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11:24
11:24

Kole NRM Chairperson Succumbs to Coronavirus Disease Health Ministry 3

His sister, Lilly Auma, says the deceased started complaining of cough and flu last week on Friday. She says that he was taken to Lira Medical center where his samples were drawn for Covid19 testing.
18:16
18:16

Health Centers in Kwania Get Facelift Health Ministry 4 2

The repairs are being done in a phased manner and funded by the government in partnership with the World Bank under the Results-Based Financing (RBF) project. The repairs are being done in a phased manner and funded by the government in partnership with the World Bank under the Results-Based Financing (RBF) project.
07:41
07:41

Gulu University Seeks UGX 2.5Bn for COVID-19 Diagnosis, Surveillance Health Ministry 1 2

Dr. Felix Kaducu Ocaka, the Dean Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Richard Echodu, the Director, Biosciences Research Laboratories at the Uganda, say government should consider the facility to complement Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe, Uganda’s only reference laboratory.
11:58
11:58

Pabbo S.S. Amuru Designated as COVID-19 Quarantine Centre quarantine centers 1

Pabbo S.S becomes second and prime isolation facility after the first emergency quarantine center was of four beds established at Elegu cross boarder by World Health Organization – WHO and International Organization for Migration (IOM).
08:59
08:59

Dozens of Residents Flee Village Over Suspected COVID-19 Deaths in Omoro Health Ministry

Kerobino Okot, the area LC 1 Chairperson, says the two were found dead inside their house on Sunday.
07:41
07:41

Chinese Nationals to Be Charged After Testing for COVID19- Police Health Ministry 1 Top story

The CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, said they had submitted the suspect’s samples for testing and were waiting for results from the Health Ministry before they take their next step.
07:43
07:43

Mbarara Churches Fail to Implement Corona Virus Preventive Measures COVID -19 outbreak 4 1 Top story

Dr. Denis Barigye, a Christian at Uganda Martyrs Church blamed the church leadership for failure to implement the Corona Virus preventive measures suggested by the Ministry, which exposes their flock to danger.
11:49
11:49

Mixed Reaction as Epidemiologists Arrive in Moyo to Document Yellow Fever Health Ministry 4

The team leader Dr Peter Muwereza says that the team will sensitise residents on the disease in addition to compiling an on-site report about the yellow fever threat in the district. He added that the Ministry is also mobilizing resources to carry out mass vaccination against yellow fever in the district.
15:15
15:15

Health Ministry Budget Hasn’t Been Cut-Minister Aceng press conference 2

Aceng noted that she isn’t aware of any budget cuts since they have just received the first budget call circular from government, which isn’t conclusive because it doesn’t contain external funding and other sources like loans.
10:37
10:37

Uganda Sets New Target as Efforts to End Trachoma by 2020 Fail Health Ministry

Dr. Gilbert Baayenda, the Programs Officer for Trachoma Control/ Elimination Program in the Health Ministry told URN on Tuesday that they are making final touches to eradicate trachoma from Uganda. He says that only three out of the initial 50 districts still have the prevalence of five percent of the entire population suffering from the disease.
14:45
14:45

Police Foils Busitema University Medical Student's Demo John Robert Tukei 3 1 Top story

Swagia Shadia Nabunya, the Officer in charge Mbale Central Police Station told the students they couldn’t allow them to proceed with the protest, saying they didn’t inform them as required by the Public Order Management Act-POMA.
07:12
07:12

Medical Interns Oppose Change in Internship Rotation Program student 3

Samuel Kigula, the President of the Intern Doctors, says that since interns do a lot of work in health facilities due to shortage of health workers, the move exposes patients to risk of being treated by individuals who don’t have necessary skills since students will not get sufficient exposure to different cases at health facilities.
17:35
17:35

Health Ministry Rules Out Ebola Outbreak in Kikuube Uganda 1

Dr. Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Acting Kikuube District Health Officer, says the samples taken from the deceased have tested negative for Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers.
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