Breaking

Archive

Oct 2021 7 results
16:12
16:12

Mbale Regional Referral Hospital Battling Blood Shortage 5 1

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo, the Director of Mbale Regional Referral Hospital confirmed to URN last week that they were sourcing blood from Nakasero Blood Bank due to the shortage at the facility. He explained that the units of blood the hospital is getting from Mbale Regional Blood bank is inadequate to meet their needs.
15:46
15:46

“Don’t Deny Us Access to Mobile Phones” Say Teens teenage preganacies 1 4

The two girls who have been out of school for two years say the restrictions on access and ownership of mobile phones to school-going pupils has adversely affected adolescent girls.
15:27
15:27

Children with Sickle Cell Disease Increasingly Suffering a Stroke Ministry of Health 1

Dr. Deogratias Munube who has been working at the Mulago Sickle Cell Clinic for more than fifteen years, says currently about three in every ten children admitted daily in the Acute Care Unit have a stroke.
14:11
14:11

Why Uganda Can’t Meet WHO's New Air Quality Measures Makerere University 5

Atuyambe says in a study whose results are expected in November, they will be able to offer some pointers on how pollution is affecting lung health in the country. For now, people are advised to avoid jogging or taking walks during peak hours when there’s highest traffic because the particulate matter is extremely high at those times, and to adopt clean cooking practices.
12:26
12:26

Ministry of Education Concerned About Slow Response to Vaccination Exercise 2

Dennis Mugimba, the spokesperson for the Ministry of Education says that although President Museveni announced the dates for reopening of tertiary schools, this could change in case the priority groups tagged on the reopening fail to embrace the vaccination exercise.
08:02
08:02

103rd Irwa, Okello Memorial Prayers Suspended over Covid-19 1

More than 500 people including pilgrims and businessmen had by Tuesday afternoon pitched camp at the shrine with just a handful observing the standard operating procedures-SOPs.
07:12
07:12

New Study Finds Stark Differences in Hep B Virus in High, Low Endemic Districts Makerere University 1 3

Now, a team of researchers from the Makerere University College of Microbiology and Biochemistry have recommended to the government to change treatment regimens to suit the kind of virus circulating in particular areas other than giving blanket treatment guidelines, which could breed drug resistance.
Oct 2021 7 results