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Mar 2020 8 results
19:43
19:43

Embassies Issue Travel Advisories as COVID-19 Spreads COVID 19 in Africa 1 Top story

Many of the embassies, some representing countries that are hardly hit by the virus have put up travel advisories cautioning people intending to travel to 'think twice'. At the French Embassy in Kampala, travelers are advised as per Ministry of Health’s directive against travelling to countries hard hit including France which now has 1,784 cases and 33 deaths.
19:24
19:24

Ugandan Scoops Overall 2020 Commonwealth Youth Award 1

He has reached more than 800 women and young people, and 600 of them now make and sell briquettes in Uganda as part of his effort to promote the transition from wood fuel to affordable fuel briquettes. They generate bio-gas from bio-waste and recycle non-bio-waste products to create arts, crafts and basic household items.
17:58
17:58

Uganda Restricts Travel to Nine Countries WHO 1 2

The affected countries include;San Marino, Belgium, USA, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Austria and Malaysia
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16:01

COVID-19 Fight: Key Public Places Resort to Sensitization as Manning Hand washing Facilities Proves Hard COVID -19 outbreak 2 6 Top story

At Nakawa Market, every after two hours, a message is relayed on the market community radio reminding vendors about the virus and why it’s important to maintain proper hand hygiene to avoid infection. William Mpoza, the General Secretary Nakawa Market, says they are constrained to do more than what they are already doing.
15:25
15:25

Some Eye Drops Cause Permanent Blindness- Experts 1 3

Dr Anne Ampaire, an ophthalmologist said that such steroids are popular for their effectiveness in offering quick eye relief but are partly responsible for early onset of glaucoma that they are of recent seeing in patients below 40 years.
12:55
12:55

Midwives Arrested for Death of Expectant Mother at Kalisizo Hospital

The duo identified as Betty Namubiru and Faith Nakamatte allegedly declined to attend to an expectant mother who visited the facility on Tuesday night. The two had allegedly asked the mother identified as Gaudencia Namata to offer them a sum of 160,000 Shillings before aiding her to deliver the child.
11:33
11:33

Accelerating Climate Change Posing Major Threat to People's Health – Report 1 2 Top story

The report points out that Greenhouse gas emissions continued to grow in 2019, leading to increased ocean heat, and such phenomena as rising sea levels, the altering of ocean currents, melting floating ice shelves, and dramatic changes in marine ecosystems. The ocean has seen increased acidification and deoxygenation, with negative impacts on marine life, and the wellbeing of people who depend on ocean ecosystems.
07:43
07:43

WHO Issues New Early Childhood Development Guidelines

“It helps babies and young children feel safe, knowing they are protected by those they love, and that they can effectively communicate their needs”, the statement reads in part. “In our earliest years, science shows that our brains build new connections at a rate that will never again be repeated with over 80% of neural development happening by the time we reach three years of age".
Mar 2020 8 results