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15:22
15:22

Residents Demand Upgrade of Aduku Health Center IV Ministry of Health 2

The Aduku Town Council Vice Chairperson, Peter Otim, says that the influx of patients has exerted pressure on the facility leading to acute shortage of drugs. He is equally pushing for the upgrade of the said facility.
10:45
10:45

Lira District Leaders Bothered by Rising Infant, Maternal Mortality Rates Ministry of Health 2

This is more than double the number of deaths that were reported in the 2018/2019 financial year according to findings published in the National Annual Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response Report 2019/2020.
08:48
08:48

Upgrade of Angetta, Awei Health Center IIs Stalls Ministry of Health 1

In May 2018, Alebtong district received Shillings 1 billion from the World Bank for the upgrade of the two Health Center to HCIII's under the Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Program for Results- IFTPR, intended to improve health service delivery to the community. The district contracted Otada Holdings Company Limited to undertake the works.
12:07
12:07

Thugs Break into Ibuje Health Center III in Apac District Ministry of Health 2

Geoffrey Anyac, the in charge Ibuje Health Center III says the incident occurred on Tuesday night when the health facility was not guarded since the security guard was on a sick leave and no patient was admitted at the ward.
11:18
11:18

Over 1,500 Volunteers Registered to Deliver ARVs to Patients in Lango Ministry of Health 3

Oscar Ewaa, an ambassador representing the Young People Living with HIV/AIDS in Northern Uganda, says the initiative is aimed at scaling down HIV/AIDS prevalence among youths and improve the welfare of young people living with HIV/AIDS.
18:24
18:24

MPs Reiterate Call for Accountability for COVID-19 Donations Parliament 1 1

The total donations to the COVID-19 task force were valued at 28 billion Shillings by May 2020. They included both cash and non-cash donations channelled through the national response fund, chaired by Emmanuel Katongole, the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited.
14:57
14:57

Bar, Restaurant Owners Petition Kadaga over Reopening lockdown 1 7

The Association led by their chairperson Tesfalem Gherathu says that with over 70,000 bars, lodges and restaurants closed since March, an estimated five million people have been rendered jobless.
15:32
15:32

Adjumani District Seeks Additional 1.7b to Fight Against COVID-19 COVID-19 pandemic. 3

According to Leku, due to the lack of money, many of the front liners are demoralized and not willing to work and yet the district is continuing to register community cases. He adds that, they have already exhausted the 165 million shillings given by government with most of it going in case management.
11:16
11:16

Century Cinema Reopens with Only 5 People on the First Day COVID-19 1 Top story

Lorrainne Oguttu, the Spokesperson Century Cinemax says they are hopeful that the number of movie goers will increase over the weekend and the next days to come.
12:03
12:03

COVID-19 Community Testing Starts in Elegu Elegu Border Post 2

The town which shares a common border with South Sudan, approximately 100 kilometres north of Gulu has in recent weeks recorded a spike in COVID-19 positive cases mostly among truck drivers entering Uganda from South Sudan.
12:49
12:49

First Batch of Hydoxychloroquine by CiplaQC Expected this Week Ministry of Health 1

Production of the drug, however, starts at the time of controversy about the effectiveness of the drug with the World Health Organization (WHO) announcing that the drug had been removed from the list of drugs that they were giving to patients participating in their global treatment trial dubbed 'solidarity'.
15:47
15:47

Locked Up at Work; The Tale of a 50-Year-Old Market Vendor COVID-19 Pandemic 4 1

On this day, Amina went to work like any other day. However, what started as a normal day has turned into months of lengthy shifts in the market since the ban on public transport on March 25. Amina used to commute from Kito Village, in Kira Sub county, Wakiso district to come to Nakawa Market on a daily basis.
14:00
14:00

COVID-19: Government Starts Disinfecting Trucks Entering Uganda COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The process begun this morning at the Bunagana border crossing. According to the health ministry, all trucks will undergo disinfection as drivers are being screened and tested for COVID-19
12:35
12:35

Gov't to Distribute Malaria Prophylaxis Tablets in Markets COVID-19 1 1

According to the Ministry of Health, over 5,000 doses of P-ALAXIN are going to be distributed to vendors in 53 markets across the city. Some of the markets listed for the programme include St Balikuddembe, Nakasero, Nakawa, Usafi, Bugolobi and Busega.
17:42
17:42

COVID-19; Trucks to Adopt Relay System from Borders Ministry of Health 1 1

The meeting which was convened yesterday decided that drivers will have to implement the relay system-where a designated driver drives to the Ugandan border and from there on, another from Uganda who has tested negative for COVID-19 continues with the rest of the journey.
16:05
16:05

Market Traders Run from COVID-19, Dare Malaria nakawa market 1

About 400 traders spend nights in Nakawa Market as one of the measure to control the spread of coronavirus disease-COVID-19. Many have spent nights outside for a month now, as Uganda went into lockdown mode to tame the pandemic which has affected more than 2.6 million people across the world, 75 of them in Uganda.
11:59
11:59

Cross Border Truck Drivers Banned from Stopovers in Kitgum President Museveni 1 1

The resolution made during a weekly task-force meeting on Friday aims at curbing truck drivers from neighbouring East African countries from spreading the virus.
16:34
16:34

Gov't Urged to Reappropriate Non-Essential Expenses to Support COVID 19 Response COVID 19 in Uganda 1 4

According to CSBAG, over 200 billion Shillings which were allocated for luxurious activities like gym memberships for civil servants and Members of Parliament and entertainment should go towards procuring equipment and facilitating health facilities to handle COVID 19.
07:23
07:23

COVID-19: Pharmacists Emphasise Use of Water, Soap COVID 19 2 1 Top story

Dr. Samuel Opio, the Secretary, Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda, says the sale of substandard hand sanitisers will impact negatively on the country’s preventive methods against the corona virus pandemic, saying there is need for government to do something to address the situation.
19:41
19:41

Border Closure: Salt Prices Double COVID 19 1 2

Ritah Nakazzi, a wholesale trader in Kikuubo blames the increase in the price of salt on the closure of the Uganda-Kenya border.
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