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19:31
19:31

COVID Contributed to 69,000 Malaria Deaths, Doomsday Scenario Averted

Moderate disruptions in the delivery of malaria services contributed to 14 million malaria cases and 69,000 deaths, yet 47,000 of the additional malaria deaths, were due to disruptions in the provision of malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment during the pandemic.
17:12
17:12

80% of People Living with HIV Suffer Dental Caries Ministry of Health

According to Dr. Dunstan Kalanzi, the lead researcher, PLHIV had more dental caries when compared to findings from another study that looked at the general population. He attributes this to the medications they are taking, or even HIV itself because of decreased salivary flow or a dry mouth, which leads to the development of caries.
16:15
16:15

UVRI to Study Moderna, Sanofi Efficacy in Protecting People at Risk of Critical COVID-19 Ministry of Health 2

She said participants will be divided into three groups. The first one will get one jab, the other two jabs, and the last one three jabs to see if they get protected against developing the symptomatic disease, critical illness requiring hospitalization, and if they are protected against emerging variants such as the latest omicron variant.
15:04
15:04

Over 5,000 Katakwi Teenagers Conceive Ahead of Schools Re-opening 16 Days of Activism 1 2

On average, about 480 girls are impregnated every month. Angiro says that this is a surprising and worrying trend for girl-child education, growth, and development. S
07:57
07:57

Prolonged Closure of Entebbe Hospital Irks Residents 3 6 Top story

James Ajuma, a resident of Katabi-Namate village, says that Entebbe Hospital is located in the centre of the municipality, which makes it accessible for residents who can walk or can’t hire cars or motorcycles to go to health center IIIs in Katabi-Busambaga and Kigungu village.
07:24
07:24

Government Earmarks UGX 608b for Emergency Medical Services Health Center IIIs 3 1

Dr. John Baptist Waniaye, the Commissioner of Emergency Medical Services –EMS in the Ministry of Health told URN in an interview that funding shall come from the government, Global Fund, World Bank, KOFIH, ENABEL, Malteser International, CHAI, CDC and Seed Global Health, among others.
Dec 2021 7 results