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20:06
20:06

UNBS Certifies 105 Companies to Produce Sanitizers Hand sanitisers 2

The list has 105 companies, which is less than half of the companies that were certified for the same product a year ago as sanitiser production became one of the most valuable manufacturing businesses in the country.
17:08
17:08

President Directs Ministries to Contract Army for Construction Projects 1 Top story

In his July 1st, 2021 letter addressed to the Minister of Education and Sports and Minister of Health, Museveni notes with concern that many government projects are taking too long to be completed due to the length procurement process and other challenges like corruption by some unscrupulous government workers.
16:47
16:47

Africa Marks Its Worst COVID-19 Week Ever COVID-19 cases 3 1

While COVID-19 cases have risen for seven consecutive weeks since the onset of the third wave in early May, the organization notes that during the week ending 4th July, more than 251 000 new COVID-19 cases were recorded on the continent, amounting to a 20% increase over the previous week and a 12% jump from the January peak.
16:17
16:17

COVAX Issues Advisory on Equal Recognition of Vaccines COVAX Facility 3

Ministers attending an Inter- Africa Health Ministers meeting chaired by Uganda’s Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng expressed displeasure over the move calling it another of the vaccine capitalism that has become rampant with scarce COVID-19 jabs.
16:07
16:07

Busia Families Battling Strange Skin Condition 2 1

Opitti Omina, a health worker in the Busia district, says that he has attended to more than 20 patients with skin ailments. He explains that it is a rare genetic skin disorder, which has become so common among children and adults.
15:08
15:08

Mbale Hospital Registers Low Demand for Oxygen 2 1

Last month, the demand for oxygen in the hospital was high, leading to a breakdown of the oxygen plant. At maximum, the plant would produce up to 30 cylinders of oxygen in a day.
15:04
15:04

Amuru Bans Feeding at Funerals to Reduce Risks of COVID-19 Infections Ministry of Health 4 1

Dr. Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer – DHO who also doubles as the Secretary to the Task Force says that although the district hasn’t recorded many cases of community infections; the resolution is aimed at flattening the epidemiological curve of the contagion.
14:30
14:30

Male, Female Patients Share Ward at Rhino Camp Health Center IV 3 4

Lawrence Alioni, the Chairperson of Rhino camp health center IV Management Committee, says that they have one block for the general ward that was initially partitioned to separate male patients from females.
14:23
14:23

West Nile Leaders Demand for Action to Recover Missing Ambulance Ambulance Services 1 3

The Health Ministry donated the missing ambulance valued at Shillings 300milion to Arua Regional Referral Hospital last year. The driver parked the ambulance in the hospital yard and left the keys behind.
14:05
14:05

COVID-19: MOH Arranges Mandatory Counseling Sessions for Health Workers UMA 2 1

Morris Tukei, a clinical psychologist at International Hospital Kampala notes that it is important for people to do whatever is in their control like following the government regulations to avoid complications.
13:29
13:29

Amuru to Block Medical Workers Without COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates from Accesing Health Facilities Covid 19 1 1 Top story

The Resident District Commissioner, Geoffrey Osborn Ocheng, who also doubles as Amuru District COVID- 19 Taskforce Chairperson, told URN this morning that they gave the medical workers four days to take the jab, which has elapsed today.
12:33
12:33

COVID -19 Survivors in Gulu Demand Discharge Certificates to Fight Segregation 2 1

The survivors who underwent home-based care management and later tested negative for the virus say they continue facing segregation, rejection and isolation from the communities.
11:17
11:17

MPs, Parliament Staff to Undergo Mandatory Covid-19 Test COVID-19 Screening 1

"Due to the current wave of Covid-19 across the country, Members and Staff of Parliament will therefore be required to undertake mandatory Covid-19 testing on Friday 9th July 2021.
10:58
10:58

Arua City Leaders Want List of COVID-19 Relief Beneficiaries Revised 5 2 Top story

Sam Nyakua, the Mayor Arua City wondered about the criteria used to determine the number of COVID-19 relief beneficiaries. He demanded that the current figures for Ayivu Division be included.
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