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Jun 2022 10 results
18:31
18:31

MPs Hand Lira Hospital Accountant to CID Over UGX 94m PAYE Funds 1 6

In the 2020/2021 audit report, Auditor General John Muwanga revealed that the hospital Pay As You Earn-PAYE deductions had not been paid by the end of the financial year on June 30, 2021
17:53
17:53

Gulu Registers 3,484 Cases of Mental Illness in Nine Months Awach Sub County 1 1

Yoweri Idiba, the Assistant Gulu District Health Officer says that the cases shot up during the covid-19 pandemic which forced people to resort to alcohol and drug abuse as well as abandoning treatment during the lockdown.
17:33
17:33

Buliisa Hospital X-ray Machine Lying Idle for Two Years nonfunctional 4 1

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Buliisa District Health Officer-DHO, says that when the Ministry delivered the machine, it tasked the district to provide Shillings 122 million for its complete installation in vain.
17:03
17:03

MPs Task Lira Hospital Officials on Staff Loan Deductions 6 1

The Auditor General Muwanga reported that the employees neither had letters of undertaking nor existed. It is also provided that only deductions consented to by employees in writing , should be submitted to the Ministry of Public Service for timely monthly payroll processing or as advised by the employer.
16:35
16:35

58 Die in A Month As Hunger Bites Hard In Kotido food relief 2 1 Top story

John Bosco Akore, the secretary Kotido Elder’s Council told URN that the severe shortage of food has led to widespread malnutrition, which caused the death of 58 children and elderly people between May and June this year.
14:47
14:47

WHO to Distribute 60,000 Monkeypox Tests, Reagents to African Countries 1

The disease is diagnosed using Polymerase Chain Reaction machines. While all African countries have PCR machines that have been used to test for COVID-19, many countries like Uganda have been forced to ship samples to South Africa due to a lack of reagents and in some cases training in specimen collection, handling, and testing.
14:15
14:15

Gov't Struggling to Pay Health Workers Through Digital Platforms Makerere University 3

Health officials in different parts of the country have complained of health workers especially members of the Voluntary Health Teams (VHTs) that participated in the door-to-door campaign are storming their officers and demanding their money.
11:32
11:32

Report Adverse Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines Early -Experts 2 2

According to the National Drug Authority, hundreds of complaints have been received in regards to COVID-19 vaccination. The vaccine experts say that many of the complaints were made late, affecting the data integrity on vaccine reactions
10:05
10:05

PLHIV Express Fear of COVID-19 Vaccines Affecting Their Treatment Outcomes In New IDI Study Ministry of Health 2

Richard Muhindo, a research fellow at the Institute told URN in an interview that they interviewed 767 People Living with HIV (PLHIV) who were picking medicines from the KCCA clinics of Kawala, Kisenyi, Komamboga, Kitebi, Kasangati and Kiswa who revealed that while they are willing to vaccinate, they fear the effect that would have on their medication.
07:53
07:53

Pharma Companies Failed to Comply to Human Rights principles- New Global Report 1 Top story

Generally, the scorecard ranked scores like a traffic light, with green, yellow, and red scores. The 26 companies produced 30 products: 4 products score green, 7 score yellow, but 19 products are in the red zone.
Jun 2022 10 results