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17:56
17:56

MOH Investigating High COVID-19 Treatment Costs in Private Hospitals 3

Dr Monica Musenero, the senior presidential advisor on epidemics and also the recently appointed minister in charge of Science and Innovation in the office of the president says it is unrealistic for private health facilities to charge such exorbitant prices. She says the health ministry needs to come to an understanding with private health facilities to streamline costs of care.
17:53
17:53

New COVID-19 Surge in Africa Nears First Wave Peak Levels

New cases recorded weekly in Africa have now exceeded half of the second wave peak of more than 224 000 weekly cases in early January 2021. The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia and Uganda have reported their highest number of new weekly cases since the pandemic began.
17:37
17:37

Covid-19: MOH to Hire 700 Health Workers Ministry of Health 3

Okong says if approved, the number of health worker stock to handle the viral respiratory disease will rise up to over a thousand since they had highest slightly more than 300 personnel during the first wave of infection last year.
16:29
16:29

Bishop Magezi Contributed to Spirituality of the Church -Archbishop Kazimba 1 1

Archbishop Stephen Kaziimba was today speaking at the funeral service for Bishop Benon Magezi at All Saints Cathedral, Nakasero. The Service in which a portrait of the late Bishop was displayed was restricted to only 20 invited people while other Christians followed via Zoom.
16:17
16:17

Lamwo Clinical Officer Succumbs to Covid-19 1

Kidega says the deceased was diagnosed with coronavirus disease (covid-19) along with another health worker at Lokung Health Center III two weeks ago after they tested positive for the virus.
16:11
16:11

Security Personnel in Kitgum Intensify Crackdown on People Flouting Covid-19 SOPs 1

William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner noted during a weekly task force meeting on Thursday that the operation seeks to restore compliance to SOPs in order to curb the spread of covid-19.
14:51
14:51

Refugees Least Covered in COVID-19 Vaccination-Report World Vision

The analysis which was conducted amongst eight countries, including Uganda warns that COVID-19 is now surging in lower-income countries that do not have the resources needed to contain the virus and protect their populations.
13:32
13:32

39 Workers of Chinese Road Firm Test Positive For COVID-19 3

Godwin Tashobya, the Public Relations Officer of Shengeli Engineering Construction Company told Uganda Radio Network (URN) in an interview on Thursday morning that 39 workers tested positive for COVID-19. He says that staff that tested positive have been asked to self-isolate and be treated. Tashobya adds that the company continues to ensure the safety of the workers and the community.
13:28
13:28

Lack of PPEs Exposing Health Workers in Jinja to Covid-19 sister 1 1

Ruth Namukuve, a health worker in Buwenge says that the supplies received from the district health officials are insufficient to effectively attend to the ever-increasing numbers of covid-19 suspects who seek services at the facility daily.
13:12
13:12

Loss of LC I Chairpersons to COVID-19 in Mukono Frustrates Community Surveillance 3 1 Top story

Muhammad Wasswa Takwana, the LC I chairperson of Ggulu Cell A in Mukono Central Division, says that the situation is out of their hands after seeing their colleagues dying helplessly.
12:38
12:38

Isingiro Sub County Covid-19 Taskforces Revived MOH 3 1

The taskforces will be mandated to hold meetings, following up on alerts and report back to the district task force. The Sub County task force is comprised of ten people, who include District councillors, Sub County speaker and religious leaders.
12:33
12:33

Matany Hospital in Blood Crisis

Grace Akello, a resident of Katakwi in Teso, who is attending to her sick child at the hospital, said without blood the survival of their children is uncertain. "I have now spent three weeks here, the kid needs to be operated but blood is not there. Doctors are saying it’s risky to start operating a patient without blood on standby, “she said.
11:29
11:29

Boda Boda Cyclists in Mbarara, Nakawa Form COVID-19 SOPs Compliance Teams MOH 1 6

The team in Nakawa Division named HAM COVID-19 TEAM will be expected to carry out sensitization among fellow motorists and also report colleagues who are not adhering to the SOPs.
11:06
11:06

Bunyoro Kingdom Offices Closed over Covid-19 1

Andrew Byakutaga, the Kingdom Prime Minister told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Thursday morning that they have decided to close all their premises for a period of fourteen days as they monitor the COVID-19 situation.
10:19
10:19

COVID-19 Homebased Care Patients in Kabale Sneaking to Bars 3

Paddy Mwesigye, the Kabale District Covid-19 Secretary who also doubles as the Assistant District Health Officer-in-Charge of Child and Maternal health, says that they have registered cases where some of the patients under home-based care stealthily sneak out of their homes to bars to drink alcohol.
07:53
07:53

Uganda Receives An Additional 175,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses 2 Top story

Sheila Nduhukire, the NMS spokesperson said their trucks picked the vaccines from the airport for safe storage. "The vaccines are now in the safe hands of NMS and security. Doses will be stored for onward distribution across the country,” she said.
07:42
07:42

Health Centre In-Charge Arrested for Theft of Drugs, Medical Supplies

Cosmas Acellam Apuke, the Layima Sub County Chairperson told URN on Wednesday evening that the residents also arrested Okot. He revealed that Okot has been frequenting Omee Health Centre II before leaving with unspecified items wrapped in a sack, which attracted the attention of residents.
07:30
07:30

Gulu University Laboratory Runs Out of COVID-19 Test Kits lockdown 2

James Onono Ojok, the University’s Assistant Public Relations Officer disclosed to URN that following closure of education institutions by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on May 7, public demand especially from the returning students overstretched the facility and exhausted the available resources.
07:15
07:15

Inter-District Travel Ban Takes Toll on Service Delivery in Kalungu 2

The LC V Chairperson, Ahmed Nyombi Mukiibi, says a number of public servants including key staff are not reporting to their duty stations because they were locked out of the district.
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