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15:33
15:33

Two Mentally Ill Women Pitch Camp At Gulu City Council Hall security threat 3 2

The two have piled dirty and stinking rags, empty boxes, sacks, plastic materials including source pans on the veranda of the City Hall. They have turned the veranda into a place for cooking food.
14:43
14:43

Adolescents Use Poetry to Amply Voices of Young Girls 5 1

Anita Muhindo 17 from Kasese says that society has portrayed young girls as weak. She says that this is the time teenage girls should make their voices heard.
12:41
12:41

Covid-19: Vaccinated Ugandans Struggling to Access Online Certificates 1 1

According to Ainebyoona, delays in getting vaccination cards are due to poor or no data entry.
12:26
12:26

Nabilatuk District Battling Surge in Malaria Prevalence 1 1

Records indicate that the district has 71 per cent malaria prevalence especially among children below five years.
08:45
08:45

Eight Covid-19 Cases Reported in Wagagai Gold Refinery 1 2

Two are casual labourers working in the refinery while the six Chinese nationals are managers.
16:01
16:01

How Online Technology is Enhancing Human Trafficking 1 Top story

Traffickers are currently using technology to profile, recruit, control and exploit their victims as well as using the Internet, especially the dark web, to hide illegal materials stemming from trafficking and their real identities from investigators.
14:31
14:31

Health Ministry Moves to Implement Alcohol Policy 1 1

The policy was passed by the Cabinet in November 2019 but it has never been implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The policy calls for measures to control the consumption and sale of alcohol.
14:16
14:16

Right to Food Ignored in Uganda’s Laws-Legal Experts Judiciary Uganda 1 3

Dr Kabumba Busingye a Lecturer of Law at Makerere University said food is identity, culture and politics but there’s no substantive chapter in Uganda’s constitution that spells out the right to food.
13:00
13:00

Farmers in Luwero Seek Support for Nutrition Project Caritas Kasanaensis 5 3

The farmers want the government to embrace bio-fortified seeds in its programmes such as Operation Wealth Creation (OWC), National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) among others.
08:28
08:28

Health Ministry Defends Testing Vaccinated Passengers At Entebbe Airport 1 4

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of Health, while addressing the media at the health ministry headquarters on Friday, says the government will test all arriving passengers to curb the importation of COVID-19 variants into the country.
19:36
19:36

Gulu Health Authorities Worried About Possible Surge in COVID-19 Cases vaccination 1 2

The Ministry of Health guidelines require all adults to wear face masks while in public or crowded places, use hand sanitisers, observe social distancing and get vaccinated to protect themselves from infections. Public gatherings are also restricted to not more than 200 people and a nighttime curfew is also supposed to be maintained from 7 pm to 5:30 a.m.
19:27
19:27

Thieves Break into Ariba Health Centre III 2

Reports indicate that the thugs broke into the Health Center on Thursday night and stole two boxes of coartem, unspecified laboratory apparatus, a solar battery from the maternity ward and a flat-screen television set.
15:55
15:55

Wagagai Gold Refinery Closed Over Suspected Covid-19 Cases 2 1

Dr Mathias Wabwire Panyako, the Busia District Health Officer says that they received reports that four managers at the refinery who are Chinese Nationals developed Covid-19 like symptoms.
14:19
14:19

Family Seeks UGX 85m to Help Son Undergo Heart Surgery 1 3

Children with Down syndrome often develop heart defects and problems with vision and hearing. They often have eyes that slant upward, small ears that may fold over slightly at the top, a small mouth that makes the tongue appear large, a small nose with a flattened bridge, a short neck, small hands with short fingers, and loose joints.
12:54
12:54

Govt Considers Automated Identification for HIV Patients 4 1

The central tracking system, which is under development will give each HIV patient a unique identifying code, from which they can be centrally monitored at any services delivery point across the country.
12:16
12:16

MoH Secures Another UGX. 94B for Oxygen Plants Medical Oxygen 2 1

The supply of medical oxygen became a serious challenge for the country at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when more and more severe COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospitals, especially during the second wave of the pandemic mid this year.
07:20
07:20

Soroti Hospital Records Reduction in COVID-19 Admissions COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Dr. Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at the hospital says that all the patients admitted at CTU are not vaccinated against the coronavirus. He explains that Soroti district/ city is currently the hotspot of the deadly virus followed by Ngora, Serere, Kumi, Amuria and Katakwi districts. Before Soroti district/city, Kumi was the hotspot of the virus.
22:52
22:52

Vaccination or Not, Economy Will Fully Reopen in January-Museveni School Re-openings 3

Initially, President Museveni had tagged school re-opening and opening of other sectors of the economy to the vaccination of people above 18 years However, addressing the nation on Thursday, Museveni seemed to make a U-turn and said that they will not force Ugandans to get vaccinated.
17:55
17:55

Adults, Pregnant Women with Sickle Cell Still Treated at Children’s Clinic Ministry of Health 3

This is one of the things that have been cited as those that need to quickly change as the clinic was on Thursday declared a Centre of Excellence for treating the hereditary blood condition that still claims up 80 per cent of the sufferers before the age of five in Uganda.
15:24
15:24

Syringe Shortage Threatens Pfizer Use in COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns WHO

According to the World Health Organisation, reports from the United Nations Children International Fund indicate a 2.2 billion shortfall of syringes for different volumes. One of the affected volumes is the 0.3 ml auto-disposable syringes that are needed for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination.
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