Education Health

Rwandans Immunized in Ntungamo District

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Health workers in Ntungamo district on Sunday vaccinated children from neighboring Rwanda Ngoma Sub County in Rushenyi county following request by local authorities there. Presenting the district report on the Measles and Rubella immunization campaign, the Ntungamo district health inspector Nyete Japheth said the health workers who were on the team […]

Education Health

UPDF Airlifts Immunization Vaccines

By APN Reporter Kampala The Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces’ Air Force has on October 20, 2019 airlifted vaccines from Entebbe to five destinations across the country in support of the Ministry of Health’s national immunization drive against measles and rubella. UPDF Helicopters delivered vaccines to Gulu, Kiruhura, Soroti, Mbarara and Kabale Districts following an emergency […]

Health Politics

Lions appeal on measles vaccination

By APN Reporter Ntungamo The lions clubs of Ntungamo members have appealed to the Ntungamo district and municipal authorities to increase preparation for vaccination of more numbers of children in the current measles and Rubella immunization campaign in the country citing low turn up results in the routine immunization against the two killer infections. The […]

Education Health Politics

Kabale district disputes HIV Prevalence Rate

By Felix Tumwesigye Kabale Kabale district has disputed media reports indicating that 90 percent of the people that tested for HIV/AIDS between October 2018 and March 2019 tested positive. The media reports by Watchdog Uganda went ahead to indicate that the situation in the district was shocking and almost out of control. Kabale district with […]

East Africa Health Politics

Locals Asked to Monitor Government Programs

By Keith Magara Ntungamo Locals have been urged to always monitor government programs being implemented in their respective areas. The call was on Tuesday made by the Ntungamo resident district commissioner George Bakunda while addressing a site meeting at Kyamwasha health centre II in Nyakyera town council which is set to be upgraded to health […]

Education Health Politics

Government to Take Over Ntungamo Health Training Institute

By APN Reporter Ntungamo President Yoweri Museveni has revealed plans by the government to take over Ntungamo Health Training institute. The institution located in Nyarutuntu sub county trains nurses at certificated level and plans under to start training clinical officers. President Museveni who was on Sunday speaking at the celebrations to mark the international day […]

Education Health

Health Workers Tipped on improved Service Delivery

By APN Reporter Ntungamo Health workers in Ntungamo district have been challenge to work in collaboration with other stakeholders in a bid to improve the delivery of health service. The call was made by Ntungamo district secretary for health and Education Edson Turyasingura while opening a one-day meeting for in charges of health units in […]