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13:09
13:09

Hoima Receives 10,000 Doses Of Measles Vaccines 1

Fredrick Byenume, the Hoima district health inspector told Uganda Radio Network-URN in an interview on Saturday that they received more 10,000 doses of measles vaccines from the National medical stores-NMS. The vaccines arrived in the district on Friday.
12:01
12:01

Hoima Registers 16 New Measles Cases measles outbreak 1

The cases were registered at the Runga Landing Site in Kiganja sub-county over the weekend bringing to 394, the total number of people affected by the disease since its outbreak was reported in the district two weeks ago.
12:16
12:16

2,686 People Vaccinated Against Measles In Hoima health officials 1

The outbreak was confirmed last week in four villages of Runga and Kavava in Kiganja sub-county, and Tonya and Rwentale in Buseruka sub-county, along the shores of Lake Albert with children between the ages of one and five years being the most affected demographic group.
09:05
09:05

Mass Measles Vaccination Begins in Hoima health officials 1

As of now, 302 people have been affected by the outbreak, with children between the ages of one and five years being the most affected demographic group. In response, health authorities, led by Dr. Fredrick Byenume, the Acting District Health Officer, have launched a mass vaccination campaign targeting children aged one to fifteen years.
11:21
11:21

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Hoima health officials 1

The outbreak has so far been confirmed in four villages of Runga and Kavava in Kiganja sub-county, and Tonya and Rwentale in Buseruka sub county, along the shores of Lake Albert.
14:08
14:08

Rising Teenage Pregnancies in Bunyoro Sub-Region Raise Concern Among Leaders and Health Experts deaths 4

Fredrick Lukumu, the Buliisa LCV Chairperson, called for immediate intervention to address the issue and urged leaders at all levels to join efforts to fight teenage pregnancy cases in the region.
16:34
16:34

HIV Clients Abandon Treatment at Buseruka Health Centre III patients 1 2

Some clients enrolled have since abandoned treatment at the facility and have disappeared without a trace.
14:51
14:51

DRC Nationals Exerting Pressure on Buseruka Health Center III treatment 5 1

Rostico Akugizibwe, the in charge of Buseruka health center III, says that the high number of Congolese nationals seeking services at the facility has exerted much pressure on the staff and medical supplies.
06:50
06:50

Hoima Hospital Gets UGX 5.6 Bn for Capital Development blood bank 2 1

The Hospital Director, Dr.Sophie Namasopo, says that Shillings 4.5 billion will finance the construction of the regional blood bank, and Shillings 1.15 billion will finance the construction of a maternal and perinatal complex.
12:34
12:34

Vendors Want Hoima Central Market Closed Over Poor Sanitation 4 1

Friday David Kajura, the chairman of vegetable dealers in Hoima Central Market, says that they have repeatedly pleaded with Hoima City authorities for help in vain.
08:17
08:17

Hoima Hospital Seeks UGX 2.8 Bn for Medical Supplies money 7 1

In the second quarter, the hospital was allocated 1.3 Billion Shillings to procure medicines and other medical supplies which according to the management is inadequate to cater to the overwhelming population.
15:33
15:33

Bunyoro Residents, Leaders Demand Health Surveillance Following Ebola Outbreak 2 1

The call comes a day after the Ministry of Health confirmed an outbreak of Ebola in Mubende district, an area that shares a common border with Kakumiro district in Bunyoro region. The latest outbreak follows six suspicious deaths in Mubende district so far this month. Eight suspected cases are receiving care in a health facility.
14:39
14:39

Hoima City Allocates Land to NDA for Construction of Regional Headquarters regional offices 3

The regional office will help serve as a distribution and monitoring point for the National Drugs authority.
12:50
12:50

Bombo Residents Demand Health Center 5 1

Muhereza Birungi, a resident of Buhirigi village, says patients especially expectant mothers face a lot of challenges accessing antenatal services because of the long distance they have to trek to health facilities.
15:28
15:28

Sixteen Hoima Villages Hit by Scabies residents 1

Vincent Othuba, a resident of Bugandale village, says that the situation is almost getting out of hand, adding that the disease could spread to more villages left unattended.
11:28
11:28

Hoima City Finally to Construct Modern Abattoir meat consumers 1 1

Authorities say the construction works for the modern abattoir will commence next month. The facility will sit on a 6-acre piece of land that the city authorities purchased in Bulera cell in Hoima East division.
12:17
12:17

Hoima Catholic Diocese Hunts UGX 40Bn for Construction of Specialized Hospital 1 3

Rev.Father Dominic Ndugwa, the Chancellor of Hoima Catholic Diocese, says that they intend to collect the money from donations from friends of the diocese both within and abroad, Non-governmental organisations-NGOs operating in the region, various companies, business communities, Christians, and area leaders.
11:11
11:11

Bunyoro Kingdom Hunts UGX 23M to Equip Kikuube Health Center IV Theater 1 2

The Kingdom's Prime Minister, Andrew Byakuataga told URN that they are currently hunting Shillings 23 million to purchase lights and an Air conditioner for the theatre at Kikuube Health center IV as part of the activities to commemorate the day.
07:44
07:44

Oil Refinery Affected Persons Protest Delayed Construction of Health Centre health center 1 5

More than 7,000 people were displaced when the government acquired 29-square kilometres of land for the construction of the Oil refinery in 13 villages in Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub-county in 2012. Some of the people who occupied the area were resettled to Kyakaboga village where the government acquired 533 acres of land and constructed permanent houses.
13:51
13:51

Omukama Iguru Suspends 28th Coronation Anniversary Over Illness 1 1

The coronation anniversary also known as Empango is commemorated annually on June 11, to celebrate the day Iguru ascended to the throne. Iguru was enthroned on June 11, 1994, following the restoration of kingdoms by the government.
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