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07:55
07:55

Jinja Hospital Patient Attendants Lynch Suspected Thief Kiira 1 Top story

The attendants ganged up against the suspect estimated to be in his late 30s on Friday night accusing him of stealing items from different wards.
10:43
10:43

Suspected Motorcycle Thieves Arrested in Jinja City police spokesperson 1 2

The operation was triggered by the increasing cases of motorcycle theft within Jinja city. It is reported that, in the past one month, eight cases of motorcycle theft were registered along the different highways connecting to Jinja city’s central business area.
12:08
12:08

Medical Worker's Strike Leaves Patients Stranded in Bugweri health center 4 1

Mwagale says that the district owes them about 200 million Shillings in salary arrears, adding that some health workers have resorted to working in private drug shops.
09:42
09:42

Jinja Hospital Runs Out of Gloves health worker 1 1

The Hospital’s Deputy Director, Angella Namala said that, since gloves are essential for all health workers, the absence affects proper management of patients.
18:32
18:32

Jinja Hospital Runs out of Supplies to Manage Covid-19 Patients drug 1 1

The hospital is reported to have runout of azithromycin, Vitamin C and Zinc in early June this year and have not received supplies from national medical stores-NMS ever since. This has prompted patients to purchase them exorbitantly from private pharmacies.
08:13
08:13

Jinja Hospital Registers 32 COVID-19 Deaths in Two Months unit 1 2 Top story

Florence Tugumisirize, the Executive Director of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says they have so far admitted 156 COVID-19 patients in the second wave. She says 124 of these were treated and discharged while 32 succumbed to the virus.
12:10
12:10

Jinja Hospital to Expand Intensive Care Unit health worker 1 2

A total of 32 COVID-19 patients were admitted to the hospital’s ICU between May 2020 and April 2021. Of these, 26 died while only six were successfully discharged from the facility, while three other lives have been lost since the outbreak of the second wave last month.
13:28
13:28

Lack of PPEs Exposing Health Workers in Jinja to Covid-19 sister 1 1

Ruth Namukuve, a health worker in Buwenge says that the supplies received from the district health officials are insufficient to effectively attend to the ever-increasing numbers of covid-19 suspects who seek services at the facility daily.
06:47
06:47

Lack of Anesthesiologist Slows Management of COVID-119 Patients at Jinja Hospital unit 1 1

“These two part-time anesthesiologists only show up to check on patients who fail to stabilize in a period of three days and when their situations are so complicated for us to handle, but the rest of the cases are being managed by the nurses throughout their admission at the ICU,” she says.
08:00
08:00

Facelift of ICU Boosts Healthcare Services at Jinja hospital COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Aisha Mohammed, an attendant of a patient told URN that her relative was receiving critical healthcare at a private clinic but the health workers directed them to offer him home-based oxygen therapies claiming that their patient had stabilized.
18:33
18:33

Health Workers in Jinja Trained in Prevention of NCDs project 2 3

Health workers were tipped on rallying their clients to exercise at least four times a week to minimize the risk of acquiring NCDs.
15:04
15:04

Two Clinics Closed Over Mismanaging Covid-19 Patient Mayuge

It is alleged that, the victim was first admitted at Rapha medical clinic early last week before being transferred to Pancerous medical center where he breathed his last on Saturday.
10:52
10:52

Falling Ceiling Injures Ten at Busesa Health Center IV health worker 2

Ibrahim Kasolo, the father to one of the victims, says that his daughter suffered from shock and is yet to stabilize. He blames the collapse of the ceiling on shoddy work.
21:55
21:55

Jinja Hospital Emergency Unit Temporarily Closes after COVID-19 Deaths patient 1 Top story

Although the facility was disinfected on Monday evening and Tuesday morning, patients and their attendants started fleeing it for fear of contracting Covid19. As a result, management temporarily relocated some of the patients to the outpatient department. However, most of them opted to seek medical services from lower health facilities.
16:15
16:15

Residents Protest as Health Centre Keeps Body in Out-patients Ward deceased 2 1

Angom died on Monday morning. However, her body was still lying in the outpatient department by Tuesday afternoon. The deceased’s neighbour, Ruth Akello says Angom was bleeding profusely when she was rushed to the facility on Monday shortly before she was pronounced dead.
10:44
10:44

Jinja Regional Referral Hospital Abandons Covid19 SOPs coronavirus 1

Some of facilities for sanitizing hands provided at different wards lack constant water supply and soap, which denies people from washing their hands routinely. Also health workers, patients and their attendants don’t adhere to the guidelines requiring them to wear face masks, which increases their chances of contracting and spreading Covid19.
11:14
11:14

Low funding Affecting Operations of Jinja Hospital Isolation Unit patient 2 1 Top story

The Hospital Director, Dr. Florence Tugumisirize, says each patient has a feeding budget of Shillings 15,000 per day, which is inadequate to cater for their recommended diets.
21:55
21:55

COVID-19 Patients Blocked from Fleeing Jinja Hospital Isolation Centre police spokesperson 4 2

The patients were protesting the poor living conditions at the centre, late meals, poor sanitation and delayed results. The patients further challenged the absence of guards at the facility which does not have a perimeter wall to protect them from intruders and the lack of psychosocial support.
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