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MINISTRY OF HEALTH CONSTRUCTING A MODERN HEALTH CENTER IV IN KIRA MUNICIPALITY FULLFILLING PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVES OF 2016

By Goodluck Musinguzi On 3rd June 2016, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni directed all Constituencies in Uganda to have Health Center IVs after rehabilitation and remodeling health Center IIIs so that specialized health care services are brought near to people. Wakiso District Council approved Kira Municipality due to high urbanization, population, …

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3 BOAT AMBULANCES CLEARED BY MINISTRY OF WORKS TO OPERATE IN BUVUMA,KALANGALA AND AMOLATAR DISTRICTS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ministry of Works and Transport has tested 3 highly specialized boat ambulances bought by Ministry of Health to strengthen emergency care services on water bodies in Uganda. They have been issued with water worthiness certificate that allows such boats to operate in the country. The 3 boat …

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2880 VILLAGE HEALTH TEAMS BOOST FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 IN WAKISO DISTRICT, DRUMMING AND USE OF MEGAPHONES USED TO SENSITIZE COMMUNITIES

By Goodluck Musinguzi Village Health Teams (VHTs) were established by the Ministry of Health to empower communities to take part in the decisions that affect their health; mobilize communities for health programs, and strengthen the delivery of health services at house-hold level. When Covid19 pandemic emerged in 2020 spreading like …

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WAKISO DISTRICT, UGANDA’S MOST POPULOUS DISTRICT HAS IMPROVED ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE IN A RADIUS OF HALF A KILOMETER

By Goodluck Musinguzi Wakiso District with more than 3 million people is Uganda’s most populous district that is building a robust health care system. Bonny Natukunda Elubu, the Senior Health Educator says there are 3,185 facilities providing access to health care within a distance of half a kilometer compared to …

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Maj. Alupo Supports Katakwi Hospital, District Covid-19 Task-force

BY STEPHEN OJACOR KATAKWI: TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2021 The Vice President Rtd. Maj. Jessica Alupo has intervened to support the Katakwi hospital and the district Covid-19 task-force in a bid to promote quality maternal healthcare and fight the coronavirus pandemic. On Saturday, the Vice President visited the mothers admitted at …

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US AMBASSADOR APPRECIATES UGANDA’S MODERN AND HIGHLY TECHNOLOGICAL LABORATORY SERVICES, DR DIANA SAYS DISEASES LIKE EBOLA, COVID19,CHOLERA WERE CONTAINED

By Goodluck Musinguzi Modern Laboratories play a critical role in disease control and prevention programs by providing timely and accurate information for use in patient management and disease surveillance. Uganda has managed deadly diseases because it invested in laboratory services that are used on the African Continent. Dr Diana Atwine …

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LACWADO SPONSORS HEALTH RADIO TALK SHOWS IN BULIISA AND BUNYORO ATLARGE

By Innocent Atuganyira   Lake Albert Children Women Advocacy and Development Organization – LACWADO a non government organization is sponsoring health radio talks in Buliisa District Bunyoro Sub Region Western Uganda to sensitize the community on the dangers of corona virus.   Dr. Robert Mugabe the District Health Educator – Buliisa …

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GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA HAS PRIOLITIES RIGHT, ACQUIRING VACCINES, AMBULANCES, AND VEHICLES CONCURRENTLY

By Emmanuel  Ainebyoona Dear reader, In the past few months,  social media has been awash with demands for  accountability  for the funds donated  by the general  public  to government  in support of  the COVID-19  response. Indeed, the government  appreciates the generosity of all Ugandans from all walks of life who …

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SUPPORTING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN UGANDA AGAINST COVID-19, KAGADI DISTRICT COVID-19 TASKFORCE RECEIVES UGX 510M

By Innocent Atuganyira The Government of Uganda is determined to reduce the infections of Covid-19 that has forced the country into another lockdown. As part of the response mechanism to manage and contain the pandemic, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni issued a Presidential Decree setting up different taskforces to guide the …

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