Traffickers are currently using technology to profile, recruit, control and exploit their victims as well as using the Internet, especially the dark web, to hide illegal materials stemming from trafficking and their real identities from investigators.
Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, while addressing the media at the health ministry headquarters on Friday, says the government will test all arriving passengers to curb the importation of COVID-19 variants into the country.
The Ministry of Health guidelines require all adults to wear face masks while in public or crowded places, use hand sanitisers, observe social distancing and get vaccinated to protect themselves from infections. Public gatherings are also restricted to not more than 200 people and a nighttime curfew is also supposed to be maintained from 7 pm to 5:30 a.m.
Reports indicate that the thugs broke into the Health Center on Thursday night and stole two boxes of coartem, unspecified laboratory apparatus, a solar battery from the maternity ward and a flat-screen television set.
Children with Down syndrome often develop heart defects and problems with vision and hearing. They often have eyes that slant upward, small ears that may fold over slightly at the top, a small mouth that makes the tongue appear large, a small nose with a flattened bridge, a short neck, small hands with short fingers, and loose joints.
The central tracking system, which is under development will give each HIV patient a unique identifying code, from which they can be centrally monitored at any services delivery point across the country.
The supply of medical oxygen became a serious challenge for the country at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when more and more severe COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospitals, especially during the second wave of the pandemic mid this year.
Dr. Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at the hospital says that all the patients admitted at CTU are not vaccinated against the coronavirus. He explains that Soroti district/ city is currently the hotspot of the deadly virus followed by Ngora, Serere, Kumi, Amuria and Katakwi districts. Before Soroti district/city, Kumi was the hotspot of the virus.
Initially, President Museveni had tagged school re-opening and opening of other sectors of the economy to the vaccination of people above 18 years However, addressing the nation on Thursday, Museveni seemed to make a U-turn and said that they will not force Ugandans to get vaccinated.
This is one of the things that have been cited as those that need to quickly change as the clinic was on Thursday declared a Centre of Excellence for treating the hereditary blood condition that still claims up 80 per cent of the sufferers before the age of five in Uganda.
According to the World Health Organisation, reports from the United Nations Children International Fund indicate a 2.2 billion shortfall of syringes for different volumes. One of the affected volumes is the 0.3 ml auto-disposable syringes that are needed for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination.