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Mbarara District Registers Reduction In Early Infant HIV Infections 5

Nahabwe attributes the success to the Early Infant Diagnosis-EID strategy under the Elimination of Mother To Child HIV Transmission intervention.
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Staff Shortage Stretches Services at Mbarara RRH Cancer Unit 3 2

Dr Atwiine says depending on the number of patients registered on daily the Unit needs at least four specialized doctors and 20 nurses to attend to them.
16:57
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Mbarara COVID-19 Vaccination Centers Register Low Uptake Of Booster Dose MInistry of Health 1 4

Harrison Kagure, the head of Communication at the COVID-19 Treatment Center in Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, says only 288 people have turned up for the booster COVID-19 dose in the last three weeks.
12:46
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Kangongi Sub County Leaders Want RDC to Investigate Missing COVID-19 Funds MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

Kagongi Sub-county LC III Chairperson, Evaristo Twiine, says that despite submitting their bank account they have never received the money to date
09:46
09:46

Mbarara City Village Health Team Members Storm RDC’s Office Over Delayed COVID-19 Allowances 5 1

Mbarara City received Ugx 224.8 Million shillings as covid-19 relief funds which were approved by the council.
12:02
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HIV/Aids Persistence Worries in Kalangala, Mbarara as Rest of Uganda Improves 1 5

Despite the increase of HIV and AIDs prevalence in Mbarara City and Kalangala district Uganda has registered a tremendous improvement in the fight against the HIV and AIDS epidemic leading to a reduction in the number of new HIV infections.
09:28
09:28

Mbarara Health Officer On Spot Over Mismanagement of Covid-19 Funds 4

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson says that Ssebutinde and Kamugisha have recorded statements with the police.
07:59
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Kazire Vidicine Concoction Listed as Herbal Remedy for COVID-19 Symptoms MOH 2 2

NDA Spokesperson Abiaz Rwamiri says that the notification was granted on the basis of initial assessment, published literature and safety studies. Rwamiri, says the product has been formulated from herbal plants that have been traditionally used to alleviate symptoms of several diseases and mainly respiratory infections.
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16:54

Taxi Slowly Returning To Park In Mbarara City MOH 1 2

James Asiimwe, a taxi driver along the Ibanda-Mbarara road, says that he expects the president to lift the lockdown and allow them to resume their operations. He says that, unlike the first lockdown where they received some relief food, this time around they received none.
12:47
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ICUs Lack Experts to Operate Equipment - MPs Told 1 4

In a 2019 report by Dr Patience Atumanya from Makerere University College of Health Sciences, called Assessment of the current capacity of intensive care units in Uganda; the country had only 55 functional beds in 12 ICUs amid a glaring shortage of specialists to run the units.
10:46
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Lockdown: 150 Idle Adults Arrested in Mbarara 1 1

James Mwesigye, chairperson of Covid-19 Taskforce and resident city commissioner says that people had developed a tendency of walking to town and loitering and sitting on their shops' verandahs’ even when they are locked.
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Sub County Covid-19 Taskforces in Mbarara Struggle to Monitor Home Based Care Patients MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4

Elly Ariho Twinoburyo, a district councillor of Ruhiira Town council, says that people who have tested positive for COVID-19 but don't have symptoms continue to flout homecare guidelines, and mixing with the community and increasing the threat of spreading the virus.
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Boda Boda Cyclists in Mbarara, Nakawa Form COVID-19 SOPs Compliance Teams MOH 1 6

The team in Nakawa Division named HAM COVID-19 TEAM will be expected to carry out sensitization among fellow motorists and also report colleagues who are not adhering to the SOPs.
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Leak Of Covidex Before Approval Was Unfortunate- MUST

The Vice-Chancellor Prof Celestine Obua says they were taken by surprise when the drug was seen being marketed on social media much earlier than anticipated.
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Rwizi Fire Officer Found Dead In His Bed 1 2 Top story

Richard Ecega, the Rwizi Regional Police Commander, says they were with the deceased on Friday evening and he looked healthy.
11:07
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NDA Closes 305 Illegal Drug Outlets in South West 1 3

During the operation, 678 boxes of assorted drugs estimated at 204 Million Shillings were impounded, while 3 boxes of expired Veterinary drugs and other 3 Agrochemicals were impounded.
12:15
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Mbarara Archdiocese Closes Two Parishes as 2 Priests Succumb to Covid-19 2

The decision to close was taken as per the procedures from the health ministry, and entails taking samples from the contacts, fumigating the place and putting exposed peopleunder quarantine, to prevent further infections.
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Mbarara Prison Gets GeneXpert Machine for TB Tests 2 4

The GeneXpert machine detects Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a sample of sputum. If there are TB bacteria in the sample, the machine detects their DNA and automatically multiplies it, through the polymerase chain reaction-PCR technique.
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Pastors, 20 Followers Arrested in Mbarara for Defying COVID-19 Guidelines Uganda Police Force 2

The two Pastors were apprehended from their Source of Healing church conducting a church service contrary to Ministry of Health guidelines and Presidential directives.
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Five Hotels Closed in Mbarara for Accommodating Covid-19 Cases Ministry Of Health 2 1

The two confirmed cases were tested at different places but had managed to make their way to Mbarara before results were released.
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