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12:06
12:06

Uganda Starts Surveillance After Meningitis Outbreak in DRC Cholera vaccination 6 3

Health Minister Dr Ruth Aceng told URN in an interview that they are moving fast to deploy adequate surveillance teams to ensure all persons entering Uganda from DRC are screened for any infections
08:39
08:39

Health Ministry to Install Tracking Devices in Ambulances Ministry of Health 1 3

According to the Commissioner Emergency Medical Services, John Baptist Waniaye Nambohe the devices will help the Ministry track the movements of the ambulances, fuel consumption and general efficiency.
12:25
12:25

Health Ministry Agrees to Shift Boat Ambulance to Buvuma Ministry of Health 3 1

During the meeting, Buvuma officials raised concern why the Ministry continues keeping the water boat ambulance meant for the district in Entebbe yet they have health emergencies to attend to in the islands.
13:56
13:56

Parliament Taskforce Unearths Discrepancies in Covid-19 Expenditure Face Masks 1

Parliament’s Covid-19 Taskforce committee has revealed discrepancies in the Ministry of Health Covid-19 expenditure following an accountability report presented by Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng.
12:31
12:31

Kaabong Hospital Sinking in Wetland Ministry of Health 1 3

According to the hospital management, NFA has asked the district leadership to identify an alternative to swap with the one hosting the facility. The hospital management has since closed the theater, stores and old mortuary because many of the buildings are sinking.
13:10
13:10

Gulu City Market Vendors Raise Concern over Inadequate Mosquito Nets COVID-19 in Uganda 4 2

Over the weekend, the Ministry of Health distributed only 400 mosquito nets to the more than 4,000 vendors within the different markets in Gulu City.
13:07
13:07

Incomplete Lubowa International Specialized Hospital Starts Recruiting Workers Ministry of Health 1 1

The Management of the International Specialized hospital Uganda (ISHU) Lubowa has started recruiting medical workers and specialists.
16:20
16:20

NRM MPs Petition Prime Minister over Exorbitant COVID-19 Treatment Costs Ministry of Health 1 3

This follows reports that the daily rate for patients that are critically ill and require admission into the intensive care unit ranges between two and five million Shillings which is unaffordable to most Ugandans on a daily basis. Reports also indicate that Ugandans are spending as much as 100 million Shillings to treat COVID-19 from private health facilities,
14:37
14:37

Parliament Clarifies on 100 COVID-19 Positive Cases Ministry of Health 1

According to Parliament's Director of Communications and Public Affairs, of the 3000 guests, Members of Parliament and Staff tested for the different events at Parliament for different events, over 100 tested positive for COVID-19, but some have already recovered.
18:54
18:54

COVID -19 Patients in Gulu Violating Home Based Care Treatment Guidelines Ministry of Health 1 2

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says that they have received information that the patients are mixing with other members of the public.
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 3 1

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 2 4 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 2 5

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.
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