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13:38
13:38

Lower Health Facilities to Offer COVID-19 Testing, Management MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 3

Dr Atek Kagirita, an Epidemiologist and a Technical Consultant at the COVID-19 surveillance task force says that the need for a home-based care model for COVID-19 patients has necessitated rolling out testing services and to improve accessibility and public uptake.
12:24
12:24

Husband of Deceased Kyotera Woman MP Succumbs to Covid-19 MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

Tom Darlington Balojja, a friend to the deceased’s family confirms that the duo also fell sick shortly after the death of Nakasirye, and their conditions continued deteriorating until Tuesday.
12:36
12:36

Scientists Concerned About Excessive Use of Concoctions in COVID-19 Management MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3

Dr. Joseph Mugisha, the project Deputy Principal Investigator, says preliminary findings show that many people are inclined to using herbal concoctions for disease prevention as opposed to the scientifically proven methods.
13:26
13:26

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

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.
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.
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.
17:15
17:15

Lack of Transport Hindering COVID-19 Management in Nangoma Island MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 2

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.
10:55
10:55

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

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.
10:01
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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.
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.
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