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16:26
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Six Medical Workers at Mubende Hospital Test Positive for Ebola Ministry of health 2 2 Top story

According to Herbert Luswata, the General Secretary of the Uganda Medical Association, three are medical workers, two are interns and one medical student. The samples of the health workers were sent to the Uganda Virus Research Institute which confirmed the Ebola virus.
08:40
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Ebola: Patient Admission Rises to 30 in Mubende Ministry of health 2 2

Health workers at Mubende hospital said that the patients were brought to the hospital from Madudu Sub County in Mubende District and Kyaka Refugee Camp in Kyegegwa District.
12:35
12:35

Family Seeks UGX 8m to Help Girl Undergo Surgery For Post Burn Scars Ministry of health 3 1

Nalubega Shadia, a Primary One pupil at St Michael Primary School, Bume is suffering from painful post-burn scars on the chest, the neck, and hands.
13:10
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Climate Change Drives Up Malaria Cases in Kaabong Ministry of health 1 2

Dr. Sharif Nalibe, the Kaabong District Health Officer, says that most health facilities are struggling to accommodate patients as their numbers exceed the ward capacity.
18:27
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Insecurity Worsens Malnutrition in Kaabong Food Insecurity 5 1 Top story

Meri Jino, the LC V chairperson of Kaabong district attributed the rising cases of malnutrition to the rampant cattle raids that saw the district losing over 55000 head of cattle to rustlers. Jino says this is a huge loss to families because it affects their livelihoods as children can no longer feed on milk as they used to.
11:51
11:51

Parliament So far Fails to Implement Vaccine Card-for-Access Directive Ministry of health 1

On Thursday last week, Among notified Members of Parliament that starting this week, they will be required to present Covid-19 vaccination cards to attend sittings. This would include staff and members of the Parliamentary staff.
11:02
11:02

Kotido CAO Orders Unvaccinated Health Workers, Teachers to Vacate Staff Quarters Ministry of health

Lomongin also said that all civil servants who have not taken the jab shall not attend the meetings, earn any allowances, including Covid allowances for LC1 and village chairpersons.
16:21
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Mak Insists on Holding Exams for Final Year Students Ministry of health 2 1

But according to Makerere University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the final year students had already started their final examinations by the time of the presidential declaration and are expected to return home immediately after their last paper. Examinations at Makerere University for final year students have been running since May 24, 202.
15:57
15:57

Nawangwe Faults Gov't on Ventilator Scarcity Makerere university 2

According to health experts, at least five percent of the persons that have moderate to severe forms of the disease end up in need of a ventilator because they cannot breathe since their lungs are immersed in the fluid.
13:21
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Malaria Deaths Rise in Gulu as Hospitals Run Out of Drugs Ministry of health 2 1

Elvis Okello Romnson, the Bio statistician in the Health Department in Gulu told Uganda Radio Network that the district will in the next two weeks declare an epidemic of Malaria if the current situation remains.
15:19
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COVID-19: Over 90 Children Have Tested Positive-MOH Ministry of health 1

According to the health ministry, majority of the children are contacts to positive cases. It is believed the children were infected at home by people they live with, and now constitute 2% of the cases in the country.
12:16
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Gov't Stuck with 300 Domestic Workers Facing Deportation in Saudi Arabia parliament 1 1

The Ministry of Health is under pressure to clear the return of 300 domestic workers currently stuck in Saudi Arabia .
16:24
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Kyotera District Gets 200,000 Face Masks Ministry of health 1 1

Maj. David Matovu, the Kyotera Resident District Commissioner, says that the distribution will start on Tuesday in Kasensero and Nangoma sub-county and continue to other parts of the district.
11:04
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Kyotera District COVID Task Force Stuck With 10 Patients lack of fuel 1 Top story

Dr Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer and Secretary to the task force says they do not have funds to buy fuel to transport the patients to Masaka. The island sub-county lacks a treatment centre.
11:39
11:39

COVID-19: Congestion Failing Self-Isolation In Kasensero Residents 2

Dr. Mutebi says it is risky to direct Covid-19 suspects to self-isolate for 14 days in a compacted house where other family members stay.
16:23
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Three More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Kasensero, 91 Contacts Traced Ministry of health 2 Top story

Dr Ronald Reagan Mutebi, the head of the mass community testing exercise says they have registered a cumulative total of 12 COVID-19 patients. Four of the patients were transferred to Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital and another four to Mbarara Hospital while the Tanzanian national who tested positive is still at large.
12:20
12:20

COVID-19 Positive Tanzanian Escapes from Isolation Centre in Kyotera Ministry of health 1

The Tanzanian national had temporarily been isolated at an undisclosed facility as health workers waited for an ambulance to transfer him together with four others to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.
09:57
09:57

Uganda Registers 13 New COVID-19 Cases truck drivers 1 Top story

The 13 cases were identified from the 2,421 samples collected from truck drivers on May 8th, 2020. According to the break down, 7 of the new cases are Kenyans, 4 Ugandans and 2 Tanzanian nationals.
07:52
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COVID-19: Another Truck Driver Tests Positive Ministry of health Top story

The latest case is a 27-year-old Kenyan truck driver who entered Uganda through Malaba border on Sunday.
11:44
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Parliament's Continued Sessions Worry Health Ministry Ministry of health 1

Although there have been several calls for Parliament to lockdown, following confirmation of COVID-19 Cases in Uganda, and President Museveni’s ban on all Public gatherings, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has maintained that Parliament will meet as infrequently as possible and also ensure to conduct most of the business online
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