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Doctors Accused Of Discriminating Batwa Patients

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is expected on Sunday in Kanungu district to preside over at celebrations to mark 100 years of Christianity in Kinkiizi diocese.

The function will be held at St. Mark Cathedral Nyakatare in Kanungu town council, viagra sale http://curaacufeni.com/wp-includes/script-loader.php where Museveni will be the chief guest.

He the president is expected to meet his former Prime Minister Hon Amama Mbabazi for the first time since December last year, look http://cloud.ca/wp-content/plugins/tinymce-advanced/tinymce-advanced.php when the latter was dropped as the ruling NRM secretary general at Namboole in Kampala.

Mbabazi had earlier in September been replaced by Dr Ruhakana Rugunda as Prime Minister, http://cineaverde.com/wp-includes/class-ixr.php all purportedly because he of his signaled intent to run against Museveni for the party leadership.

At the Centenary celebrations Mr Mbabazi happens to be the chairperson organizing committee for the function.

The Bishop of Kinkiizi diocese Rt. Rev. Dan Zoreka told Chimpreports that the decision to choose Mbabazi to lead the preparations had no political bearing.

“Mbabazi is one person that has steered development in this diocese since it was curved out of North Kigezi diocese in Rukungiri,’ he said.

“And besides, we as spiritual leaders don’t see the differences between the President and Mr Mbabazi. If indeed these differences exist then our role is to pray to God that these two great leaders will sit on the round table and iron them out.”

He added, “This Diocese needs both of them as much as the country needs them for its development.

The week-long events to mark the 100 years of Christianity in Kinkiizi include music gala and sports competitions

President Museveni last week handed a cheque of Shs 200 million to the bishop of the diocese of Kigezi for the completion of the Shs 4 billion magnificent All Saints Church in Kabale town that is under construction.

This came only three weeks after a local Pro-Mbabazi youth pressure group named UMOJA led by one Robert Kihembe stormed the church donning T. shirt with Mbabazi’s pictures and donated   600,000= toward the completion of the church.

 
Health workers at Kashasha Health centre II in Bufundi sub county Kabale district are on spot for allegedly neglecting Batwa  patients who turn up for health services at the government facility.

This was revealed on Wednesday during an interface meeting organized by African International Christian Ministries AICM to revise commitments reached by duty bearers during a series of sensitization meetings, sales http://davelane.com.au/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-ftpsockets.php aimed at promoting women’s rights in Batwa communities from Bufundi and Butanda sub counties.

The Batwa is a small hunting tribe in south western Kigezi Mountains that is considered extremely primitive and impoverished.

Since they were evicted from their land that is now the Bwindi National Park, buy information pills http://chelseamamma.co.uk/wp-includes/ms-load.php the group has remained landless and supported mainly by NGOs.

Batwa are a primitive hunting community in south western Uganda

Batwa are a primitive hunting community in south western Uganda

Led by LC 2 Chairman Edward Katama, more about Kinyarushenje Parish in Bufundi Sub County, the Batwa locals accused the health workers of neglecting them when they come to the health center.

Katama said that late April this year, they took an expectant mother who was facing miscarriage at around 2am at Kashasha Health centre II, but the health worker refused to wake up.

He says that this forced them to take the patient at Bufundi health centre III where they got help.

They also highlighted a number of cases in which they have been denied health services at the facility on the basis of their status.

The Kashasha Health center II In charge Isaac Atukwase said that he was not aware of such unfortunate incidents   He promised to sit with his staff to resolve the matter.

 

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