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13:38
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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
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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.
13:13
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Referral Hospitals Enrolled on Centralized Patient Management System MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 4

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

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.
09:33
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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.
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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.
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