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22:04
22:04

Minister Irked by Laxity in Enforcing COVID-19 Guidelines at Kawempe Hospital MINISTRY OF HEALTH

After the meeting, Nabbanja told journalists that the problem of overcrowding is caused by the fact that the facility is using only one infrared thermometer, yet it’s mandatory for everyone to have their temperature checked before entering, something that causes crowding with huge numbers of visitors and patients visiting the hospital.
17:31
17:31

Global Fund Approves US$2.9million to Procure PPE for Mosquito net Distribution teams MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Dr. Jimmy Opigo, the Malaria Control Programme Manager, said they had delivered bed nets to 134 sub counties out of the 398 ear marked to benefit from the first round of distribution by Wednesday.
10:55
10:55

Medical Teams at Lower Health Centers Exposed to COVID-19 MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 2

The lower health centres have registered an increase in the number of patients in recent weeks, due to restrictions on public transport and other measures instituted by the government to stem the spread of COVID-19. But many of them are operating without any standard procedure for safeguarding against the infection which spreads from person to person, mainly through respiratory droplets.
11:33
11:33

Health Authorities in Lira Express Fear of Infections at Quarantine Centre MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

Dr. Edmond Acheka, the Assistant Health officer in charge the quarantine center revealed that there are people who are under institutional quarantine but are not tested.
17:20
17:20

Access to Buyiga Island Restricted Amid COVID-19 Fear MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

The case was confirmed in the community on Wednesday and instructing to isolate from his family and the community and wear a face mask as he waits for evacuation. But it took the Ministry of Health up to 30 hours to evacuate the confirmed patient from the community, together with four of his family members.
17:08
17:08

Over 100,000 Qualified Health Workers Can’t Find Jobs - MOH MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said they can’t hire because of wage constraints. To be able to hire she said, the ministry is planning to undertake an assessment to first establish whether their move to increase salaries last year had an impact on work motivation and retention of health workers.
17:25
17:25

35 Districts Have No Hospitals MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

In absence of a hospital, people in the districts have to move long distances to the neighbouring districts to access specialized services such as child health, gynaecology and surgeries.
14:03
14:03

Teachers Asked to Incorporate Sexuality Education in Lessons MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

Henry Semakula, a Senior Official in the Ministry said on Monday that want the teachers to spend a few minutes in whatever subjects they are teaching to hint on sexuality and reproductive health as they wait for the National Sexuality Education framework to guide on what should be taught at what levels.
17:37
17:37

First Port Health Laboratory Launched at Mutukula Border MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 3

36 tests were conducted when unveiling the machines which will also be installed at other border points including at Malaba and Elegu. Of the 36 tests, two tested positive.
16:46
16:46

Isolations, Social Distancing Could Fuel Mental Health Challenges MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

But specialists are waning that prolonged isolation may trigger mental health problems resulting from the loss of everyday connections to friends, colleagues, family and the community. They add that such loneliness can lead to depression, anxiety, high blood pressure, heart diseases and a shorter life span.
07:39
07:39

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Increase to 97 COVID 19 Pandemic

Six of the eight cases are truck drivers while the remaining two were picked from the community during the rapid assessment survey that was launched by the Health Ministry to determine the extent of community transmission of the viral respiratory disease.
20:46
20:46

Education Ministry Extends Opening Date for Schools MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 Top story

According to Mrs Museveni, given the current circumstances, schools will not reopen on the earlier communicated days. To keep learners busy, the ministry had prepared a frame work that will enable learners continue with classes through TV and Radio programmes
12:02
12:02

Healthcare Workers Involved in COVID-19 Work Set for Routine Testing MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 1 Top story

This comes amid concerns that while health workers around the world put their lives on the line to save others in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the hospitals, have become a hotspot for disease transmission, and as a result, many have tested positive and others lost their lives across the world.
18:14
18:14

MOH Developing Operating Procedures for Truck Drivers COVID -19 Outbreak 2

Giving an update on the COVID -19 outbreak in the country this afternoon, Aceng said over 2000 have been tested and two laboratory equipment have been procured and will be in the country by tomorrow and that these will quicken testing drivers at the congested points.
12:53
12:53

Health Facilities Fail To Restock Chloroquine Over High Prices Chloroquine tablets 2

At Agape Drug Shop, Kitgum General Hospital Private Ward and Kitgum Maternity and medical Center, pharmacists who didn’t want their names mentioned so as to speak freely, said they didn’t restock Chloroquine due to the high price
10:01
10:01

Sembabule Woman MP Anifa Kawooya on Spot for Evading Quarantine MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 Top story

Ibrahim Mpuuga, one of the concerned voters is a leading a team pushing the legislators to under the mandatory quarantine, arguing that she could be a potential transmitter of the novel Coronavirus to the local community.
14:48
14:48

MOH Advises Against Travel from Countries Affected by Coronavirus WHO Uganda 3 1

The decision came after the disease now known as COVID-19 has spread to over 76 countries outside China where the outbreak is believed to have started in 2019. According to health ministry officials that URN spoke to, this move is directed at making sure that no cases of the disease enter the country.
11:56
11:56

Gov’t Wants Court to Dismiss Suit Against Junk Food MINISTRY OF HEALTH

In his defense, State Attorney Samuel Tusubira asked court to dismiss this suit calling it premature and misconceived because the ministry of health and various institutions have from time to time issued circulars that highlight the knowledge and attitudes of behavioral change to communities in food and nutrition related matters.
17:28
17:28

No Ugandan has Tested Positive for Coronavirus - Minister Aceng MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Minister Aceng said there are 71 Ugandan students quarantined at their residences in China and none of them has tested positive.
20:59
20:59

UCI Calls for Vaccination of Boys Against HPV Health Minister 3

Responding to concerns raised by the World Health Organization this morning urging countries to come up with nation specific interventions to counter unnecessary cancer deaths, Orem said they are already strengthening treatment as they have now upgraded from a single radiotherapy machine to three in addition to stocking more essential medicines.
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