for Shillings 300,000 to conduct a cesarean section on her. Mugerwa says that although he was against paying the money because they were at a government hospital, he gave in to desperation.
16:34
16:34

Luwero Community Health Scheme Losses Members Over COVID 19 Lockdown Insurance premiums 2

Fredrick Makaire the Director of Save For Health Uganda says that by 2019, they had mobilized and enrolled 27,000 people on the scheme from districts of Luwero , Nakaseke and Nakasongola .
09:00
09:00

Community Health Scheme Beneficiaries Ask Parliament To Reconsider Insurance Bill health services 1 6 Top story

Fredrick Makaire, the Executive Director of Save for Health Uganda, says that although the residents in Greater Luwero and others already embraced Community Health Insurance schemes, they don't have a legal framework that promotes or regulates them.
18:28
18:28

Woman Dies in Labour As Luwero Hospital Battles Drug Stockout maternal death 1 5

According to Otuuka, although he later paid the money to the doctor to attend to his wife, she passed due to prolonged labor without attention.
15:13
15:13

Cult Followers in Luwero Hamper Polio Immunization Campaign Luwero district 1 4

Local Leaders say the cult believes that the immunization campaign is satanic and a plan to enforce the new world order.
17:39
17:39

Unvaccinated Residents Denied Access to Luwero Headquarters Luwero Hospital 4 1

Juliet Najjuma Ssenkoole the Chairperson of Luwero District Task Force on COVID 19 says that the directive is intended to protect the civil servants and encourage the public to embrace the vaccination exercise.
16:45
16:45

Three Children Drown in Nakasongola Dam valley dam

Benon Mbowa the LC 1 Chairman of Kimole explains that the children drowned after they escaped from their homes and went swimming into the community valley dam.
17:59
17:59

150 Teenagers in Luwero Acquire Life Skills to Deal With Lockdown resilience 2 5

Safe Spaces was launched after the March 2020 directive by President Yoweri Museveni to have all schools and learners sent home following the outbreak COVID 19. The pandemic has since ravaged economies across the globe and killed over five million people.
16:21
16:21

NDA Impounds Drugs, Closes 167 Drug Shops in Greater Luwero 2 2

The drug shops were found operating without licenses, employing unqualified staff, clinics illegally operating drug shops and others operated in unconducive buildings.
13:21
13:21

Bars Threaten Efforts to Sustain Luwero's COVID-19 Success Story 4 1

Luwero District Health Officer Dr Innocent Nkonwa says that the district has for the third week recorded no new COVID-19 infections, a trend attributed to both national and local measures aimed at containing the disease. Before this, Luwero district had recorded 580 cumulative cases of COVID-19 and 33 deaths.
03:17
03:17

Luwero Chairman, DHO Disagree Over Ugx 249M COVID-19 Cash COVID 19 2 1

Kibirango explains that the money was released by the office of the Chief Administrative Officer and deposited on private accounts of health workers which may put it a risk of embezzlement .
06:55
06:55

Luwero Registers High Uptake of Contraceptives Among Teenagers religious leaders 1 4

Doctor Innocent Nkonwa the Luwero District Health Officer says that the district data clearly indicate that teenagers are sexually active and some are already seeking contraceptives without knowledge of their parents.
07:26
07:26

Luwero District Starts Campaign to Promote Female Condoms lubricants 1 5

Dr Innocent Nkonwa the Luwero District Health Officer says that they have started a campaign to sensitize the women about the use of the female condoms and ensure they are available across health centers.
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