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15:07
15:07

Seven of the Eight Gravity Water Schemes in Rubanda, Non-functional 2 7

Stephen Ampeire Kasyaba, Rubanda District LC5 Chairman admits that out of the available gravity flow schemes, only Kachereere gravity flow scheme is functional.
06:20
06:20

Muko Health Center IV Hit by Stock Out of Mental and Epilepsy Drugs 2 6

Daphine Logose, the in charge of the mental ward, explains that the drug stock-out has lasted for several months. She says that they lack Haloperidol, which they use as an antipsychotic medication and treatment of schizophrenia, agitation, acute psychosis, and hallucinations in alcohol withdrawal and Trihexyphenidyl that is key for treating symptoms of the side effects of psychiatric drugs.
13:08
13:08

Muko Health Centre IV Struggling to Operate Without Surgical Gloves, Poor Water Supply 10 2

Angella Mpiriirwe, a mother from Ruhija sub-county who our reporter found at the facility pending labour, said that upon her arrival last weekend, she realized how the doctor was struggling to perform a cesarean section during night hours without surgical gloves and Misoprostol.
10:42
10:42

Excitement as UGX 80M Maternity Ward Opens at Ruhija Health Center II 1 2

Construction of the 80 Million Shillings maternity wing was funded by the Joint Medical Stores-JMS to eliminate infant mortality in the area.
09:11
09:11

Sex for Food Increasing HIV Infections Among Batwa in Rubanda District 1 6 Top story

An HIV testing and counselling camp organised by Kabale District Orphans and Vulnerable Children Living with HIV/AIDs –KADOLHA, a Nongovernmental organization offering health and livelihood support to the Batwa in partnership with Muko Health Centre IV, found that at least 50 members of the Batwa community contracted HIV between December 2019 and December 2020.
21:09
21:09

COVID-19: Rubanda District Local government Ask Several Staff to Stay Home 1 3

Rubanda district local government reduces on the district headquarter's staff following the outbreak of Covid-19 at Rubanda district government prison.
13:48
13:48

Bwindi Health Centre III in Appalling State nyamweru sub county 3

Dr Abdon Birungi, the Rubanda District Health Officer says that the district cant address the challenges faced by the facility due to lack of funds. Birungi says that the sub-county should instead mobilise residents to construct a bathroom at the facility.
11:58
11:58

Bubaare Health Centre III in Sorry State rubanda district 1 3

The facility lacks a dental assistant and equipment to cater for patients, an admission ward and delivery beds. It also has one toilet which is shared by both male, female patients and health workers.
16:18
16:18

Residents Protest Sorry State of Ruhija Health Centre III maternity ward 3

The maternity ward has a cracked ceiling and does not have enough beds forcing mothers to sleep on the floor, sometimes with new born babies. The facility does not have running water; neither does it have a separate ward for male patients, who are now admitted in the injection room.
16:47
16:47

Drug Stock Out Hits Rubanda Health Center IVs shortage of gloves 7 1

The health facilities last received drugs in June 2018.The drugs include; Paracetamol, Septrin, Amoxicillin and metronidazole.
13:48
13:48

10 Children Admitted over Jigger Infestation in Rubanda jiggers 6

District Chairman Kenneth Jogo Biryabarema says that the jiggers had plagued the childrens feet, fingers, thighs and buttocks. He adds that all of the children affected by the problem are malnourished and in dire need of medication.
11:16
11:16

Jiggers Infestation Reported in Rubanda District resident 1 4 Top story

Epaphras Ntamusore, a resident of Nyakabungo village in Kashasha parish, says the jigger infestation in the area started in 2015 but the situation worsened this year.
17:03
17:03

Sub County Chair Accused of Sabotaging Sanitation Program health 3

Kenneth Jogo Biryabarema, the Rubanda LC V Chairperson says its unfortunate for a political leader to act outside his mandate.
15:00
15:00

Murole Town Council Residents Demand for Garbage Skips sanitation 2

David Byamukama, the LC I Chairperson Murole trading center, says the situation is worsened by the market.
14:50
14:50

Health Center in Charge Accused of Assaulting His Junior 4

Ambrose Musinguzi, one the residents says that he narrowly survived being assaulted by Kagoro during his visit to the facility. Musinguzi says that Kagoros system of abusing workers and patients is very unfortunate.
13:54
13:54

Rubanda CAO Under Spotlight for Personalizing Ambulance ambulances 4 2

The car in contention is a Double Pick-up registration number UG 2168M. It is the main transport means for patients and expectant mothers from their homes to the health center and from the health center to Rugarama and Kabale Regional Referral Hospital.
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