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20:13

Only 30% of Cancer in Children Diagnosed in Uganda - UCI cancer detection 3

Dr. Jackson Orem, Senior Consultant Oncology and UCI Executive Director says the cancer prevention efforts, community sensitization and mobilization must be increased in Uganda to fight against cancer among children.
19:13
19:13

8-Year-Old Girl Raped, Lacks Treatment Due To Poverty Police 2

The OC Child and Family Protection Unit in Moroto Central Police Station, Joseph Oumo told Uganda Radio network on phone there were many cases recorded of defilement and he could not confirm whether this particular case had been recorded.
18:38
18:38

MOH Omits Requirement for Negative COVID-19 Test Before Discharge Ministry of Health

She said doctors will now have to base someone’s readiness for discharge on the time they spend in treatment and improvement in symptoms for instance if someone has been in isolation for ten days and they haven’t shown symptoms of a fever in the last 24 hours.
18:37
18:37

Air Travelers Exempted from Curfew Restrictions 2

Njuki says that such passengers, whose flights depart or land during curfew time, are exempted from the restrictions. He adds that security agencies have been briefed to allow passengers who will move to and from Entebbe Airport during the curfew. However, he adds, all passengers must present their passports and air tickets whenever they are stopped.
17:15
17:15

Hima Health Center III Staff Pinned Over Absenteeism, Late Coming Hima HCIII 2 6

Sarah Nebanja who gets her treatment from the facility told URN reporter that health workers report at the facility around 11:00Am and within an hour’s time they break off for lunch.
16:57
16:57

43 Police Officers Recover From COVID-19, Four Still Hospitalized 1

Dr Byaruhanga has revealed that police has bought a number of body bags in preparation for the worst that may come since Covid-19 cases are skyrocketing.
13:48
13:48

94 Police Paramedics to be Retrained for Promotion 2 1

In response, Assistant Inspector General of Police – AIGP Dr Moses Byaruhanga, who is the director of police health services, urged the policemen and women to be patient because a solution to their queries has been reached
13:43
13:43

Researcher Roots for Access to Hydroxyurea Drug for All Sicklers Ministry of Health 2

Dr Robert Opoka, a Makerere University-based researcher says that even the clinical guideline being used currently recommend lower quantities of the drug at 20milligrams per kilogram of the patient, yet higher doses have given better treatment results.
12:16
12:16

Kagadi District Receives 341,197 Face Masks Ministry of Health 2

Lillian Ruteraho, the Resident District Commissioner Kagadi who doubles as the Kagadi COVID-19 Taskforce Chairperson says that the delay to distribute the masks was putting more lives of the community at risk.
12:13
12:13

HIV Researchers Mourn ‘Berlin Patient’, The First Man Cured of HIV HIV cure research

His experience suggested that HIV might one day be curable, and this fueled a range of efforts by researchers and institutions focusing on HIV cure research. One such effort is the International Aids Society-IAS Towards an HIV Cure initiative, established in 2011 to promote and facilitate the search for a safe and affordable cure that can be scaled up.
11:08
11:08

Entebbe Airport Reopens with 12 Flights on Day One 1 1

According to new guidelines issued by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA, each airline, apart from Uganda Airlines will operate only one flight daily in the first phase of the reopening, covering the months of October to December 2020. The national airline will operate two flights a day to Nairobi, four times to Juba and Dar-es-salaam and thrice to Mogadishu.
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