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21:16
21:16

MPs Grill Private Hospitals for Retaining Dead Bodies, Exorbitant Fees Parliament 7 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the COVID-19 Taskforce of parliament tasked the private health service providers under their umbrella Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF) to explain the high charges and retention of bodies over unpaid bills.
15:38
15:38

Gov't Releases ugx 94.9Bn for Oxygen, 218Bn for Vaccines, 32.3Bn for Nurses' Lunch 3

“The quarter has given priority to the health sector and other supporting sectors as the country battles the second wave of Covid 19. The country needs to get back to normalcy soon in order to sustain the economy,” says Patrick Ocailap the Acting Permanent secretary MoFPED
15:00
15:00

Mental Health Uganda Embarks on Door to Door Drive Amidst Lockdown 1 3

John Paul Nyeko, the Coordinator of Mental Health Uganda in Northern Uganda told URN on Monday that the initiative comes at a time when the region is reporting high cases of relapses among mental health and new cases reporting at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Mental Health department daily.
12:15
12:15

Boda Boda Riders in Gulu Struggle to Repay Loans Gulu District 4 1

Reagan Komakech, a Boda –Boda Rider in Gulu City borrowed a motorcycle loan and has been paying a weekly amount of 70,000 for the last one year and two months. According to Komakech, he is still left with over 2 million shillings to complete the loan but unable to raise the required 70,000 shillings during the lockdown.
11:43
11:43

Lira Hospital Expands COVID-19 Treatment Centre COVID_19 1 3

Judith Namirimu Polah, a Senior Principal Nursing Officer supervising the treatment centre explained that the facility is filled up due to the surge in the number of cases. She explains that the extra treatment centre will be located in two tents within a designated area at the hospital.
10:24
10:24

Scabies Attack Hundreds in Tororo 1

Florence Akodoi, another resident says that her husband almost divorced her when she got infected with scabies accusing her of having extramarital affairs due to the itchy nature of her private parts until the same disease attacked the husband.
08:04
08:04

Police Injure Kabale Hospital Orthopedist While Enforcing Curfew 4 2 Top story

According to Byaruhanga, on his way, double cabin pickup vehicle registration number UG3314C that was being driven by a police officer he only identified as Julius emerged from behind and intercepted him along Bugongi road in Lower Bugongi ward, Northern Division, Kabale municipality.
07:43
07:43

COVID-19 Taskforces Gives Kikyuusa Road Side Vendors Two Weeks’ Ultimatum to Relocate Roadside vendors 2

Paul Salabwa, the Kikyuusa Town Council LC 3 Chairperson told URB that he was in support of the vendors relocating from the streets. According to Salabwa, he was also concerned about the poor social distance and lack of proper toilets for the vendors.
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