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15:20
15:20

Masindi Hospital Health Workers End Week-Long Strike Patients 4

The health workers said they couldn't continue handling patients especially those diagnosed with the deadly COVID-19 pandemic without Personal Protective equipment-PPE, because this exposed them to a greater risk of contracting the disease. The situation left many patients admitted at the health facility puzzled with no one to attend to them.
16:13
16:13

HIV Patients Protest Directive Requiring Them to Seek Clearance from Village Chairpersons. security operatives 2

Robinah Tibakanya, the Coordinator Hoima District Forum for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS, says some LC 1 Chairpersons are not discrete, which exposes members to stigma.
15:26
15:26

The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital government 4 5 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
16:49
16:49

Kasangati OC Injured During Protest accusation 1 1 Top story

Angume was injured by a tear gas canister fired by his colleague targeting the protesters. Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police confirmed the officer was injured but didn’t divulge details.
10:54
10:54

Lwengo Accident Death Toll Rises to Seven resident

The number of people that died in an accident which occurred on Friday evening along Masaka-Mbarara highway has risen to seven after two others have been announced dead this afternoon at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital.
13:59
13:59

EU Alarmed by Excessive Force and Arrests of Journalists at Mak Makerere University 1

The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
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12:47

IRCU in Nationwide HIV/AIDs Sensitization Campaign resident 1 3

Charles Serwanja, the IRCU Health Program Manager, says it is the mandate of religious leaders to use their platforms to sensitize their communities on the HIV/AIDs epidemic.
12:58
12:58

Rakai District Gets Global Nod for Reducing HIV Related Deaths people 1 Top story

The Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP), the research entity where the first studies to establish the presence of HIV in Uganda were carried out in the 1980s was recognized for enabling adoption of new interventions such as Medical Male Circumcision and enrolling people on treatment immediately after testing positive since studies that confirmed efficacy was done there.
19:00
19:00

50-year-old Commits Suicide after Domestic Brawl village 1 1

The two reportedly had a heated argument over four million Shillings which the deceased’s wife, Hajara Nakisinge is said to have stolen. They have reportedly been bickering for several months over the money until the latest incident which left the wife and the child with severe injuries.
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18:31

Buyende, Kamuli Hailstorm Death Toll Rises to 18 Jinja 1 1

According to police reports, 13 people died in Kidera Sub County, Buyende district and five people perished in the sub-counties of Balawuli and Namasagali in Kamuli district.
18:14
18:14

Police Storm Church Over Chained Woman mental illness

Mworozi says that when they stormed the church, they found Nakiwala chained on a pole where they were praying for her healing. He says they rescued her and transferred her to Butabika Mental Hospital for mental checkup and treatment
07:18
07:18

8 Killed in Iganga Accident treatment

The accident is reported to have occurred at 10:00pm during Wednesday night, and according to eyewitnesses, taxi, registration number; UAV 157E which was travelling from Jinja district, collided with a coaster, registration number; UAT 805F from Iganga route.
09:41
09:41

Police Whisks Zaake from Airport treatment 1

Zaake jetted into the country at 7.40 am this morning aboard Jumbo Jet airlines from India where he has been receiving specialized treatment.
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12:58

Security Heightened in Kampala, Entebbe as Bobi Wine Returns arua 1 Top story

After about three weeks in the United States, Kyagulanyi announced that he will be coming back home, on Thursday, September 20 and through social media, mobilized his supporters to turn up in big numbers to receive him from the airport. Different groups are also mobilizing to receive the musician-cum-politician from the airport.
18:45
18:45

Elizabeth Glaser Foundation Donates Structure to Mbarara Hospital children 1 1

Dr. Mary Namubiru, the South Western Director USAID RHITES, who handed over the structure, said it will strengthen the hospitals health system and play a vital role to keep children safe and healthy.
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15:45

Kitovu Hospital Receives UGX 70M for Fistula Treatment uganda

The Katikiro of Buganda Kingdom, Charles Peter Mayiga handed over the money to Doctor Sister Nalubega Florence, a Gynecologist at Kitovu hospital at Bulange on Thursday morning.
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