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Jinja Hospital Emergency Unit Temporarily Closes after COVID-19 Deaths patient 1 Top story

Although the facility was disinfected on Monday evening and Tuesday morning, patients and their attendants started fleeing it for fear of contracting Covid19. As a result, management temporarily relocated some of the patients to the outpatient department. However, most of them opted to seek medical services from lower health facilities.
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20:55

100 Ugandans Repatriated from Rwanda 1 1 Top story

Wallace Bindeeba, the Katuna Cluster Immigration Officer who led a delegation of Ugandan officials that witnessed the repatriation exercise, said the returnees will first be inspected by health officials from the Kabale district Covid-19 task force before being transported to Entebbe for the mandatory quarantine.
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18:16

Health Centers in Kwania Get Facelift Health Ministry 2 4

The repairs are being done in a phased manner and funded by the government in partnership with the World Bank under the Results-Based Financing (RBF) project. The repairs are being done in a phased manner and funded by the government in partnership with the World Bank under the Results-Based Financing (RBF) project.
17:43
17:43

Poorer Ugandans not Seeking Healthcare- Report

Of the five countries analyzed in the study whose results were released on Tuesday, only Nigeria has out of pocket hospital payments below 25 per cent of the total household non-food expenditure. Other countries including Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia and Tanzania had expenditure on health above the 25 per cent threshold.
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16:55

Private Medical Center in Kitgum Closed After Covid-19 Patient Dies

The former Kitgum District Vice Chairperson Billy Graham Odongkara was admitted at the facility last Wednesday with the low blood pressure but died hours later Thursday morning from breathing complications.
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14:24

Luweero Gets Nearly Half a Million Masks 4 5

According to the RDC, each Local Council 1 chairperson ensuring that each resident above the age of 6 in their village gets a free facemask and that whoever charges money for the government-issued mask is promptly arrested. This will be done by moving door- to- door as each beneficiary will have to be registered on a form.
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14:20

Pallisa Woman MP Faith Alupo Dead Parliament 1

The Woman MP Pallisa District Faith Alupo has passed on this morning from Mulago Hospital URN has confirmed.
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07:49

Gulu Rejects 24 Covid-19 Patients From Kitgum Citing Space Constraints 1 3 Top story

Dr James Elima, the Director Gulu Regional Referral Hospital confirmed to URN in an interview that they are no longer admitting more patients because the facility is out of space.
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05:43

Gulu COVID-19 Treatment Unit Runs Out of Space, Drugs 1 1

The government expanded the Tuberculosis ward at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital to a 74 bed-capacity COVID-19 treatment unit. But currently, the facility is treating an excess of 123 patients. The treatment facility admits at least five patients every day who are mainly evacuated from the districts of Pader, Gulu, Amuru, Omoro, Lamwo, Kitgum, Nwoya and Agago.
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