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17:43
17:43

Mukono Resident Battles Chronic Constipation for 19 Years 1 3

Apayo, 42, says he spends between one to four hours struggling to pass stool. But this also happens once in a blue moon, and when it does, the relief is just temporal. The pain, he says, cannot be easily described, although he points to a feeling of sluggishness and bloating.
16:49
16:49

USD 14 Million Spent On Condoms in Three Years – Study condom use 2

Commenting on the assessment, Vastha Kibirige, who coordinates the Condom Unit at the Ministry of Health said they are challenged by the fact that the government free condoms received by the people are not targeted revealing finding them in big hotels in Kampala yet they are meant for those that can’t afford.
15:43
15:43

Lightning Kills Teenager in Amuru Lightning strikes

Apollo Okello Kaggwa, the Amuru District Health, Education and Sports Secretary, says the deceased was killed around 3pm on Monday during a heavy downpour.
13:19
13:19

Health Ministry Registers 16 More Covid19 Cases

According to the statement, 12 of the cases were from community alerts, 2 from contacts of previously confirmed cases and the other is a truck driver who arrived from South Sudan via Elegu border.
13:19
13:19

Nine Contacts of Congolese Refugee Covid-19 Victim Quarantined COVID-19 suspects 2

The suspects include three health workers of Maratatu Health Center III who attended to the patient when he was admitted at the facility and six family members of the deceased.
23:57
23:57

MPs Probe Delayed Completion of Lira Hospital Staff Housing Project 1 3

The 16 unit staff housing project was handed to M/S Block Technical Services on June 14, 2018. However, the works commenced on Ju;y 17, 2018 and was expected to be completed by January 17 2020.
23:36
23:36

75 More Ugandans Return from Southern Africa 4

Also, one male Ugandan, in excitement, prostrated before Nnam and Kasujja. He thereafter made 5 push ups before joining the queue to undergo screening and processing of for screening and processing of his travel documents inside the arrivals section.
21:18
21:18

COVID-19 Hit Families to Benefit from UGX 36B Direct Cash Giveaways Gulu City 1

The initial roll-out direct cash transfers took place last week in Lira City on 6th August where about 10,000 beneficiaries from three parishes including Kakoge received 100,000 Shillings each, injecting USD 750, 000 about 2.7 billion into the local economy.
21:01
21:01

Suspected Cholera Kills 8 People in Kotido ministry of health 1

Another 46 people have been treated and discharged with similar symptoms, according to health authorities in the district. 11 of these are still receiving treatment at Kanawat and Kotido Health Centre IV where the district authorities have established treatment centres. However, the health ministry had not confirmed an outbreak of Cholera in the district.
20:46
20:46

Nakaseke Bans Patient Visitors After 5th COVID-19 Case 1

According to a circular issued by Nakaseke District Health Officer Kellen Evelyn Musiime to the in charges of private and public health facilities, every patient admitted must be attended to by one attendant and no visitor should be allowed in wards across all health facilities.
18:43
18:43

Pictorial: Treatment of COVID-19 Patients at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital cases 20

Dressed up in the recommended personal protective equipment, the team takes between two to three hours administering treatment to the patients. These treatments are administered twice a day.
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18:39

COVID-19 Disruptions Slow HIV Treatment Targets Ministry of Health 5 7

Dr Nelson Musoba, the Director-General of Uganda AIDS Commission says that following a total lockdown that was instituted to forestall the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country, many persons living with HIV were unable to access their routine medical care or essential medicine refills.
17:38
17:38

Global COVID-19 Cases Surpass 20 Million Mark Ministry of Health

On Monday, two people were confirmed to have died of COVID whereby one was a 46-year-old male from Kampala who died at Nsambya hospital and 27-year old who died at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital. As of Monday, Uganda had 1,297 cases of COVID-19 of which 1,137 have recovered.
16:11
16:11

COVID-19: Musician Kenzo, 77 Returnees Discharged From Quarantine 1

Dr. Richard Mugahi, the National Coordinator for Quarantine Centres at the Ministry of Health, who led the team, says that Kenzo indeed received six visitors on the same day last week. “However, his visitors saw him at the same time but they were all wearing face masks. They also stood at least 2 metres away from Kenzo who stood at his hotel room door,” Mugahi says.
15:44
15:44

BOU: Ugandans Fearing to Spend Their Money 1

BOU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile said on Monday that many consumers are expected to be hesitant to resume their previous spending patterns, partly due to fears of contracting the virus and uncertainty about earnings. He added that even those whose incomes were not affected may increase their need for precautionary savings.
15:08
15:08

Cancer Institute Embarks on Study to Evaluate Access to Essential Drugs 3

In an interview with URN, Dr. Joyce Balagadde kambugu who heads the childhood cancers department at the UCI said after the study which is currently recruiting participants ends around August next year, they will have a hint on why the country still has more than 50% of children who get cancer die yet the disease is highly curable among children elsewhere.
13:31
13:31

Parliamentary Aspirant Kateshumbwa Summoned for Violating COVID-19 Guidelines COVID-19 Pandemic 2 4

The chairperson of the Sheema District COVID-19 task Force Frank Kyerere has faulted Kateshumbwa for holding a procession around Sheema Municipality, disregarding all guidelines issued to ensure that the disease, which spreads through person to person contact is forestalled.
12:20
12:20

Tension As Congolese Refugee Succumbs to COVID-19 in Kyangwali Settlement death 2 Top story

According to Dr. Kwikiriza, the deceased’s was transferred to Hoima Regional Referral Hospital Covid-19 Treatment Unit on August 7, 2020 when his condition deteriorated. He says samples were picked from the deceased and taken to Uganda Virus Research Institute Entebbe on August 8, 2020 for testing.
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10:41

Lira Hospital Staff on the Run for Theft of Medical Supplies 2

Milton Odongo, the Lira Resident District Commissioner, says the accused person requisitioned the gloves from the stores under the disguise of distributing them to other staffs and delivered to a private ambulance.
10:28
10:28

Kagwara Fishermen Fail to Use Temperature Guns Lake Kyoga 2 1 Top story

Bernard Ariangu, the Chairperson of Fisheries Protection Unit- FPU at Kagwara Landing site, explains that they have not been able to take the temperature of any person since they received the temperature gun.
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