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18:42
18:42

First COVID-19 Victim Buried in Namisindwa 2 4 Top story

Most of the locals were barred from accessing the burial ground as the Health Ministry's burial team from Mbale Regional Referral Hospital took charge of the ceremony. Police were deployed to block access for all unauthorised personnel.
18:14
18:14

Uganda Registers First COVID-19 Death COVID-19 Deaths 1 Top story

Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the Primary Health Care Minister, says the results from the samples taken from the deceased show that she was positive for Covid-19.
17:42
17:42

Over 10,000 Health Workers Infected with COVID-19 in Africa - WHO

According to WHO, nurses are the most affected group of health workers accounting for more than 40 percent of infected cadres.The UN health agency attributes the high number of infections of health workers within Africa to the lack of personal protective equipment and weak infection and prevention control measures
17:22
17:22

Health Facilities in Busia Get Personal Protective Equipment 4 1

The PPEs worth 220 million shillings include gumboots, face masks, hand sanitizers, gowns, gloves, hand washing facilities among others. They will be distributed to medical workers in health centre IIs and IIIs across the district.
17:03
17:03

Availability of Preeclampsia Drugs Low in Private Hospitals -Experts

Dr Denis Kibira, the Executive Director of HEPs Uganda says the low stock in private facilities is because hospitals are not willing to spend money to procure the drugs
16:42
16:42

Health Ministry Receives 35 vehicles to Boost Immunization Services 4 1

According to the Health Ministry, immunization services had dropped by 65 percent due to the failure of parents to take their children for immunization. Also, with the closure of schools, many children could not access HPV vaccines.
16:22
16:22

Arua Covid-19 Task Force Concerned About Influx of Foreigners 2 3

According to the members, since the ban of public transport was lifted, many Congolese and South Sudanese nationals have continued to enter into Arua using the porous border points.
16:04
16:04

COVID-19: Health Experts Urge Security Officers to Wear Masks Uganda Police 1 2

The call comes after the number of security officers that have tested positive for the disease increases. According to health officials, so far, 54 security officers have tested positive for the disease
14:18
14:18

Health Ministry Seeks UGX 465bn For Covid-19 Fight health budget 1 1

In an interview with URN, Atwine says the money will be used to trace Covid-19 cases, receiving returnees and purchasing PPEs among others.
13:18
13:18

50 Quarantined Over Suspected Covid19 Death in Mbale 1 1 Top story

Edward Nyongesa, the Mbale District Surveillance Focal Person, says the 16 health workers of Joy Hospice have been quarantined within the health facility, which is out of bounds to the public.
12:37
12:37

Hundreds in Pallisa, Mbale Miss Mosquito Nets 7

Dr. Godfrey Mulekwa, the Pallisa District Health Officer, told URN that the number of mosquito nets they received was insufficient to cover the entire population.
12:16
12:16

Gov't Stuck with 300 Domestic Workers Facing Deportation in Saudi Arabia parliament 1 1

The Ministry of Health is under pressure to clear the return of 300 domestic workers currently stuck in Saudi Arabia .
11:14
11:14

Low funding Affecting Operations of Jinja Hospital Isolation Unit patient 2 1 Top story

The Hospital Director, Dr. Florence Tugumisirize, says each patient has a feeding budget of Shillings 15,000 per day, which is inadequate to cater for their recommended diets.
07:23
07:23

175 Ugandans Return From Middle East 2

The returnees arrived at 8 pm aboard Fly Dubai Airlines.
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