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22:17
22:17

Budaka Registers High Malaria Cases Despite Indoor Residual Spraying 3 1

Dr. Erisa Mulwani, the Budaka District Health Officer says that Kadeluna, Liama and Mugiti sub-counties have the highest cases of malaria with a positivity rate of 80%.
21:29
21:29

Uganda Receives Over Ten Million Doses of Polio Vaccines 2 2

Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, the WHO Representative in Uganda is convinced that Uganda will meet the target of ten million children within three days based on its past polio vaccination record. Tegegn however hopes that the exercise will not disrupt or be disrupted by the ongoing Covid-19 mass vaccination campaign.
19:22
19:22

Uganda Receives More 700,000 Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccines 1 3

The Chinese ambassador to Uganda, Zhang Lizhong handed the second batch of the Chinese vaccines to the National Medical Stores-NMS in Entebbe municipality on Tuesday. He said the donation brings to 1million, the number of Sinovac vaccines donated to Uganda.
17:13
17:13

Kamwenge Accident Claims Two, 3 Critically Injured 2

A salon operator and one of the occupants, whose identities have not yet been established, have died on the spot
15:17
15:17

Doctors Can Determine Patients Who Will Get Severe Forms of COVID-19 1 3 Top story

Dr Hakim Sendagire, a microbiologist based at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences told URN in an interview on Tuesday morning that they have studied five laboratory tests that can be used to determine the chances of one developing critical illness and when it is right to introduce certain treatments since some COVID positives may not require any form of medicines.
13:41
13:41

Bunyangabu District Leaders Want Covid-19 Vaccination Extended to Public Places 1 3

The leaders argue that many people including those who are supposed to receive their second first jab have shunned the exercise.
12:10
12:10

Stock Out of Essential Drugs Frustrates Health Care Delivery in Gulu disease burden 2 1

Daudi Okeny, a resident of the neighbouring Paicho Sub-County, said that he sought treatment for his child at Cwero Health Centre III after Paicho Health Centre III reported a stockout of drugs but he was equally disappointed that there were no malaria drugs.
11:47
11:47

Attiak Sub County Bans Cattle Movement over Suspected Outbreak of FMD 3 1

Samuel Akera, the Attiak Sub County Chairperson says that the veterinary department has also been tasked to document the health status of all animals in grazing kraals within the area.
11:43
11:43

Contractor Given One Week to Hand Over Entebbe Isolation Centre 5 2

Eng. George Otim, the Commissioner in charge of Health Infrastructure says that Although the overall progress of the World Bank-funded project now stands at 99 per cent, the contractor has to fix some mechanical works within the medical building and block C that houses the mortuary, pathologist's office, janitor's office and the laundry.
19:45
19:45

Four Hotels Face Probe for Violating COVID-19 Control Measures 3 5

Security and health officials argue that the hotels work normally during the day by serving food and soft drinks, but change the business into dancing clubs under the cover of darkness. Monalisa Lounge and Little Liz Hotel's reportedly play loud music at night and operates bars, despite the continued closure of bars.
18:37
18:37

Kotido Registers Highest Maternal Deaths in Karamoja, 18% of Victims Teenagers maternal health 3

At least 39 maternal deaths have been recorded since September 2020 including 7 teenagers aged between 15-19, which is 18% of the fatalities.
15:45
15:45

Health Workers to Access Loans at 15.5% Interest Rate Under New MOU Stanbic Bank 4 1

Speaking to journalists, Dr. Nathan Onyach, in charge of the operations of Regional and National Referral hospitals, said that like many professionals, health workers also suffered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and have been frequenting his office seeking approval for loans, which often come at high-interest rates.
12:34
12:34

Inadequate Equipment Hampers Trauma Care at Gulu Hospital Gulu City 1 4

Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.
11:09
11:09

Teenage Mothers Overwhelm Medical Camp at Bunjako Landing Site 2 4

The Maternal and Child Health Community Outreach, organised by the Rotary Club of Lugogo Mango Tree and Bunjako Health Centre III was targeting to give services to at least 200 mothers. But it attracted more than 500 people, largely teenage mothers from the landing sites of Katebo, Ssenyondo and Misanvu, and Bunjako island.
10:37
10:37

Black Flies Upsurge Sparks Fear Among Residents of Lamwo, Pader 6 1

Bob Akena, a Village Health Team-VHT supervisor in Palabek Abera Sub-county told Uganda Radio Network that the huge numbers of blackflies in Abam East village have left many farmers unable to farm in the morning and evening hours for fear of the painful bites from the flies.
10:11
10:11

Kanungu Health Officials Heighten Border Surveillance Over Ebola Outbreak in DRC 1 1

Kato Besisira, the Kanungu Assistant District Health Officer in charge of Environmental health who is also the Chairperson of the district Ebola Taskforce told our reporter that screening facilities have been placed at the Ishasha and Butogota entry points to make sure that any person crossing to Uganda is thoroughly checked.
08:33
08:33

Teenage Girls In Busia Accuse Health Workers Of Harassment 1 5

Saraha Nabwire, a teen from Sikuda sub-county, says that they now fear approaching health workers in some health centers to seek advice because of their rudeness.
08:02
08:02

Over 20 Villages in Alito Sub County Lack Clean Water 5 2

Sarah Adong, a resident of Otkwac village, says that there is a need to sink either a borehole or deep well because the open well they are using is unsafe as it floods whenever it rains.
07:39
07:39

Residents Irked by Contamination of Water Points by Gulu Abattoir Gulu Main Abattoir 4 1

Lucy Akech, the LC I of Ogony Cell in Kweyo Ward, says that the waste from the abattoir flows straight to Ogony stream where residents fetch water for domestic use since there is no borehole or piped water in the area.
07:14
07:14

Anger in Napak As Contractor Hands Over Dry Boreholes 1 Top story

Napak Resident District Commissioner, Moses Kigai Wamoto discovered that the boreholes were not working three days after their installation.
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