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Ntungamo launches polio vaccination campagn

By Communication Office

Ntungamo

Ntungamo’s acting district health officer (Ag.DHO) Sr. Hope Katusiime has launched a three-day house to house vaccination campaign against Polio.

The campaign that will take three days is set to kick off on  Friday the 14th to 16th January 2022  apart from Ngoma and Rwentobo where vaccination will be on Monday 17th and Wednesday 19th Jan 2022 where all children under the ages of five are highly encouraged to be vaccinated.

Ntungamo gets motorcycle to support eye care services

 

By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo

Ntungamo district has received a brand new motorcycle to support the child eye health project which is funded by light for the world.

While handing over the motorcycle registration number LG 0027094, the Project administrator Lovincer Nantongo revealed that the donation of the motorcycle is aimed at easing the mobility of health workers so that they can reach out to the communities for sensitization and treatment of eye illnesses.

Ntungamo leaders order wetland encroachers to vacate immediately

 

By Anthony Kushaba

Ntungamo district leaders have ordered all the wetland encroachers to immediately vacate the encroached areas.

 

The team leaders who were today monitoring the affected wetlands in the sub counties of Nyabushenyi and Nyabihooko where hundreds of acres of wetlands have been cleared for tree planting, cultivation and grazing.

 

Ray of Hope as Construction of Kyamwasha and Karuruma Health Centers nears Completion

 

By Communications Office

 

Ntungamo -DLG

 

The is a ray of hope for the residents of Nyabihoko and Rukoni West sub counties in Ntungamo district as the construction at health units recently upgraded to health center III’S nears completion.

 The roofing, painting, wiring, shuttering is now complete with toilet facilities.

 

 The projects being implemented by Kwed construction company limited cost 500 million shillings each.

10 Contacts of COVID-19 Patient Quarantined in Ntungamo

Communication Office

 

Ntungamo

 

A total of 10 people have been quarantined at Ntungamo health training institute in Ntungamo district after they got in contact with a truck driver who tested positive to COVID-19.

The contacts were traced after a truck driver who had entered Uganda through Mirama hills and later travelled to Kyabirara Market after spending a night in Rubaare town council –Ntungamo district to load matooke tested positive.

 

Ntungamo Farmers Asked to Embrace Safe Pesticide Usage

By Communication Office

Ntungamo

 

Farmers in Ntungamo district have been urged to embrace safe pesticide usage in a bid to minimize the effects of pesticides on human beings.

 

The call was on Wednesday made by the Ntungamo district speaker Elijah Atuhaire while speaking at a meeting of the district safe pesticide usage committee held at Ntungamo district headquarters.

 

SAGE to Be Rolled out in Ntungamo District

 

 By Communication Office

Ntungamo

The social assistance grants for empowerment is set to be rolled out to Ntungamo district.

 

The grant which focuses on reaching vulnerable, often excluded sections of the population, thereby achieving inclusive, pro-poor, equitable development.

According to Titus Ouma the senior program officer for capacity Building in the ministry of labor Gender and social development, the elderly above the age of 80 in the district are set to receive the money this financial year.

Ntungamo Gets Child Helpline Action Centre

Ntungamo district has received equipment to enable the operationalization of a Uganda Child Helpline Action Centre.

The project under the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development with support from Catholic Relief Services has equipped the district with a new desktop computer, Printer, deskphone, modem chair and table and will be manned by officers under the probation office.

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