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23:04
23:04

Uganda Heart Institute Relocates to Mulago Hospital 1

According to the Uganda Heart Institute, they will occupy the fifth floor of Mulago hospital until their Shillings 259 billion home is built
20:41
20:41

Gov’t Resumes Process to Return Ugandans Stranded Abroad COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced plans for the resumption of the repatriation of Ugandans stuck abroad weeks after the process was halted.
20:22
20:22

COVID-19: Entebbe Hospital Admits Eleven Pregnant Returnees 1

Dr. Moses Muwanga, Entebbe Hospital Director, says the hospital’s suspects ward currently has 15 suspects who include the eleven expecting women and a contact of a long distance truck driver. He adds that the hospital has so far delivered three returnees who were expecting when they arrived in the country two weeks ago. Two of the deliveries were Caesarean section surgeries.
17:31
17:31

Residents Raise Concern About Truck Drivers Making Stopovers in Kabale Town 2 7

The residents argue that Kabale town was not designated as a stopover point for truck drivers.
17:00
17:00

Mbale Mental Health Patients Struggling to Get Treatment 3

Masaba says they have referred over 20 patients to Butabika hospital since the Psychiatric ward was closed. He however, says most of the patients can’t travel due to lack of a functional ambulance. He said although these have continued to seek medical attention and picking their refills, the changes have greatly affected the health services offered at the unit.
16:29
16:29

Former LRA Rebels Reap from Making Face Masks credit facilities 4 1

Up to 35 former child soldiers who attained vocational training in fashion design and garment technology have been contracted by Terra Renaissance, a Japanese based, Non-Governmental Organization to produce face masks.
15:59
15:59

Parliament Starts Testing MPs for COVID-19 lockdown 1 1

The decision followed an engagement with officials from the Ministry of Health officials who guided that MPs needed to be tested based on their engagements which have put them into contact with different people since the outbreak of the pandemic.
14:49
14:49

MPs, Officials Wear Masks Wrongly as Health Committee Hosts Aceng Lockdown 1 1 Top story

The Health committee chairperson Michael Bukenya on Wednesday morning asked people without masks to exit the room as they hosted Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng.
13:50
13:50

Child Mothers in Luweero Abandoned During COVID-19 Lockdown neglect 4 1

The girls aged between 14-17 years are from sub-counties of Kamira, Bamunanika, Wobulenzi, Luweero and Makulubita. Seven are stuck with children while 21 are pregnant.
13:28
13:28

Uganda Records 3 New COVID-19 Cases COVID-19 in Uganda 1 Top story

The three cases are part of over 2,000 tests that were carried out yesterday. Two of the positive cases are truck drivers who entered the country using the Malaba and Busia points of entry while one case was a community case from Kampala.As the number of COVID-19 cases globally increase, WHO is cautioning leaders to disseminate the right kind of information where COVID-19 is concerned
11:55
11:55

Bukomansimbi District Health Officer On The Spot for Non-Performance 1

The Bukomansimbi Resident District Commissioner Hajj Sazir Mayanja has instructed the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer to sanction investigations into Dr Kato’s conduct.
11:39
11:39

Gulu Task Force Seeks to Create COVID-19 Treatment Centre for Children global contagion 2 1

Bishop Loum Janani, the In-charge of integrated case management at the hospital and head of surveillance committee under the Task Force revealed that treating such infants alongside adult patients is challenge for the facility.
11:26
11:26

Distribution of Gov't Face Masks Delayed in Moroto facemasks 1

The Resident District Commissioner Peter Ken Lochap told URN in an interview that the COVID-19 taskforce is struggling to deliver the masks to the Sub Counties, and to the parish and village chairpersons who will finally, distribute them to the residents.
06:01
06:01

Ugandan Hospitals Not Equipped to Handle Trauma Emergencies- Survey 2

No regional referral hospital had trained critical care nurses and several of them lacked trained staff and basic equipment such as suction machines. In terms of equipment and medicine, the hospitals did not have suction machines, medical oxygen, plasters to stabilise fractures or even intravenous fluid.
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