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12:34
12:34

Ten Arrested in Kabale For Smoking in Public 3 5

The operation was conducted in Kigongi, Keita, Nkunda, Rwakarara, and Bugongi.
07:45
07:45

Contractor Hands Over Hostel Amidst Complaints of Shoddy Work 5 3

In May, Engineer Bernard Mugisha, a site engineer from Musuuza Building Contractors, explained to Beatrice Akello Akori, the Minister of State for Economic Monitoring, that the COVID-19 lockdown led to work disruptions, incurring additional expenses of 790 million Shillings.
07:55
07:55

Kamukira HC IV Risks Demotion Over failure to Conduct C-Sections 2 2

Dr. Godfrey Bandoga, a gynecologist at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, pointed out that Kamukira HC IV leads Kabale district in referring expectant mothers in need of cesarean sections, despite having a fully-equipped functional theater and trained health workers to perform the procedure.
07:56
07:56

Authorities Demolish Illegal Structures on Kabale hospital Land 6 4 Top story

Godfrey Nyakahuma, Kabale Resident District Commissioner, Godfrey Mutabazi, Kabale District Internal Security Officer, and Abel Ruganza, Kabale District Police Commander, led an operation to demolish the structures and evict the occupants on Wednesday afternoon.
10:25
10:25

Kabale Recording Over 1300 Teenage Pregnancies Annually 2 6 Top story

Dr. Gilbert Mateeka's report indicated that Kabale District registered 1,346 teenage pregnancies in 2020, 1,479 cases in 2021, and 1,478 cases in 2022. He also mentioned a significant number of undocumented cases not included in the report, as the victims never seek professional medical assistance.
12:26
12:26

Intern Doctors Protest Insecurity, Lack of Accommodation 4 1

Dr. Osinde Ochieng, the Head of Interns at the hospital, expressed frustration about the lack of accommodation for intern doctors at or near the hospital and questioned why this issue has not been addressed by the hospital administration.
15:09
15:09

Lack of Neurologist Cripples Services at Kabale Hospital 2 2

Dr. John Philbert Nyeko, Kabale Regional Referral Hospital Director admits that lack of specialist in neurology has affected the services of a CT scan.
16:03
16:03

Police Foil Pre-Intern Doctor's Demo in Kabale 3 3

Mercy Tumusingyize, one of the pre-intern doctors, expressed disappointment with the government's failure to implement the directive, emphasizing that the allowances were crucial for the interns' sustenance during their training.
13:03
13:03

Contractor Refuses to Handover Kabale Hospital Staff Hostel Citing Unpaid Balance 3 1

Bernard Mugisha, a site engineer from Musuuza Building Contractors, explains that due to the challenges caused by the COVID-19 lockdown, work stalled, and they officially informed all relevant authorities.
08:20
08:20

Government Stations Boat Ambulance at Lake Bunyonyi 2 2

The ambulance which was procured by the Ministry of Health with support from GAVI, the vaccine alliance, will be stationed at Bwama Island Health Center III in Kitumba sub-county to ease the evacuation of patients and expectant mothers from the areas around the lake.
10:41
10:41

Kabale Hospital CT Scan Idle Seven Months After Installation 2 4

The diagnostic tool is used to detect diseases and internal injuries from car accidents or other types of trauma. It is used by medical professionals to visualize nearly all parts of the body and to plan medical, surgical or radiation treatment.
12:14
12:14

Kabale Hospital Stuck with 5 Unclaimed Corpses 1 1

Deborah Niwamanya, the acting senior hospital administrator says the unclaimed bodies are creating a health threat to the community living near the mortuary.
18:49
18:49

HIV/Aids Activists in Kigezi Want Trust Fund Operationalized 9 2

Parliament enacted the HIV Prevention and Control Act in 2014. The law was operationalized in 2018 enabling the government to levy 2 percent of total annual tax levies on alcohol and soft drinks to generate 9.149 billion Shillings to be channeled to the Trust Fund.
16:59
16:59

Ebola Update; Rwandan Nationals Blocked from Crossing to Katuna 2 1

Authorities have since deployed heavily along the common borders to control the movement of people as one of the measures to contain the disease. Although Rwandan nationals usually cross freely into Ugandan territory, today, they were blocked by military and police personnel and ordered to return to Rwanda.
10:46
10:46

Mortuary Attendant Detained Over Bribery 7 1

According to Byamukama, they decided to contact the Health Ministry Spokesperson, Emmanuel Ainebyona, Kabale District Health Educator, Alfred Besigensi, and Kabale Resident district commissioner, Godfrey Nyakahuma for help.
10:53
10:53

Inadequate Stretchers, Wheel Chairs Hampering Services at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital 3 1

Enos Kyarimpa, the head of the Accidents and Emergencies department at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, says despite registering more than 20 emergencies on a daily basis at the facility, they are in a big crisis of transfer stretchers and wheelchairs.
07:32
07:32

Questions As Kabale Regional Referral Hospital Fails to Account for 1,200 Mama Kits 4 2 Top story

Dr. Brian Arinaitwe, the Assistant Director of the State House Health Monitoring Unit, says that their investigations conducted mid-this month proved that 1200 out of the 20,000 mama kits supplied by NMS are uncounted for. Arinaitwe says that they intervened after receiving several complaints from whistleblowers.
10:24
10:24

Rugarama Hospital Stuck with Two Children 7 4

Trust Niwakora 5 was burnt in April while cooking food in the absence of her parents.
15:51
15:51

Health Centre In-Charges in Kabale on Spot over Absenteeism 5 1

The in-charges are being accused of being absent from work which compromises effective health service delivery.
12:40
12:40

Stench, Poor Burial of Unclaimed Bodies Bothers Kabale Residents 4 1

Peace Kagurusi, one of the concerned residents, says that because of the stench, they are forced to eat food behind closed doors so that they don’t throw up. Kagurusi says that they get breathing challenges owing to the heavy stench.
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