Mutemo said that the district received over 156 million Shillings to facilitate members of the Village Health Teams-VHTs and other activities of the COVID-19 task force but Duku and Mawejje have failed to account for the funds, yet several health workers have never received their risk allowances for the second wave.
Members of parliament on the forum of children’s affairs have urged the government to declare public holidays to scale up vaccination of teachers and students in order to achieve the vaccination target required to reopen schools.
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.
Speaking at the launch of the Field Epidemiology Training Program-FETP in Jinja city on Tuesday, Natalie, said that the US Center for Disease Control-CDC aims to empower frontline health workers with the required skills needed in response to epidemics and other related illnesses within their areas of operations.
“I misbehaved and sinned against our prophet, which prompted some of my colleagues to beat me up. They claimed that it was an act of instilling discipline in me. However, I am in too much pain,” she said.
Rumours and myths surrounding Covid-19 vaccines have thrown some Ugandans into an abyss of fear and mistrust yet studies have shown that current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking to Members of Parliament on the Covid-19 task force, Dr Lamwaka said that they are moving to carry out clinical trials with designed protocols following the positive response from those who have used the medicine. She however says they need funding to conduct the clinical trials.
Dr. Ben Watmon, the Director Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says there is a lot of stigma related to COVID-19 and lack of knowledge on the virus. He was addressing a team of Greater North COVID-19 Parliament Taskforce led by Koboko Municipality MP, Charles Ayume.
The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta in a condolence message read at burial described the fallen legislator as a Pan Africanist " Awori was a Pan Africanist .leaders within the East Africa region should emulate him to foster both political and economic integration' said Uhuru in a message delivered by Ambassador Dennis Awori
The hospital is reported to have runout of azithromycin, Vitamin C and Zinc in early June this year and have not received supplies from national medical stores-NMS ever since. This has prompted patients to purchase them exorbitantly from private pharmacies.
Dickson Nabimanya, the officer in charge of Nawaikoke Police Station says that the affected police personnel were isolated a week ago after presenting with COVID-19 symptoms. They have since tested positive for the virus.
Zamzam Nakyesa, whose relative is under home-based care, says that a health worker has only seen them once in two weeks. “My sister is asthmatic and she experiences frequent attacks, which makes her case complicated for us to manage. However, ever since the health workers came to inform us on how she had contracted coronavirus, they have never returned to check on her despite our frequent calls requesting for their intervention,” she said.