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13:30
13:30

More than 500 Newborn Deaths Registered in Gulu District antenatal care 2 1 Top story

Romanson Elvis Okello, a Biostatistician in the Gulu District Health Department disclosed in a recent interview with Uganda Radio Network that 50% of the deaths were not reviewed due to lack of data.
08:10
08:10

UNRA, Kapelebyong District Disown Acinga Bridge social services 2 2

Residents in the area told our reporter that many women have given birth at the bridge after failing to cross over Dopeth-Okok river to access Acowa HC III for delivery. Acinga Sub County doesn’t have a government health facility or school.
15:20
15:20

Antenatal Visits, Deliveries Drop in Health Facilities in Teso Teso Sub Region 2 1

At Serere Health Center 1V, a proposed district hospital, only 965 mothers came for antenatal care in April compared to 1,267 in March when the lockdown was announced. Records at the facility also indicate that only 170 babies were delivered at the facility in April compared to the 203 in March.
20:41
20:41

Expectant Mothers Stranded as Wind Blows Off Maternity Roof in Kitgum antenatal care 2

Collins Mwaka cox, the in-charge of Loborom Health Center III told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday afternoon that the roof was blown to a distance of about 20 meters away from the maternity ward. Luckily, about 10 expectant mothers who were in the maternity ward at the time of the incident escaped unhurt.
11:19
11:19

Dozens of Minors Miss out on HIV Treatment in Bushenyi Elly Muhwezi 1

Elly Muhwezi, the programs coordinator Uganda Citizens Alliance, says the biggest challenge has been the failure by the expectant mothers to seek antenatal care services and opt for traditional birth attendants, which increases the risk of mother to child HIV transmission.
11:45
11:45

Kisomoro Health Center Hit By Drug Stock Out district 2

The acting Health Center in Charge, Sarah Kabaranzi, says they dont have drugs for common medical conditions like Sexually Transmitted Diseases - STDs, respiratory Tract Infections and supplies like cannulas.
11:37
11:37

Expectant Mothers Pin Health Workers for Extortion resident

Kasifa Gudoyi, another mother, says many mothers are left without option but to run to TBAs who charge them Shillings 1000 since they cant afford the money demanded by the health workers.
21:15
21:15

Minister Roots for Compulsory Antenatal Care Policy marternal deaths 3 2

The World Health Organisation recommends that pregnant women should have their first contact with skilled medical personnel in the first 12 weeks gestation, with subsequent contacts taking place at 20, 26, 30, 34, 36, 38 and 40 weeks gestation.
12:31
12:31

Uganda Fails to Hit Target on Antenatal Care 3 1

However, according to Mbonye, there is a 14 percent improvement in the number of mothers who deliver in health facilities.
14:40
14:40

Blood Tests Can Reduce Infant Mortality - Expert antenatal care 1 2 Top story

Problems arise when the mother is Rh- and the father Rh because there are chances that the fetus can inherit the Rh factor from the father, and the mothers system fights it as a foreign body.
15:25
15:25

Butaleja Women Ignorant About Breastfeeding- Study infant mortality 2

The study indicated that women in the district do not breast feed their babies in the first hour as recommended by the medical workers because they believe there is no milk in the breasts.
09:43
09:43

Mayuge Health Centers Struggle with Shortage of HIV Testing Kits pregnant women 3

Rebecca Tawomaiso, the in charge of Bukatuube health centre II says at least 50 expectant mothers miss testing each month at the facility.
07:56
07:56

Study: 55% of Mothers in Luuka District Shun Antenatal Services antenatal care

Only 45% of pregnant mothers in Luuka district seek antenatal services from recognized health facilities, according to the baseline survey conducted by Makerere University Medical School.
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