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17:52
17:52

Attention Drawn to Unintentional Injuries as Day of African Child is Marked Makerere University 6

They found that unintentional injuries have become one of the biggest reasons children die in hospital after malaria and nutrition-related diseases. They noted that the highest mortality to unintentional injuries occur in a home environment as children tend to mimic their older siblings and adults.
17:22
17:22

New Vaccine Consignment Only for Priority Groups, People Awaiting Second Jab MOH 1

The consignment is part of a 3.5 million vaccine donation from the COVAX facility. Initially, the country was expecting to get 2.3 million vaccines in May following 964,000 vaccine sent in March but due to the exportation ban on vaccines from India, the country will receive less than what was expected.
17:05
17:05

Two COVID-19 Patients Escape from Arua Hospital Over Hunger 2 3 Top story

Christopher Dradika, the COVID-19 Regional Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response Focal Point Person to the Taskforce meeting that they have failed to trace two missing patients.
16:55
16:55

Uganda Considers Calling for Oxygen Donation as COVID-19 Claims 49 Lives in a Day Ministry of Health 1 2

Dr Monica Musenero, the newly appointed Minister in charge of Science, Technology and Innovation told URN on Wednesday that the government is considering an appeal to save the lives of those Ugandans whose only hope is dependent on the availability of oxygen.
16:18
16:18

Mbale Hospital Oxygen Plant Breaks Down 1 2 Top story

Dr Emanuel Tugaineyo, the Director of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says that the oxygen plant broke down on Tuesday after being overstretched. He says the plant was working beyond its normal capacity because of the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
12:13
12:13

Budaka District Offices Closed as 10 Staff Members Test Positive for COVID-19 1

Chesol told journalists on Tuesday that they decided to close the district offices to allow for disinfection to prevent more infections.
11:16
11:16

Abil-Nino Health Centre III Faces Eviction For Trespass 2

Charles Alexander Okidi, the Lira Kato Sub County Councilor, says that the dispute dates back to 2015 when Acen dragged Agago district local government to court claiming that her paternal uncle donated the land for the construction of the health center with the consent of her family.
09:23
09:23

Health Workers Forced to Buy Masks Over PPE Shortages UMA 1 2

According to health workers, the COVID-19 infections and deaths among health workers in the second wave are mainly due to lack of PPEs. In the last two weeks, nine doctors of have succumbed to the disease
07:22
07:22

North Kigezi Diocese Bishop Dead 1

Sources at the Church of Uganda Provincial Secretariat told our reporter that the late Bishop Magezi had been first admitted in Mbarara hospital two weeks ago and later transfered to Mulago National Referral Hospital where he succumbed to Covid-19.
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