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16:22
16:22

Districts Struggle to Control Spread of COVID 19 Among Health Workers Mukono Hospital 3 2

The District Health Officials say some health workers have contracted the virus at their places of work over lack of Personal Protective Gears and failure to observe Standard Operating Procedures while mingling with patients as well as people outside the health centres.
13:57
13:57

Religious Leaders in Amuru Appeal for PPEs Pabbo Town Council 1

Reverend Nixon Acaba, the Parish Priest of St John Church of Uganda in Pabbo Town Council, Amuru district says most Christians in his congregation have since failed to procure and use facemasks, or even sanitize.
16:56
16:56

Lack of PPE Cripples COVID-19 Sample Collection in Kitgum 2 1

The District Health Officer Dr Alex Olwedo acknowledged the shortage of PPEs and notes that they were forced to borrow ten gowns from Lamwo district to resume covid-19 testing on suspected patients.
14:01
14:01

Health Workers in Arua Decry Shortage of PPE 3 4

The health workers from different health centers note that there is limited access to supplies such as gloves, medical masks, goggles, face shields, gowns, and aprons.
07:56
07:56

Gulu COVID-19 Treatment Center Runs Out of Essential Medical Supplies Amuru District 2 1

Bishop Janani Loum, the regional in-charge of surveillance and case management at the facility explains that the shortage of essential medical supplies is a result of the surge in the number of patients and their contacts in the community.
12:45
12:45

Kitgum COVID-19 Task-force Receives PPE Worth UGX 87.5 Million UNFPA Uganda 2 1

The PPE comprises surgical masks, N95 respirators, examination and surgical gloves, heavy-duty aprons, bio-hazard bags, protective gaggles, hand sanitizers and liquid soap donated by UNFPA under the Women, Adolescents and Youth Rights and Empowerment-WAY program.
15:45
15:45

Uganda Medical Association Wants Health Workers to Lay Down Tools over Lack of PPE COVID-19 3 1

According to the doctor's umbrella organisation, health workers should not endanger their lives by working without PPE. They say government should provide equipment for health workers
13:06
13:06

Plan International Provides PPEs For Districts in Lango Region 4 1 Top story

Patrick Emukule Ilukol, the Plan International Lira Area Program Manager explained that although Gender Based Violence, teenage pregnancy and early child marriage is still a challenge in Lango, they couldn’t seat back because of the Covid19 pandemic, which equally affects girls and women.
11:20
11:20

COVID-19: Minister warns Health Workers against Laying down Tools 11 4

Aceng who was assessing the COVID-19 situation in Masindi on Wednesday following a confirmed case says any health worker who will go on strike over lack of protective gear to treat COVID-19 patients must be dealt with accordingly saying this is a battle for survival not losing life.
16:24
16:24

COVID - 19: Uganda’s Medical Interns Unable to Travel to Hospitals 2 1

At Mubende Hospital, a total of 35 medical interns (including Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists have been affected by lack of transport means. The interns body says they stay far from the hospital and have been unable to report to their duty stations due to the ban of public transport.
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