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14:37
14:37

Medics, Civil Society Push For Increased Govt Funding to End TB 4

Dr. Henry Luzze, the Acting Commissioner National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programme at the health ministry, says Uganda will only become TB free with increased funding for medicines and health education since stigma and discrimination against TB patients is high at 53.7 percent even though detection is at nearly 85 percent. Luzze says the country needs over 46.6million US Dollars, about Shillings 180 billion in 2021 and 2022. However, there is a funding gap of 15.6million US Dollars, about Shillings 60 billion
07:13
07:13

Museveni Orders Agriculture Minister To Allocate Turkish Company 15 Acres for Hospital Construction land for investors 4 Top story

In his June 20th letter to Tumwebaze, Museveni says the Turkish Investment Group has committed to building a modern private hospital in Uganda. "They intended to promote medical tourism in Uganda. The more of such hospitals we can have, the better for our health sector," read Museveni's letter.
12:42
12:42

Migrant Workers Paying for COVID-19 Certificates 6 3

Some migrant workers who have failed to generate the vaccination certificates online say they had to pay money.
23:18
23:18

We Must Train Marine Engineers, Stop Accidents - Museveni 3 5

Police figures show that over 18 people have been killed in road accidents since last month.
08:20
08:20

Ugandan Dies Aboard Ethiopian Airlines flight To Entebbe 1

Luggya says doctors from Kazuri Medical, a clinic based at the airport, confirmed that the passenger was dead on arrival.
11:16
11:16

Ukraine conflict: Ugandan Student's Narrow Escape to Hungary 6 2

According to Migadde, the first three days of the conflict were akin to going through hell. Migadde has been pursuing a bachelor’s degree in medicine and was in his final year.
15:25
15:25

COVID-19 Tests: Govt Exempts Fully Vaccinated Travelers Crossing Land Border 4

Mwebesa has directed all private laboratories to exit border points immediately "as it is no longer necessary to conduct any COVID-19 tests at land border points of entry."
09:34
09:34

Close to 8 Million People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 - Health Ministry 3 4

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, says in one year, over 14 million people have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines. Of these, 7.9 million have been fully vaccinated while 20,758 have received booster doses.
13:50
13:50

Entebbe Hospital to Reopen to General Public Next Week 5 8

Dr. Moses Muwanga, outgoing Director of Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says that they have handled over 2,300 COVID-19 patients since 2020 and have been preparing for full resumption by re-opening departments in a phased manner.
14:55
14:55

How Unanswered Phone calls Tipped Off Oulanyah's Deputy, Friends About Illness 4 2 Top story

It all started in late January when Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and Democratic Party President General Norbert Mao made several phone calls to Oulanyah but he didn't respond. This went on for three days, according to information obtained by URN.
15:08
15:08

Saudia Launches Direct Entebbe-Riyadh Flights 5 4

Saudia had initially planned to launch its flights to Entebbe in September last year in vain. Entebbe becomes its fourth destination in Africa.
18:24
18:24

Housemaid Narrates Nurses' Trainer Nyakuni's Painful Final Moments 6 6

According to Luke Owoyesigirye, the Kampala metropolitan area deputy spokesperson, Assistant Superintendent of Police Edward Abua who has since been arrested over his mother's gruesome murder, allegedly "locked her inside the bedroom before setting the house ablaze.
12:41
12:41

Policeman Allegedly Burns Mother Inside Family House in Entebbe 2 3

Francis Makumbi, a resident of Bugonga and also Headteacher Lake Side Primary School says Nyakuni has been a great citizen who was raising two of her grandchildren who belonged to her deceased daughter.
17:38
17:38

UK Sponsors Five African Female Scientists for Health Research 4

The National Institute for Health Research is among key partners of the East Africa Consortium for Clinical Research-EACCR. The partnership involves 23 research institutions and universities in Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia, and the consortium's Secretariat is hosted at Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI.
11:32
11:32

UAE Eases Restrictions on Transit Passengers from Uganda 1

In its latest update on COVID-19 testing requirements, the condition was waived for passengers to six of the seven emirate countries. Passengers now need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result certificate issued from an accredited laboratory within 48 hours to departure. Only those destined to Dubai are required to have a certificate issued within six hours to departure.
12:34
12:34

Parents Cry Foul over Increase of School Fees 6 5

Led by Derrick Ssengendo, a parent to a senior two student argues that the school should have been considerate to parents because of the negative impact of Covid-19 on the economy since 2020.
08:56
08:56

Entebbe Schools Fumigated Ahead of Re-opening re-opening schools 5 4

Entebbe municipal comprises 15 government-aided primary schools and 3 government-aided secondary schools namely Airforce Secondary School, Entebbe SS, and Comprehensive SS.
14:03
14:03

UAE Lifts Travel Ban On Uganda Amidst Tight Restictions 2 1

George Wangaya, the Managing Director of Awel Tours and Travel Agency, says that the ministry of health should tighten its grip on laboratories or test UAE-bound at the airport. The agency offers services namely air ticketing, tours & Safaris, consultancy services, car hire, hotel booking, and Visa arrangements for UAE.
17:18
17:18

UAE Suspends Flights From Uganda To Contain Spread Of Omicron 1

Uganda is the latest to be added to the UAE red list. The list now has 12 African countries. Two days ago, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority issued directives to suspend flights from Nigeria, Ethiopia and Tanzania. Others on the list are Kenya, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Eswatini.
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