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Health ministry to open border health centres

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr. Diana Atwine, has said the ministry will soon have 53 functional health centres located at various border points in the country. She said that the facilities would be equipped with specialized laboratories to support port health services and …

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Police record only half of total accident related deaths – Study

Police use second-hand information by witnesses to collect data on accidents which has limitations Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A study on the road safety on Uganda’s road accidents shows a mismatch between the death numbers reported by the police and those compiled from an independent study by Makerere University School of …

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Health centres need special pricing for water

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health centres need special prices for water to improve on sanitation services in the facilities, according to Silas Aogon, MP, Kumi Municipality and a member of the Parliamentary Forum on Water and Sanitation. Aogon, who was speaking during the handover ceremony of a 14-stance water-borne …

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Schools, health centres benefit from UNICEF WASH project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations Children’s Fund-UNICEF has distributed water, sanitation, and hygiene-WASH supplies to schools and health centres across the country. The programme has been extended to 1,172 government-aided primary schools and 472 health centres ranging from health centre IIIs to regional hospitals. However, several components …

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Kwania district receives UGX 1.7 Bn to upgrade two health centres

Kwania, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kwania district has received 1.7 billion Shillings from the World Bank for the refurbishment and upgrade of two health center II’s to HCIII’s, under the Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Program for Results- IFTPR. The beneficiary health centres include Akali HCII in the newly created Akali sub-county …

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89 sub counties lack health centres -Opendi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former minister of health in- charge of General Duties, Sarah Opendi has said that the Ministry of Health has failed to extend health centres to all sub-counties across the country. She was on Thursday speaking at the handover ceremony to Robinah Nabbanja, the …

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Close govt health centres without latrines – Speaker

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | All government run health centres operating without latrines should close, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has intimated. During the opening of the inaugural parliamentary symposium on water and sanitation at Parliament on Friday, 15 November 2019, Kadaga said she was disgusted to learn …

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Uganda has potential to end maternal deaths- Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda has the potential of bringing maternal deaths to zero with commitment from health workers and prompt appearance of mothers in health centres, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah says. According to Oulanyah, if health facilities are supported with sufficient funding and a well-motivated …

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