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18:11
18:11

Opposition Tasks Gov’t on New Covid Variant Response Omicron variant 4 1

Among the interventions proposed by the Opposition is the formation of a joint East African Community Taskforce to develop a common approach towards handling of the Omicron variant.
17:14
17:14

Doctor On the Spot for Allegedly Extorting Money from Patients 6

Dr. Pius Omach who doubles as a surgeon at the facility is being accused of demanding for money from patients before they can be operated on.
16:19
16:19

Top Researcher Seeks to Identify Women at Risk of Developing Maternal Complications 1 4

Prof. Annette Nakimuli who has previously discovered the gene in African women that pre-disposes them to high blood pressure in pregnancy or preeclampsia will now be studying characteristics of women who are likely to suffer four maternal health related complications so that health workers can intervene early on. The complications include Preeclampsia, pre-term birth, still birth and intra- uterine growth restriction where a baby in the womb does not grow as normally expected.
13:47
13:47

COVID-19 Vaccination 21 Times More Expensive Compared to Other Mass Campaigns WHO 1 2 Top story

The first phase of the vaccination targeting health workers, teachers, security personnel, the elderly, and persons above the age of 50 was budgeted to cost Shillings 1.3 trillion. The second phase that is still ongoing and targets communities reporting high infections is budgeted to cost Shillings 46 billion.
12:40
12:40

COVID-19 Effects Force Lecturer Into Online Food Vending 1 4 Top story

David Wabukye, a communication lecturer at Uganda Christian University, Livingstone International University, and UMCAT School of Journalism in Mbale city was one of those affected by the lockdown. However, Wabukye reorganized himself and resorted to online food vending for survival.
11:56
11:56

New COVID-19 Variants to Keep Emerging for 10 Years -Scientists WHO 1 4

According to Ugandan scientists, the virus keeps on mutating due to pressure from vaccines and therapeutics. They say the only way Ugandans will be able to protect themselves is by adhering to SOPs and getting vaccinated using newer versions of vaccines formulated to deal with new variants
11:04
11:04

Lab Technicians Put Gov't On Strike Notice Ministry Of Health

While medical laboratory technicians train for four years just like other health Workers at the University, Alibu says they don't do internships something that affects the quality of services.
20:57
20:57

UNICEF, WHO Set New COVID-19 Vaccine Donation Rules

the statement says majority of donations to-date do not include the necessary vaccination supplies such as syringes and diluent, nor do they cover freight costs - meaning these have to be sourced separately which leads to additional costs, complexity and delay. With the new guidelines, countries will only donate if they are able to accompany doses with all essential ancillaries to ensure rapid allocation and absorption.
17:27
17:27

Uganda Airlines' Nsenene Passengers Charged With Three Counts 4 4

Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of Uganda Police Force says Paul Mubiru and Hajib Kiggundu have been charged on three counts, that is common nuisance behaviour, negligence and refusal to follow lawful inflight instructions.
14:56
14:56

No New Measures at Entebbe Airport Over Omicron Variant 3 2

Passengers interviewed want only travelers arriving from Omicron-risk countries to wait for their results at Entebbe airport, because of the increase in the number of arriving travelers ahead of the festive season.
10:03
10:03

15 Arrested for Operating Illegal Drug Outlets 1 5

The drug dealers were arrested after they continuously defied NDA’s prior warnings and instructions to comply with the set standards in their operations.
07:58
07:58

Wakiso RDC Demands Accountability Of Covid Funds 1

The accountability required by the RDC is for the inland travel allowances of 70 Million Shillings, 37 Million Shillings for allowances, 22 Million for vehicle maintenance, and 20 Million Shillings for transporting vaccines to the vaccination centers.
07:45
07:45

WHO Asks Countries Not to Close Borders Amidst Omicron Variant Scare

The EU and UK have imposed travel restrictions on South Africa and yet more other countries continue to report identifying the deadly COVID-19 variant in their sequencing.
18:30
18:30

Overwhelming Premature Deliveries Prompt Construction of Ugx260m Neonatal ICU at Nakaseke Hospital Kiwoko Hospital 4 6

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has since its start in April 2018 admitted 1,083 babies, out of which, unfortunately, 28 have succumbed to serious complications. But the rest have had their lives saved.
12:12
12:12

Kabaka Flags Off Run For HIV/Aids Fight Kabaka Birthday Run 2

Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi, looking fit as a fiddle, briefly stepped out of his car and walked to the gathering that stood excitedly along the Royal Mile road. The Kingdom has for the last eight years organized the event under different campaigns. The first campaign was to fight fistula and collect funds towards operation costs for women with the disease, the second campaign was to fight sickle cell disease and currently the fight against HIV/Aids.
18:35
18:35

Prime Minister Pleads with Doctors to Call Off Strike 3

Herbert Luswata the Secretary-General of Uganda Medical Associations (UMA) said that they are determined to continue the strike.
14:32
14:32

Experts Raise Red Flag over Resistance to Anti-fungal Drugs 3

Dr. Joel Buzira a microbiologist at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) says they conducted a study at Mbarara hospital among pregnant women where they found women suffering from vaginal candidiasis were no longer responding to itraconazole and fluconazole.
12:22
12:22

Uganda in Top 20 Countries Where Pollution Fuels Child Pneumonia air pollution 3

Through mobile monitoring where researchers have placed devices on boda bodas around Kampala and Wakiso districts, Nantanda says they have found areas of Rubaga, Kawempe, Bweyogerere and Namugongo to have very bad quality of air, something that badly affects sensitive groups like children and the elderly of 70 years and above. She says Namugongo has had the worst measures among those areas.
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