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May 2020 10 results
22:36
22:36

Ministry to Engage Recovered Patients in Awareness Drive COVID-19 2 1

According to health ministerJane Ruth Aceng, the recovered patients hold a key message of hope and testimony that the virus can be avoided and treated. Aceng was today receiving a donation of face masks and gloves worth 80 million shillings from Watoto Church. The event was held at the Ministry of Health Headquarters in Kampala.
19:44
19:44

Health Ministry Commits COVID-19 Budget to Purchase of ICU Equipment, Ambulances 3 1

The Shillings 94.18 billion supplementary budget recently provided to the Ministry of Health towards the country’s response against Covid-19 pandemic has been largely committed to the procurement of ambulances, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) equipment, and test kits among others.
17:45
17:45

Treating Foreign COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers was Risky- Aceng EAC 1 1

Uganda has returned up to 145 truck drivers who tested positive to their countries, an act that contradicts a recommendation by the World Health Organisation that those who test positive are treated and counted as a case in the country. Uganda has also expunged from its caseload, the numbers of all foreign truck drivers tested by Uganda Virus Research Institute, and lately from the border points.
17:27
17:27

Medics struggle to Administer Preeclampsia Treatment Makerere University 3

The drug delivered intravenously is administered slowly, causing a lot of pain to the receiver. And because it requires a lot of attention to deliver, health workers, especially at the grass-root, tend to avoid the treatment and choose to refer patients who develop signs relating to the complication, to higher facilities.
17:25
17:25

Health Ministry Seeks UGX 700Bn for Covid-19 Response Plan Ministry of Health 4 1

The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has told parliament that her ministry needs a total of Shillings 1.02 trillion Covid-19 response budget for the period of March to September 2020.
17:14
17:14

Private Universities Seek Financial Stimulus Package from Government 1 3

Professor John Ssenyonyi, the outgoing vice-chancellor of Uganda Christian University notes that unless they receive significant government support, they might fail to reopen given the immense financial impact of the Coronavirus shutdown. He was speaking in his capacity as the chairman of the Vice-Chancellors’ Forum.
16:53
16:53

All Transit Cargo From Kenya to Move by Rail, Water Kenya SGR line 1 Top story

Kenya said in a statement on Friday that some of the cargo will move on the old metre-gauge railway directly to Tororo or Kampala, while fuel will be transported by pipeline to Kisumu and thereafter by water on Lake Victoria to Portbell or Jinja
16:20
16:20

High Court Quashes Sentence against Persons Arrested for Defying Curfew Lillian Achiro 2 2

Aciro was arrested at the beginning of April, together with 19 others, with whom they were jointly charged and convicted for disobeying lawful orders. They reportedly defied the night-time curfew imposed by the government to control the movement of people beyond 7 p.m. as the country battled a disease that has paralyzed the entire world.
15:28
15:28

National Economy Committee Queries UGX 1.2 Trillion BOU Loan Request 3 1

The International Monetary Fund loan will see the Bank of Uganda (BOU) take US Dollars 340 million, (1.2 trillion Shillings) to maintain stability in the foreign exchange market by bridging the gap in the balance of payments position.
12:25
12:25

Cargo Trucks Stuck at Borders as Countries Reject COVID-19 Results from EAC Bloc 3 1 Top story

While the move is aimed at solving the COVID-19 equation, it has become a burden to truck drivers, according to the Uganda Truck Drivers Association because countries doubt the results issued by other jurisdictions. They add that because of that, drivers from all over East Africa are stuck at points of entry with cargo.
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