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12:31
12:31

Gulu Archdiocese Embarks on Creating Acholibur Parish Church 1 2

In the Roman Catholic Church, a parish is a stable community of the faithful whose pastoral care is entrusted to a parish priest, under the authority of the diocesan bishop.
11:47
11:47

Wakiso Health Officials Raise Concern Over Stone Quarry Sites injury 1 5

Dr Paul Zirimala, the officer in- charge of Wakiso Health IV, notes that the most conditions registered from the sites over the last months has been Hernia. Dr Zirimala says that on average they have been performing five to seven hernia surgeries on patients working from the quarry sites.
15:36
15:36

Teenager Found Dead, Another Rushed to Hospital in Critical Condition food poisoning 2 1 Top story

Although police is yet to establish the exact cause of Hankinga’s death, residents attribute it to suffocation while others claim it may have been food poisoning. Our reporter visited the saloon, which operates in a metallic kiosk and observed that it lacks proper ventilation to regulate air flow.
06:47
06:47

OPM Gives 28,000Kgs of Rice to Elderly Women, Persons Living with HIV/AIDs in Gulu Betty Aol Ocan 2

Betty Aol Ocan, the Leader of the Opposition in parliament who lobbied for the rice, says it is a Christmas gift from government to the beneficiaries through her office.
16:22
16:22

Health Ministry to Conduct Second Cholera Vaccination Ministry of Health 1

The second phase of vaccination is going to be carried out in the districts of Nebbi,Pakwach,Bududa and Zombo
15:58
15:58

Towns in Wakiso Lacking Public Toilets Wakiso District 1 5

Michel Ssenoga, operating in Kira town, says lack of public toilets has forced some people in the municipality to resort to desperate means of disposing their waste like defecating in open areas, incomplete buildings and street corridors.
12:49
12:49

Mukono Medical Stores in Poor State 1 1

Part of the six roomed facility has been abandoned because of a leaking roof. It has also developed cracks putting the life of the workers at risk.
15:36
15:36

Community Health Insurance Schemes Protest Exclusion From Bill 4 1

Fredrick Makaire the Executive Director of Save For Health Uganda a promoter of Community Health Insurance Scheme in Luweero say that they had proposed that poor people can enroll to the National insurance scheme through community health scheme but this was deleted from drafted bill.
15:17
15:17

Stunted HIV Prevalence Rate Worries Health Experts Ministry of Health 3 1

According to experts, Uganda seems to be stuck at a HIV prevalence rate of 6.2 percent that has remained stagnant for the past four years.
13:45
13:45

Health Workers Abandon Manafwa Health Center III Over Broken Bridge 3 4 Top story

Health workers have failed to access the health centre since Tuesday. URN reporter saw health workers stranded at the broken bridge pondering on how to access the health centre.
12:40
12:40

Pharmacists Decry Wastage of Drugs Minstry of Health 4

Sam Opio, the Secretary of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda said even as the annual drug availability report launched on Thursday by the Medicines Transparency Alliance puts drug availability in facilities low at 36%, government cannot account for the medicines that they receive annually.
19:23
19:23

Ssaza Market Vendors Blame Low Sales on Filth filthy market 1 2

Norah Nalubega, the chairperson of vendors in the market says that rainwater runoff is directly flowing into uncollected garbage heaps which are unpleasant to customers. Nalubega blamed the division authorities for not regularly collecting the garbage from the market, thereby exposing them to health hazards.
15:20
15:20

Kitgum Authorities Close Private Clinic Over Non-Compliance Namokora Subcounty 2 1

Health officials and police raided Namokora Health Point located in Ogul Village, in Kalabong Parish following intelligence reports that it was operating illegally.
13:01
13:01

Busia District Ambulance Grounded 4

Robert Atuta, the Busia district health officer- DHO says that the broken ambulance requires 29 million shillings for repair.
07:37
07:37

Measles Killed 140,000 in 2018-WHO WHO Uganda 1

According to data from WHO UNICEF, the vaccine preventable deaths has claimed the lives of more in some countries like DRC compared to diseases like Ebola Viral Disease
16:17
16:17

CSOs Call for Regulation of Drug Prices Minstry of Health

Dennis Kibira, the Coordinator of Medicines Transparency Alliance revealed that while conducting the survey they found huge price disparities for contraceptives giving an example of implants where at some facilities the commodity would go for as low as Shs3000 to be inserted and yet at another facility the same device of the same brand went to the highs of Shs20,000.
15:49
15:49

Masaka Municipal Council Issues Strict Guideline on Grasshopper Handling 1 1 Top story

A circular issued by Masaka Municipal Health department requires all grasshopper vendors to register with local authorities as well as undergo medical examination by the Principal Medical Officer to ascertain their health status.
07:32
07:32

Space Crisis Hits Kitgum General Hospital 1 1 Top story

Celestine Omoding, the in Charge of the Pediatric Ward told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the ward has only 30 beds yet they sometimes admit patients twice the numbers of bed available.
18:32
18:32

Health Ministry Statistics on NCDs Misleading-Medical Bureau MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

Sadly, many health workers in rural health facilities cannot ably diagnose these diseases, according to Dr Tonny Tumwesigye, the Executive Director of the bureau. The study covered 25 facilities, among them nine hospitals, three Health Center IVs, 10 HC IIIs and three HCIIs.
16:56
16:56

Kitgum Residents Dump Waste in Pager River River Pager 5 2

The seasonal river bank which snakes through the Municipality is currently congested with varied plastic and food wastes. The river serves hundreds of people within the Municipality with water for domestic use and Agriculture.
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