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15:46
15:46

NDA Fails to Inspect Drug Manufacturing Plants 1

The just released annual report indicates that they only did 92 inspections of manufacturing sources of the 200 that they had scheduled to conduct.
14:57
14:57

Males Spread Cervical Cancer But are Ignored in HPV Fight -Medics Ministry of Health 2 1

As government continues to popularize the HPV shot for girls aged 9-11 years, medics say 96 percent of the population is not aware that males too need to get the Human Papilloma Vaccine (HPV) which protects them from acquiring the virus and passing it on females they are sexually involved with.
12:15
12:15

Napak Launches War Against Jigger Infestation After URN Story 2

Sabina Lokeris, a Village Health Team member for Iriiri Sub County in Napak district, says that since December last year, the district health team together with VHTs have been engaged in sensitising the community to ensure hygiene and smear their houses with cow dung.
22:06
22:06

WHO Chief Warns Against ‘Catastrophic Moral Failure’ In COVID-19 Vaccine Access

Dr Tedros told the WHO Executive Board that “even as vaccines bring hope to some, they become another brick in the wall of inequality between the world’s haves and have-nots.”
17:30
17:30

Cervical Cancer: Private Clinics Popularize Adult Vaccine Ministry of Health 2

According to the medics, the HPV vaccine is vital to adult women between the ages of 25-45 since they are sexually active and likely to get infected with the virus. However, with the high costs attached to the vaccine, many women are likely to be left out
13:26
13:26

Low Oxgyen Killed Nile Perch in Uganda's Water Bodies - MAAIF fish deaths 2 1

According to Pius Wakabi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the reduction of oxygen levels in the waters of Lakes Victoria, Kyoga and River Nile were caused by heavy winds and decomposition of sunken plant matter in the waters which reduced oxygen.
10:42
10:42

Kyanamukaka Health Center IV Operates Without Anesthetist 1 2

Dr. Katungi blames the absence of an anesthetist to limited staffing levels at the health unit. The health center, which is supposed to have 57 staff, is short by over 20 health workers.
08:01
08:01

Gulu University Requires UGX 100 Million to Operationalise Traditional Medicines Clinic 5

Dr. Alice Lamwaka, a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Bio-Technology and Pharmaceutical Studies also the head of the center, says the money is needed to set up a structure to serve as a clinic, buy furniture, motivate staff and conducting trials for various herbal medicines.
20:15
20:15

Ministry of Health Struggling with Shortage of COVID-19 Test Kits 2 2 Top story

Dr. Mwebesa explained that they are currently forced to use more test kits than they have planned for on a daily basis, which is depleting their stocks.
16:31
16:31

Retired Archbishop Luke Orombi Appointed Caretaker Nebbi Diocese Church of Uganda 1

The decision by the Archbishop, the Most Rev. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba Mugalu follows the death of the Bishop of Nebbi Rt. Rev. Alphonse Watho-Kudi on Sunday at Arua Regional Referral Hospital after he succumbed to Covid-19.
11:46
11:46

76 Percent of Covid-19 Patients Presenting Symptoms Six Months After Discharge Ministry of Health

The findings show that 63 percent of the patients suffered from fatigue or muscle weakness while 26 percent faced difficulty in sleeping. 23 percent suffered from anxiety or depression
09:33
09:33

Delay to Access ICU Bed Killed RDC Santos Okot -Family 3 1

The deceased's family confided in Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu District LC5 Chairperson with whom Lapolo closely worked on the COVID-19 Gulu Task Force and revealed that he died after being abandoned among 17 other patients at the COVID-19 red-light room without caregivers.
19:37
19:37

Acholi Leaders Eulogize Gulu RDC Maj. Okot Lapolo Gulu Archdiocese 1 2

Gulu LCV Chairperson Martin Ojara Mapenduzi described Late Lapolo as a great man and a true patriot who cherished unity and prioritized the security of the Acholi people.
18:01
18:01

Experts Want Soda Advertising Targeting Kids Banned obesity in uganda 3

Health rights lawyer, David Kabanda says the government has neglected its constitutional duty of ensuring the right to proper and adequate food, leaving processors to exploit the market without considering health.
16:02
16:02

11,000 Abim Residents Get Clean Water Source

Ms Betty Akidi another resident of Oruwamuge village said the clean water will now improve the health situation of the people of Lotuke Sub county.
14:34
14:34

Continuous Use of Hand Sanitizer Makes Skin Dry, Itchy-Experts COVID-19 1 1

Dr. Malik Ssempereza, a dermatologist, says the continued use of alcohol-based sanitiser can irritate the skin. “Alcohol-based sanitiser helps to kill germs, and it is more useful now in the COVID 19 era; however, it dries out the skin and can irritate people with sensitive skin. It can cause itching, drying and scaling, with development of rashes in some people,” he said.
12:39
12:39

PWDs in Kasese Struggle to Access Health Services 4 1

Charles Ndobya from Nyabugando village, Mpondwe Lhubiriha town council says accessing health services becomes a challenge especially when there is no cheap means of transport.
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08:36

City Bus Operators Cheating Commuters Despite Abandoning SOPs Covid-19 3 1

Simon Kaheru, a passenger who was heading to Kawempe in Awakula Ennume bus grumbled that bus operators are crowding them on top of charging them exorbitantly. Kaheru explained that before the lockdown buses were charging them Shillings 1000 but doubled the fare to Shillings 2000 to compensate for the vacant seat because of the reduced capacity.
16:06
16:06

Eight Football Players From Abim Die in Road Accident 1

"There were about 100 people who had boarded the truck and that included players and their friends but when the truck reached at Angorom, it failed to change gears forcing it to roll backwards, killing the people," the District Police Commander said.
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15:12

Public Warned Against Eating Dead Fish Floating on Lake Victoria 1 1

Tons of dead fish are floating Lake Victoria and Jackson Baguma, the Kalangala District Fisheries Officer says they could have been killed of poisoning.
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