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13:47
13:47

Experts Predict Drop in Health Insurance Premiums Due to COVID-19 3

Dr Ian Clarke, the Chairman Clarke Group and Uganda Healthcare Federation told the annual conference of the Insurance Brokers Association of Uganda on Friday that for instance, he had to review and trim on the number of employees that can still benefit from the corporate insurance package.
08:19
08:19

Cost of COVID-19 Tests Reduced COVID-19 Testing

Dr Diana Atwiine, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health argues that the reduction in the price was as a result of reductions in transporting laboratory testing kits and other supplies from the point of manufacture to the country due to resumption of international flights.
17:41
17:41

Ugandans Eating Less Food Per Person Every Year food supply 2

There has been a decline in starchy roots food availability since 2013 at 130.5 Kg to 100.9 Kg in 2020, and even alcohol being drunk has reduced from 74.8kgs in 2013 to 60.3kgs in 2019.
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Several Rural Churches Remain Closed in Teso Over COVID-19 SOPs COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1

Mathew Omagor, the Bishop of Central Teso Pentecostal Assemblies of God says that only about a quarter of 350 churches in his pastorate have complied and resumed prayers.
13:34
13:34

Controversial Ebola Drug Gets Another Nod to Treat COVID-19 Remdesivir

The drug, given intravenously, is supposed to work by blocking the virus' ability to reproduce and spread in the body. It is believed to cut hospital stay for admitted patients by four to five days.
12:25
12:25

Pader District Unknowingly Practicing Child Labour 1

Pader OC Family and child protection unit in Pader, Titus Fred Okello says that people are ignorant about what amounts to child labour and the dangers it poses to the life of a child.
12:06
12:06

Uganda’s Aviation Industry Still Slow-Paced - Officials 3 1

Before the closure, the airport handled a total of 1.9 million passengers in 2019, an average of 160,000 passengers a month. But now agents and airline officials are doubtful that the numbers could even hit 50,000 by end of this month.
08:25
08:25

Uganda to Produce COVID-19 Prophylactic Treatments from Donated Plasma Convalescent Plasma 1 1

Antibodies from the plasma of recovered patients will be harvested and processed into either capsules or injections that can be given to patients that test positive for the disease and present with symptoms.
19:35
19:35

MOH Launches App to Guide Health Workers on Latest COVID-19 Treatments Ministry of Health 3

Dr. William Worodria a member of the COVID-19 Case Management pillar said this initiative comes in timely with the challenges they are encountering with ensuring that when treatment protocols are reviewed the health workers get updated in a timely manner.
19:13
19:13

Health Ministry Worried About Untraceable COVID-19 Alert Cases Ministry of Health

According to data from the health ministry, 3,726 alert cases accounting for 35 percent of the total number of cases have been recorded. However the transmission path of alerts still remains unknown.
18:22
18:22

Dog Steals Suspect's Amputated Leg, Dumps it on Gulu Street Pece Prison 1 Top story

Gulu Resident District Commissioner and Chairperson District Security Committee Maj. Santo Okot Lapolo revealed that the limb belonged to Mr Kennedy Ocaya, an inmate who was shot during a foiled escape from lawful detention at Pece Prison.
14:47
14:47

NSWC Losing Sh3 Billion Monthly in Revenue 2 1

According to the organization's boss, NWSC collects 38 billion shillings every month in revenue from customers nationwide. However, today they are only collecting 35 billion per month
13:30
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Excitement as Pacer Health Center is Elevated 2

The facility which was constructed by government 2017 was elevated to Health Center III with support from World Vision Uganda. The facility serves residents from 19 villages in Parabongo Sub County.
12:41
12:41

Four Amuru Leaders Barred from Meeting Museveni over COVID-19 COVID-19 in Amuru 1

Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer says the tests were in line with the directive given from the health ministry that all leaders in the district be tested before they can be allowed to interact with the president and his team.
11:58
11:58

COVID-19 Patients Hesitant to Get Plasma Treatment- Medics Convalescent Plasma 1

Dr Monica Musenero an epidemiologist and senior presidential advisor on epidemics, says that many patients are not willing to take the treatment because they are not sure about how safe the treatment is.
09:47
09:47

Unyama National Teachers’ College Asks Breastfeedings Students to Find Alternative Accommodation Agago District 1 1 Top story

According to Layet, she was asked by management together with her colleague who returned with her child to find alternative accommodation. She told URN on Wednesday that she was struggling to find accommodation outside the College, which requires an additional 500,000 Shillings.
07:03
07:03

Stock Out of Sample Collection Swabs Halts COVID-19 Testing in Gulu Amuria District

Dr. Paska Apio, a physician in charge of the COVID-19 Treatment Unit, says the situation is alarming and may lead to more community transmissions. Through tests, she says patients with severe illness may be evacuated for treatment, which will not be the case if those seeking care are not tested.
18:39
18:39

MOH Spent UGX 2.9b on Megaphones for COVID-19 Messages Ministry of Health 3

Dr Richard Kabanda, the Commissioner in charge of Health Promotion and Education told Uganda Radio Network this afternoon that already some 53 districts have received their batches with one distributed at the parish and one at the sub-county headquarters.
13:13
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Referral Hospitals Enrolled on Centralized Patient Management System MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

Caroline Kamasaka, a Digital Specialist in the Ministry of Health, says the system is going to integrate the work of all departments in Regional Referral Hospitals to show the progress on patients’ management from right from diagnosis, prescription of drugs, treatment and referrals onto the network that will be centrally monitored.
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