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09:44
09:44

Residents Query Companies Contracted to Manage Waste in Mukono Municipality 1 3

George William Ssemakula, a resident of Nabuti in Mukono Central Division, says that without a base in the municipality, garbage collection in the municipality will remain a myth.
10:34
10:34

Kawolo Hospital Neonatal Unit Overwhelmed with Increase in Premature Births 4 1

Children admitted to the neonatal unit often need breathing support given through their windpipe, and suffer from convulsions, failure to feed, severe chest in-drawing, fever, hypothermia, jaundice, umbilicus redness or draining pus, skin boils, signs of local infection and vomiting.
14:21
14:21

Manpower Shortages Hamper Polio Vaccination Campaign in Mukono 4 1

The district dispatched 108 medical workers to carry out the exercise in the entire district with each parish receiving one medical worker. The district targets to vaccinate 147, 000 children.
09:55
09:55

Mukono Municipality Asks Health Ministry to Take Over Rotary Hospital 1 1

The 2 billion Shillings facility was constructed by the Rotary Club of Kampala on 10-acres of land donated to Rotary in 1996, by the Late Rotarian George Kasedde Mukasa for the Club to implement a community service project.
12:14
12:14

Two Health Facilities Closed for Dumping Medical Wastes in Wetland 1 2

The closed facilities are Star Medical Center and Migadde Medical Center both located at Ngandu village in Mukono Central Division. The managers; Cyrus Waisswa and Francis Migadde respectively have also been summoned to Mukono Police Division to record statements respectively.
14:21
14:21

Mukono Municipal Councillors Want Appointment of Hospital Administrator Revoked 1 1

According to Deogratious Kayongo, the municipal social services committee chairperson, Wademe’s appointment did not follow the process of appointing district public servants and should be revoked until the rightful process is followed.
17:47
17:47

Mukono Clinic Under Spotlight for Issuing Fake COVID-19 Certificates 3

Trouble for Green cottage clinic started when they issued a COVID-19 negative certificate to Esther Nambowa, 28, a resident of Kikooza in Mukono Municipality on September 23, 2021, for her travel to Dubai for work on September 24. She was blocked at the airport because of presenting an invalid COVID-19 test certificate.
09:51
09:51

Private Health Facilities in Mukono Want License Fees Scrapped 1 3

In Mukono Municipality private health facilities are charged between 800,000 to 2 Million Shillings depending on the role and size of the facility.
13:39
13:39

Mukono Residents Want Garbage Dumping at New KCCA Landfill Halted 1 2

KCCA bought land at Dundu measuring 134 acres to serve as the Greater Kampala Garbage dumping site and an integrated waste management centre with processing plants for electronic waste, biogas, fertilisers and plastic recycling.
10:20
10:20

127 School Children Under Kyaggwe Bursary Scheme Impregnated in Lockdown Kyaggwe County 4 1 Top story

At least 127 out of the 1000 girls under the Kyaggwe county (Ssaza) bursary scheme have conceived in the lockdown. Some of the children have given birth to healthy babies while others had stillbirths.
11:49
11:49

Residents Want Water Extension to Lake Shore Communities Expedited 2 1

According to the agreement, Katosi town council that is housing the main treatment plant was supposed to directly benefit from water extension and connectivity together with the nearby sub-counties around the lakeshore such as Ntenjeru and Mpunge before it is handed over to NWSC as part of corporate social responsibility.
09:01
09:01

Mukono Based Medical Institute Opts for in-house Internship 4 1

The Institute Rector Peter Bbosa says that they previously sent their students to 20 training hospitals which currently have limited space to accommodate staff and training students. As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, person-to-person interactions are limited, as well as congregations and contact with other persons.
20:14
20:14

25 Injured as Truck Overturns in Seeta Trading Centre Accident 1 2

An eyewitness Sulaiman Ssekanwagi says that the truck driver was trying to avoid a collision with a motorcycle from the opposite direction but swerved off the road and overturned.
16:16
16:16

Mukono COVID-19 Task Force Declines to Operationalize Party Branded Ambulances 2 1

The Taskforce reached the decision after Mukono District Health Officer-DHO Steven Mulindwa informed the members that the District Woman Member of Parliament, Hanifah Nabukeera had donated an ambulance to ease emergence responses and referral of COVID-19 patients. He asked the task force to operationalize the ambulance to play its role.
07:46
07:46

Boy Dies, Two Admitted After Eating Sweet Banana Laced With Poison to Kill Monkeys 2 1 Top story

The Nama Sub County councillor, Richard Ssemanda says apart from throwing the village into such shock, it is against the law to kill wild animals using poison.
11:17
11:17

DPC, Mukono LC 5 Chairperson Feud Over Raid on Leisure Gardens 1 Top story

“My home in Hamu Mukasa village was attacked and surrounded by over ten armed police and army officers on orders from above to arrest me and my family for playing Church music on Sunday and offering food to vulnerable people who kept on coming to my home demanding for help since they did not get Nabanja’s money,” Bakaluba said.
20:56
20:56

Children Living with HIV in Mukono Skip ART Treatment over Lack of Food 3

Sarah Zalwango, a guardian says that the children under her care have skipped treatment due to the food crisis. Zalwango says that she is aware of the implications of skipping treatment, but the children couldn't continue with treatment on an empty stomach.
11:59
11:59

Mukono Muncipality Residents Want Operations of Garbage Recycling Plant Revived 2

The plant was established in 2010 at 600 Million Shillings funded by World Bank. However, its operations stalled due to a lack of funds.
13:27
13:27

Buikwe Lacks Manpower to Monitor Covid-19 Home Based Patients 2

The Deputy District Health Officer for Buikwe Dr. Bruno Kiyonga notes that since the second wave was declared in the country, the district has registered about 500 positive cases bringing the figure to 622 but only 152 people are under monitored home based care while 58 are admitted.
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