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18:39

101 in Every 100,000 Ugandans Suffer Snake Bite Injuries Each Year-Survey Snakes Uganda 4 1

Dr. John Ddamulira the Principal Investigator on the study conducted across six districts of Arua, Gulu, Kamuli, Kasese, Nakapiripirit, and Mubende last year revealed on Wednesday as the results were being launched that while a lot of people die of injuries with mortality rate estimated at 560 per 100,000 people, only 1.4% seek proper medical care for the injuries.
15:46
15:46

Water Shortage Hits Sub County in Kasese District water crisis 3 1

The boreholes broke down and community wells dried up forcing residents to share water with animals from swamps and streams.
08:36
08:36

WHO Launches Consolidated Malaria Treatment and Prevention Guidelines

In the new recommendations, the organisation urges countries to use pyrethroid only mosquito nets and notes that they havent prequalified DDT for use in Indoor Residual Spraying of endemic areas.
08:25
08:25

Awach Sub County Chairperson Elect Died of Respiratory Complications-Police Fred Oteka dies 1

A post-mortem conducted on Tuesday afternoon by police surgeons at Gulu Central Police Station indicates that Oteka had a damaged lung, which caused him chest pains and difficulties in breathing.
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07:43

Food Shortage Hits 40,000 Households in Karamoja 3 Top story

Joseph Lomongin, the Kotido Chief Administrative Officer, says about 60% of the households in Kotido are facing food shortage. He says last year’s floods destroyed several crop gardens in the district.
07:32
07:32

Major Airlines to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines Through New Airfreight Initiative 1

The airlines are backing the landmark initiative to prioritize delivery of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines and other critical supplies across the globe. Under the arrangement, airlines covering routes to over 100 countries will support the COVAX Facility – the global effort aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.
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