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15:36
15:36

Hippo Kills Two Teenagers In L. Kijjanebarola 1 4 Top story

Joshua Kananura, the Rakai District Police Commander, says that fishermen and the police managed to retrieve the bodies and took them for postmortem before handing them over to the deceased’s respective homes.
15:50
15:50

Lack of Sexuality Education Fuelling Teenage Preganacy in Rakai MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

A survey by Reproductive Health Uganda found out that more than 2,093 underage girls were impregnated during the lockdown period.
10:52
10:52

Rakai House Fire Kills One, Injures Critically Three Others One dead 2

Mulumba says that rescuers managed to pull out three children but could not save Lugaaju who had already died and his body charred in the inferno.
11:01
11:01

Kooki Launches Campaign Against Child Marriage, Early Pregnancies 5 1

Al-Haji Idi Ahmed Kiwanuka, the Kooki Prime Minister, says that they are strengthening the year’s theme to enhance child protection. Kiwanuka argues that girls who are protected and educated have a better chance to have a brighter future compared to those married off early.
16:32
16:32

Rakai Poisoning: Police to Charge Grandparents With Rush And Negligence

Last week, five children under the age of seven from the same family died after they took Paraquat herbicide, allegedly given to them by the grandparents. They were identified as Alafa Kamoga, Jovan Kivumbi, Elijah Lubyayi, Sarah Nabukenya, and Shivan Mirembe of one-and-half-years.
08:23
08:23

Rakai Poisoning: Fifth Victim Buried

Four victims namely Jovan Kivumbi, 4, Shivan Mirembe, 3, Elijah Lubyayi, 3, and Sarah Nabukenya, 2, succumbed to the toxin on different days last week.
22:21
22:21

Government Delivers 310,000 Facemasks to Rakai Communities 3 1

The district is categorized among the high-risk areas due to its geographical location at the Uganda-Tanzania border. It has so far confined 192 COVID-19 suspects, 171 of who were discharged after testing negative to the virus.
15:45
15:45

Five Tanzanians Arrested for Violating COVID-19 Guidelines in Rakai Masaka RRH 1

Rakai Resident District Commissioner Charles Mubiru says that the individuals were intercepted at Kamuli village in Kibanda sub-county. At the same place, police intercepted two Burundians and a Ugandan who had crossed from Tanzania in April.
07:29
07:29

Rakai, Kyotera Battle Increase of Malaria Cases Ministry of Health 1 5

In June, Rakai hospital registered 749 malaria cases, a number higher than the monthly average of 362 patients attended to in the normal months.
18:19
18:19

Valley Dam Turns into Death Trap 2 2 Top story

Yorokamu Gakyalo, the chairperson of the area Project Management Committee, says the open dam makes communities around it susceptible to drowning.
19:26
19:26

Sserulanda Spiritual Foundation Opens Door for Medical Treatment bambi baaba babuwee 3 1

In 2008, government instituted the commission inquiry into the suspicious religious practices of the Serulanda Spiritual Foundation that included among others; preserving of dead bodies, systematic manipulation of followers into giving in all their property that raised a lot of public concern.
22:21
22:21

Former Minister Maria Mutagamba Passes on rakai woman mp seat 1

Maria Lubega Mutagamba, the former Minister Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities has passed on at Case Hospital in Kampala.
17:34
17:34

Uganda Piloting HIV Partner Notification Service 1 1

The World Health Organisation defines partner notification as the process of contacting the sexual partners of an individual with a sexually transmitted infection including HIV, and advising them that they have been exposed to infection.
12:01
12:01

Absenteeism Costs Govt UGX 1.2 Billion In Rakai 1 Top story

Dr Diana Atwine, the Director of State House Healthy Monitoring Unit, says during the monitoring exercise they discovered chronic absenteeism of health workers in 43 Health Center in Rakai district each month.
16:04
16:04

Rakai Inmate Cries for Treatment julius kateregga 1

Our reporter spoke to Kateregga recently, during the delivery of food supplies by Volunteer Aged Company for Vulnerable VACV. Kateregga told URN that he has been begging prison authorities for the past few weeks to take him to Kalisizo Hospital for diagnosis and treatment in vain.
10:05
10:05

Rakai HIV/AIDS Prevalence Drops To 12.6%

According to district health officials, HIV/Aids prevalence rate in the district now stands at 12.6 percent from 13.2 percent in 2014.
07:33
07:33

Patients Stranded As Council Suspends X-ray Services at Hospital

Dr. George Waggumbulizi, the Kalisizo Hospital Medical Superintendent, says they receive 50 patients in the Out Patient Department in each day in need of x-ray services.
12:17
12:17

Panic as Kakuuto Health Center Suspends Outreach to Refugee Camp

Dr. Moses Mudooba, the in charge of Kakuuto Health Centre IV says the refugees owe the entire staff an apology for tarnishing their name on baseless grounds.
12:49
12:49

Bikiira Health Centre, Kalisizo Hospital Fight Over Ambulance 2

Dr. Asuman Lukwago, the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary confirmed the anomaly saying they are working out modalities to return the ambulance to Biikira Health center and buy a new one for Kalisizo hospital.
16:12
16:12

Power Crisis Cripples Operations at Rakai Hospital 2 1

Joseph Kateregga, the Senior Rakai Hospital Administrator says the power supply is unreliable.
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