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17:07
17:07

Lwengo Health Centre Faces Shortage of Beds as Patient Numbers Surge MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

Abel Ssegirinya, the Kinoni Health Center Management Committee Chairperson, says the facility is operating with acute inadequacies, which impact heavily on service delivery.
13:26
13:26

Kyotera COVID-19 Taskforce Relaxes Enforcement of Guidelines MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3 2

many parts of the district, it is business as usual with almost no adherence to COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs by the Ministry of Health.
13:13
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Referral Hospitals Enrolled on Centralized Patient Management System MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

Caroline Kamasaka, a Digital Specialist in the Ministry of Health, says the system is going to integrate the work of all departments in Regional Referral Hospitals to show the progress on patients’ management from right from diagnosis, prescription of drugs, treatment and referrals onto the network that will be centrally monitored.
12:54
12:54

Senior Medical Consultants Cause More Maternal Deaths on Weekends, Gov't Discloses MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3 1

Doctor Henry Mwebasa, the Director General of Health Services said many senior medical staff including consultants are performing way below their capacity and their negligence is causing unacceptably high mortality levels in referral hospitals especially of mothers who go in labour on weekends
09:01
09:01

Masaka District Fails to Complete Schools Inspection Exercise MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

By Wednesday out of over 200 education institutions distributed across Masaka district, the assessment team had inspected 174 centers, and had only issued 100 certificates of compliance to schools that passed the compliance tests.
12:22
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COVID-19: Activists Demand Relocation of Polling Stations from Health Facilities MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 1

Elly Kasirye, the chairperson of Wakiso District Human Rights Committee, says it will ironical to allow crowds in health facilities for voting purposes at a time the country is battling an increase in the number of Covid19 infections.
10:42
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District of 3 Million People Without a Public Hospital Complains MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4

The LCV councilors say that since the ministry of health took over the district hospital which it turned into a referral two years ago, it has never come up to sign a memorandum of understanding detailing when it will construct or upgrade another facility to a district hospital as a replacement, leaving the district with over 3m people without a facility at the status of a hospital.
09:33
09:33

Panic at Masaka District As Five Staff Test Positive For COVID-19 MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

Herman Ssentongo, the Masaka Resident District Commissioner and Chairperson of the District COVID-19 Response Taskforce, says they have started tracing for the contacts of the confirmed cases to isolate them before they are tested.
08:55
08:55

Workers Oppose COVID-19 Testing Fees Without Minimum Wage ministry of health 3

The National Organization of Trade Union (NOTU) says government should lead the fight against corona virus without leaving it to the citizens considering the pandemic implication to the population that even still struggle to access the basic needs .
17:34
17:34

Medics Advise Gov't to Stop Admitting Mild COVID-19 Cases MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Today, a total of 98 people were confirmed positive, according to results released by the Ministry of Health. All these, according to the ministry's current treatment protocols, are supposed to be enrolled in care and isolated at the hospital until they clear the virus and test negative.
15:31
15:31

Kitgum Seeks 5,000 Kits For Mass Covid-19 Testing MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 1

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner says that Kthose that will undergo the test include residents of Apollo grounds, market vendors, Boda Boda cyclists and health workers in all private and government health facilities in the district.
17:11
17:11

Surveillance Experts Dispatched to Kitgum after Spike in COVID-19 Infections MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 2

This comes just a few days after the district registered a total of 17 positive COVID-19 cases. Eight of the cases were registered from Apollo grounds in the Central Division, eight from Kitgum maternity home, a private health facility and one from Kitgum general hospital.
12:08
12:08

Kitgum Hospital Seeks UGX 500M to Construct Mortuary morgue 3 1

Bezy Omoya, the Kitgum General Hospital Senior Administrator says with the current growing patient numbers, there is a need to have in place a modern mortuary that can accommodate more bodies and be able to keep them for long in case they are unclaimed.
19:11
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Vision Group to Compulsorily Test Staff for COVID-19 MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Robert Kabushenga, the Vision Group Chief Executive Officer said on Monday that management was tracking all possible contacts of the positive case at the office and promised that they will collaborate with medical workers to facilitate further tests.
17:44
17:44

Kyotera District Closes Quarantine Centers Over Lack of Funds COVID-19 Management 4

The two institutional quarantine centres the district was operating in Nabigasa and Kakuuto sub-counties are currently closed; leaving the area with no facility where Covid-19 suspects can be admitted for monitoring.
15:48
15:48

Uganda Records Fifth COVID-19 Death MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 Top story

According to the Health Ministry, samples from the deceased analyzed at three different laboratories including Makerere University, Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI and Central Public Health in Butabika turned out positive for Covid19. He says the deceased had been battling asthma and diabetics, both risk factors for COVID-19.
17:15
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Lack of Transport Hindering COVID-19 Management in Nangoma Island MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 1

According to local leaders despite the area being prone to COVID-19, due to its closeness to Tanzania where the infection rate is high, access to reliable transport remains a challenge.
14:49
14:49

MPs, Officials Wear Masks Wrongly as Health Committee Hosts Aceng Lockdown 1 1 Top story

The Health committee chairperson Michael Bukenya on Wednesday morning asked people without masks to exit the room as they hosted Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng.
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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.
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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.
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