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06:58
06:58

Prof. Latigo Survives 4th Road Accident vehicle 1 Top story

Latigo reportedly escaped uninjured. URN couldnt independently verify the reports as neither the MP nor his aide could be reached by the time of filing this story.
17:55
17:55

Ebola Vaccination Kicks Off in Ntoroko District uganda

A member of the vaccination task force at Karugutu Health Center who preferred anonymity said that more than 40 health workers were vaccinated at the health facility.
13:35
13:35

Senior Entomologist Warns of Biting Fly Invasion In Luweero village 2 1 Top story

Johnson Mubiru, a pastoralist in Kakabala village says that he has seen few flies in the swamp but didnt think they can cause harm. He has also welcomed the campaign to equip them with knowledge to protect their animals.
18:38
18:38

Ministry of Health to Distribute 3108 Pieces of Cold Storage Equipment to Districts uganda 2 1

The equipment is being distributed under a five year cold chain equipment optimization platform aimed at increasing the coverage of immunization across the country. Vaccines have to be kept under certain temperatures to retain their potency.
08:52
08:52

Luweero Health Center IV in Power Blackout Over Unpaid Bills district 4 1

According to Mulwana, they only have Shillings 2 million, which they intend to use to hire a technician to tap solar energy from eye clinic run by German partners.
17:59
17:59

Yumbe District To Install Lightning Arresters at Mingoyo primary school deceased 1

Taban Yasin, the Yumbe LC V Chairperson, says the district has mobilised some funds to support the funeral of the deceased learners. He also says he will present a report before council to allocate funds for installing lightning arresters at Mingoyo primary school, other institutions and public places in the district.
10:58
10:58

Hoima Schools Battle Bed Bug Infestation district 2

Johnson Kusiima Baingana, the Hoima District Inspector of Schools, says they found bed bugs in dormitories of five secondary schools. He however, declined to reveal the names of the affected schools.
07:27
07:27

Mbale Hospital CBC Machine Dysfunctional district 3

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo Ituuza, the Director Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, said he wasnt aware of the problem and promised to get in touch with the Laboratory Manager.
18:22
18:22

Hippo Kills One, Injures Two Others district 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, told Uganda Radio Network that the Hippo grabbed one of the fishermen and disappeared with him in the river.
12:07
12:07

Mbale District Registers Low Turn up for HPV 2 Vaccine people 4

However, only 21,292 girls of the 92,000 returned for the second dose of vaccine meaning that over 7000 girls didnt show up. Ayub Madoi, the Mbale District Assistant Health Officer, says for maximum protection each girl is supposed to receive 2 doses.
18:21
18:21

Kyamuswa Health Center IV in Sorry State ministry of health 3 1 Top story

Samuel Nsubuga, the Kyamuswa Health Center Management Committee Chairperson, says currently medical workers and patients share a two stance pit latrine while others use the bush to answer natures call.
12:21
12:21

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Bunyoro Districts region 2

Dr. Fredrick Byenume, the Hoima District Health Inspector told Uganda Radio Network on Saturday that they have registered 47 cases in Hoima and Kikuube districts since Tuesday last week.
16:18
16:18

Rift Valley Fever Outbreak Claims 11 In Lyantonde, Several Admitted village 1 Top story

Dr. Moses Nkanika, the Lyantonde District Health Officer-DHO, says theres a possibility that the victims consumed meat from infected cows, sheep and goats. He says two other patients died after being referred to Mabarara Regional Hospital.
12:37
12:37

UGX 3 trillion Needed for Ebola Prevention district 1 Top story

According to the Health Ministry, the funds will be used to implement a number of preventive methods including the procurement of permanent walk through scanners, surveillance in high risk districts, case management control, facilitate health workers in the high risk districts and vaccination if needed.
10:34
10:34

Nakasongola Embarks On Free Vaccination Against Hepatitis B ministry of health 4 Top story

Byamukama says the vaccines will be administered to residents at Health Center III and IVs across the district.
13:49
13:49

Kagadi Catechist Injured in Family Brawl investigation 1

Mukiza told URN on his sick bed at St Ambrose Health Center III this morning that it all started when he returned home after watching the 10 oclock TV news at his neighbors residency and didnt find his wife at home.
15:41
15:41

Rift Valley Fever Suspect Isolated at Kabale Hospital district 1

Christine Mandella, the Kabale District Health Officer, says they are on high alert to respond to any suspected cases of any hemorrhagic fever including Ebola.
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.
08:14
08:14

Traditional Surgeons Tipped On Best Circumcision Practices Ahead of Imbalu launch today district 1 1 Top story

Dr. Grace Nakalyango, an expert from Hemophilia Foundation Uganda, said the risk of excessive bleeding can be managed if guidelines are followed. She however, noted that there is limited awareness about Hemophilia, adding that many people live with the condition without knowing.
07:51
07:51

Health Workers Absenteeism Drops to 11.9 Percent district 4 1 Top story

Dr. Vicent Oketcho, the Chief of Party of IntraHealth International - Uganda, discloses that in some districts such as Iganga, local leaders went further to use the attendance records to make administrative decisions including payment of salaries based on the number of days worked.
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