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16:02
16:02

Bombo Town Council Abattoir Faces Closure Over Poor Hygiene

Christine Nakabugo, the Chairperson of the Luwero District Health Committee, says that an inspection conducted at the abattoir found it dilapidated and filthy, something that may put the neighbors at risk of disease outbreak.
09:17
09:17

Newly Constructed Pediatric Ward Excites Mothers in Luwero 2 4

The Medical Centre looks after 9,317 people in the parish of Musaale located in the Katikamu sub-county. But although it was specifically formed with the aim of supporting women during childbirth, the centre has been operating with no pediatric ward.
16:28
16:28

Luwero Women Call For Action To End Maternal Deaths Luwero Hospital 4 1

Ritah Nalweyiso the District Councillor for Butuntumula sub-county says that although they had mobilized many women to give birth in government health centers, the deaths may force them to resort back to Traditional Birth Attendants.
18:26
18:26

Another Mother Dies While Giving Birth At Luwero Hospital extortion 2 3 Top story

The deceased's husband, Vincent Mugerwa, says when his wife checked in the hospital, a doctor asked for Shillings 300,000 to conduct a cesarean section on her. Mugerwa says that although he was against paying the money because they were at a government hospital, he gave in to desperation.
16:34
16:34

Luwero Community Health Scheme Losses Members Over COVID 19 Lockdown Insurance premiums 2

Fredrick Makaire the Director of Save For Health Uganda says that by 2019, they had mobilized and enrolled 27,000 people on the scheme from districts of Luwero , Nakaseke and Nakasongola .
09:00
09:00

Community Health Scheme Beneficiaries Ask Parliament To Reconsider Insurance Bill health services 6 1 Top story

Fredrick Makaire, the Executive Director of Save for Health Uganda, says that although the residents in Greater Luwero and others already embraced Community Health Insurance schemes, they don't have a legal framework that promotes or regulates them.
18:28
18:28

Woman Dies in Labour As Luwero Hospital Battles Drug Stockout maternal death 1 5

According to Otuuka, although he later paid the money to the doctor to attend to his wife, she passed due to prolonged labor without attention.
15:13
15:13

Cult Followers in Luwero Hamper Polio Immunization Campaign Luwero district 4 1

Local Leaders say the cult believes that the immunization campaign is satanic and a plan to enforce the new world order.
17:39
17:39

Unvaccinated Residents Denied Access to Luwero Headquarters Luwero Hospital 1 4

Juliet Najjuma Ssenkoole the Chairperson of Luwero District Task Force on COVID 19 says that the directive is intended to protect the civil servants and encourage the public to embrace the vaccination exercise.
16:45
16:45

Three Children Drown in Nakasongola Dam valley dam

Benon Mbowa the LC 1 Chairman of Kimole explains that the children drowned after they escaped from their homes and went swimming into the community valley dam.
17:59
17:59

150 Teenagers in Luwero Acquire Life Skills to Deal With Lockdown resilience 2 5

Safe Spaces was launched after the March 2020 directive by President Yoweri Museveni to have all schools and learners sent home following the outbreak COVID 19. The pandemic has since ravaged economies across the globe and killed over five million people.
16:21
16:21

NDA Impounds Drugs, Closes 167 Drug Shops in Greater Luwero 2 2

The drug shops were found operating without licenses, employing unqualified staff, clinics illegally operating drug shops and others operated in unconducive buildings.
13:21
13:21

Bars Threaten Efforts to Sustain Luwero's COVID-19 Success Story 4 1

Luwero District Health Officer Dr Innocent Nkonwa says that the district has for the third week recorded no new COVID-19 infections, a trend attributed to both national and local measures aimed at containing the disease. Before this, Luwero district had recorded 580 cumulative cases of COVID-19 and 33 deaths.
03:17
03:17

Luwero Chairman, DHO Disagree Over Ugx 249M COVID-19 Cash COVID 19 1 2

Kibirango explains that the money was released by the office of the Chief Administrative Officer and deposited on private accounts of health workers which may put it a risk of embezzlement .
06:55
06:55

Luwero Registers High Uptake of Contraceptives Among Teenagers religious leaders 1 4

Doctor Innocent Nkonwa the Luwero District Health Officer says that the district data clearly indicate that teenagers are sexually active and some are already seeking contraceptives without knowledge of their parents.
07:26
07:26

Luwero District Starts Campaign to Promote Female Condoms lubricants 5 1

Dr Innocent Nkonwa the Luwero District Health Officer says that they have started a campaign to sensitize the women about the use of the female condoms and ensure they are available across health centers.
14:21
14:21

Luwero District Registers Increase In TB Treatment Success Rate 1 2

Bagonza says that the TB success rates are important in reducing the spread of the disease, deaths and developing multi-resistant drug TB.
08:29
08:29

Families Battle Malaria As Cases Surge In Luwero District mosquito nets 1 3 Top story

Nusurah Nalwoga, a resident of Kigombe village in Luwero sub-county, says that six of her grandchildren contracted malaria disease and those of them are still on malaria treatment.
10:59
10:59

More Mothers Delivering from Health Centres in Luwero District maternal death 1 5

The Ministry of Health rolled out the Result Based Financing (RBF) project in Luwero district in 2019, with an aim of improving Reproductive, Maternal and Child health. And the Ministry has injected 1.16 billion Shillings into the project to enable mothers to benefit from a package of high quality and cost-effective interventions.
21:36
21:36

Fistula Cases Could Surge as More Teens Join Motherhood -Gynecologists Teenage Pregnancies 1 5

The medical condition comes as a result of a hole created between the birth canal and bladder and the rectum, caused by prolonged, obstructed labour. It leaves women leaking urine, faeces or both, and often leads to chronic medical problems, depression, social isolation and deepening poverty.
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