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17:27
17:27

Only 4% of Mbale Youths Know how to Use Condoms - HIV Focal Person Mbale District 4 1

According to the District Community Development Officer, the recent survey carried out on condom use by the youths between 15- 24 years who are the majority , shows that only 4% know how to use them correctly.
11:21
11:21

Mbale Hospital Seeks Separate Ward for Fistula Patients 2

Acam also notes that the hospital also struggles with lack of sundries that are used in the management of fistula and that they also don’t have a specialized surgeon noting that they have to source for one from Kitovu Hospital, Soroti and Busitema Universities. Specialized Hospital.
16:12
16:12

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital Battling Blood Shortage 5 1

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo, the Director of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital confirmed to URN last week that they were sourcing blood from Nakasero Blood Bank due to the shortage at the facility. He explained that the units of blood the hospital is getting from Mbale Regional Blood bank is inadequate to meet their needs.
07:57
07:57

Health Ministry Considering Setting Up Another Referral Hospital in Eastern Region 2 2

Mbale Hospital which has a bed capacity of 400 patients, currently admits close to 600 patients. The hospital is meant to serve 16 districts from Bukedi North and South, Elgon and Sebei sub regions
12:07
12:07

Several Teachers in Mbale City Yet to Get COVID-19 Jab 1 4

Rev. Can. Titus Nelson Kutosi, the Chairperson of the Elgon Zone Inter-Religious Council and member of the task force said that he finds it challenging that COVID-19 vaccines have expired amidst high demand across the country.
10:34
10:34

Mbale Hospital Decries Scarcity of Nurses, Midwives 1 1

Magdalene Kokol, the Senior Principal Nursing Officer at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says the limited number of midwives and nurses affects their response to emergency cases.
12:09
12:09

NDA Arrests Illegal Drug Dealers in Eastern Uganda 3 1

Officials of NDA also impounded assorted drugs worth shillings 130 million from private pharmacies and clinics in the Eastern part of the country.
13:43
13:43

1,000 in Mbale City Miss Covid-19 Relief Fund 1 1

According to the Mbale City Deputy Town Clerk, Kenneth Khatuli, records of at least 1,289 people who registered for the fund had been bounced back for not meeting the criteria.
10:20
10:20

MPs Question Whereabouts of Six Ambulances Meant for Mbale Hospital 1 3 Top story

Dr. Patrick Mutono couldn’t have any of this, saying that the Ministry of Health had informed them that they had delivered 8 ambulances to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital to support the management of COVID-19 cases.
12:29
12:29

Mbale Central Market Vendors Demand for Mosquito Nets 5 2

Last week, the Mbale City task force threatened to close the market should the vendors fail to adhere to the presidential directive. Muhammad Wedala, a dealer in produces says that they were promised nets which they are yet to receive.
15:08
15:08

Mbale Hospital Registers Low Demand for Oxygen 2 1

Last month, the demand for oxygen in the hospital was high, leading to a breakdown of the oxygen plant. At maximum, the plant would produce up to 30 cylinders of oxygen in a day.
09:15
09:15

Lack of Fuel, Vehicles Frustrates Police Operations in COVID-19 Fight in Mbale 2

Addressing the District COVID-19 Taskforce on Friday, Kato revealed that they are currently depending on donations from well-wishers such as the Child Care Project-CCP, which gave them 100liters of diesel to enforce the guidelines.
11:30
11:30

COVID-19: Mbale Hospital Registers 33 Deaths in Less Than Two Weeks 2 1

Edward Nyongesa, the Mbale District/City Surveillance officer attributes the increasing death at the hospital to inadequate oxygen supply. He says on average at least four people succumb to the virus at the hospital each day.
11:34
11:34

Kapchorwa CAO Succumbs to COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Kapchorwa District LC V Chairperson, Evelyn Kubalika, says that the CAO tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday last week. She explains that when Kandole felt unwell, he decided to self-isolate but his condition deteriorated on Friday and was rushed to Mbale Regional Hospital where he was put on oxygen.
15:53
15:53

Health Workers in Elgon, Bukedi Sub Regions Contract Covid-19 Over Lack of PPEs 4

At Tororo District General Hospital in Tororo district, reports indicate that since January, 70 health workers have tested positive for corona virus.
15:14
15:14

Budaka Health Center IV Closes General Ward, OPD Over Increasing COVID-19 Cases 1

Dr. John Wogabaga, the In-Charge of Budaka Health Center IV, says that only the maternity ward has remained open.
08:39
08:39

Mbale Taskforce Seeks Over UGX 25m for COVID-19 Fight 2

The city has registered 663 cases since the breakout of the pandemic. Of these, 545 have recovered, 118 still active, while nine lives have been lost within this month. But the task force says that they do not have enough money to run awareness campaigns and enforcement programmes that would help to keep coronavirus at bay.
16:18
16:18

Mbale Hospital Oxygen Plant Breaks Down 2 1 Top story

Dr Emanuel Tugaineyo, the Director of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says that the oxygen plant broke down on Tuesday after being overstretched. He says the plant was working beyond its normal capacity because of the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
12:13
12:13

Budaka District Offices Closed as 10 Staff Members Test Positive for COVID-19 1

Chesol told journalists on Tuesday that they decided to close the district offices to allow for disinfection to prevent more infections.
18:26
18:26

Mbale Clinic Found with Hospital Oxygen Cylinder, Closed 1 1

According to the task force members, the clinic has been closed to allow investigations in the theft of the oxygen cylinder to flow smoothly. Some members said that there are several complaints of sneaking patients out from the hospital to the same clinic where some of the patients end up dying.
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