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17:55
17:55

Water Crisis Cripples Coronavirus Fight in Kitgum Municipality dubai 1

Many residents in Kitgum municipality, however, say inadequate water supply by National Water and Sewerage Corporation [NWSC] for the past one week has greatly affected hygiene practices.
17:37
17:37

Transporters Step Up Coronavirus Preventive Measures ministry of health 5 1

In Gulu, Martin Oringa, the Disciplinary Chairperson of Gulu City Boda –Boda Association says that they have banned the cyclists from carrying more than one passenger which could expose them to contract the virus.
15:40
15:40

COVID -19: Lacor Hospital Director Opira Isolated Upon Return from Italy ministry of health 1 1

Josephine Anying, the Communication Officer of St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor told URN in an interview that though Dr. Opira has not shown any sign of COVID -19, his isolation is a mandatory pre –cautionary measure directed by the Ministry of Health.
14:25
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Rubella, Measles Mass Immunization Campaign Launched in Gulu unicef 2 14

The campaign, to be conducted in schools for the first three days and in communities for the last two days, targets all children younger than 15 years, whether previously immunized or not, in order to interrupt the circulation of these diseases. Among them, 8.2 million children younger than 9 months, will also receive the oral polio vaccine.
12:30
12:30

Ministry of Health Official Killed in Nakasongola Accident road accident

The incident which occurred around 6 am at Wampiiti village, Kakoge Sub County in Nakasongola district on Thursday claimed the life of Agnes Nantunzi, a data manager at the Ministry of health.
17:11
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Elevation of Luweero Health Center IV Pushed To Next Financial Year ministry of health 1 2

Ronald Ndawula, the Luweero LC V Chairperson, says he met the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Dr. Diana Atwine who told him that they have stayed the elevation of the health center until the next financial year because of budget constraints.
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Health Ministry To Use Result Based Financing ministry of health 1 5

The Results based Financing approach requires that resources are only allocated based on the level of outcome, unlike the currently system where health facilities are equally financed depending on their respective levels.
15:58
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Poor Psycho-social Support Affecting HIV Management in Kyotera Schools hiv aids 2 1

Many of the child-clients in Kyotera District are not receiving the required social support, especially while at school, according to Irene Nayiga, the in-charge HIV/ART department at Kalisiizo Hospital, the main public healthcare service centre in the district.
12:01
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Kaabong Residents Accuse Medical Workers of Negligence kaabong hospital 2 1

According to the residents, the Outpatient Department, OPD at Kaabong Hospital operates only during weekdays. Residents are forced to go to private drug shops in Kaabong town over the weekends.
19:36
19:36

UVRI Confirms Measles Outbreak in Apac apac district 1

Two weeks ago, four residents of Ibuje and Akokoro Sub Counties, were rushed to Apac hospital after they developed signs and symptoms of measles. Their blood samples were subsequently taken to UVRI for testing.
17:45
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Njeru Municipality Gets Gov't Ambulance Ahead of Polls ministry of health 5 1

The Ambulance registration number UG 4648M was delivered today by Dr John Baptist Waniaye, the Commissioner of Health Services in the Ministry of Health.
16:45
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Oyam Conducts Mass Measles Vaccination apac district 3

Dr Caroline Agaro, the Oyam District Health Officer, says that the vaccination will be done especially in the Sub Counties of Aber, Myene and Minakula.
19:40
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Health Ministry to Launch National Physical Activity Day ministry of health 1 1

Health Ministry officials will equip members of the public with information about the importance of physical activities in non-communicable diseases prevention and control during the launch of the initiative.
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Bundibugyo Hospital Bosses Decry Congestion, Under-funding bundibugyo district 1 1

The hospital, constructed in 1969, now accommodates more than 90 patients in its pediatric section, almost four times the capacity estimated at the time of its construction. There are more than 300 patients for a facility which was constructed to accommodate 104 patients at any given time.
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Social Cultural Practices Exposing Karimojong to Brucellosis ministry of health 1 1

Despite the health threat, the consumption of raw blood remains a cherished cultural practice in parts of Karamoja. Over the years, the mixture of blood and milk has remained a delicacy among the Karimojong. Mixed blood and milk are also used as a ritual drink in special celebrations, or given to the sick.
12:33
12:33

Self-Medication Stagnating Progress in Malaria Fight malaria treatment 2

An official from Malaria Consortium says that quite often when people fell feverish, they predetermine that they are suffering from Malaria and only seek care from qualified medical personnel after they have failed to improve.
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MBN Lab Faces Closure For Illegal Operations in Lira lira district 1 1

According to Ocen, although MBN-Clinical Laboratories is registered in Kampala, it must be licensed to operate a branch in Lira.
17:58
17:58

Supply of Septrin will Resume in July- Ministry ministry of health 1 Top story

Septrin is the brand name for a combination of antibiotics called cotrimoxazole, the main drug used to treat and to prevent a type of pneumonia called PCP. It also offers a high level of protection against toxoplasmosis and bacterial infections and is used to treat and fight conditions like flu, malaria, diarrhoea and tuberculosis.
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Moroto Hospital To Write to Men For Antenatal Services ministry of health 1 2 Top story

Grace Asio, a peer mother from Kakoliye village who works in the antenatal unit at Moroto regional referral hospital, says most men shes interacted with fear to test for HIV with their spouses.
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Moroto Hospital Struggling to Redeem Image ministry of health 1 1

Godfrey Mawa, the Principle Administrator Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says the hospital now has eight other doctors helping in different departments.
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