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17:20
17:20

Shortage of Essential Medicines Looms in Uganda First Pharmacy 3 1 Top story

The development comes amid border closures announced across the world as one of the measures to forestall the spread of COVID-19. Dr Samuel Opio, the Secretary-General of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda says it is inevitable for Uganda to suffer a shortage of drugs since 90 per cent of all the drugs used in the country are imported.
07:58
07:58

Construction Works At Hoima International Airport Suspended COVID-19 1 2

The contractors SBC/SBI Lloyds British International has sent home over 900 workers that have been working in the different departments.
14:27
14:27

Africa Will Not be Used as COVID-19 Testing Ground- WHO COVID-19 Pandemic 1 3 Top story

The scientists identified as Jean-Paul Mira, the head of the Intensive Care Unit at Cochin Hospital in Paris and Camille Locht, the research director at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research –Inserm, were speaking during a debate on local French news channel-LCI.
14:21
14:21

Hoima COVID-19 Task Force Receives Medical Supplies Worth UGX 48M From SBC 4 1

Mihail Gorachinov, the Senior Project Manager SBC Company says they thought it was wise to come up with an initiative that can help the district in fighting the pandemic as soon as possible during this period of national and international crisis.
16:06
16:06

Gov’t Pledges to Account for COVID-19 Funds IGAD 3 1

The Intergovernmental Authority for Developement (IGAD) on monday donated a token of solidarity worth 2.6 billion shillings to all the seven of its members states to fight COVID-19. Each country including Uganda got 376 million shillings.
15:54
15:54

Pastor Arrested for Claiming to Heal COVID-19 police 1

Businge, was arrested by a team of detectives who invaded Jerusalem Church, a worship place in Karama-Kabwoya Sub County, Kikuube district where he had assembled a number of people, in disregard of a presidential directive that banned church gatherings, as a measure to control the spread of COVID-19.
03:03
03:03

COVID-19; Uganda's Confirmed Cases up to 52 Ministry of Health 1 Top story

Some of the samples were from quarantine centres taken before people under institutional quarantine are released. According to the health ministry, the testing of suspected cases has helped stop the spread of the disease. So far, over 2,900 samples have been tested at the Uganda Virus Research Institute.
01:41
01:41

Journalists put Ethics on the Side in Scramble for Ham Kiggundu's Cash media 1

Such behavior hit a new low when journalists were seen scrambling to get a share of payments by businessman Ham Kiggundu after a meeting with the Office of the Prime Minister on Saturday.
16:30
16:30

Uganda-DRC Border Closure Curtails Crimes on L. Albert COVID-19 6 1

Collins Bamuturaki, a fisherman at Butiaba Landing Site in Buliisa district says that fishermen have been at peace since the border closure. He demands that the border closure period should further be extended to protect Ugandan fishermen from armed Congolese militia.
16:32
16:32

Coffin Traders Hit Hard in COVID-19 Shut down 3 4

Ssebana Nsubuga, the Chairperson Mulago Hospital Youths Development Organisation, says the cost of producing coffins has escalated since president, Yoweri Museveni ordered the closure of hardware shops, which they source, material for their work.
13:14
13:14

Over 1000 Vendors Desert Hoima Central Market Over COVID-19 Directives 4 2

Of the 1400 vendors operating in the market, only 50 had registered to sleep in the market by Friday Morning.
17:42
17:42

MPs Demand Involvement in COVID-19 Fight coronavirus 1 3

A section of Members of Parliament are demanding to be included in the COVID-19 fight saying they have been left out yet they are instrumental.
16:20
16:20

Lack of Protective Equipment Likely to Cause Infections Among Health Workers- Doctors COVID-19 3 1 Top story

According to the World Health Organisation, health workers treating any infections like COVID-19 are exposed to several hazards or risks like pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma and physical and psychological violence.
18:00
18:00

COVID-19: Health Ministry Planning to Turn Namboole Stadium into Health Facility Mulago Hospital 1 1

Atwine, who was responding to questions from Members of Parliament in regards to their preparation to handle cases in case they rise, said that at the moment they are handling cases of coronavirus in Entebbe Grade B hospital and Mulago hospital.
13:02
13:02

Hoima School of Nursing Turned into Isolation Centre isolation center 2 2

Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC who also doubles as the Hoima District COVID-19 Taskforce Chairperson says they have decided to use Hoima School of nursing and Midwifery premises to accommodate COVID-19 suspects.
15:47
15:47

LOP Wants Presidential Directives Relaxed COVID-19 2 1

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday at her boardroom, Aol said the President left a lot of unanswered questions after his address. She says for instance that Members of Parliament have been affected since the movement of private cars has been prohibited.
11:10
11:10

Entebbe Hospital Shuts Down Other Services to Concentrate on COVID-19 Cases 1 1 Top story

Dr. Moses Muwanga, the Director Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says the hospital was increasingly becoming an unsafe and there was a need to shut down all other services and deploy health workers from other departments to support those already managing COVID-19 cases.
08:35
08:35

Entebbe Leaders Smoke Out 4 Escapees From Quarantine Centers COVID-19 2

Peter Mbonye, one of the residents noted that the four individuals were unknown to the neighborhood and hardly came out of the house, which raised their suspicion.
07:48
07:48

COVID-19: Sanyu Babies Home Closes Doors to Visitors Ministry of Health 1 Top story

Barbara Nankya Mutagubya, the Director Sanyu Babies Home, says they have decided to close their gates to visitors to protect the children under their care.
20:51
20:51

Education Ministry Allocates 18 Institutions as National COVID-19 Quarantine Centers Ministry of Health

According to the education ministry, all expenses regarding traveler quarantine will be met by the ministry of health including disinfection of all equipment and rooms used during the quarantine
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