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20:15
20:15

Health Ministry Restricts COVID-19 Contacts from Traveling Ministry of Health 2 1

The Ministry also announced that 120 students have so far tested positive for COVID-19. The cases have been registered from Bishop Cyprian Kihangire, Masaka College of Health Sciences, Vine Paramedical School in Masaka and Kabale School of Nursing and midwifery.
18:55
18:55

93 Test Positive for COVID-19 in Teso COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Results from the Ministry of Health on November 21 indicated 93 new cases from Teso Sub Region out of 301 recorded. across the country.
17:47
17:47

C-section Births in Uganda's Private Hospitals is 4 Times Higher Than WHO Standard Ministry of Health 1 Top story

According to the report released by the health ministry, 72 percent births at Nakasero Hospital and 51% at Nsambya are by C-section. The health ministry says there is need to investigate the high C-section rates in private hospitals which is about 4 times above the 10 - 15% that WHO considers acceptable
14:47
14:47

MOH Losing Track of Covid-19 Recovered Patients Under Home Care Treatment

Dr Henry Mwebesa, the Director-General of Health Services at the health minister while addressing a virtual meeting on Tuesday admitted that they are facing challenges to trace the patients.
12:49
12:49

Kyambogo University Final Year Student Tests Positive for Covid-19 1 3

Last week, the student developed COVID-19 signs and she reported to the university medical center where she was advised to go for a covid-19 test at Makerere University, where she tested positive. She is now receiving treatment at Namboole COVID-19 treatment facility.
10:57
10:57

Access to Health Centers in Gulu Hindered by Poor Roads Paicho sub county 1

Last month, fast-flowing rainwater washed away a bridge on Amalaac stream linking the communities Amalaac and Te Got Atoo to Te Got Atoo Health Center II four months ago.
10:41
10:41

Africa CDC Launches Campaign to Increase Face Mask Use wearing face masks

Dubbed AfricaMaskWeek, the campaign in which different media platforms will be used to showcase how proper face mask use ought to be worn will end on November 30th in 47 countries in Africa.
10:22
10:22

Garbage Chocks Gulu City, Alarms National Physical Planners potential investors

Amanda Ngabirano, the chairperson of National Physical Planning Board cautioned that poor garbage management affects the growth of a city by making it unattractive to the people and potential investors.
09:04
09:04

New COVID-19 Research Raises Optimism on Post-infection Immunity

Shane Crotty who led the team of researchers says that long lasting antibody levels and immune memory cells could potentially lessen the severity of a re-infection.
20:12
20:12

COVID-19: Oxford University says their Vaccine is 70 Percent Effective

Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines that have already shown to be 95 percent effective, the Oxford vaccine is likely to be more accessible to people in low income countries like Uganda. A total of two billion doses at a cost of USD 3 per dose are expected to be given out. The vaccine is part of the the global COVAX campaign
15:54
15:54

Health Ministry Changes Covid-19 Testing Guidelines for Travelers

According to the new requirements,tests results of all travellers departing the country will have to indicate the purpose for the test as travel. Also, test needs to be taken five days before the to departure
13:32
13:32

Lancet Laboratories Struck Off List of COVID-19 Testing Laboratories

According to Dr Susan Nabadda,the head of COVID-19 Testing laboratories in the country Lancet was struck off the list because they shifted to a new location that is yet to be assessed by a team from the Uganda Virus Research Institute
10:03
10:03

Reopening of Masaka Mental Unit Halted over Increasing Covid-19 Cases 1 2

According to Dr Nathan Onyach, the Director-Masaka RRH, they had planned to bring the patients back to the ward unit by December hoping the number of COVID-19 cases will have reduced.
12:41
12:41

Lira District Given Tents to Accommodate Covid-19 Cases Ministry Of Health 3 1

Dr Edmond Acheka, the Assistant DHO in-charge of maternal and child health says that the tents can accommodate 60 beds. He adds that they are going to boost their capacity to admit more patients especially from within the local community.
11:13
11:13

Blood Shortage Hits St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor Deaths 2 1

Dr Venice Omona, the in-charge of the Paediatrics Ward says that the most affected include the casualty ward, maternity and children ward.
15:38
15:38

Influx of Unmarked Foods on The Market Raises Concern food safety 5 1

A cross-section of supermarkets, retail shops and street vendors are selling goods that have no Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) ‘Q’ mark.
11:54
11:54

Expectant Mothers in Bududa District Decry Lack of Mama Kits Ministry of Health

Brenda Nambuya an expectant mother from Busiriwa says that due to lack of the kits, mothers have no option but deliver with the help of traditional birth Attendants-TBAs.
10:05
10:05

Kanungu District Headquaters Closed After Staff Tests Positive for Covid-19

Ssengooba said the offices that were closed on Friday, will remain closed for four days and is optimistic that this is will provide enough time for fumigation. He added that offices will be re-opened on Tuesday to resume normal business.
03:37
03:37

Uganda Records Highest COVID-19 Single Day Deaths

According to health experts,this double digit number of deaths is not surprising given the wide spread community infections. They say the higher the number of cases reported, the more deaths are recorded
15:57
15:57

Mulago Adds a Hundred Beds to Accommodate More City Riot Causalities 6 1

The Principle Hospital Administrator told Uganda Radio Network that the casualty ward at the Old Mulago has become too small to accommodate the increasing numbers of patients at the facility.
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