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15:27
15:27

CSOs Push for Increase of Primary Health Care Budget World Vision 2

The CSOs are worried that if this proposal is approved, Ugandans should be braced for tough times since it means that health facilities will be under-resourced and therefore will not function efficiently.
06:52
06:52

Rejected Mother Turns to Soroti Hospital for Accommodation maternity ward 1 2

According to Epaku, they at least receive a mother who has been ejected by her family each quarter. Most of the affected are teens who conceive from school.
16:03
16:03

Soroti Hospital Struggling to Operate Neonatal Unit pediatric ward 1 1

The unit operates in a tiny room within the paediatric ward. The room has three baby warmers, three infants’ beds and an incubator.
15:36
15:36

NMS to Commission System to Track Down Drug Thieves in July Ministry of Health 3

Once it starts one will just need to click onto the portal to establish at what level their order is and that facilities will be able to know at the time of ordering what drugs are available at the stores, those that are limited in stock and alternatives for the drugs that are out of stock. One will also be able to tell, when a facility last ordered, when they got the refills and the intervals with which they are leaving the facilities.
12:17
12:17

Pictorial; Health Ministry Bids Farewell to Ambassador Malac Ministry of Health

In an event held on Tuesday evening, Ambassador Malac was thanked for her involvement in the awareness efforts to keep Ebola away from Uganda when it continues killing thousands in the Neighboring DR Congo. The event was attended by heads of health bodies and staff of the Ministry of Health.
11:48
11:48

Missing Boy Found Rotting with First Degree Burns 4 1

Nuwandinda, a resident of Kitojo village in Bwongyera Sub County was reportedly burnt by his former employer George Kananura, a resident of Kyamuntu in Nyamunuka Town Council.
11:32
11:32

Malac Urges Uganda to Focus on Neglected Diseases as She Bows Out Ministry of Health 1 2

Malac says that the same approach used to tackle diseases like Ebola and HIV can be used to save people from unnecessary death with the least funds possible.
11:05
11:05

Health Should Not Be a Privilege for the Rich – Byanyima World Bank 1 Top story

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima says that the right to health is eluding the poor and people trying to lift themselves out of poverty are being crushed by the unacceptably high costs of health care, with at least half the world’s population unable to access essential health services.
18:30
18:30

UNBS Closes City Bakeries over Poor Hygiene 1

The bakeries include that of Capital Shoppers in Ntinda and Nakawa branches, Tuskys supermarket Ntinda and Nansana branches, and Mega Standard on Burton Street. Others are S&S supermarket in Nkumba and Outlet bakery at freedom city.
16:49
16:49

Mental Assessment for Kampala Police Officers Completed 2 2

In the eight weeks assessment, more than 200 police officers from CID, Fire and Emergency directorate, traffic police directorate and Field Force Unit- FFU were assessed.
14:23
14:23

Uganda to Get USD 600m in New Global Fund Grant Ministry of Health

According to Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, this additional funding that will be reflected in the final budget call circular for the FY 2020/21 budget is meant to give the sector a boost since the country’s revenue collection is not enough to cater for all the health needs.
13:15
13:15

Mukono Municipality Declines to Handover Hospital to District MoH 3 1

Ben Muwonge, the representative of Kyampisi ward who seconded the motion, proposed that they petition the Local Government minister as well as the PS to reconsider her directive.
12:55
12:55

Residents Decry Appalling State of Lwajje Health Center II Buvuma District 1 3

It is the only facility in the sub county located on an isolated island in Lake Victoria. The facility faces challenges of poor infrastructure, inadequate human resource drug stock outs.
08:01
08:01

Red Cross Ebola Screening Volunteers Withdrawn from Borders 1 2 Top story

Ronald Kanyerezi, Uganda Red Cross Society Manager in-charge of Kisoro District, says that they were forced to withdraw volunteers at Kanombe Nteko, Busanza, Rugabano and Busigi entry points due to resource constraints.
20:40
20:40

Aber Hospital Plan to Open Training School for Nurses 2 2

Commonly referred to by the locals as Atapara Hospital, Aber is determined to protect its patients through interpersonal relationships which is currently being wiped out by robotics and digital technologies.
19:53
19:53

UPDF Join Residents To Construct Nakaseke Health Center 4 1

Wagaba explains that the community with support from Rose Namayanja Foundation embark on construction of the block but works stalled over lack of funds.
19:19
19:19

HIV Criminalization Law Abused - Activists Ministry of Health 4

According to Immaculate Owomugisha, a human rights lawyer, the number of people being accused of spreading the virus started increasing as soon as the debate on the controversial law started in Parliament.
14:06
14:06

Kadaga Demands Census for Persons with Albinism 1 5

Kadaga, who was speaking after a 4-kilometre charity walk to raise funds for the construction of a Rehabilitation Centre for Persons living with Albinism, this morning, expressed dismay that the National Census data has no statistics on albinism.
08:02
08:02

Kasese Residents Abandon Hand Washing As Ebola Mass Messages Phase Out 2 4 Top story

Nelson Baluku, a Boda boda rider along Alexander Street of Kasese municipality, says whereas he knows the importance of hand washing, he is often very busy and unable to wash his hands often. In Kasese District, surveys by the URN reporter indicate that a great number of people have now abandoned healthy practices such as routine hand washing.
07:13
07:13

Museveni Donates UGX 10m to Aber Hospital KCCA 3 6

The donation was delivered by the Minister for Kampala Capital City Authority Hon. Minister Betty Amongi on Sunday during the celebration to mark the Golden Jubilee of the hospital.
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