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11:44
11:44

Amuria Man Faults Hospital Over Wife’s Death Ministry of Health 5 1

Robert Okitoi, the Amuria District LC V Chairperson, says the hospital is understaffed with several gaps that need urgent attention. He observes that since the facility elevated to a General Hospital, nothing much has changed.
15:07
15:07

Kenyan National Quarantined in Gulu security personnel

Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu District LC 5 Chaipreson, also the Coordinator COVID-19 Gulu Task Force disclosed that the suspect was picked by a team of health workers backed by security personnel and taken to an isolation center.
14:09
14:09

50 Covid-19 Suspects in Gulu Discharged Ministry of Health 1

Those discharged include 30 from self-quarantine; 15 from institutional quarantine and five from the isolation units of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, the gazetted COVID-19 isolation and treatment centres.
12:34
12:34

Patients in Kitgum Shun Health Facilities Kitgum municipality 4 1

Dr Geoffrey Okello, the Kitgum General Hospital Acting Medical Superintendent says the numbers have reduced significantly following reports of a patient who was isolated at the facility after presenting suspected symptoms of covid-19.
16:58
16:58

Kitgum Medic Isolated After Developing Covid-19 Symptoms Ministry of Health 2

Dr Pamela Akot, the Medical Director St Joseph's Hospital Kitgum says the health worker went to the health facility on Tuesday and disclosed to her colleagues she had fever adding that tests for malaria and other ailment conducted on her all came out negative.
13:22
13:22

Lamwo Officials Run To Stakeholders to Support Measles Campaign Agoro Subcounty 1 Top story

Lamwo District Health Educator, Obote Odwar told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the planned measles campaign seeks to contain further outbreak across the district as they continue with routine immunization.
19:25
19:25

Measles Cases Rise to 26 in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

The first five confirmed cases of measles were registered in the four villages of Agoro sub-county on January 10, 2020, from a sample of 18 children who had suspected symptoms of the disease. Lamwo District Health Educator Obote Odwar says that 21 patients who had similar symptoms were confirmed to be positive a week later.
10:02
10:02

Kyamuswa Gets First Motor Vehicle Ambulance Ministry of Health 3 1

Nelson Kaggwa, a resident of Luwungulu landing site in Kyamuswa Sub County, says the ambulance is a huge relief since many patients on several islands have been struggling to get to Kyamuswa Health center IV for treatment.
07:48
07:48

Amuru Leaders Alarmed by High HIV Prevalence Ministry of Health 1 3

Margaret Odokonyero Okot, the Assistant District Health Officer says the high prevalence is attributed to influx of traders and long distance truck drivers who engage in promiscuous acts along the great north road to South Sudan.
13:05
13:05

Minister Opendi Directs Regional Referral Hospitals To Install Cameras Ministry of Health 3

She says that the corruptions cases reported at public hospitals scare away patients especially expectant mothers and end up in the hands of unqualified practitioners and traditional birth attendants which she says fruscontrates governments move of reducing mortality rates in the country.
07:52
07:52

Minister Tasks Masaka Hospital Board to Investigate Encroachment On Land Ministry of Health 2 1

More than 250 squatters have encroached on the 47 acres of the hospital land. The encroachment has affected the hospital's plans for expansion and the construction of a regional Heart Institute in the area.
12:00
12:00

Entebbe Hospital Seeks Help to Clear Outstanding Utility Bills Ministry of Health 3 1 Top story

Entebbe has been as general hospital expected to serve up to 500,000 people in Wakiso district. However, the facility’s catchment area extended to the districts of Mpigi, Buvuma and Kalangala, with a general population size of 4.5 million people.
15:14
15:14

Medics in Bukomansimbi Concerned over Poor State of Kitanda Health Centre III Ministry of Health 3 2

The facility has three small beds with torn mattresses that are used both in the maternity and general wards.
12:50
12:50

Amuru District to Relocate Apaa Health Centre II UWA

Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer, says the current location of the facility has hindered the district`s attempt to provide health care services to the residents in the area.
20:00
20:00

Kyotera District Probes Presumptive Malaria Treatment in Private Clinics Malaria Upsurge 3

Records indicate that the number of Malaria cases has increased by over 400,000 this year, from 1 million cases recorded by June 2018, to 1.4 million Cases by June 2019. The surge affected at least 65 districts in the areas of West Nile, Acholi, parts of Lango, Busoga, Bunyoro, Karamoja, parts of Buganda, the districts of Amuria, Kumi and Soroti in Teso, and the districts of Kamwenge, Kisoro and Kanungu in Western Uganda.
15:20
15:20

Medics Want Recruitment of Health Workers Centralised Ministry of Health 2

The Health Service Commission only handles recruitment of officials at the Ministry of Health headquarters, national and regional referral hospitals and the directorate of public health under Kampala Capital City Authority in addition to specialized institutions like the Heart and Cancer Institute.
15:16
15:16

Gulu Residents Ignorant About Tobacco Control Act Ministry of Health 2

James Oloya, the Lira Stage Master at Gulu Main Bus Park in Gulu town told URN in an interview that though he is ignorant about the existing law regulating tobacco consumption, the government should come up with heavy penalties on those who smoke in public so that the rest are demoralized from the vice.
07:29
07:29

Rakai, Kyotera Battle Increase of Malaria Cases Ministry of Health 5 1

In June, Rakai hospital registered 749 malaria cases, a number higher than the monthly average of 362 patients attended to in the normal months.
18:20
18:20

Masaka Referral Hospital Operates Without Functional Board Ministry of Health 2

The Hospital management guidelines issued by the Health Ministry in 2003 provide for a Board of Governors. The board that is mandated with among other responsibilities to; provide a strategic vision and direction for the Hospital on behalf of the Health Ministry within the framework of the national health policy.
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