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15:51
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Breastmilk Substitute Companies Benefiting from Ignorance of Lactating Mothers WHO 2

A report published by the World Health Organisation-WHO and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund-UNICEF has highlighted that the aggressive marketing of breast-milk substitutes, especially through health professionals that parents trust for nutrition and health advice is a major barrier to improving newborn and child health worldwide.
15:12
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Foreign Truck Drivers off List as Uganda Revises COVID-19 Cases WHO 1 1

According to the health ministry, the removal of the cases was a directive from President Yoweri Museveni. The WHO country representative says Uganda's move is okay as long as neighbouring countries are informed so that the discarded numbers can be added onto their country of origin
13:39
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Scientists Reinforce Search for Animal Link to Human COVID-19 Infections WHO

Since the respiratory disease emerged in central China in late December, health officials have raced to locate where and how the virus was first transmitted from its animal host to humans. It is however believed that a now-closed Wuhan city wholesale market played a role in the outbreak.
08:04
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WHO Reviewing Impact of US Funding Withdrawal Amid COVID-19 Pandemic 1

Describing the decision as regrettable, the head of the World Health Organization Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that in due course, WHO’s performance in tackling this pandemic will be reviewed by WHO’s Member States and the independent bodies that are in place, to ensure transparency and accountability.
07:51
07:51

Online Predators Putting Children at Risk During COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown WHO

More than 1.5 billion children and young people have been affected by school closures worldwide. 15 million of these are in Uganda, where schools have been closed since March 18. Many of these are now online taking classes and socializing, a trend which is likely to continue for the next 21 days, after the extension of the lockdown.
07:59
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WHO Asks Countries to Go Slow in Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions 1 2 Top story

Restrictions have already been relaxed in Denmark, Austria and the Czech Republic, while Spain, one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus, allowed some nonessential workers to return to their jobs on Monday. However, even on the day they relaxed the restrictions Spain lost 517 people due to coronavirus disease.
11:11
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WHO Backs Closure of Schools, Places of Worship to Curb Coronavirus

Dr Matshidiso Moeti describes the decision taken by countries like Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda as strong demonstrative measures to prevent the spread of the disease.
13:02
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Gov't Now Enforcing Total Quarantine coronavirus 3 1

Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday, the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Diana Atwine said that since they have banned travels from high-risk countries, people who come into the country will have to cater for their costs of the quarantine even though it is a total quarantine.
10:50
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Gov’t Tells Ugandans to Use Homemade Hand Washing Solutions COVID 19 3 1

According to the health ministry, homemade hand washing solution has the same ability to kill germs as manufactured hand sanitizers
18:29
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Uganda Prepared to Fight COVID-19 WHO 4 1

Health officials say that they are moving the country's preparedness level from ordinary to advanced. During this advanced level, more travel bans are expected on countries with high COVID-19 cases.
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WHO Worried About COVID-19 Hitting HIV Hot Spots in Africa COVID -19 outbreak

According to WHO, they are worried about countries like Mozambique, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe-located within East and Southern Africa getting hit by the disease because they have weak health systems already burdened with HIV
19:16
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COVID-19: Vendors, Traders in Kampala do not Know much about the Virus WHO 1 4

While cases in Africa increase and scientists race against time to produce a cure for COVID-19, many ordinary people in Uganda do not know what the disease is, how it spreads or how it can be prevented. For traders and vendors in downtown Kampala, the much talked about disease, is blank slate for them
10:46
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Public Health Experts Call For Proper Hand Washing WHO 4 1

Dr David Musoke, an environmental health expert at the Makerere School of Public Health says that it's very important for people to wash their hands as often as possible.
07:24
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WHO Declares COVID- 19 a Global Pandemic COVID 19 Outbreak 1

The disease was declared a pandemic after it has spread to all continents and so far over 118,000 people have been infected
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Uganda Restricts Travel to Nine Countries WHO 2 1

The affected countries include;San Marino, Belgium, USA, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Austria and Malaysia
14:07
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COVID-19 Genetically Related to SARS- Health Experts WHO 3 1

Prior to December 2019, when the first cases were registered in Wuhan-China, the current virus was unknown. Experts say that the disease has the same genetic makeup as SARS that emerged in 2002 and affected 8,000 people after spreading to 26 countries.
01:51
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22 Uganda - EU Business Forum Delegates from COVID 19 Hit Countries Denied Entry into Uganda WHO

According to the ministry of health, the 22 were denied entry after they refused to adhere to self quarantine measures that would have them isolated for 14 days
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MisInformation Hindering COVID19 Fight-WHO CDC 2 1 Top story

Dr. Yonas T. Woldermariam says that for the first time ever, misinformation during a disease outbreak is forcing WHO to use funds meant to fight the disease and to stop wrong information from getting into the hands of unsuspecting public.
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Uganda Stops People Traveling from Countries Highly Hit by COVID 19 WHO 3 1 Top story

According to the ministry of health, the decision to stop the travel was made after government,WHO and CDC experts reviewed the evolution of the disease and what kind of risk it presented to Ugandans
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