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16:19
16:19

Residents Decry Poor Services at Bundibugyo General Hospital patients 1 4

Dr. Amon Bwambale, the Medical Superintendent says the hospital ran out of essential drugs before the planned next cycle of delivery by National Medical Stores-NMS. He adds that the hospital has spent more than three years without an X-ray machine which has affected the handling of medical emergencies.
10:58
10:58

Bundibugyo District Records Over 3,000 Teenage Pregnancies In Last one Year health facilities 1 5

Dr. Christopher Kiyita, the Bundibugyo District Health Officer-DHO, says that the victims are at the risk of developing health complications including fistula as a result of producing before their bodies are fully developed.
13:17
13:17

PWDS Demand Improved Access to Reproductive Health Services 1 5

Sarah Kabagenyi the chairperson of Bundibugyo District Association of Women with Disability-BAWD told URN that although persons with disabilities have the same sexual and reproductive health needs as other people, they often face barriers to information and service, and are often unable to access the same range of health services as provided to other persons.
10:28
10:28

1,156 Teachers, Non-Teaching Staff Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in Bundibugyo 1 3

Schools and other educational institutions were first closed in March 2020 shortly before Uganda registered its first cases of COVID-19. Although they were re-opened in October 2020, the second wave of infections forced the government to close schools again in May 2021 and they have since remained closed.
08:45
08:45

Crisis Forces Health Centre to Shun Nighttime Child Deliveries 1 3

The facility has only two delivery beds and does not have a single postnatal bed. The bed is specifically designed with a safe co-sleeping option for mothers and their newborn babies and without them, the hospital does not have a provision for managing new mothers.
20:12
20:12

Bundibugyo MP's Task Gov't to Transfer DRC Asylum Seekers refugees 5 1

According to legislators the camp, where they are now, is congested with 2,680 persons recorded from 81 households. They argue that the camp is posing a serious health risk to both the internal and external population after 126 persons tested positive for COVID-19.
14:54
14:54

Congolese Refugees in Bundibugyo Cry Out For Assistance 7 3

Last month, more than 650 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC fleeing the war in the eastern part of their country entered Bundibugyo District through Rwamabale Sub County in Ntoroko district.
18:50
18:50

Bundibugyo Hospital Runs Out Of PPE PPE's 2

Dr Amon Bwambale, the Acting Medical Superintendent and chairperson case management committee says that the facility has only 10 N95 masks left.
14:28
14:28

Bundibugyo Turns to Para-Social Workers to Curb Early Child Pregnancies 7 1

The district probation officer Grace Pamela says they are worried that the suspension of schooling activities could fuel the already high cases of child pregnancies among school girls.
17:15
17:15

Bundibugyo District Runs Out Of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses 2 4

The District Health Officer-DHO Dr Christopher Kiyita attributes the shortage to an increase in the uptake among the population and the surge in the number of covid-19 cases.
14:05
14:05

300 Health Workers in Bundibugyo Get Covid-19 Jab 3

Dr Christopher Kiyita, the District Health Officer-DHO, says that 600 health workers in public and private health facilities across the district had registered for vaccination.
10:05
10:05

Over 200 School Girls Impregnanted in Bundibugyo During Lockdown 4 2

Grace Pamela Adong, the Bundibugyo District Probation Officer, says a number of girls aged between 13 and 18 years might not return to school because they are either married, breastfeeding or still be pregnant.
11:06
11:06

Bundibugyo Flood Victims Cry Out for Relief Items 2 5

The floods that followed a heavy downpour increased water volumes in river Lamia causing its banks to burst leaving hundreds homeless and properties destroyed.
07:45
07:45

Bundibugyo Flood Victims Still Homeless Bundibugyo District 5

More than 1000 households in Bundibugyo are still waiting for assistance to rebuild their homes after floods destroyed their houses in July this year. The floods that followed a heavy down pour ravaged houses and crops in Ntontoro, Kisubba, Busaru and Ngamba sub counties leaving hundreds of people homeless. For Ntontoro, River Humya burst its banks making the flooding even severe.
07:43
07:43

Bundibugyo District Council Passes Resolution to Enforce School Feeding Program 2

The resolution was triggered by a petition from pupils of Kasithu sub county that demanded mandatory provision of lunch to primary pupils which was handed over to the district speaker recently.
15:07
15:07

Bundibugyo Suspected Ebola Patient Case Tests Negative 1

Bernado Kalisia, a resident of Busaru Village in Busaru Sub County, died on Monday after being admitted at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital.
11:21
11:21

Bundibugyo Hospital Bosses Decry Congestion, Under-funding bundibugyo district 1 1

The hospital, constructed in 1969, now accommodates more than 90 patients in its pediatric section, almost four times the capacity estimated at the time of its construction. There are more than 300 patients for a facility which was constructed to accommodate 104 patients at any given time.
07:29
07:29

Bundibugyo Gets Multi Million Shillings Laboratory baylor uganda 1 2

Dr. Kiyita also says that they have been operating in a very small room to screen samples from patients leading to endless delays in the release of the patients results.
13:27
13:27

Ebola Update: Isolation Ward Set Up in Bundibugyo ebola outbreak Top story

An isolation ward has been established in Bundibugyo district following reports of Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo --DRC. The isolation ward has been set up at Nyahuka Health Centre III, two kilometres from the Uganda DRC border.
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