The vaccination exercise runs from 8am to 5pm every weekday. However, on Friday, the centre closed at 2pm because there were less than five doses remaining and yet over ten people were waiting to be vaccinated.
Aceng also listed the fifteen best performing districts with Rukungiri topping the list followed by Kanungu and Hoima. Rukiga, Tororo, Bushenyi, Masaka, Mukono, Pakwach and Jinja as the top ten districts. Kampala came in 14th place performing worse than hard to reach districts of Kalangala, Bukedea and Namisindwa.
The Foundation will focus on providing college and university scholarships to students with stellar academic credentials, especially young girls. Jennifer Akello, a first year student at Kyambogo University is the first scholarship recipient pursuing Bachelor of Procurement and Logistics Management.
While both vaccines have been faced with a slow uptake, experts say the biggest problem faced with HPV which was launched in the country more than five years ago is failure by girls and women to complete their three jab doses. Catherine Nabbanja, the Principal Nursing Officer at Kawempe told URN that they are using this outreach to give health education on not just the relevance of vaccines but also urging participants to take ensure that they finish their doses.
Though Uganda had objected to release of reports at the start of oral proceedings, Attorney General William Byaruhanga withdrew the objection on Wednesday last week. The court held two weeks of oral proceedings that ended on Friday.
Some of these people, including those who got the COVID-19 jab from the hospital, told Uganda Radio Network that the low number of patients at the moment could be because many people are scared because the hospital also has COVID-19 patients. Others say the public should overcome its fear of COVID-19 and instead comply with the standard operating procedures such as avoiding crowds, wearing face masks and maintaining social distance among others.
Before taking leave of the case, Kamasanyu said she was disappointed by both parties involved in prosecuting and charging the accused considering the kind of evidence that was brought since the investigating officer failed to carry out investigations which was a total abuse of court in her view.
According to the minister, nurses are showing naivety of their skill in carrying out vaccination. She says instead of health care workers handling the vaccine vial at the head or cover, they are touching it from anywhere which can affect the efficacy of the vaccine. She says they are not supposed to touch the body of the vial
In his message released at the weekend, Lokech has appointed Commissioner of Police –CP Katto Paul Tumuhimbise as the new deputy director in charge of investigations at Criminal Investigations Directorate in Kibuli.
KCCA started the process of appointing new members of the Land board in 2020 after the tenure of the former board expired on different days in 2020. The names were received by the City Executive Committee chaired by the Lord Mayor for consideration before forwarding to the council for approval.
As part of the preparations for the establishment of this kind of insurance, Saul Sseremba, the Principal of the Insurance Training College said they have already introduced a course on Takaful for those pursuing diplomas in Insurance such that when the market is finally ready, they are guided by professionals who are well acquainted by its principles of operation.
Charles Birungi, the Acting director Uganda National Central Bureau commonly known as Interpol – Uganda told Uganda Radio Network (URN) in an exclusive interview that 25 persons are currently on the list of wanted persons.
The institutions were in March this year hit hard by the heavy rains accompanied by the hail storms that blew off classroom structures and latrine premises, forcing the learners to study under tree shades.
According to statistics obtained from police in Aswa River Region, a total of 366 homicide cases were registered in Acholi Sub –Region in a period of 15 months. Out those cases, 301 were from January to December 2020 while 65 were from January to March this year.
Their concerns follow a fresh attack on cargo trucks early last week in which a Ugandan driver was beaten to comma by gunmen, while six Kenyan nationals were hijacked and their trucks abandoned on the road.