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20:53
20:53

COMESA Committee Urges Uganda to Act on Oil Suspended in Kenya 1

“COMESA has a statutory committee called the COMESA Consumer Protection Committee. Once that committee issues a statement, that statement binds all COMESA member-states,” says Wetasa, who is also the Chairperson, COMESA Consumer Protection Committee.
16:48
16:48

Volunteers in Gulu Ask Health Ministry to Enroll them in Fight Against Ebola MInistry of health 2 1

The volunteers worked previously on the frontline during one of the worst Ebola outbreaks in Gulu District in 2000 which killed more than 200 people.
16:26
16:26

Six Medical Workers at Mubende Hospital Test Positive for Ebola Ministry of health 2 2 Top story

According to Herbert Luswata, the General Secretary of the Uganda Medical Association, three are medical workers, two are interns and one medical student. The samples of the health workers were sent to the Uganda Virus Research Institute which confirmed the Ebola virus.
15:52
15:52

Archaic Equipment, Inability to Provide Post-Abortion Care Services Bothers Activists Ministry of Health 3

Dr Justus Ampaire, an Obstetrician/Gynecologist based in Mbarara District says that protocols that are supposed to guide them in handling cases have never been reviewed and health workers, especially in upcountry districts, are still using equipment that has globally been phased out.
14:19
14:19

WHO and ILO Call for New Measures to Tackle Mental Health at Work Places

The new publications are coming in just months after the WHO’s World Mental Health Report published in June showed that of one billion people living with a mental disorder in 2019, 15% of working-age adults experienced a mental disorder.
14:14
14:14

Ebola Infected Bodies Can Transmit Disease a Week after Death- Experts MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

The Ministry of Health says all suspected Ebola cases are going to be subjected to special burial going forward. According to Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Senior Public Relations Officer at the Ministry, they resolved to do this to minimize transmission risk in an event that samples eventually turn out positive.
11:46
11:46

Buvuma, Koome Islands Receive 'Museveni' Boat Ambulances 4 1

At Koome islands in Mukono district, the boat ambulance will support referrals to Mukono general hospital and to Entebbe referral hospital. Dr. Stephen Mulindwa, the District Health Officer says the biggest facility on Koome is at the level of HCIII and lacks a medical officer to perform surgeries especially for mothers who fail to deliver.
09:47
09:47

Ebola Outbreak: Kyegegwa District Heightens Survillance 1

Winnie Kasibayo the Kyegegwa Deputy Resident District Commissioner and head of the District Ebola Task Force says that as part of the surveillance, they are restoring the isolation units at Kyegegwa Hospital to accommodate suspected Ebola cases.
08:15
08:15

Suspected Ebola Patient Admitted At Masaka Regional Hospital MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 1

Doctor Edwin Okello, the in-charge of the Epidemiology Ward said that the male patient reported to the hospital emergency ward on Monday while seeking treatment.
16:31
16:31

Health Officials Rule Out Ebola Outbreak in Kyangwali Refugee settlement 5 1

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Kikuube District Health officer-DHO says that the samples tested negative for Ebola.
14:21
14:21

Kitovu Missionary Hospital Seeks UGX 900m for CT Scan 2 1

Doctor Lumala reveals that all the cases that require services of a CT Scan in affordable government facilities are being referred to the National Referral Hospital Mulago in Kampala or Mbarara regional hospital which is a distance away from Masaka.
13:37
13:37

Moroto Enforces Handwashing, Monitors Travelers over Ebola

District health director Dr James Lemukol said they are on high alert adding that their team was mandated to monitor the people who traveled from western Uganda.
12:04
12:04

Katwe Health Center Struggles to Operate Without Staff Houses 1 2

Health workers say that the absence of accommodation and decent housing in Katwe Town Council has also exacerbated the problem of absenteeism.
10:37
10:37

Naggalama Hospital Gets UGX 2.7B CT Scan 3 1

The equipment is expected to ease the diagnosis of illnesses such as muscle and bone disorders; tumors and fractures.
08:56
08:56

Rotary International Donates Vital Signs Equipment Worth UGX 350m To Four Districts 5 2

Some of the equipment includes a stethoscope, digital Blood Pressure machine, glucometer, and its strips, pulse oximeter, height rods, and infrared red thermometers among others.
19:40
19:40

Don't Use Known Ebola Medicines on Sudan Strain in Uganda, WHO Warns Ebola outbreak

Now, even as cases are on an increase, the organization says health workers don’t have a lot of options but resign to supportive treatment to manage symptoms, offering psychosocial support and engaging in aggressive risk communication such that patients are referred quickly for isolation.
18:10
18:10

DNA Confirm Body Retrieved from River Mpanga is For Missing Midwife 3

Mastula Namata 41, an enrolled midwife at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital went missing on May 28th, after she was last seen at her residence.
14:55
14:55

Purity Essentials Baby Powder Recalled from the Market over Asbestos

According to a warning Notice written by Meti Demissie Disasa, the Registrar COMESA Competition Commission, a batch of pharmaceutical-grade talc powder used as raw material in the production of finished powder products was tested and found with traces of asbestos
13:59
13:59

10 Cooking Oil Brands, Edible Fats Recalled for Failing Standards Test 1 Top story

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) says that the brands from Bidco Africa, Pwani Oil Products Ltd, Kapa Oil Refineries Ltd and Menengai Oil Refineries Ltd. failed to meet the required standards as specified in the Fortified Edible Oils and Fats Specifications.,
13:30
13:30

Experts ask Public to Take a Booster Tetanus Dose Every after 10 Years Ministry of Health 4

Dr Allan Muruta, the Commissioner of Public Health Emergencies at the Ministry of Health says many Ugandans are unaware of the correct schedule for tetanus vaccination and wrongly believe that the jab is given once in a lifetime.
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