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Clinic Re-Launch Brings Hope to Tororo

The clinic has brought back hope for the people of Tororo

A Busia Court has Monday sentenced three young men to 15 years imprisonment after they were found guilty of gang raping and causing grievous harm to a then 16 year old girl in Busia County in June 2013.

In her judgment, treat http://cenariospizza.com/wp-includes/taxonomy.php the Senior Principal Magistrate Margaret Wambani observed that the prosecution had proved beyond reasonable doubt that the trio had committed the said offences and sentenced them to fifteen and seven years respectively.

The sentences will run concurrently.

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The victim, this web http://crosswordfiend.com/blog/wp-includes/post-template.php referred to as “Liz” to protect her identity, thumb http://chuaxuattinhsom.info/wp-includes/load.php was attacked and repeatedly raped when she was returning home from her grandfather’s funeral in a village in Busia in western Kenya.

The accused then dumped her in a disused pit latrine from where she was rescued by neighbours who heard her cries and took her to hospital.

When the rape was first reported to Administration Police at Tingolo in Busia County, the three suspects were ordered by the police to cut grass as punishment leading to protests from the public and human rights activists.

Following the public outcry, the Director of Public Prosecutions directed for further investigations into the matter which led to the registration of the matter in court. The trio were then rearrested and arraigned in court.
At least two assault sub-machine guns have been recovered from suspected poachers in Kasese district, price http://cs4all.nyc/wp-includes/ms-load.php authorities revealed Monday.

This came after police officers, visit this site disguising as potential arms dealers, sildenafil acted on a tip off that “three people wanted to buy guns from whatever source”.

The three men were handed six magazines in exchange for ivory.

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said “as soon as the men accepted and paid for the magazines, they were subsequently arrested.”

They have been identified as Joseph Masereka, Robson Muhindo and Delvin Kahabirwa all residents of Bwera Trading Center in Kasese district.

Enanga told ChimpReports today that upon interrogation, the suspects led them to where they had hidden the two SMG guns which were wrapped in a polythene bag with 36 rounds of live ammunition.

He further observed the suspects have been carrying out illegal poaching in Queen Elizabeth National Parks where they have been hunting elephants for ivory.

The suspects have today been transferred to Kampala.
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The three men were handed six magazines in exchange for ivory.

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said “as soon as the men accepted and paid for the magazines, they were subsequently arrested.”

They have been identified as Joseph Masereka, Robson Muhindo and Delvin Kahabirwa all residents of Bwera Trading Center in Kasese district.

Enanga told ChimpReports today that upon interrogation, the suspects led them to where they had hidden the two SMG guns which were wrapped in a polythene bag with 36 rounds of live ammunition.

He further observed the suspects have been carrying out illegal poaching in Queen Elizabeth National Parks where they have been hunting elephants for ivory.

The suspects have today been transferred to Kampala.
?The re-opening of a rural clinic in the Tororo District of eastern Uganda on Friday 10 April marked the end of a nine week community-led project to build a fully functioning health facility and improve access to services in one of Uganda’s highest burden districts.

Funded by Comic Relief and supported by Malaria Consortium, cialis 40mg http://centroilponte.com/wp-content/plugins/all-in-one-event-calendar/lib/factory/strategy.php the renovation was a collaboration between the Tororo district health team and the local community.

Iyolwa Health Centre III, pharm http://claude-nicaud.com/new/wp-includes/theme-compat/comments.php which serves 20, approved http://ccresourcecenter.org/wp-includes/ms-deprecated.php 000 people in the local community and receives around 1,450 patients a month, underwent a transformation from a clinic infested with rodents and bats and without running water or electricity – to a renovated building that has been fully furnished with new equipment and a reliable and sustainable source of electricity from solar panels.

The project also provided initial training to staff on the use and maintenance of all new equipment in the clinic to serve the 20,000 people attending it.

?Malaria Consortium provided local level expertise during the renovation, in what was Comic Relief’s biggest challenge ever for Red Nose Day (13 March 2015).

To date, this years’ campaign has raised over £78 million from the UK public. Some of the money raised this year will go to fund more health projects in Uganda and other countries across Africa.

Speaking at the launch event, Malaria Consortium Uganda County Director, Dr Godfrey Magumba said: “We are delighted to have been part of this initiative and what we have achieved together, with the district health team and community in Iyolwa, is truly remarkable.  Today, this newly refurbished clinic opens its doors to the community and will ensure proper health services are available to Iyolwa and surrounding community. ”

Rebuilding Iyolwa Health Centre III

Rebuilding Iyolwa Health Centre III

Most Ugandans now live within five kilometers of a health center.

Researchers say despite this progress in service availability, significant challenges remain to improve the quality of service delivery and address continuing health status issues such as high infant and maternal mortality.

Primary health care remains difficult for some to access, and quality of care is inconsistent. The referral system is not functional, and patients often ignore secondary or tertiary care due to the high costs involved.

Stock outs of drugs and supplies and inadequate HRH availability impact service delivery. Lack of financial and human resources adversely impacts regulation and quality control.

Many services, including those related to HIV and tuberculosis (TB), are not well integrated into the general health delivery system and continue to be provided vertically.

The revamping of the clinic is now complete

The revamping of the clinic is now complete

Also speaking at the event, Hon. Sarah Opendi, Minister of State for Health, Primary Health Care who officiated the re-opening of the newly refurbished Iyolwa clinic noted:

“On behalf of the Government of Uganda and Ministry of Health, I am grateful to Comic Relief for funding this project, to Malaria Consortium for managing the project well, and to Exmed for helping to rebuild the health facility in a record nine weeks.”

At the launch, the Minister also mobilised the community to use the services and appealed to all including local leaders to jealously guard the new facility.

The refurbishment of the lyolwa Health Centre III has shone a spotlight on the challenges faced by many rural communities who have limited access to healthcare.

The Ministry of Health and district health teams, with support from Malaria Consortium, are developing a strategy to address challenges that may arise and strengthen healthcare delivery in Iyolwa in a follow on project.

This project will aim to deliver high quality services in Iyolwa and improve health workers’ skills, performance and retention.

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