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15:08
15:08

Parents, Schools in Luwero Block Health Workers From Vaccinating Learners Ministry of Health 4 2

Doctor Innocent Nkonwa the Luwero District Health Officer said that health workers were blocked from vaccinating learners in ten schools and these have been forwarded to the District Security Committee to summon the headteachers to explain why they are resisting the government programme.
08:08
08:08

Luwero District to Vaccinate 145,000 Against Yellow Fever Ministry of Health 3 1

The Ministry of Health with support from partners has planned to conduct mass vaccination in 53 districts including Luwero district starting from Tuesday 2nd-8th April in a bid to eliminate yellow fever from Uganda.
19:52
19:52

UPDF Takes Over Construction of Ward At Luwero Hospital 2 5

On Thursday, Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja launched the construction works for the completion of the 100-bed ward at Luwero hospital. Nabbanja handed over the site to the engineering brigade to complete the works
12:07
12:07

Luwero District Injects Ugx 45m to Change Hospital Face Luwero hospital 4 1

The facility was upgraded from Luwero Health Centre IV to Luwero Hospital in the 2019/20 financial year, as a strategy to improve health service delivery in the district. In the aftermath, the government also increased Primary Health Care and Development Fund allocations to the facility. However, the image of the facility has yet to change to reflect the hospital's status.
12:59
12:59

70-Year-Old Woman Stranded At Luwero Hospital Reunited With Family Abandoned patients 2 1

Henry Mutyaba a resident of Mukono municipality said that their grandmother Nanyonjo disappeared from home after experiencing mental illness and since then they have been looking for her till they got media reports that she is stuck at Luwero hospital.
12:43
12:43

Ugx 200M Neonatal Intensive Care Facility Excites Mothers In Luwero Luwero Hospital 5 3

Dr. Nakalema explains that with support from Adara Development Organization, the facility has received equipment that includes baby warmers, baby coats, oxygen concentrators, and incubators among other equipment to handle premature babies.
12:18
12:18

Luwero District Bans Trainees From Handling Patients Without Supervision medical students 1

Every year Luwero district receives over 200 medical students from different institutions to conduct training at health center IIIs, IVs, and Luwero Hospital. This year the program resumed on 2nd January 2024 for both medical students and other internees in local governments.
17:49
17:49

Luwero Town Council Disowns Mortuary Attendants After Protests Luwero Hospital 4 1

Chris Buwembo, the Luwero LC 3 Chairperson, clarified that the town council is not legally bound to disburse the said allowances as the hospital falls under the district's jurisdiction.
18:04
18:04

Luwero District Registers 11 Teenage Pregnancies Each Day - Report Luwero Hospital 1 5

Florence Namuyanja the Luwero District Health Assistant in Charge of Maternal Health explained that some of the girls who got pregnant confessed to the midwives that they were impregnated by close relatives, teachers and friends.
12:41
12:41

Luwero District Names Best, Worst Performing Health Centers 5 1 Top story

The lowest-performing health centers included Orient Medical Center IV, Kalagala HC IV, Kamira HC III, Butuntumula HC III, St. Kizito Natyole, Ndejje University HC III, and St. Panteleimon HC III, among others.
07:37
07:37

MPs to Summon NMS over Persistent Drug Stock Outs 4 1

While meeting the Parliamentary Committee on Health during their oversight tour on Tuesday, Luwero District Health Officer Dr. Innocent Nkonwa told Members of Parliament that NMS delivered essential drugs for four out of six cycles in the financial year 2022/23.
17:32
17:32

Luwero Registers 1000 Cases of Animal Bites animal bites. 6 1 Top story

Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Luwero District Health Officer, says that the affected residents sought anti-rabies treatment from Luwero Hospital, Kalagala Health Center IV, and Nyimbwa HC IV, all equipped to provide the necessary medical care.
15:55
15:55

Malaria Kills 70 People In Luwero-Report pneumonia 1 3

Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Luwero district health officer explains that although there is a decline in malaria deaths, the disease remains the greatest challenge for the sector and more efforts are needed to eliminate it.
07:48
07:48

State of Art Eye Equipment At Luwero Hospital Unutilized Over Lack of Ophthalmologist Ministry of Health 3 2 Top story

Bazungu e.V and Augen Klinik Ahaus Hospital, both German organizations donated the eye equipment to the hospital's eye clinic after conducting an eye camp where they encountered an overwhelming number of patients in need of treatment.
09:17
09:17

Authorities Struggle To Handle Unclaimed Bodies at Luwero Hospital 3 1 Top story

Living Twazagye, the Luwero District Police Commander, says that the role of the police is to collect the bodies from the scenes and deliver them to the hospital for postmortem examination to aid in investigations, particularly in criminal cases.
09:10
09:10

1500 Sickle Cell Patients Struggle To Access Treatment Luwero Hospital 5 1

Fred Lutaaya a senior counselor at Holly Foundation an organization that offers extra support to the clinic says that 16 sickle patients died in 2022 after failing to reach the clinic in time for treatment due to transport challenges.
11:16
11:16

Construction of Ward at Luwero Hospital to Resume 3 2

Francis Kasasa the Luwero District Civil Engineer says that after receiving complaints from councilors and the State House Health Monitoring Team, the district hired RSV Engineering Group Limited a private company to assess and present a report on the integrity of the building.
09:17
09:17

Domestic Violence Continues to Threaten Fight Against HIV–UAC HIV/AIDS 1 4

Hope Murungi, the Coordinator of Private Sector and Civil Society at Uganda AIDS Commission explains that the statistic puts the district in a red zone since domestic violence has been listed among the key drivers of HIV infections. Studies have also shown that in families where there is domestic violence, some partners deliberately infect others with HIV.
13:34
13:34

Unreliable Water Supply Cripples Work At Luwero Hospital 4 2

Dr. Steven Magera, the Medical Superintendent of Luwero hospital, says both inpatients and health workers need water for use but the facility is currently facing a water shortage.
11:02
11:02

38 Teenage Mothers in Luwero Acquire Skills in Vocational Training 3 1

According to Luwero District Health Report, at least 16,163 girls below the age of 19 years got pregnant in the 2020/21 financial year. Of these, 442 girls were below 15 years of age.
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