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17:09
17:09

UVRI Accredited Among COVID-19 Reference Laboratories in Africa COVID-19 Testing 1

According to Prof Pontian Kaleebu, the WHO accreditation gives other neighboring countries the confidence to send their COVID-19 samples to UVRI for testing
16:11
16:11

Works Ministry Offices Closed After Nine Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 Waiswa Bageya 2

Waiswa Bageya, the Ministry of Works Permanent Secretary says that the Ministry’s Head Office, Mechanical unit and the testing laboratory in Kireka, Wakiso district have been closed for fumigation until September 7, 2020.
14:59
14:59

Kotido District Seeking UGX 15.8m for Cholera Response Plan MoH

The District Health Office, Dr. Serino Acar says the money is needed to support VHTS and village chairperson on case finding as well as support the district health systems on response and management mechanisms.
12:37
12:37

Health Ministry Lacks Follow Up Mechanism for Discharged COVID Patients COVID-19

A study published in July in the cardiology journal JAMA showed that 78 people out of 100 who did not not have any cardiac abnormality before falling sick had developed abnormalities after being treated for COVID. In other countries like the UK, patients who have recovered from COVID-19 have developed heart. lung and kidney damage. But sine Uganda has no follow up mechanism, discharged patients might be experiencing a number of COVID-19 health effects unknowingly
07:43
07:43

UGX 240m Debt Threatens COVID-19 Management in Gulu Hospital Ministry of Health 3 1

The debts accrued between June and August following the supply of essential goods and services like foods, beddings and sanitizers among others to COVID-19 patients at the treatment unit and those in Gulu College School of Health Sciences institutional quarantined facility.
06:54
06:54

Namboole COVID-19 Treatment Centre Has No Beds Ministry of Health 1 Top story

According to Dr. Olaro, the beds are expected to enter the country at any moment from Mombasa port. Namboole stadium has until recently been hosting returnees under quarantine.
05:30
05:30

Ten COVID Patients Left in Communities as Arua Hospital Runs Out of Space dr. philbert nyeko 2 3

Arua District Health Officer Paul Bishop Drileba says that there are over ten positive cases that are supposed to be picked up on Wednesday. However, because there is no space, they have left them in the communities.
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