Locals Asked to Monitor Government Programs  


By Communications Office

Ntungamo -DLG


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 center three.

Government to Take Over Ntungamo Health Training Institute

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 for nurses and midwives held at Kyamate playground in Ntungamo district.

The institution was started by Ntungamo district local government in a bid to train more health workers for the district and the entire western region.

US Ambassador Calls for Collective Responsibility in Addressing Child Marriages

By Communications office


American Ambassador to Uganda Deborah Malac has called for a collective responsibility towards addressing challenges of child Marriages.

Her Excellency was on Thursday addressing leaders of Ntungamo and residents during a dialogue held at Rushooka health centre three in Kayonza Sub County.

Health Ministry Orders for Heightened Surveillance Following Ebola Outbreak in DRC

Health Minsitry Orders for Heightened Surveillance Following Ebola Outbreak in DRC


By Communication Office


The ministry of health has ordered for heightened surveillance in districts close to the boarder with the Democratic Republic of Congo following the outbreak of Ebola in the area.

The recent outbreak of the disease was reported in Mangina , Mbalako health zone , in Beni Territory of North Kivu Province.

The outbreak is just 100 kilometers away from the Uganda-Democratic Republic of Congo Boarder point at Mpondwe in Kasese district.

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