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Mukono Tycoon, who was wheeled out of ICU to Wandegeya Equity bank has died

Mukono tycoon, who was wheeled out of ICU to Wandegeya Equity bank has died

Zabazungu John, a tycoon from Mukono district has passed on today.

Mr Zabazungu was wheeled out of ICU to Equity bank Wandeya branch, a Kampala suburb to authorize the withdrawal of medical fees.

Specialised Fistula hospital launched in Uganda

Soroti district is home to the first Specialized Fistula hospital in East Africa. The hospital is found in Awasi village in Arapai sub-county along Soroti – Lira highway, six kilometers away from Soroti town.

Alice Emasu, the Executive Director Fistula hospital, says construction of the Shillings 4.72 billion facility was financed by the International Fistula Alliance.

The Association for the Rehabilitation and Re-orientation of Women for Development-TERREWODE, a local non-governmental organization spearheaded the establishment of the fistula hospital in Uganda.

Equity Bank humiliates a prominent customer on oxygen seeking to withdraw urgent treatment money

Mukono based businessman John  Zabazungu’s in  comma after Equity bank Wandegeya branch denied him access to his saved money on his account for almost half a day. Whisper Eye Reports.

Kavuma John a son of Zabazungu  well known to Whisper Eye has said that his father was denied access  to his money from Equity Bank for his health urgent  Medical Bill.  Zabazungu is battling to save his life in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) .

State House health unit disguises as a patient , nab unqualified nurses in Wakiso

State house Health Monitoring Unit (HMU) has intensified its Mandatory Operations in Wakiso district in a clean up exercise dubbed “Ensuring Compliance to Medical & National Drug Authority (NDA) Regulations”

The pacification exercise comes amidst reports of increasing numbers of imposters masquerading as Doctors, Clinical Officers, Enrolled Nurses and Midwifes. While operating drug shops licensed by National Drug Authority as class C.

Majority of whom with questionable academic qualifications, required documents, and licences.

Speaker Kadaga donates delivery items to health facilities worth millions in Kamuli

The speaker of Uganda’s Parliament who doubles as Kamuli Woman member of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaaga takes a lead to improve health services. Whisper Eye Reports.

Hon. Kaddaga has donated various necessities and equipments to health facilities as a move to promote the sector in the region.

On her tour, the speaker has promised to mobilise more funds to promote health and education sectors.

Human gassing disrupts proceedings at assembly meeting in Kenya

The meeting was at the Homa Bay County Assembly ( Homa Bay County Assembly )
A break of wind caused a break in proceedings when someone farted during a debate in a Kenyan regional assembly meeting.

A member was accused of having “polluted the air” during the gathering, according to local reports.
The alleged culprit denied doing so and said he could “not do such a thing” in front of colleagues.

Complacency responsible for malaria rebound in Kampala, says Health Ministry

There is deteriorating immunity against malaria among people in Kampala, Dr. Jimmy Opigo, the program manager malaria control at the Ministry of Health has revealed.

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday evening, the doctor said their surveillance teams have noted an increasing number of people reporting for both out and in-patient care at various facilities with severe forms of malaria.

The most affected are children who are becoming anemic and others deteriorating into kidney and chest complications.

Mbarara Chief Magistrate runs mad rushed to Butabika hospital

Mbarara Chief Magistrate Pamela Karamagi has been rushed to Butabika mental hospital over mental disorder after failing to  handle Col  Besigye’s  case of inciting violence in Mbarara court.

According to our spies judiciary recalled her immediately after her conditions worsened and failed to finish the case.

“Pamela has been working well until last month when she started getting bad dreams of people trying to kill her and rape her,” says her close pals.

Health workers under probe for stealing doppler machine

Four medical workers from Amolatar district are under investigation for allegedly stealing a doppler machine.

The machine is used to monitor the heartbeat of unborn babies in order to provide an audible simulation of the heartbeat and estimate the blood flow through blood vessels of expectant mothers.

The machine valued between four and five million shillings, was donated to Amolatar Health Centre IV by Rhites North Lango, a health promotion Non-Governmental Organization. The machine that was donated on Wednesday last week reportedly went missing few days after it was installed in the maternity ward.

Health monitoring unit cracks a whip on illegal drug shops in Wakiso

Uganda State House health monitoring unit has earlier in the day dispatched a team of Professional Nursing Officers to Kira and Kyaliwajala in Wakiso District to carry out specialized operations involving Drug shops and Health facilities operating Illegally and those falling short of the Minimum, Professional and Medical Standards. Whisper Eye Reports.

The State House team visited eight health facilities and closed down three for lack of what it called proper operational licenses, employing non qualified nurses and selling drugs not stipulated by the National Drug Authority in their Licenses.

11 drown after 3 boats capsize in Philippines

At least eleven people have died and three others were missing after three ferry boats capsized in rough seas off the central Philippines according to local officials.

Sixty three survivors were plucked from the water on Saturday after huge waves swamped the boats in the Guimaras Strait, regional police chief Rene Pamuspusan told reporters.

Patient with Ebola like symptoms escapes from Buliisa General Hospital

Ochaya Alfred 31, who was yesterday admitted at Buliisa General Hospital, today morning escaped in fear of being tested Ebola positive.

However, Ochaya Alfred’s samples taken to Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) tested Ebola negative.

Openjimungu Mariko 26, who died of Ebola like symptoms, buried on Tuesday in Kihungya sub county Buliisa district, samples taken from the corpse also tested Ebola negative.

Rwanda shuts down its borders with DRC over Ebola

Hundreds of  Rwandans in Rubavu district which borders Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been told no to crossng to  the busiest border , Whisper Eye Reports.

The directive also stopped thousands of DRC citizens to cross over to Rwanda. this comes as Rwanda  tightens its territory against a possible Ebola outbreak.

According to media outlets in Kigali  the new developments   this morning take course.

Buhari soldiers bury collegues at night in secret cemetery

While president says war against Islamist insurgency is won, army conceal toll in unmarked graves
At the northern edge of this city’s sprawling military base, a vast field of churned soil conceals the hidden toll of a deadly offensive by the allies of Islamic State.

After dark, the bodies of soldiers are covertly transported from a mortuary that at times gets so crowded the corpses are delivered by truck, according to Nigerian soldiers, diplomats and a senior government official. The bodies are laid by flashlight into trenches dug by infantrymen or local villagers paid a few dollars per shift.

Second Ebola death confirmed in DR Congo’s Goma


A second person has died of Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma, the country’s pointman for the epidemic said on Wednesday, heightening fears the disease could spread through the densely populated transport hub.

The latest death from the dreaded haemorrhagic virus was announced almost a year since the first cases of the outbreak were recorded on August 1 last year.


Since then the virus death toll has risen to 1,803, according to figures published on Wednesday.

Kazibwe Bashir health condition needs more prayers as doctors battle on

Uganda Journalists Association (UJA) president a Vision Group’s investigative journalist attached to Bukedde Fa Ma Haji Kazibwe Bashir Mbaziira still battles poison related illness at Nairobi Hospital. Whisper Eye Reports.

Reliable source indicates that specialists are battling to save the journalist life.

Doctors are puzzled by his worsening situation that changes in just hours and feel abnormal pains.