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19:19
19:19

Ebola Screening at Entry Points No Longer Necessary-WHO

The statement notes that a meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus yesterday evening resolved that the status of the situation in Congo remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) even as assessment shows that risk is high at national and regional level but low at global level.
19:02
19:02

WFP Worried About Impending Food Shortage in Refugee Settlements Government of Japan 1 3 Top story

WFP supports 1.2 million refugees in Uganda with food and monetary aid. But the available food in its stores can only last until May, 2020 while the money they give to refugees is expected to be depleted at the end of February, 2020. Up to USD 16 million Shillings is needed to save the situation.
17:34
17:34

Cancer Institute Commissions New Radiotherapy Machine 3 2

Costing a million dollars, the machine is a donation from the government of India and is expected to revamp radiation treatment at the institute reducing pressure on the existing one that has been serving up to 80 patients a day.
15:52
15:52

Gulu Municipal Authorities Clash Over Garbage Management Bardege Division 1 3

Moses Abonga, the Laroo Division LC 3 Chairperson accuses the Mayor and Town Clerk for laxity, conflict of interest and interference with the work of the divisions in managing garbage.
15:10
15:10

Three Chinese Nationals Isolated in Mukono MOH 2 1

The Ministry’s Spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona, says that they have decided to isolate them as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus.
14:29
14:29

Over 150 illegal Sanitary Structures Demolished in Apac Municipality Health Educator 5 1 Top story

Moses Ngura, the Principal Health Educator Apac Municipality, says the week long operation is aimed at ensuring that Apac is clean, healthy and accessible.
13:04
13:04

600 Abandon ART at Buseruka Health Center III HIV Patients 3

Rostico Akugizibwe, the in charge of Buseruka Health Center III explains that only 400 enrolled on ART are active.
12:35
12:35

Over 1000Kgs of Pork Impounded in Mbarara Over African Swine Fever 6 1

Naboth Mwesigwa, a Pork Dealer from Masha in Isingiro District, says they are counting loses because most of the pork inspected tests positive for African swine fever.
11:18
11:18

Scientists Call for Immediate Research into Coronavirus Vaccines

Global health experts point out that even as the disease that started in Wuhan City in China but has spread to other countries has so far affected over 42,000 people and killed over a thousand others , major pharmaceutical companies such as Johnson and Johnson and Merck have not yet shown interest in funding any vaccine development.
11:07
11:07

Palliative Care Should Be Included in National Health Insurance Scheme-PCAU 4 1

Mwesiga says that the National Health Insurance Scheme Bill should provide for palliative care services, hospice organisations and palliative care specialists.
07:44
07:44

Karamoja Elders Worried of Livestock After Locusts Spray spraying of locusts 2 1 Top story

According to the instructions on the cover of the chemical, Cyper Lacer Cypermethrine has a number of effects to both animals, livestock and birds.
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