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07:02
07:02

Unvaccinated Staff, Visitors Denied Access to National Medical Stores 2 4

The directive takes immediate effect for staff, and start on October 18 for all other visitors. This implies that all NMS staff, who are over 350 in number, and visitors, who are usually bidders and suppliers of drugs and other pharmaceutical products must present proof of vaccination to be admitted at the NMS head offices in Entebbe.
11:49
11:49

Uganda, 46 Other Countries Removed from UK Red List 1 1 Top story

Uganda was red-listed on June 30, at a time the country was battling with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, the country was implementing a 42-day lockdown, as one of the measures taken by the government to keep Coronavirus at bay.
18:57
18:57

New CAA Boss Bamwesigye Vows to Restore Public Confidence in Aviation 3

When Entebbe Airport was partially shut down for seven months in 2020, UCAA was only collecting one billion Shillings a month. Bamwesigye says that even though the airport resumed commercial passenger flights last October, the regulator is only collecting about shillings 7 billion per month. Yet before the COVID-19 pandemic, CAA used to collect 28 billion to 30 billion Shillings per month.ing for increased funding to fast track capital developments such as the upgrade and expansion of Entebbe Airport among others.
08:22
08:22

Uganda Receives More Doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 5 1

Muhanga says the latest batch of 335,000 doses brings the total number of AstraZeneca doses received since March to 3,143,193 doses. Uganda has also received other doses, which include 1,647,270 doses of Pfizer, 647,080 of Moderna, and 300,000 doses of Sinovac.
17:34
17:34

Private Labs Seek Refund for Expenses on COVID-19 Testing Space in Entebbe

The labs that include City Medicals, Case Medical Centre, and Medipal Hospital are each demanding a refund of USD 18,000 (65 million Shillings), from the hotel through its agent, Fremax Property Services and Management Ltd. The three laboratories allegedly paid a security deposit of USD 4,500 and USD 13,500 as rent for the months of September, October, and November 2021.
23:57
23:57

Airlines Want Govt To Test UAE-bound Passengers at Entebbe Airport 2 3

Nabirye says she woke up at 6 am so that she could depart from her home in Kasangati, Gayaza by 8 am. She arrived in Entebbe at 11 am and says her results were released after 4 pm, just in time for check-in at FlyDubai. FlyDubai check-in gate is open from 3-6 pm.
17:45
17:45

Now MPs Demand Monthly Updates on Maternal Deaths from MoH 5

Mbarara Wonman MP, Margaret Ayebare says it is important to get the monthly reports because some of the districts do not submit maternal audit reports to the ministry.
19:49
19:49

Uganda Receives 650,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses 5 3

501,153 doses were donated by the French government while the 153,900 doses were from Belgium.
09:05
09:05

MPs to Consider Increasing NMS Annual Budget By UGX 100Bn for Mama Kits, Drugs 5 4

The legislators were reacting to a statement by Moses Kamabare, the General Manager of NMS, who noted that the agency needs an additional shillings of 100billion.
10:54
10:54

UAE Suspends Ethiopian Airlines Over Ugandan Passengers 1

Tstgay says the airline has submitted an application for approval to the Civil Aviation Authority of UAE to resume Entebbe flights.
21:23
21:23

Driver Handed Life Sentence For Murder of Case Hospital Accountant 4 1

On Thursday, Justice Nyanzi sentenced Muzamiru to life imprisonment and gave the other convicts different jail terms based on their level of participation in the offences.
20:21
20:21

Entebbe Airport: Increased Passenger Numbers Recorded in August 2 1

Mujjuzi however says levying each departing passenger 10 US Dollars, as approved by parliament to boost aviation revenue, and mandatory testing for all arriving passengers could discourage non-essential travel. The government is expected to pronounce itself on both proposed measures and whether or not they will be implemented at the airport.
07:38
07:38

PM Nabbanja Tasks Team To Review COVID-19 Testing Procedures At Entebbe Aiport 2 1 Top story

Initially, the Ministry of Health had directed that effective September 3, all incoming passengers regardless of whether or not they are vaccinated against covid-19 would undertake mandatory testing at Entebbe Airport.
12:42
12:42

Entebbe Surgical Hospital Operates 300 Children in Five months 3 6

Among the 300 beneficiaries is 2-year-old Raymond Lujja. Lujja battled with difficult urination for more than one year because he had a blocked urethra. He explains that the hospital has so far received 1,000 children since it opened on April 15. Of these, 300 children have undergone surgeries. These surgeries were all successful, Menaldo emphasizes.
21:34
21:34

Gov't Postpones Mandatory COVID-19 Testing For All Arriving Passengers

Last month, the Ministry of Health directed that effective September 3, all incoming passengers regardless of whether or not they are vaccinated against covid-19 will undertake mandatory testing at Entebbe Airport.
20:07
20:07

Over 50,000 Get Vaccinated Against Yellow Fever in NMS Drive 2

54,750 Ugandans have been vaccinated against Yellow Fever in the twelve day exercise organised by the National Medical Stores-NMS.
10:44
10:44

TASO Centre in Entebbe Struggles to Offer Services Amidst Inadequate Funding 4

Speaking to the media on Saturday, Lubondo said that the centre in Entebbe for instance requires about 7 Billion Shillings, to provide services to over 6,000 clients in Wakiso and Mpigi districts.
11:11
11:11

Entebbe Airport: Passenger Numbers Dropped In Last Two Months 6 2

The passenger numbers began dropping in May from 77,063 travellers to 75,472 passengers in June. The airport recorded the lowest number of travellers in July, with 61,328 passengers. Luggya explains that the growth trend in the last three months was partly impacted by the necessary COVID-19 precautionary measures.
10:16
10:16

Thousands Turn Up for Free Yellow Fever Vaccination in Entebbe 2 5

The vaccination exercise that was organised by National Medical Stores-NMS started on Thursday and will end on Monday.
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