Education Health

Kanungu Receives Medical Equipment

By Mwajuma Twongyeirwe Kanungun Kihihi Health Centre IV in Kanungu has received   equipment from World Food Program (WFP)to equip the Infectious Treatment Unit (ITU). The items which include   clinical beddings, blood pressure machines, oxygen concentrators among many others were today delivered by the World Food Program officials who handed them to Dr. Sebudde Steven the […]

Business Education Health

Kabale central Market Operating without Handwashing Facilities

By APN Reporter Kabale Kabale Central Market Vendors have been operating without water to wash hands for the last five days. In a move to curb the spread of COVID- 19 in the country, Hand washing is one of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that were given by the Ministry Of Health to all active […]

Politics

Mp Musasizi Supports Stranded Woman

By APN Reporter Kabale Rubanda county East Legislator Henry Musasizi has moved in to support a woman who was stranded at Rugarama Hospital in Kabale town. The woman in question identified as Scovia Akankwasa a resident of Kashongati in Ruhonwa ,Hamurwa sub county –Rubanda district has been stuck at the facility for days after giving […]

Education Health

Ntungamo Health Team Visits Kanungu to Share Experience on Handling Epidemics

By Anthony Kushaba Ntungamo A team of health workers from Ntungamo district on Thursday visited Kanungu district the share experiences with their counterparts in Kanungu district on how to deal with epidemics. The team which was headed by Ntungamo district health officer Dr.Richard Bakamuturaki paid a visit to the district with the intention of getting […]

Health Politics

Government Plans to Recruit Over 500 Health Workers

By APN Reporter Kampala The government of Uganda is in advanced plans to recruit a total 523 health workers to boast service delivery in facilities across the country. Some of the facilities that need urgent improvement in staffing include theUganda Virus Research Institute, regional referral hospitals of Moroto, Hoima, Kabale and Mubende among other. Dr. […]

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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 […]