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15:00
15:00

Mak Researchers Innovate Digitalized COVID-19 Surveillance System For Learning Institutions MOH 1 2

Ssewanyana says that while many mobile applications have been developed to offer solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, this would be the first custom made for learning institutions. It was designed to suit and favour the learning environment especially higher institutions of learning.
14:45
14:45

Opposition MPs Scoff at PM Nabbanja for Banning Food Distribution 1 2

Early this week, Nabbanja stated that politicians were causing people to converge as they scramble for food, which exposes them to the risks of contracting COVID-19. She guided that the politicians either send out money to people’s mobile phone accounts or give the food to established COVID-19 task-forces at their respective districts, to allow for proper distribution to the needy.
16:21
16:21

Stop Charging us for Oxygen, Not-for-Profit Hospital Pleads with Gov't Oxygen cylinders 3 1

Now according to Jammy Omara, the Medical Officer at the facility, they are being charged to refill oxygen tank at 35,000 shillings from Arua Regional Referral Hospital, and yet they render subsidized services. Nyapea hospital has 9 oxygen cylinders.
13:35
13:35

Karimojong COVID-19 Patients Freely Roaming the Streets of Moroto, Kotido Karamoja 1 4

Moroto Resident District Commissioner Peter Lochap says that on several occasions, he has been alerted about positive persons on the streets, some driving their cars and others on foot freely mixing with the unsuspecting public.
11:25
11:25

Conditioned Funds Slowing Down Covid-19 Responses in Districts 1 2

The MPs, who are on the nationwide tour to assess covid-19 management capacities in health facilities and local governments, noted that the response teams are finding difficulties to effectively operate with conditioned financial releases.
07:06
07:06

WHO Reports  Sharp Rise in Africa COVID-19 Deaths 1 Top story

COVID-19 deaths rose by more than 40 per cent last week, reaching 6,273, or nearly 1,900 from 4,384 deaths in the previous week. Hospital admissions also increased rapidly as countries faced shortages in oxygen and intensive care beds.
11:07
11:07

COVID-19: Kabale Residents Want Home-Based Care Suspended 6 1 Top story

Bannet Mutekanga, a resident of Kishanje village in Butanda parish in Butanda sub-county, says that most COVID-19 patients placed under home-based care sneak out to bars and shops, which exposes other community members to infection.
21:45
21:45

MPs Furious as Minister Fails to Announce COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Date Parliament 1 4

Aceng, and Permanent Secretary Diana Atwine had appeared before parliaments COVID-19 task force which is scrutinizing interventions put in place to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic including vaccine procurement, payment of medical workers and health services challenges, among others.
12:45
12:45

Parliament to Reopen Next Week plenary sitting 1

In a letter dated July 6 and addressed to MPs, by Jane Kibirige, the Clerk to Parliament, the house will resume on July 13 to constitute committees
21:16
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MPs Grill Private Hospitals for Retaining Dead Bodies, Exorbitant Fees Parliament 1 7 Top story

On Tuesday, the COVID-19 Taskforce of parliament tasked the private health service providers under their umbrella Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF) to explain the high charges and retention of bodies over unpaid bills.
17:16
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MPs Seek Extra Compensation for Health Workers Who Succumb to COVID-19 Parliament 4 1

According to statistics from the Ministry of Health, 2000, health workers were affected by COVID-19. By April 2020, at least 50 health workers had died of COVID-19, while another 16 succumbed to the disease last month. The MPs are now calling for a review of the compensation provided for under the worker’s compensation Act and Pensions Act.
07:32
07:32

Patients Desert Butema Health Centre after Two Medical Workers Succumb to COVID-19 1 1 Top story

According to records, between 100 and 150 people would seek treatment at the facility each day. However, less than 20 people turn up at the facility each day for treatment following the death of the two health workers.
17:16
17:16

Health Official Tells Off Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Victims @MinofHealthUG 1 2 Top story

“You thought your money can do everything. Now you are in it. Is it water? Is it urine? Is it stolen vaccine? It is you and the thief who knows. So you answer that question.” “And if you got this kind of vaccine in ungazzeted places, we would encourage you to work with the police to give more information. Because this practice is unacceptable .it is hurts public health and it should stop.”
16:48
16:48

COVID-19: Lira Treatment Center Lacks N95 Masks 4

Judith Namirimu Polah Nanyonjo, a Senior Principal Nursing Officer (SPNO) at Lira Regional Referral Hospital explained that the lack of PPEs is a major challenge.
13:10
13:10

COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence In Kampala Is Growing, Twaweza Survey Suggests Vaccines 3 1 Top story

7 out of 10 Kampala residents are willing to be vaccinated against Covid-19
07:39
07:39

NMS, Ministry of Health Clashing on Procurement of Vaccines, Supplies Parliament 1 4

The National Medical Stores (NMS) has appealed to members of Parliament to address a concern of conflict between the Ministry of Health and NDA on procurement of vaccines and other supplies.
14:32
14:32

36 Health Workers in Kagadi District Contract COVID-19 PPEs 2

Many health facilities in the district are operating with inadequate or no PPEs, putting the lives of the medics in danger.
12:38
12:38

Four-Year-Old Boy Succumbs to Covid-19 in Pader Atanga subcounty

Omoya says the boy’s test result conducted using Rapid Diagnostic Test(RDT) turned positive for the virus on Thursday from Atanga Health Center III where his parents had taken him.
11:02
11:02

Gulu City Traders Shun Sleeping in Markets Cereleno Market 1 4

The vendors, especially women, argue that the markets they are operating from are unhealthy, insecure and have poor structures, which could make them vulnerable to contracting diseases and falling prey to criminals.
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