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23:35
23:35

Education Reforms; UMDPC Recommends Unified Assessment For Medical Students 5 1

The Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council holds the view that the national assessment will be part of the strategies to enhance the quality of medical education and training.
08:31
08:31

Entebbe Mayor Urges Gov’t for Enhanced Specialized Healthcare at G77 Spouses' Meeting 3 1 Top story

Mayor Rulinda underscored the challenges faced by underprivileged individuals in accessing high-quality and specialized healthcare, often hindered by the prohibitive costs associated with such services.
17:28
17:28

UNMEB Enhances Exam Management To Streamline Processes, Curb Malpractice 1 2 Top story

Juliet Twesigye, the examinations manager at UNMEB, says that in response to this evolving challenge and the need to streamline some processes, the board has taken a decisive action by introducing changes to effectively maintaining the integrity of healthcare education in Uganda.
15:46
15:46

Clerics Weigh in On Surrogacy, Assisted Reproduction 7 1

Assisted reproduction involves the fertilization of a woman's eggs with a man's sperm in a laboratory setting, bypassing the need for natural intercourse. One of the commonly employed techniques is in vitro fertilization (IVF), where eggs are extracted from the woman's ovaries and fertilized in a controlled environment. The resulting embryos are then transferred to either the woman's own womb or that of a surrogate mother for further development.
08:16
08:16

UMSC Institutes Property Trust, Calls Illegal Occupants to Come Clean 6 1 Top story

This newly established board is one of the recent amendments to the constitution, and its main objective is to bring order to the management of properties that have caused disunity and factionalism among Muslims for many years.
15:56
15:56

Indoor Air Pollution Overlooked-Experts 3 1

Associate Professor Lynn Atuyambe, a researcher at the School of Public Health, Makerere University says that while the efforts to reduce outdoor pollution are commendable, indoor air pollution is silently killing many Ugandans.
06:47
06:47

Nurse Trainee Expelled for Involvement in Exam Malpractice 1 4

Helen Mukakarisa Kataratambi, the Executive Secretary of Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination Board (UNMEB), disclosed that the implicated is a male nursing trainee from Kampala International University, and has been undertaking a certificate in Comprehensive Nursing program.
18:06
18:06

Experts Propose Vending amid Mixed Opinion on School Feeding Makerere University 8 1

Dr Margaret Kabahenda, a researcher in the Department of Food Technology and Nutrition that while the government has put a lot of effort into curbing malnutrition among babies, those gains are undone shortly after children start school because many of them go hungry for all the hours they spend at school.
17:14
17:14

Gov’t to Lower Entry Requirements to Attract Nurses in Critical Health Programs   1 4 Top story

Helen Mukakarisa Kataratambi, the Executive Secretary of Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board- UNMEB revealed this during a press briefing on their 34th examination series.
13:13
13:13

Gov’t Confirms Early School Closure, Exams Scheduled for Next Week 2 Top story

Dr. Kaducu explained that after evaluating experts’ views, it was noted that closing the schools earlier will reduce areas of concentration where children are in close contact daily.
08:08
08:08

Aceng Backtracks on Early Closure of Schools 1 1

While speaking to residents of Kassanda at Kalwana Church of Uganda on Tuesday, Dr. Aceng assured parents, said that schools will not be disrupted despite the rise in cases of Ebola virus disease.
13:32
13:32

Janet Museveni to Start Sexual Purity Campaign in Schools 6 1

According to Janet Museveni, the campaign is one of the strategies to lessen the prevalence of child-to-child sex, incest, and teen pregnancy, which have had a negative impact on the nation and reached a peak during the unprecedented prolonged school closure.
17:04
17:04

Gov't Scraps COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign in Schools 1 3

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health says the vaccination of learners will be rolled out during the holidays to enable parents to decide whether or not they want their children vaccinated.
08:49
08:49

Thousands Brave Morning Rain to access Namugongo 3 Top story

From Thursday afternoon, the numbers of pilgrims kept on swelling as several groups arrived. Even during the night, the security and ushers at entrances remained busy.
11:00
11:00

Gov't to Rollout COVID-19 Vaccination in Children as School Surveillance System Stalls 2 1

A source in the ministry told URN on condition of anonymity that it is difficult to track COVID-19 cases in schools at the moment due to several loopholes in the surveillance system. "Very few schools are reporting to this surveillance tool, actually they are not more than 300 yet we have hundreds of thousands of schools in the country," the source said.
14:41
14:41

WHO Investigating Reports COVID-19 Vaccines Could Lead to Hearing Loss 2 3

According to WHO, they are looking into the matter following reports that some people who were vaccinated developed sudden hearing problems, especially tinnitus.
17:18
17:18

Uganda to Vaccinate Children Aged Five to 17 Years Against Covid-19 1 1

With new variants and the uncertainty when the pandemic could end, children are being looked at as a group that needs to be protected against COVID-19 infections since they can spread the disease to elderly relatives who are highly susceptible and can even succumb to the disease.
17:28
17:28

Air Quality Monitoring Improves, Data Not Put to Use 4 1

Abdu Njuki, the Acting Town Clerk at Makindye Division admits the gap in the utilization of the air quality data, .but says that as more monitoring units are being set up, KCCA - and Makindye in particular - will be engaging partners like AirQo to guide them on how air quality information can be used at different levels to identify air pollution hotspots and develop solutions.
07:12
07:12

Few Schools Reporting COVID-19 Surveillance Data among Learners School Re-opening 1 3

According to data from the health ministry, only 775 schools (approximately 2.5 per cent) out of an estimated 30,519 that are registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports, are reporting COVID-19 surveillance numbers.
13:47
13:47

In Kamuli, Residents Stopped Waiting for Gov’t to Construct Health Centres 6 1

Flavia Nakato, a resident of Budhubirwa village in Bugulumbya Sub-County says that for decades their parish has had no health unit. Expectant mothers and other sick people have been trekking distances to access health services from far away from sub-counties, and according to Nakato, many were delivering babies on the roadside after failing to make it to the distant health centres.
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