The laboratory received accreditation based on its qualified equipment, including the Bio Base that rapidly extracts viral DNA or RNA from various types of body fluids, the Roto Fix incubators used for routine lab applications, and the GeneXpert machine which can detect multi-resistant tuberculosis and anti-biotics resistance in one hour.
Yona Wasswa, the Chairperson of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities, said that the current innovations in the market are neither accessible nor affordable for persons with disabilities (PWDs).
The minister presented a dummy cheque of 607,604,210 million shillings for the National Special Disability Grants. These funds will be distributed to 129 groups, each consisting of 5 to 10 persons with disabilities in 13 districts from Ankole, Kigezi, Rwenzori, and Bunyoro regions in Western Uganda.
According to Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, Dr. Abiru, a postgraduate medical student specializing in anesthesiology at Mbarara University Teaching Hospital, was found dead while lying on her back on Wednesday.
According to Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson the suspects demand sums ranging from Shillings 500,000 to 100,000 from their victims in exchange for revealing the location of their number plates.
Moses Ayebare, the Chairperson of the affected residents, points out that since the special certificate of title encompasses other titles issued earlier for plots 65, 66, 118, 208, 209, and 210, they are concerned about the impact on residents who haven't yet obtained titles for their land. Ayebare requested the minister to establish a mechanism to help them obtain free land titles.
He said that many soldiers get disabled in wars while others after retiring life becomes hard for them and their families noting that it is an area that insurance can also be very relevant for both inability and disability.
Musa Barugahare, the Publicity Secretary of the Association, stated that Mwijuka removed some executive members from the WhatsApp group that had been created for transparency and accountability, following their inquiries about the whereabouts of the raised funds.
The Traders and members accuse the Chairperson of the Association Simon Sezi Mwijuka of disrespect, owning the Association as a personal entity, locking association offices, and failing to show accountability of funds.
Kasasira explains that the victim first encountered the suspect at Mailo Two along Masaka Road while searching for employment in Mbarara City on October 9, 2023. The suspect engaged the victim, posing as a person familiar with the area.
Maria Nkalubo the principal operations officer in charge of Emergency medical services in the Ministry of Health said that the findings from the survey will form the decision-making during the overall process of improving emergency medical services in the country.
In a September 28, 2023 letter, signed by Deputy Inspector of Government Patricia Achan Okiria, the Town Clerk is accused of failing to comply with orders issued in two previous letters dated May 15, 2023, and August 10, 2023.
According to Rwampororo, trouble started after two students were discovered in possession of mobile phones in violation of the school regulations. He explains that a group of students chose to protest the decision to confiscate the phones leading to vandalism of school property.
Moses Aruho, the deputy Mbarara Resident City Commissioner, revealed that his office received complaints from more than 35 youths who accused Mwijuka and MBACITA of soliciting money from them for a benchmarking trip to Taiwan, which never materialized.