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15:17
15:17

Gulu Embarks on Campaign Against Neglected Tropical Diseases Ministry of Health 3

Dr William Onyai, the District Health Educator revealed that the population in Gulu District and Gulu City continues to register cases of intestinal worms; river blindness, elephantiasis, flurry worms, bilharzia and lymphatic filariasis among others.
14:43
14:43

Health Ministry Wants Bylaw on Misuse of Mosquito Nets MOH 1 1

According to the health ministry, beneficiaries have used the nets to fence off their gardens, poultry farms while others use them for fishing.
13:47
13:47

Non-Communicable Diseases Biggest Threat to Ugandans- Museveni 1

Museveni, who was speaking to the nation on Saturday as the country marks the World Population Day, noted that 891,000 people have high blood pressure, 534,000 people have heart disease and 229,000 are diabetic.
13:04
13:04

Seven New COVID-19 Cases Recorded 1

Five of the new cases are community cases from Amuru, Kasese and Tororo while two cases are truck drivers who were picked up from the Malaba point of entry.
12:37
12:37

Ministry of Health Asks Foreign Affairs to Limit Number of Returnees COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that if the number is limited it will enable the health workers to manage the returnees, who are supposed to undergo institutional quarantine.
12:12
12:12

Busia RDC, Deputy Under Self Quarantine 2

The Deputy RDC Paul Kalikwan drove the patient to the quarantine centre at Dabani Girls School in Dabani sub-county where he had spent almost 13 days before his samples tested positive.
10:58
10:58

WHO Unveils New AI Initiative to Help People Quit Smoking 1

Florence will use Artificial Intelligence, to help smokers develop personalized plans to quit tobacco, deliver cessation services to support them overcome both physical and mental addictions, while also dispelling myths around COVID-19 and smoking. Florence is available 24/7 via video stream or text.