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14:52
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Experts Explain Why Strict Hand Hygiene Couldn’t be Sustained Makerere University 3

Dr Richard Mugambe, a lecturer in Makerere University’s Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health says that sustaining hand hygiene would have been possible if implementers of the initiative adopted a behavioural model to strategize on how this behaviour that’s not deeply entrenched in the community continues.
10:27
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Makerere to Start Study on COVID-19 Impact on Mental Health Makerere University 2

Apart from patients, Nakasujja said owning to the fact that COVID-19 was a new phenomenon to even health workers, a group of other researchers at the University are analyzing health workers who are involved in treatment of the viral respiratory infection to see how they perceive their jobs now and if they have really been affected.
18:10
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MAK Dons Query Govt’s COVID-19 Community Interventions Makerere University 4

Dr Joseph Matovu a behavioral scientist and Senior Research Associate at the School of Public Health said the COVID-19 fighting team has instead imported measures that are being implemented in other countries with different systems wrongly thinking that they can work here.
17:27
17:27

Medics struggle to Administer Preeclampsia Treatment Makerere University 3

The drug delivered intravenously is administered slowly, causing a lot of pain to the receiver. And because it requires a lot of attention to deliver, health workers, especially at the grass-root, tend to avoid the treatment and choose to refer patients who develop signs relating to the complication, to higher facilities.
16:34
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Experts Discourage Use of Masks While Jogging Makerere University 2

According to medics, wearing a mask often reduces the airflow into the breathing chamber making it uncomfortable and difficult for one to breathe during intense exercise.
17:32
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Ugandan Scientists Awarded Global Fellowships for Innovations in Health, Agriculture Makerere University 1

The winners were selected from a competitive pool of more than 400 applicants who were pitching to conduct research and come with innovations in areas ranging from new techniques for sustainable agriculture and fisheries, managing water shortages to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change, improved methods to store cleaner energy and targeting health conditions that are most acute for people living in Africa.
15:28
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COVID-19: Experts say Interventions Based on Fear, not Evidence Mulago Hospital 2 1

Speaking during a webinar held Wednesday morning to discuss the broader public health impact of COVID 19, Prof. Freddie Ssengooba, an expert in Health Policy Planning and Management at the Makerere University School of Public Health said most of the interventions so far implemented in the country are copy and paste without paying attention to the evidence available in the country.
08:02
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Experts Cite High Anxiety Levels as COVID-19 Patients are Discharged Makerere University 3

Some of those that have so far been released report feeling unwelcome. A recovered patient who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity, says that he hasn’t moved an inch from his home since he was released last week. Somehow, he says, people in the neighbourhood got to know about his return and he has received information from relatives that the community is scared.
17:44
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COVID 19: Hydroxychloroquine to Replace Chloroquine in Treatment Makerere University 3 1 Top story

This decision according to Prof. Pauline Byakika, a member of the COVID-19 National Case Management Committee is being reached after reviewing available research from clinical trials. She said patients who are under treatment at Entebbe Hospital are being given chloroquine even as there’s no drug yet approved specifically for COVID-19 treatment by the National Drug Authority (NDA).
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Makerere University Hospital to Start COVID19 Testing 2 1 Top story

According to Makerere University Vice Chancellor Barnabas Nawangwe, they have so far received 40,000 testing kits from donors.
12:45
12:45

Police Arrests 70 for Loitering Inside Makerere University operation 2

They were picked from different parts of the university following a two-day operation, according to Jude Masingano Eliphaz, the officer in charge of operations in Makerere University.
16:35
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Makerere Asks Solicitor General for Guidance on Deputy VC Search Makerere University

In a letter to the Solicitor General, Acting University Secretary Yusuf Kiranda said while the Universities and other Tertiary Institutions Act defines the process of searching for the Vice Chancellor, the law is silent on the search process for the deputy.
12:07
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Makerere Orders for Arrest of People Loitering Inside University Livingstone Hall 1

“We have requested for security beef up which has been done and operation coded “Visibility” netted many others today being interrogated by (Crime Investigation Department) CID,” Professor Bazeyo observed in an email sent to staff.
16:16
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My Heart Beats for Makerere University –Dr. Stella Nyanzi human resources 3 4 Top story

Dr. Nyanzi’s problems with Makerere University leadership started from her feud with Prof. Mahmood Mamdani, the Director Makerere Institute for Social Research-MISR on April, 16 2016. Dr. Nyanzi staged a nude protest when Prof. Mamdani evicted her from her office at the institute because of her refusal to teach.
16:45
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Pork Consumers Substantially Exposed to ARVs-Study ARVs in pork 1 Top story

Blood sample were collected from pigs brought to the slaughter houses during the study period and a total of 361 plasma samples were picked whereby 257 were from Wambizzi and 105 from Teso. Overall, ARV residues were detected in 27.4% of the samples.
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Uganda Medical Association: There is No Known Cure for COVID-19 Rebecca Kadaga 4 1 Top story

“In Uganda, the only competent authority that can give permission for the entry and use of medicines in the country or oversee the testing of any medicine is the National Drug Authority. To our knowledge not any such testing, scrutiny or oversight of the medicine the speaker talked about has been undertaken by the National Drug Authority,” the statement adds.
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10:41

13 Makerere University Bank Accounts Frozen High Court 1 Top story

The Registrar for the High Court Execution Division, Isah Serunkuma issued the first garnishee orders on November 20, 2019. The order stemmed from a miscellaneous application filed by 13 Mulago Paramedical students who in 2011 sued Government over the delayed award of their diplomas and certificates.
10:39
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Dental Practitioners Warn of Oral Crisis, Recommend Dental Sealants For Children Makerere University 3

Dr. Baker Nkulumbi, one of the Dental Practitioners, says what they are seeing in clinics is a near oral crisis as people keep damaged teeth and only seek care when they start experiencing pain. He says this is partly happening because people are largely unaware of available prevention options.
09:44
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Why Makerere Dismissed Lecturer After Spending UGX 156M for Studies Makerere University 2 1 Top story

The decision to dismiss Tumutegyereize was reached in the 587th University Appointments Board meeting. A copy of the board minutes, which URN has seen show that Tumutegyereize was found guilty of non-adherence to University policies after he failed to complete his PhD program in time, contrary to the Human Resource Manual of 2009.
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U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation government 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
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