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17:10
17:10

Health Ministry Optimistic on Maternal Health Survey Results Ministry of Health 1 2

Dr. Joyce Moriku, the minister for primary health care, says that despite the challenges, the government has invested effort to see that there is significant improvement which makes her optimistic.
18:11
18:11

Audit Questions UGX 230Bn Health Ministry Covid-19 Expenditure Ministry of Health 1

A qualified opinion means a statement issued by an auditor accompanying an entity’s audited financial statements suggesting that the financial information provided by the entity is limited in scope or a material issue with regard to the application of generally accepted accounting principles.
21:08
21:08

Health Ministry Yet to Receive Funds for Vaccines Parliament 1 3

Although Parliament passed 18.3 billion shillings supplementary budget for the procurement of the AstraZeneca Vaccines from the Serum Institute of India last month, the Health Ministry says there has been a delay in availing the money by the Ministry of Finance.
18:35
18:35

486 Health Workers in Amuru Registered for COVID -19 Vaccine Amuru district 1 1

Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo, the Amuru District Health Officer says that 486 health workers registered for the vaccines include nurses, midwives, medical officers and doctors working in the various health facilities in the district both privately and government-owned.
23:19
23:19

Development Partners Call For Equal Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health 1 3

Development partners have called for equity in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine saying underdeveloped countries should not be made to wait longer for the vaccines.
07:29
07:29

Lira Hospital Gets Blood Bank Ministry Of Health 4 2 Top story

Until recently, Lira Regional Referral Hospital has been relying on the blood bank at Gulu Regional Referral hospital for testing and screening blood.
16:08
16:08

Apaa Residents Reject Gov`t Mosquito Nets Apaa Township

Wilson Acuma, a member of the local council executives also told URN that they have submitted a fresh list of the over 5000 residents to the district health department through their village health teams.
14:40
14:40

Scientists Launch Tool to Guide Future Use of Ebola Vaccines Ministry of Health 5 2

The tool called Ebola Vaccine 3C Gap Analysis and Dissemination Tool that was launched in Lira is supposed to clearly define conditions under which the Ebola vaccine can be used.
19:09
19:09

Hoima District Gets 310,000 Mosquito Nets Malaria

According to records from the district health department, cases of malaria are common in Busiisi in Hoima West division, Kitoba, Kigorobya and Buseruka Sub Counties.
19:03
19:03

Supreme Court Summons Petitioner Over Abusive Language Eric Sabiiti 2 1

In his petition drafted in form of talking points before the Justices, Ssebaduka wondered how a sensible person would subject presidential aspirants to going to look for signatures of their supporters from two thirds of the country and then afterwards subjected them to virtual elections and campaigns.
12:16
12:16

Kagadi District Receives 341,197 Face Masks Ministry of Health 2

Lillian Ruteraho, the Resident District Commissioner Kagadi who doubles as the Kagadi COVID-19 Taskforce Chairperson says that the delay to distribute the masks was putting more lives of the community at risk.
07:22
07:22

Apac LC 5 Chairperson, Two Others in Trouble for Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines Ministry of Health 2

The trio was picked up on Sunday night by a team of Police officers from Kwania Central Police Station led by the District Internal Security Officer- DISO David Komakech for holding a campaign meeting in contravention of Covid-19 preventive guidelines.
08:59
08:59

Lira Regional Hospital Gets 10 ICU Beds Ministry of Health 4 1

Each of the ICU beds has a ventilator to aid breathing for patients and oxygen supply systems, among other specialised systems.
17:36
17:36

Uganda Records Two More Covid19 Deaths, 155 New Cases Ministry of Health

According to the statement, 9 of the new cases are health workers picked from Kampala, Wakiso and Jinja districts.
18:37
18:37

Muni University Wants Funds for COVID-19 Testing Centre Ministry of Health 1 2

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in the past recommended an increase in testing capacity for Covid-19 and one of the suggested areas was to establish more testing facilities to strengthen and increase speedy confirmation of Covid-19 cases. WHO also recommends that countries should have the ability to carry out mass testing if need arises. Besides the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) that is taking lead in the Covid-19 tests, government through the Ministry of Health in May announced the accreditation of 7 more laboratories to carry out tests.
18:39
18:39

COVID-19 Disruptions Slow HIV Treatment Targets Ministry of Health 5 7

Dr Nelson Musoba, the Director-General of Uganda AIDS Commission says that following a total lockdown that was instituted to forestall the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country, many persons living with HIV were unable to access their routine medical care or essential medicine refills.
12:40
12:40

Pandwong Health Workers Start Outreach Programs for Patients Ministry of Health 1 3

Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk, Emmanuel Banya says that the health workers have resumed outreach programmes on immunization, attending to HIV patients and monitoring Village Health team [VHT] activities.
15:53
15:53

Health Ministry Confirms One MP Tested Positive for COVID-19 Parliament 3 1

More than 300 legislators and staff of Parliament were tested last week in a drive held at Parliament. But today, the committee members were anxious to know if any of them posted positive results.
12:27
12:27

Covid19 Testing: Uganda Spends UGX 51.8bn on Truck Drivers Ministry of Health 1 3

Information from the Health Ministry shows that over 216,000 tests have been carried out at various boarder points including Mutukula, Adjumani and Elegu among others.
15:03
15:03

COVID-19 Mobile Labs Finally Launched Dr Jane Ruth Aceng 1 2

According to the Health Ministry, the mobile labs can test as many as 1600 samples daily. The vehicles will be stationed at Elegu and Adjumani border points where there are no permanent structures and can’t allow for the installation of other testing equipment like Genexpert machine.
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