Regional News

URA STAFF IN WESTERN UGANDA DONATE BLOOD, VISIT TOORO BABIES HOME, SHOW SOLIDARITY AT CLOSED KATUNA BORDER

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda Revenue Authority staff in Western Uganda have donated blood in Ibanda district, visited Tooro Babies’ home and other districts to show solidarity with taxpayers. The Commissioner-General, John Musinguzi thanked the team in Ibanda District  after extending cooperation with Uganda BloodBank by rallying clients and general public …

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URA REACHES OUT IN CENTRAL UGANDA, KISWA HEALTH CENTER GETS NEW TENT AND PLASTIC CHAIRS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda Revenue Staff has visited several hospitals and health centers in Central Uganda sharing some goodies with the sick and improving the general cleanliness of the facilities. At Kiswa Health Center based in Nakawa Division, The Tax Investigation Team collected resources and furnished the waiting yard at …

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Alero Community In Diaspora Donates PPE To Health Centers In Nwoya District

BY JOHNISANI OCAKACON                   NWOYA: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 The Alero community in diaspora have donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth sh3m to aid in the fight against Covid-19 in five health centers in Nwoya District. The items that were donated to these health centers includes medical gloves, hand gloves for …

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TEEN PREGNANCIES ON RISE IN KIBAALE DISTRICT

BY CHRIS FRANK KIBAALE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2021 Kibaale district has registered a surge in teen pregnancies with more than 6,000 cases reported between July 2020 and August 2021. Statistics from the district health, education, probation and social welfare departments show that from July 2020 to August 2021 6,440 girls …

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9,000 PEOPLE IN KAMWENGE DISTRICT PRACTICE OPEN DEFECATION 

BY FRED MWEBEMBEZI KAMWENGE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER, 24, 2021 The Water Sanitation and Hygiene actors in Kamwenge District have expressed concern over the low latrine coverage especially in urban centers. According to Statistics, Kamwenge Town council which hosts the district headquarters has the lowest latrine coverage at 22%, while Kabuga Town council has the highest …

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Leprosy Re-emerges In Acholi Sub-Region

BY IVAN TOLIT GULU: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 There is great concern among health experts in Acholi sub-region following the re-emergency of Leprosy diseases in the area. At least 26 new cases of severe leprosy have been registered in seven districts in Acholi sub-region. These include the districts of Gulu with …

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