Kyegegwa District to Launch Physical Fitness Day on 31st August 2018

On 08/07/2018- Sunday morning dawned in Kampala Capital City, Ugandans started to flock the Kololo Independence Grounds as early as 6:00AM to join the Ministry of Health in launching the National Day of Physical Activity, for the first time ever – as part of a campaign to raise awareness on the growing burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Uganda.

Individuals from all walks of life, ages and physical ability; from 5 years to 70 years old, from the disabled to the abled, men in uniform, Cabinet Ministers, Permanent Secretaries of various Ministries and heads of Development Agencies flooded the venue to stretch, dance, exercise, jog, play games such as football, netball, basketball and other activities in a bid to beat NCDs.

Kyegegwa District Local Government joins the rest of the country to participate and implement the physical fitness program that was officially launched by H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda.

the overall objective of the program is to promote physical exercise amongst the staff and the people of Kyegegwa so as to develop intellectual, physical and healthy minds and bodies in order to promote efficient,, effective and timely service delivery in the District.

The launch will take place on Friday 31st August, 2018 at the District Headquarter opposite District Service Commission Offices.

The participants in this activity include:
1- All District based staff
2- Sub County Chiefs
3- DEC Members and Councilors
4- RDC’s Office
5- Health Center Staff
6- Schools
7- Implementing Partners
8- Religious Leaders
9- Police and Prisons
10- Civil Society Organizations

For the start of the exercise the route to be taken will be short but as the exrcie goes on longer routes shall be considered

Route 1
District Headquarters> Petrocity> Katente> Kabaraba Stores>District Headquarters

Route 2
District Headquarters> Petrocity> Katente> Mukako> Fort Portal Rd> Kako P/S> High Way> District Headquarters

Route 3
District Headquarters> Prisons> Nkaaka> Kyegegwa HCIV> Kabagenyi Street> District Headquarters

Sports Activities Include:
1- Drills
2- Long and short walks
3- Running and Jogging
4- Football
5- Netball
6- Volleyball

Note: The physical fitness shall always be taking place twice a month i.e. 2nd and Last Friday of every month.

We call upon all the members of staff to embrace physical fitness program not only for fun but for body building, healthy and active minds and above all to fight against lifestyle related illness and diseases including stress.

Apply for jobs at Kyegegwa District Local Government

Applications are invited from suitably qualified employees within Kyegegwa District Local Government and outside to fill the following vacancies. Applications must be submitted in triplicate on PSC Form No.3 (Revised 2008) to the Secretary, District Service Commission, P.O. Box 99, and Kyegegwa not later than 15th August 2018. The application forms can be obtained from District Service Commission office.

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous non for profit child health and development organization affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPA), a network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children Clinical Centre’s of excellence and International program offices in 11 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and North America. Baylor-Uganda is seeking experienced professionals to fill the following positions for Kyegegwa District slot that missed out in the papers it advertised recently in June 2018.

Department: HEALTH
Job Title: Medical Officer
No. of Vacancies: 01.
Required: Qualification, Experience and Competencies
Should have an M.B.ch.B and registered with the Uganda Medical and Dental practitioners council.
The Candidate must have at least two years of experience in clinic or hospital based services, experience in HIV/AIDS added ART in an added advantage.

Job Title: Medical Social Worker
No. of Vacancies: 03.
Required: Qualification, Experience and Competencies
Should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social Administration or Adult and Community Education, or Community Psychology of development Studies. At least 2 years experience in implementing community targeted HIV/AIDS and MNH interventions

Job Title: Health Information Assistants
No. of Vacancies: 03.
Required: Qualification, Experience and Competencies
Should have a Diploma in Information technology, Computer Science, Data Management, records Information Science and any other related course. 1-2 years of related experience, good computer skills and knowledge of Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS and EPIDATA

Procurement Notice

Kyegegwa District local Government Invites the Interested Parties to submit their interests as service providers as per Procurement Notice Procurement Notice

District Council

Kyegegwa District will hold the last council where the chairman will deliver the state of the district address on 29th June 2018.

District Council Stopped Charcoal Burning

The District Council which sat on 25th May 2018 at the District Headquarter in Council Hall has stopped the burning of Charcoal in Kyegegwa District.
This came after the district council passing the draft budget which estimated over 20 billions.
In the budget charcoal burning only contributed 3 millions through local revenue collections thus the environment is being degraded.

Historical Gold Medal in Athletics

Kyegegwa District was among the successful districts which participated in the National Competition in Athletics. A primary Six pupil from Kakasoro Primary School, Kyegegwa Town Council by the names of Katusabe Immaculate managed to WIN a Gold Medal for Kyegegwa District.
The Secretary for Education and at the same time the District Charperson, Hon. Byamukama John Kisoke promised to sit with his committee and see how to reward the District Hero.

Production

The head of Prodution Department is Ms. Nakacwa Perpetual

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