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12:26
12:26

Lira Hospital Intensive Care Unit Lacking Specialists Ministry Of Health 4

Stephen Obbo, the Director Lira Regional Referral Hospital explained that they are operating as a High Dependent Unit (HDU) instead of the ICU due to lack of specialized staff.
08:07
08:07

Man Offers Free Transport to Cancer Patients 5 2

Robinson Wece started his operations in July after realizing that the travel ban has affected the lifestyle of many people especially the sick. With clearance from Lira District Health Officer and the UCI, Wece transport patients with referral letters from Lira Regional Referral Hospital and those discharged by UCI to return home.
16:43
16:43

COVID-19 Testing Has Increased-Twaweza Survey Twaweza Uganda 1

According to the survery, one out of three households in Kampala,Kyoteta and Tororo have carried out at least one COVID-19 test in the past month. The increase in testing comes at a time when the country is experiencing a spike in infections that have been traced to the Delta variant that is believed to be more infectious
11:20
11:20

Gulu University Gets UGX 3.7Bn Support to Speed Up COVDI-19 Cure Research herbal treatment 1 1

On Monday the University’s Faculty of Bio-technology and Pharmaceutical Studies (PharmBiotec) headed by Dr Alice Venronica Lamwaka revealed it had made significant strides in the discovery of a Covid-19 cure dubbed COVILYCE and that it needed financial backing for large scale production of the herbal concoction.
21:08
21:08

Bushenyi Oil Leaked from Pump Fuel Station: Energy Ministry 1 1

Last week, residents of Mastya Village when they found kerosene freely flowing in their area from underground. As a result, the Energy Ministry dispatched a technical team from Petroleum Supply Department to pick samples from the alleged wells and conduct an offsite survey.
15:36
15:36

Ministry of Energy Evicts over 200 Quarry Workers at Karuma compensation 1 1

The Kiryandongo Resident District Commissioner Paul Peter Debele who chaired the meeting asked the occupants to vacate the area by 12th July 2021, this Monday.
14:44
14:44

Construction of Staff Houses at Gulu Hospital Stalls building 3 1

Block Technical Services, a local construction company was awarded the contract in 2014 and the staff houses were expected to have been completed in 2017.
11:43
11:43

Lira Hospital Expands COVID-19 Treatment Centre COVID_19 3 1

Judith Namirimu Polah, a Senior Principal Nursing Officer supervising the treatment centre explained that the facility is filled up due to the surge in the number of cases. She explains that the extra treatment centre will be located in two tents within a designated area at the hospital.
16:48
16:48

COVID-19: Lira Treatment Center Lacks N95 Masks 4

Judith Namirimu Polah Nanyonjo, a Senior Principal Nursing Officer (SPNO) at Lira Regional Referral Hospital explained that the lack of PPEs is a major challenge.
09:40
09:40

No Sign Of Hope After Uganda’s Worst Covid Months- Experts Say 2 1 Top story

According to statistics by the Ministry of Health, 34,321 people tested positive in June, which is 41.8 per cent of the total cases Uganda has registered since the outbreak of the pandemic in March last year.
16:31
16:31

Over $4 trillion Could Be Lost Due To COVID-19 Impact on Tourism Globally 1

According to UNWTO, international tourist arrivals declined by about 1 billion or 74% between January and December 2020.
19:40
19:40

Anesthesiologists Start Initiative to Track Availability of ICU Beds COVID-19 2

The information that is availed on the association's website, anesthesiaug.org, will be able to display information everyday indicating which health facilities have vacant ICU beds. A total of 13 private hospitals have joined the initiative so far.
19:25
19:25

Pharmaceutical Society, Prof Ogwang Move to Regulate COVIDEX Prices

The move follows the increase in prices of the drug. Prior to yesterday's approval of the product by the National Drug Authority, the drug was being sold on the open market for an average of 10,000. Shillings. But this price went up fivefold, selling for as much as 50,000 Shillings as the demand went up across the country.
12:28
12:28

National Drug Authority Approves Use of COVIDEX 1 2

Dr David Nahamya, the Secretary NDA now says that the herbal drug is safe following an assessment of the drug and inspections of the production facilities.
17:57
17:57

Proposed Construction of Drainage Channel at Pece Stream Fails to Start wetlands 1 1

In 2017, a report by the Ministry of Water and Environment on disasters mapped Gulu City among the areas in Northern Uganda, which are potentially prone to floods. As a result, the former Gulu Municipal Council recommended the widening of the banks of Pece Stream and secured the funding from Fichtner, two years ago.
07:40
07:40

It is Hard to Predict Current Covid-19 Wave Peak-Dr. Wayengera 1

Uganda has registered 29,172 positive cases in the past month according to John Hopkins University coronavirus resource center which is 40% of Uganda’s total cases since start of the pandemic in March, 2020.
16:46
16:46

Will Uganda ever Vaccinate its Targeted 26,700,000 People? Ministry of Health 2 1 Top story

According to experts, poor funding and the placing of vaccine orders late has left Uganda in a fix where it might not be able to procure vaccines to vaccinate the critical number of citizens for the whole nation to be safe. They say at the moment Uganda can only vaccinate a few of it's people using donated vaccines rather than procured ones
12:57
12:57

Museveni Wants Uganda to be Self-Reliant in Pandemic Response 2 1

According to the President, it is important for Uganda not to depend on anyone during its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The country has two potential therapeutics and vaccine research taking place
13:36
13:36

Electric Vehicle Price Will Equal Petrol Car Cost Soon - Expert 1 4

Currently the Kiira EV electric-powered salon car produced by Kiira Motors is priced at about Ushs 130 million, which is about 35% higher than comparable petrol or diesel-powered cars.
11:45
11:45

Stone Quarry Burries Three Alive, Injures Two Others Critically 2

Denis Gong, an eyewitness and resident of Karuma Town Council, says that the youths have been breaking rocks in the stone quarry.
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