Edward Kabuye, the Principal Administrator Masaka Regional Referral Hospital told URN on Monday morning that the only incinerator in the hospital broke down two years ago, which has forced them to resort to burning the medical waste that he says is costly.
The municipal secretary for health and education Flavia Musubika says that the distance covered by students is discouraging a number of them from studies. She notes that walking does not only impact on students’ lives physically but also psychologically.
According to Lugema, he prepares all the snacks in the same oil one after the other and can use a 20litre jerrycan of cooking oil in his operations within four days. Asked whether is aware of the dangers of reusing cooking oil, Lugema said he doesn’t see any health implication provided the oil is well heated on the next reuse.
Dr. Ritah Nakato says her study focuses on abattoirs in Kampala and Lira. She embarked on this study following claims in the media that farmers were mixing drugs swallowed by people living with HIV with pig feeds with an aim of making them grower bigger and faster so that they can cash in.
Dr Pope Paul Okwera was interdicted following numerous allegations raised against him by the Health Unit Management Committee headed by Ventorine Okello. They allege that Dr Okwera’s inaccessibility discouraged patients from accessing the health facility.