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May 2020 10 results
22:36
22:36

Ministry to Engage Recovered Patients in Awareness Drive COVID-19 1 2

According to health ministerJane Ruth Aceng, the recovered patients hold a key message of hope and testimony that the virus can be avoided and treated. Aceng was today receiving a donation of face masks and gloves worth 80 million shillings from Watoto Church. The event was held at the Ministry of Health Headquarters in Kampala.
17:45
17:45

Treating Foreign COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers was Risky- Aceng EAC 1 1

Uganda has returned up to 145 truck drivers who tested positive to their countries, an act that contradicts a recommendation by the World Health Organisation that those who test positive are treated and counted as a case in the country. Uganda has also expunged from its caseload, the numbers of all foreign truck drivers tested by Uganda Virus Research Institute, and lately from the border points.
17:27
17:27

Medics struggle to Administer Preeclampsia Treatment Makerere University 3

The drug delivered intravenously is administered slowly, causing a lot of pain to the receiver. And because it requires a lot of attention to deliver, health workers, especially at the grass-root, tend to avoid the treatment and choose to refer patients who develop signs relating to the complication, to higher facilities.
16:26
16:26

Ministry of Health Clears Iganga Hospital Power Bills health worker 1

James Wako, the hospital superintendent says that the hospital has been using generators to boost daily operations in major departments of the facility.
14:09
14:09

Nakaseke Hospital Struggles to Feed Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver lack of funds 4 1

Ntumwa Matovu the Nakaseke Hospital Administrator says that so as to save the contacts from dying from starvation, they have resolved to ask a local hotel to supply food to the contacts on credit but they don’t have a vote to clear the debt.
13:29
13:29

Entebbe Hospital Recieves PPE to Manage COVID-19 Cases donations 2 3

Entebbe Hospital has so far handled a total of 49 COVID-19 positive patients. Of these, 33 have since recovered and have been discharged. The hospital has a team of 94 health workers and support staff dedicated to managing COVID-19 cases.
12:40
12:40

Moroto District Closes Makeshift Markets to Contain Cholera Outbreak 4

Cholera was confirmed in Moroto district on May 12 by the acting District Health Officer Charles Onyang Omuudu after seven out of the eight samples tested positive. The acute diarrhoeal disease spreads through the consumption of contaminated food and water.
12:25
12:25

Cargo Trucks Stuck at Borders as Countries Reject COVID-19 Results from EAC Bloc 3 1 Top story

While the move is aimed at solving the COVID-19 equation, it has become a burden to truck drivers, according to the Uganda Truck Drivers Association because countries doubt the results issued by other jurisdictions. They add that because of that, drivers from all over East Africa are stuck at points of entry with cargo.
12:23
12:23

Acholi Province Fans Seek Support for Playing Staff Jacob Oulanyah

This comes after the players through their captain Denis Okot went to one of the radio stations airing out the dissatisfaction of how they were being treated during this time yet when they won the trophy, they were darlings to many people.
11:32
11:32

Masaka Hospital Runs Out of Space for COVID-19 Patients 1 3

Dr Nathan Onyaki, the Hospital Medical Director says that their Mental Ward had been set aside for the isolation and treatment of COVID-19 patients. The centre was designated to manage cases evacuated from the Mutukula One-Stop Border Post at the Uganda-Tanzania entry point, however, it is receiving cases from as far as Isingiro district.
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