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May 2021 10 results
19:33
19:33

WHO Releases Guide for Countries to Reduce Salt Content in Processed Foods

The recommended intake of salt is 5g per day, per person, but the organization noted that consumption of processed food is a rapidly increasing source of sodium. Processed and packaged bread, savoury snacks, meat products and cheese are among the categories of high-sodium food products identified for the new global benchmarks.
18:56
18:56

New Report Sounds Alarm on Global Shortage of Midwives

Released by UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, the report evaluates the midwifery workforce and related health resources in 194 countries and have found acute midwives shortages to be exerting a terrible global toll in the form of preventable deaths.
18:51
18:51

Another Refugee Tests Positive for Crimean Congo Fever in Kyangwali 1

Dr Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Kikuube District Health officer-DHO told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday that the second victim, a contact of the first one, has already been admitted at the Kasonga Ebola Treatment Unit where he is getting treatment.
18:42
18:42

'There’s no money'- MOH Tells Nurses as They Declare Industrial Action Ministry Of Health 3 1

The nurses and midwives started a strike over lunch allowances estimated at 70 billion Shillings. This money is anticipated to cater for 26,000 nurses and midwives at a rate of 15,000 per health worker, per day. Currently, they receive 2,000 Shillings for lunch which cannot even cater for a descent cup of tea.
13:43
13:43

Uptake of Vaccine Increases in Gulu in the Last Three Days vaccination 1 3

Dr. Felix Kaduchu, the Dean Faculty of Medicine at Gulu University told URN in an interview on Tuesday evening that some students tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. “We have not forced them to take the vaccination but they realized that some of their colleagues had tested positive with the virus and decided to embrace the exercise,” Dr. Kaduchu explained.
11:50
11:50

Amai Community Hospital Up for Auction Court of Appeal 6 2 Top story

Through his lawyer of Daniel Omara Atubo of Amara Atubo and Co. Advocates, Olum sued the administrators of the hospital and Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the medical superintendent for general and special damages.
11:19
11:19

IDI Starts Delivery of ARVs to Kalangala Using Drones Ministry of Health 5 1

The delivery will start in Bufumira Islands as a project that will assess the effectiveness of using the technology to deliver medicines and other supplies during health emergencies.
11:16
11:16

Dozens Turned Away Due to COVID-19 Vaccine Shortage At Entebbe Hospital COVID-19 vaccines 1 1 Top story

Ivan Ruyonga, a health worker in one of the private facilities turned up around 3pm on Tuesday only to find the center closed. He claims that the Health ministry did not communicate effectively on the time frame for people to get their first dose.
08:00
08:00

Facelift of ICU Boosts Healthcare Services at Jinja hospital COVID-19 1 2 Top story

Aisha Mohammed, an attendant of a patient told URN that her relative was receiving critical healthcare at a private clinic but the health workers directed them to offer him home-based oxygen therapies claiming that their patient had stabilized.
06:54
06:54

78 Teenage Nodding Syndrome Victims Impregnated in Lamwo 1 2 Top story

Geoffrey Ocana, the Lamwo district probation officer told URN on Tuesday evening that the teenagers were sexually abused during the nationwide lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
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