Breaking

Archive

Oct 2021 10 results
18:57
18:57

New CAA Boss Bamwesigye Vows to Restore Public Confidence in Aviation 3

When Entebbe Airport was partially shut down for seven months in 2020, UCAA was only collecting one billion Shillings a month. Bamwesigye says that even though the airport resumed commercial passenger flights last October, the regulator is only collecting about shillings 7 billion per month. Yet before the COVID-19 pandemic, CAA used to collect 28 billion to 30 billion Shillings per month.ing for increased funding to fast track capital developments such as the upgrade and expansion of Entebbe Airport among others.
17:55
17:55

New Drug Shows Potential to Treat Resistant Strains of Malaria anti-malaria drugs

In children with acute uncomplicated malaria, response to treatment with Ganaplacide was similar to the rate observed in patients who received artemether-Lumefantrine control therapy where more than 80% effectiveness was recorded. Ganaplacide also demonstrated similar median parasite-clearing times compared to the control therapy and the solid dispersion formulation was also generally well tolerated in the children.
17:36
17:36

MPs Query HIV Services to DRC as Arua District Registers New Cases HIV AIDS 5 1

But Sarah Kayagi, the Chairperson Parliamentary Committee on HIV called on the leaders of Arua to continue sharing the meager HIV services with those in DRC adding that they will task government to increased resources to meet health services demand by border districts including Arua.
15:21
15:21

Clinic Temporarily Closed after Patient Succumbs to COVID-19 Kitgum Municipality 1

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner William Komakech told journalists at a press briefing Friday morning that temporary closure of the clinic is to pave way for proper disinfection of the entire health facility.
14:10
14:10

WHO Prioritizes Access to Diabetes and Cancer Treatments in New Essential Medicines Lists Ministry of Health 1 Top story

In its guide released on Friday, the organisation lists new treatments for various cancers and diabetes, medicines they say will help people who want to stop smoking as a predisposing factor for the Non Communicable Diseases NCDs. They also note, the new medicines will treat serious bacterial and fungal infections that tend to resist existing treatments.
13:06
13:06

Kitgum District COVID-19 Taskforce Divided over Money Ministry Of Health 1 2

Kitgum District was allocated 407 million Shillings in July to facilitate the work of the taskforce and implement interventions for the control of Covid-19. The funding would cover expenses on case management, surveillance, communication and risk, among others.
08:22
08:22

Uganda Receives More Doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 5 1

Muhanga says the latest batch of 335,000 doses brings the total number of AstraZeneca doses received since March to 3,143,193 doses. Uganda has also received other doses, which include 1,647,270 doses of Pfizer, 647,080 of Moderna, and 300,000 doses of Sinovac.
06:41
06:41

KCCA Secures USD 6m for HIV, TB Response 2 3

The US Ambassador to Uganda Natalie E. Brown handed over an initial donation of USD 1.6 million (6 billion Shillings) representing the first-year of funding for a five-year partnership between the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kampala Capital City Authority to improve health services in the Kampala Metropolitan area.
06:09
06:09

Only 15 African Countries hit September Target of Vaccinating 10% of Their Population 1 2

While the World Health Organisation announced that up to 90 per cent of the high income countries have hit their targets, here only Seychelles and Mauritius in Africa that have covered more than 60 per cent of their people. Morocco has covered 48 per cent whereas Tunisia, Comoros and Cape Verde over 20 per cent .
03:17
03:17

Luwero Chairman, DHO Disagree Over Ugx 249M COVID-19 Cash COVID 19 1 2

Kibirango explains that the money was released by the office of the Chief Administrative Officer and deposited on private accounts of health workers which may put it a risk of embezzlement .
Oct 2021 10 results