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14:25
14:25

15 Pilgrims Rushed to Mulago Hospital with Severe Malaria, Diarrhoea hypertension 3 1

According to Piyota, the medical tests conducted on the pilgrims show that they contracted malaria during their long trek to Namungongo and didn't bother to get treatment, which weakened their bodies.
09:28
09:28

Mudukaki Recognized For Contributing Towards Professionalising Nursing in Uganda government 1 1

Mudukaki started practising nursing in 1952 and worked in Iganga and Tororo district hospitals before she was deployed at Mulago National Referral Hospital. Upon her retirement, Mudukaki worked as a school nurse at Buddo Senior Secondary School for six years, before opening a private clinic that she later closed after developing cardiac challenges.
16:04
16:04

Jinja Hospital Suffers Oxygen Shortage NMS 1 1

A nurse working at the emergency ward who spoke on condition of anonymity says that, some financially capable patients opt for surrounding private health facilities, whereas others die during their referral to Mulago national referral hospital.
08:00
08:00

Facelift of ICU Boosts Healthcare Services at Jinja hospital COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Aisha Mohammed, an attendant of a patient told URN that her relative was receiving critical healthcare at a private clinic but the health workers directed them to offer him home-based oxygen therapies claiming that their patient had stabilized.
12:00
12:00

Uganda to Use Blood Plasma of Recovered Patients for COVID-19 Treatment United States 1 3

Prof Pauline Byakika, a member of the Scientific Committee for COVID -19 says that the use of convalescent plasma will be a quicker and straight forward avenue to handle the disease given the continued rise in cases.
15:26
15:26

The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital government 5 4 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
18:02
18:02

Makerere in Talks With Buganda to Solve Land Dispute authority 1 1

Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University says the kingdom is among the good friends of the university and in case of any issues, they would be able to amicably resolve the dispute.
16:35
16:35

How IGG Probe Cost Professor Joloba Mak Principal's Job investigation 1 Top story

Despite scoring highly, the search committee, declined to recommend Professor Moses Joloba for appointment on grounds that there were several complaints against him. However, the committee noted that there was no conclusive report on the status of the complaints as well as disciplinary action by either management or Appointments Board.
11:14
11:14

Kampala Schools Improve in Performance UNEB 5 1

Schools like Kabojja Junior School where parents last year petitioned UNEB citing under marking, had 205 in Division one of which 19 scored aggregates four. In 2018, the school had no candidate with aggregate 4.
11:41
11:41

Kirabo: The Little Known Face of the Makerere Fees Increment Strike Makerere University 3 4 Top story

Kirabo went to Kampala Kindergarten for nursery and Kampala Parents before switching to City Parents Primary School in Nakulabye, where she sat her Primary Leaving Examinations and obtained 8 aggregates in 2009.
19:29
19:29

Patients Stuck as Health Workers Abandon Hospitals to Attend Vaccination Training people 3 1

The nurses are attending the nationwide training ahead of the age-wide national Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign which is due to run from the October 16-20 targeting children older than 9 months to under 15 years of age. At the same time, a booster dose of oral polio vaccine will be given to all children younger than five years of age.
06:52
06:52

Jinja ICU Dysfunctional Due to Lack of Batteries health 1

Aisha Lubega Aligawesa, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Nursing at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, says the unit has been dysfunctional for two years due to lack of batteries to power the solar unit that serves the ICU.
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