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12:35
12:35

Ntoroko CAO Cancels Appointment of New Health Center In Charge 1 1

The CAO Anselim Kyaligonza has cancelled the transfer of Dr. Sekanabo and ordered him to return to Karugutu Health Centre IV where he was working as a surgeon without giving any reasons for the decision.
17:39
17:39

Residents Petition CAO Protesting Replacement of Health Center In-charge 5 2

Ntoroko Chief Administrative Officer, Anselm Kyaligonza told URN in an interview that transfers are normal and it's for the betterment of the facility. He explained that they have commenced investigations into the intentions of those involved in the petition.
11:43
11:43

Authorities Cry to NGOs as Men, Women Share Ward at Ntoroko Govt Hospital 1 1

Dr. Fredrick Kahuma, in charge of Karugutu Health Center IV, says the district and the government are aware of the situation at the facility, so he is trying to convince NGO partners to lend a hand and establish building structures to save the situation. The district Chairman William Kasoro says the medics have a tough time convincing patients to share the same ward, yet they can’t turn them away.
08:49
08:49

Ntoroko Constitutes Health Facility Rapid Response Teams As Covid-19 Cases Surge 3 1

Patrick Ajuna, the Ntoroko District Health Officer, says that the intervention follows an upsurge in COVID-19 cases registered in the district yet residents are still reluctant to observe the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs.
17:55
17:55

Ebola Vaccination Kicks Off in Ntoroko District health center

A member of the vaccination task force at Karugutu Health Center who preferred anonymity said that more than 40 health workers were vaccinated at the health facility.
06:53
06:53

UVRI Confirms Measles Outbreak in Ntoroko, Mayuge ntoroko district

Dr. Josephine Bwago, the head of department Expanded Programme on Immunisation EPI at UVRI, says received specimen of six measles suspects from Mayuge district on July 11th and another seven from Ntoroko district on July 12, 2018.
11:42
11:42

Suspected Ebola Patient Isolated In Ntoroko ntoroko district

According to the districts health officer Rogers Mugisha, the suspect had developed all the signs of Ebola yesterday, forcing them to get his blood for testing because they could not verify from the district.
19:16
19:16

Ntoroko Struggles to Cater for Congolese Refugees kanara landing site 1 1

More than 1,500 refugees fled into Uganda through Lake Albert in Ntoroko district following tribal clashes which erupted in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC.
15:06
15:06

Ntoroko Medics Want CD4 Count Machines Installed In Health Facilities hiv prevalance rate 1

Records from the district health department indicate that all the ten health centre IIIs in the district lack a CD4 count machine. This forces patients to seek for the services in private health facilities. Vincent Kamuhanda, the in-charge Rwebisengo Health Centre III, says that patients in need of the CD4 count and viral load are referred to Fort Portal regional referral hospital, some 50 kilometres away, or to Bundibugyo hospital.
09:43
09:43

Water Department Closes Contaminated Boreholes in Ntoroko ntoroko district 2

The closure follows last months assessment on water from boreholes in the district, which showed that the water is contaminated with human waste. The contaminated water sources are found in the areas of Karugutu, Itoojo and Kanara Sub Counties.
17:56
17:56

Mother-to-Child HIV Prevention Faces Hurdles In Ntoroko minister of health 1

Inadequate supply of option B plus medication and shortage of medical workers is affecting the implementation of the Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission PMTCT programme in Ntoroko district.
16:00
16:00

Campaign Gives Hope to Teenage Mothers In Ntoroko 2

Ntoroko has a high number of child mothers aged between 13 and 17 years, who are victims of rape, defilement or forced marriage.
06:41
06:41

Ntoroko Primary Health Care Programme Inactive inadequate funding 2

Gerald Musinguzi, the Ntoroko District Health Educator says PHC activities remain inactive due to inadequate funds provided for the programme. Musinguzi explains that only 450 million Shillings is allocated to PHC every financial year. He adds that the funds are used to purchase medical equipment and clear utility bills for health centers.
06:49
06:49

Medics Call for Improved Road Works as Maternal Health Project Winds Up poor roads 3 1 Top story

Nathan Musinguzi, the Ntoroko District Health Officer, says there was hope that more expectant mothers would access facilities for antenatal and delivery, which has not been the case. He explains that the 50 tricycle ambulances that were donated under the project broke down due to the bad road network.
07:21
07:21

Ntoroko District Fails to Manage School Sanitation Programme unicef uganda 2

Douglas Mijumbi, the Deputy Head teacher Primary School explains that some of the latrines constructed by UNICEF caved in leaving the pupils and their teachers without any place to turn for natures call. He says inadequate sanitary facilities forces children to run back home to ease themselves.
07:23
07:23

Maternity Ward Yet To Be Renovated Two Years Later maternity services

The lack of a maternity ward has left pregnant women stranded as they struggle to seek treatment from two small tents that were donated by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) after the storm
18:06
18:06

Five LCs Fined Over Lack of Latrines cholera

He therefore fined of the accused UGX 150,000 and ordered them to put up latrines within one month's time.
09:22
09:22

Ntoroko Motorcycle Ambulances Grounded 1

In 2013, Ntoroko district received support worth 200 million shillings from Christ Aid Kenya to purchase 50 mobile ambulances to help patients access healthcare facilities that previously may have been out of reach. Each of the 6 sub counties in the district was to receive six motorbikes and five of them were supposed to be availed to selected health facilities.
09:05
09:05

Ntoroko Island Communities Struggle To Access Health Services lake albert 3

There are five islands located in Kanara Sub County, on the shores of Lake Albert. One of the islands is Mulango, where there is no single fully functional health centre. The residents living on the islands are forced to use boats to make a journey of two hours to seek health services at Ntoroko health centre or Rwebisengo health centre III.
10:01
10:01

Expectant Mothers Share Ward With TB Patients in Karugutu tuberclosis 1

A visit at the facility established that there were more than 10 expectant mothers and TB patients in the same ward. Boaz Mugabe, one of the visitor’s taking care of his pregnant wife, fears that the arrangement will expose them to TB infections.
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