In a statement released today, the health agency said that the decision to stop the use of the drugs comes from a recommendation made by the Solidarity Trial’s International Steering Committee to discontinue the use of the drugs because they do not have any effect on hospitalised patients.
The LC V Chairperson, Jackson Omona who co-chairs the District COVID 19 taskforce, says despite adhering to the stipulated Standard Operating Procedures on timely submission of samples taken from suspects they are dismayed over the delayed release of results from the center.
The PAC Chairperson, Nandala Mafabi realized that despite the fact that Uganda Prison Services budgeted for and received Shillings 18 billion for domestic arrears, they spent Shillings 66 billion contrary to the provisions of the Public Finance Management Act.
According to Barugahare, the forced leave is a disguised move to remove him from office and create a management committee outside the law to investigate nonexistent allegations orchestrated personally and concocted by Professor Nawangwe.
Some of the vendors boycotted the payment of the market dues in 2012 claiming that St. Balikuddembe Market Stalls, Space and Lock up Shops Owners Association-SSLOA led by their Chairperson, Godfrey Kayongo doesn’t remit the fees to Kampala City Council Authority-KCCA.
The district deployed 13 health workers at the Uganda-South Sudan border to conduct surveillance and screening of long-distance cargo truck drivers en-route to Juba since the outbreak of coronavirus disease.
This is the biggest group to arrive from a same location ever since the repatriation flights commenced last week due to the Covid19 lock down. The latest group brings to 674, the number of returnees to the country.
Dr Andrew Obuku left Cleveland, Ohio on March 21. At 7 a.m. the next day, he was in Addis Ababa, waiting for a connecting flight which was due at 10 a.m. However, Ethiopian Airlines rescheduled the flight to 23; 45 p.m. After more than 12 hours of waiting, the same flight was cancelled.
Abim District Health Officer Anthony Okengo says that the skin infestation is rampant across all the sub-counties affecting mostly children and elderly persons. He says currently, all health centres are treating the condition.
Steven Kasaija, the SAGE coordinator at the Ministry of Gender noted that riding on lessons from districts in the Northern and Eastern part of the country which were covered first, the government was convinced to bring onboard the elderly in districts of the central and southern regions where the need is also high.