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08:42
08:42

Hospitals Reject Critical Expectant Mothers Amid Strict Maternal Mortality Reporting MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4

At the meeting, Dr. Imelda Namagembe, a Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist at Mulago National Referral Hospital, said the majority of women estimated at 70% who die at Kawempe and Mulago Women’s hospitals are referred in a very critical state when nothing much can be done to save them.
11:14
11:14

Kawempe Hospital Management Faulted for Diverting UGX 36.8M COVID-19 pandemic. 3 1

In his report John Muwanga, the Auditor General explained that unauthorized diversion of funds is not only contrary to the Public Finance Management Act, 2015 but it negatively affects the delivery of services and negates the purpose of budgeting.
16:02
16:02

Kawempe Hospital Officials On The Spot Over Extortion Nigeria Trust Fund 4 1

Muhamad Nsegumire Kibedi, the Mityana North County MP pinned the officials for extorting money from patients, charging them exorbitant fees ranging from Shillings 30,000 to 60,000 as consultation fees, and providing them beds, and gloves among other requirements yet the services are supposed to be free.
17:15
17:15

Expectant Mothers Fill Kawempe Hospital Verandas as Deliveries Triple Stanbic Bank Uganda 4 1

The Deputy Executive Director, Dr Lawrence Kazibwe says each day they deliver between 100 and 150 babies ever since the second COVID-19 lockdown was lifted.
05:17
05:17

Kawempe Hospital Director Decries Understaffing, Congestion Maternal Health 4 1

According to Katusiime, last year, the number of mothers they received went down slightly to 21,300 because the majority couldn’t access care due to COVID-19 restrictions. On average they had been receiving 24000 mothers annually.
16:06
16:06

Experts Call for Cautious Breastfeeding As Babies Born to COVID-19 Positive Mothers Test Positive 5

Dr. Lawrence Kazibwe, who doubles as the Deputy Director of Kawempe hospital, says that investigations are still ongoing to rule out the possibility of the babies contracting COVID-19 infection at birth.
21:32
21:32

Up to 5% of Maternal Deaths Recorded This Year Attributed to COVID-19 Twaweza Uganda 3

These findings which come out after a recent incident where a newly operated mother committed suicide by jumping off a building at Kawempe National Referral Hospital, show that half of the women live in fear and are not confident that they would get appropriate treatment if they contracted COVID-19.
13:05
13:05

Crisis Anticipated as 394 Replace More Than a Thousand Medical Interns Ministry of Health 4

Dr Charles Olaro, the Director of Clinical Services in the Ministry of Health told URN this morning that the new lot were picked from those that couldn’t take their internship immediately last year having applied late and others who got disruptions like pregnancy.
21:41
21:41

Health Minister Decries absenteeism at Kawempe Hospital MTN Uganda 1 1 Top story

The New ward was only refurbished after stories were run in the media last year showing babies compacted on plastic chairs. It’s then that a group of corporate companies and donor agencies raised funds to restock equipment like ventilators, patient monitors, piped medical oxygen equipment and resuscitation equipment, in addition, widening the unit which now sits in two wards.
20:38
20:38

Patient Numbers Fueling Shortage of Pre-eclampsia Drugs at Kawempe Hospital 2

The disorder characterized by seizures and convulsions in a woman with high blood pressure in pregnancy is a potentially dangerous complication often results in serious or even fatal difficulties for both mother and baby.
19:38
19:38

Students at Kawempe Hospital Conduct Operations on Broken Theatre Beds

Dr Elizabeth Byakwaga, the Chief Resident Obstetrics and Gynaecology told State Minister for Health Robinah Nabbanja, during a visit this afternoon that they don’t have masks and aprons and that even as they work in theatres, they lack basic disinfectants like alcohol.
17:27
17:27

Medics struggle to Administer Preeclampsia Treatment Makerere University 3

The drug delivered intravenously is administered slowly, causing a lot of pain to the receiver. And because it requires a lot of attention to deliver, health workers, especially at the grass-root, tend to avoid the treatment and choose to refer patients who develop signs relating to the complication, to higher facilities.
17:45
17:45

Doctors Predict Spike in Patients after Lockdown Rubaga Hospital 2

At Rubaga hospital, Dr Ronald Kasyaba reported that Antenatal Care attendance has reduced to 34 per cent, deliveries have reduced to 26.4 per cent whereas those that come back for Postnatal Care attendance has followed completely to 11.4 per cent.
17:32
17:32

Ugandan Scientists Awarded Global Fellowships for Innovations in Health, Agriculture Makerere University 1

The winners were selected from a competitive pool of more than 400 applicants who were pitching to conduct research and come with innovations in areas ranging from new techniques for sustainable agriculture and fisheries, managing water shortages to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change, improved methods to store cleaner energy and targeting health conditions that are most acute for people living in Africa.
10:52
10:52

Covid19 Lockdown: Kawempe National Referral Hospital Records High Still Births, Halts Key Services 2

Dr. Lawrence Kazibwe, the Acting Deputy Executive Director Kawempe National Referral Hospital told URN on Friday that the situation has now normalised.
16:22
16:22

Vendors Invade Kawempe Hospital Following Enforcement of No Mask No Entrance Directive 2 3

Dr. Lawrence Kazibwe, the Acting Deputy Executive Director, said the vendors had become a nuisance but the hospital doesn’t have the mandate to keep them off even as they keep crowding the only entrance to the hospital.
16:57
16:57

Patients Share Experiences of Seeking Care Amidst Lock Down COVID -19 lockdown 2

Jane Kalanzi, a resident of Makindye Division told Uganda Radio Network that she had planned to visit a health facility since Sunday after developing flu-like symptoms, chills and high temperatures as they have been publicized as some of the symptoms of COVID-19.
16:34
16:34

Mole Pregnancies Becoming Common- Gynecologist 3

Also known as molar pregnancy, the condition represents an abnormality of the placenta, caused by genetic errors in cell multiplication during the fertilization process. As a result, it leads to a growth of abnormal tissue within the uterus.
19:10
19:10

Women Abandon Crude Methods for Drugs to Procure Unsafe Abortion post abortion care 3

Charles Kiggundu a consultant gynaecologist at Kawempe National Referral hospital says that unlike before where women would use herbal concoctions and devices such as wires and sticks, to procure abortions, a number of women now report inserting drugs they got over the counter, often used in high doses.
17:17
17:17

Enormous Emergencies Blamed for Mother's Death at Kawempe Hospital medical negligence 3

Dr Nehemiah Katusiime, the Executive Director of Kawempe National Referral Hospital says that an internal investigation shows that they could not conduct the surgery in time due to the overwhelming number of emergencies that kept coming and were worse than the mother.
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