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17:44
17:44

Kyotera District Closes Quarantine Centers Over Lack of Funds COVID-19 Management 4

The two institutional quarantine centres the district was operating in Nabigasa and Kakuuto sub-counties are currently closed; leaving the area with no facility where Covid-19 suspects can be admitted for monitoring.
17:20
17:20

Closure of Buwansunguyi Health Centre II Hinders Access to Services 5 2

Following the closure of the facility, the residents are struggling to access health services. They are now forced to trek long distances to the nearest health centres in Namisindwa town council which is close to 4 kilometres and Butiru health Center III in Manafwa district.
16:58
16:58

Mbale Parliamentary Aspirant Tests Positive for Covid19

Edward Nyongesa, the Mbale District Surveillance Officer told Uganda Radio Network that the aspirant offered himself for testing in line with the directive by the National Resistance Movement-NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. Tanga Odoi to all aspirants to test for Covid19 before nominations.
12:43
12:43

Ugandan Voted to Lead International Cancer Organization childhood cancers 2 1

She told URN in an interview that her focus at the global body will be highlighting key issues that are unique to Africa which are deterring many children from surviving from cancer. While in many western countries, survival from children cancer is to the highs of 80%, the World Health Organization has set an overall objective to improve survival from all cancers affecting children to 60% by 2030 but Balagadde says in some parts of Africa, survival goes to as low as 10%.
11:03
11:03

Kween District Health Center Theatre Non-Functional 4

The theatre is dilapidated with a bad floor and there is the constant absence of water making it hard to conduct major operations.
10:44
10:44

Jinja Regional Referral Hospital Abandons Covid19 SOPs coronavirus 1

Some of facilities for sanitizing hands provided at different wards lack constant water supply and soap, which denies people from washing their hands routinely. Also health workers, patients and their attendants don’t adhere to the guidelines requiring them to wear face masks, which increases their chances of contracting and spreading Covid19.
05:52
05:52

Higher Manganese Levels Linked to Low Preeclampsia Risk

With these findings which come at a time of increasing rates of preeclampsia coupled with not many options for treatment especially in low-income countries, the researchers suggest a possibility that boosting manganese levels in women before and during pregnancy could potentially reduce the preeclampsia risk.
04:52
04:52

COVID-19 Pandemic Shocks a Threat to the Entire Generation -ILO

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more than 70 per cent of students have been shut out of schools, universities and training centres. But many of them are struggling to cope with the circumstances outside school, citing the transition from the classroom to online and distance learning, during the lockdown.
17:43
17:43

Mukono Resident Battles Chronic Constipation for 19 Years 1 3

Apayo, 42, says he spends between one to four hours struggling to pass stool. But this also happens once in a blue moon, and when it does, the relief is just temporal. The pain, he says, cannot be easily described, although he points to a feeling of sluggishness and bloating.
16:49
16:49

USD 14 Million Spent On Condoms in Three Years – Study condom use 2

Commenting on the assessment, Vastha Kibirige, who coordinates the Condom Unit at the Ministry of Health said they are challenged by the fact that the government free condoms received by the people are not targeted revealing finding them in big hotels in Kampala yet they are meant for those that can’t afford.
15:43
15:43

Lightning Kills Teenager in Amuru Lightning strikes

Apollo Okello Kaggwa, the Amuru District Health, Education and Sports Secretary, says the deceased was killed around 3pm on Monday during a heavy downpour.
13:19
13:19

Health Ministry Registers 16 More Covid19 Cases

According to the statement, 12 of the cases were from community alerts, 2 from contacts of previously confirmed cases and the other is a truck driver who arrived from South Sudan via Elegu border.
13:19
13:19

Nine Contacts of Congolese Refugee Covid-19 Victim Quarantined COVID-19 suspects 2

The suspects include three health workers of Maratatu Health Center III who attended to the patient when he was admitted at the facility and six family members of the deceased.
23:57
23:57

MPs Probe Delayed Completion of Lira Hospital Staff Housing Project 3 1

The 16 unit staff housing project was handed to M/S Block Technical Services on June 14, 2018. However, the works commenced on Ju;y 17, 2018 and was expected to be completed by January 17 2020.
23:36
23:36

75 More Ugandans Return from Southern Africa 4

Also, one male Ugandan, in excitement, prostrated before Nnam and Kasujja. He thereafter made 5 push ups before joining the queue to undergo screening and processing of for screening and processing of his travel documents inside the arrivals section.
21:18
21:18

COVID-19 Hit Families to Benefit from UGX 36B Direct Cash Giveaways Gulu City 1

The initial roll-out direct cash transfers took place last week in Lira City on 6th August where about 10,000 beneficiaries from three parishes including Kakoge received 100,000 Shillings each, injecting USD 750, 000 about 2.7 billion into the local economy.
21:01
21:01

Suspected Cholera Kills 8 People in Kotido ministry of health 1

Another 46 people have been treated and discharged with similar symptoms, according to health authorities in the district. 11 of these are still receiving treatment at Kanawat and Kotido Health Centre IV where the district authorities have established treatment centres. However, the health ministry had not confirmed an outbreak of Cholera in the district.
20:46
20:46

Nakaseke Bans Patient Visitors After 5th COVID-19 Case 1

According to a circular issued by Nakaseke District Health Officer Kellen Evelyn Musiime to the in charges of private and public health facilities, every patient admitted must be attended to by one attendant and no visitor should be allowed in wards across all health facilities.
18:43
18:43

Pictorial: Treatment of COVID-19 Patients at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital cases 20

Dressed up in the recommended personal protective equipment, the team takes between two to three hours administering treatment to the patients. These treatments are administered twice a day.
18:39
18:39

COVID-19 Disruptions Slow HIV Treatment Targets Ministry of Health 7 5

Dr Nelson Musoba, the Director-General of Uganda AIDS Commission says that following a total lockdown that was instituted to forestall the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country, many persons living with HIV were unable to access their routine medical care or essential medicine refills.
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