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BUKEDEA PROGRESSES ON COVID 19 VACCINATION OF TEACHERS.

BY GEORGE EMURON BUKEDEA: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER, 20, 2021 Following the ongoing struggle between government and teachers to get covid19 vaccination exercise targeted to be covered before schools reopens, authorities in Bukedea district have registered positive progress of teaching being vaccinated. Geofery Okiswa the resident district commissioner Bukedea who doubles as …

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40 BED NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT OPENED AT KAMULI GENERAL HOSPITAL IN EASTERN UGANDA, NATIONAL NEWBORN STEERING COMMITTEE REGISTERING PROGRESS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ministry of Health setup a National Newborn Steering Committee to make sure no child dies at birth. This comes after thousands of children are born too soon each year and need special care under Neonatal Intensive Care Unit until they grow well. Preterm birth is defined as …

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MASINDI RESIDENTS SHUN HAND WASHING, RISK BEING PUT UNDER LOCKDOWN

  BY INNOCENT ATUGANYIRA MASINDI: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 14, 2021 Residents in Masindi district Bunyoro subregion Western Uganda have shunned hand washing which is contrary to the ministry of health guidelines in fight against the deadly corona virus pandemic. Ministry of Uganda imposed the standard operating procedures including washing hands, keeping …

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BUWENGE GENERAL HOSPITAL TO BRIDGE  HEALTH CARE GAP FROM LOWER FACILITIES IN JINJA,LUUKA AND KAMULI DISTRICTS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Dr Diana Atwine and a technical team from Ministry of Health inspected the newly finished extension blocks at Buwenge General Hospital. The Hospital was built to decongest Jinja Regional Referral Hospital which also handles referrals from lower health facilities in Jinja,Luuka and Kamuli districts. Buwenge General Hospital …

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UPDF AIRLIFTS OXYGEN CYLINDERS TO SOROTI REGIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITAL , NMS ENSURING THERE IS EMERGENCY RESPONSE

By Goodluck Musinguzi National Medical Stores has airlifted Oxygen Cylinders to Soroti Regional Center which is the epicenter of Covid19 infections in Uganda followed by Kabale Regional Referral Hospital. In a statement this evening(09/09/2021), NMS, with support from Uganda People’s Defence Forces has airlifted 53 filled Oxygen cylinders to Soroti …

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BUKEDEA COUNTY MP’s POLITICAL ASSISTANT RELIEVED AFTER BROKEN AMBULANCE IS BACK ON THE ROAD

By George Emuron Bukedea: –Following the demand for an ambulance to handle referral cases in Bukedea district, the patients pressured the County Member of Parliament’s Political Assistant to hire primo cars as the Mp ambulance got broken down and ferried for mechanical repair. Sam Muron the Political Assistant for Hon …

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