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18:55
18:55

Ministry of Health Planning Cholera Vaccination Drive

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director General of Health Services told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday that effective next month they will be carrying out vaccination in six districts of Kasese, Moyo, Arua, Ntoroko, Busia and Namayingo against cholera since it’s one of diseases that pose the highest risk and their biggest scare as the heavy rains set in.
18:40
18:40

Traffic Paralyzed on Lira-Soroti Highway As Trucks Catch Fire UGanda Police Force 2 4

Most of the traders on board the trucks sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Lira Regional Referral Hospital. Their merchandise which included food was also destroyed by the fire.
17:18
17:18

Kasese Border Communities Call For Coronavirus Awareness Campaigns Corona virus 5 1

The residents note that they have abandoned some of the key health practices including routine hand washing since Uganda was declared free from Ebola in October 2019.
16:28
16:28

Eye Care Infiltrated by Quacks- Experts 5

There are 30 ophthalmologists trained to perform eye exams, diagnose and treat disease, prescribe medications and perform eye surgery but those that are scarcer in the country are the optometrists who are supposed to examine the eyes and prescribe eye glasses or contact lenses. Nsubuga says they have so far only graduated 8 of such specialists as the course is fairly new in the country. But, she says about 50 of such experts are currently in training.
16:17
16:17

Medical Interns Strike, Paralyze Services at Kawempe Hospital Kampala 1

Betty Arum, the Hospital Accountant acknowledges the delays in payments of the allowances to the medical interns citing that the money had bounced on their accounts due to errors.
15:56
15:56

Coronavirus: MP Akol Ejected from Plenary For self Quarantine Rebecca Kadaga 4 1 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga ordered Akol to exit the house and self-quarantine for the mandatory 14 days.
15:17
15:17

National Basketball Season to Resume Amid Coronavirus Pandemic FUBA 1

President of the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) Nasser Serunjogi says that although Uganda is under FIBA, the local league is not controlled by FIBA.
14:44
14:44

Schools Cancel Visitation, Ask Pupils to Buy Hand Sanitisers Alex Kakooza 1 3 Top story

Namugongo Girls Primary School and Mugwanya Preparatory School Kabojja are not the only ones that have taken drastic measures to deal with the pandemic.
13:05
13:05

Sewage Flow Still A Challenge at Kiruddu Hospital 4

However, residents on Wednesday told the Makindye West MP Allan Sewanyana that sewage from the hospital still flows into their homes.
12:32
12:32

Kaabong to Vaccinate 300 000 Livestock goat plague

The vaccination comes in the wake of an outbreak of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia among cattle and goat plague that killed livestock in the district.
11:20
11:20

Patients' Lives at Risk As Water Crisis Hits Health Centres in Kasese Health Facilities 5

Most of the health centres visited by URN have inadequate or lack of water to run their operations. They are forced to get their water from unreliable points including boreholes and streams.
10:46
10:46

Public Health Experts Call For Proper Hand Washing WHO 4 1

Dr David Musoke, an environmental health expert at the Makerere School of Public Health says that it's very important for people to wash their hands as often as possible.
10:44
10:44

Fear as Chinese National Quarantines Self in Arua Hotel 2

According to information obtained by URN, shortly after his arrival into the country from China where he had traveled for leave, the Chinese national called up the company driver to pick him up from Entebbe International Airport.
07:53
07:53

COVID-19: Arua District Intensifies Screening at Entry Points COVID -19 outbreak 3 3

At Arua Airport where passengers from South Sudan, Kenya, Central African Republic, China America and other countries disembark, a team of health personnel has been deployed to screen all passengers for symptoms of COVID-19.
07:24
07:24

WHO Declares COVID- 19 a Global Pandemic COVID 19 Outbreak 1

The disease was declared a pandemic after it has spread to all continents and so far over 118,000 people have been infected
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