Kabarole Strategizes To Curb Absenteeism Of health Workers

The district chairman signs in the visitors book during the tour

Kabarole district has designed a set of strategies to curb the habit of absenteeism of health workers in health facilities.

Mr.Ogwang Geoffrey Okello, this site the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Kabarole says the new strategies are meant to ensure people get services they deserve, but he did not reveal some of the strategies to be applied.

Mr. Ogwang was speaking to the sub county leaders of Kiyombya in Bunyangabu County during the monitoring tour of the District Executive Committee and technical staff on Thursday.

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The deputy CAO explained that the purpose of monitoring government programs is aimed at establishing whether the areas where the funds were channeled are utilized and ensuring there is value for money.

The District chairperson Richard Rwabuhinga was disappointed when he found Nyamiseke Health Center II closed.

None of the health workers including the in charge and the security guard was present by 4:30pm.

The district chairperson directed the chief Administrative Officer to take immediate action against the irate staff.

The chairperson LC3 Kiyombya Mr. Martha Sam said that the health center is well stocked with the all the essential drugs but the staff has not been reporting for duty.

He revealed that the security guard who hails from Fort Portal had left his girlfriend to sign in the attendance book for him but had to intervene and removed it from her.

At Kiyombya health Center III, the team was however happy to find that out of 16 staff members, 14 were present and patients were getting services.

The health in charge Kiyombya Mr. Daniel Mwanguhya disclosed that they are experiencing drug stock out yet the numbers of patients accessing the services is still big.


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