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17:38
17:38

UK Sponsors Five African Female Scientists for Health Research 4

The National Institute for Health Research is among key partners of the East Africa Consortium for Clinical Research-EACCR. The partnership involves 23 research institutions and universities in Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Ethiopia, and the consortium's Secretariat is hosted at Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI.
14:14
14:14

Gulu University Boosts Science Lab With UGX 197M Equipment 1 1

The equipment purchased in July last year with the University fund will aid practical education for third-year students pursuing Bachelors of Science in Education and majoring in Physics.
20:20
20:20

3,783 Households in Namayingo Connected to 600KW Solar-Mini Grid 4 4

There are 13 Islands and 52 gazetted landing sites in the district, However, Lolwe; Sigulu and Bukana form Bukoli Island County and has for years have been the most disadvantaged due to lack of electricity and other utilities.
19:57
19:57

Muni University Gets Multi Million Labaratory 3 5

The lab was constructed at 214 Million Shillings with support from European Union under the Applied Curricula in Technology for the East Africa-ACTEA project.
10:24
10:24

U.S. Embassy Cancels Visa Interviews over Surge in Covid-19 Ministry of Health. 2 1

Anthony Kujawa, the U.S. Embassy Spokesperson in Kampala said that B1 and B2 visitor visa interviews have temporarily been suspended in response to recent challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
08:48
08:48

Gulu Varsity Scientist Asked to Arrange for Covilyce-1 Clinical Trials Gulu University 2 1

Covilyce-1 was invented by scientists at Gulu University’s Faculty of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Studies (Pharm-Biotech) headed by Dr. Lamwaka last year. The scientists claim the herbal concoction which is in form of powder, nasal drops, (anal) suppositories, and (syrup) linctus clears covid-19 within 72 hours.
17:21
17:21

Gov’t Considering Covidex as Prescription for Covid-19, says Minister Musenero 1 3

Musenero said during a Drug Development Concept and Opportunities Webinar on Friday that since NDA approved the herbal medicine as a supportive drug, they have been engaged in finding data which can help in the prescription of the covidex as a drug for covid-19.
11:39
11:39

Amolatar Receives 12,578 Doses of Covid-19 Vaccines 4

The District, which had a low uptake of vaccines was forced to send back the Moderna vaccines which were expected to expire by December 2021. So far the district has vaccinated 58,192 people.
13:52
13:52

Universities Consider Improving Online Assessment Makerere University 5 1 Top story

Dr. Julianne Sansa, a lecturer at Makerere University from the College of Computing and Information Science gave a recap of her experience with online assessment during the engagement.
08:18
08:18

Nodding Syndrome a Mystery Beyond Uganda's Capacity to Unravel -Scientist 5 1

According to the pathologist, since severe cases are among children born between 1995 and 2005, there is need to find out what happened between those 10 years in the affected areas, for more investigation.
14:03
14:03

Sports Betting Africa Closes Shop 3 2

Joel Omoding Atadan, the SBA Marketing Manager confirmed the development to the Uganda Radio Network. However, he said the closure doesn’t mean they are completely closing down as they may redeem their operations once the Covid-19 situation in the country normalizes.
17:38
17:38

RHU Launches Online Platform to Improve Access to Sexual, Reproductive Information 2 1

According to Fortunate Kagumaho, the communications coordinator at RHU, the timely innovation was developed by a group of youth with a purpose of addressing information gaps in areas of reproductive health.
15:55
15:55

Six Hybrid Solar Powered Mini-Grid Systems Launched In Kasese 7 3

David Duli, the WWF Country Director, says that the mini-grid project covers 20 districts in the Albertine Rift. He explains that the area has the highest number of endemic species and a high diversity of eco-systems that need protection from environmental degradation.
18:44
18:44

UNBS Equips Gulu Testing Lab, To start Operation Before End of Year 4 1

The multibillion laboratory is one of the three regional laboratories, the others in Mbale and Mbarara cities whose construction is funded by the Danish Embassy through TradeMark East Africa-TMEA. UNBS kicked off the construction of the three regional laboratories last year.
08:24
08:24

Lira Regional Referral Hospital Gets New OPD, Casaulty Unit 3 7

The construction was co-funded by the Government of Uganda and the Government of Japan as part of the government’s initiative to rehabilitate Regional Referral Hospitals in Northern Uganda.
18:32
18:32

International Atomic Energy Agency Endorses Uganda’s Nuclear Power Development 4 1

Mehmet Ceyhan, the Mission Team Leader said they reviewed 19 nuclear infrastructure issues to assess Uganda’s readiness towards construction and operation of the first nuclear power plant that includes legal and regulatory frameworks, management, nuclear security and safety. Others are procurement, site and supporting facilities, funding and financing, human resource development, electrical grid, emergency planning, radiation protection, nuclear fuel cycle, and radiative waste.
11:26
11:26

Gulu University Showcases COVID-19 Herb at East Africa Trade Expo COVILYCE cure 2

Covilyce-1 herbal medicine was created by scientists at the Faculty of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Studies (Pharm-Biotech), backed by over 200 herbalists from the Acholi sub-region to treat COVID-19. the drug, they say, can cure COVID-19 patients within 72 hours of administering.
14:47
14:47

Uganda Vulnerable to More Disease Outbreaks-MOH 4 1

Dr Allan Niyonzima Muruta, the Commissioner for Integrated Epidemiology and Surveillance at the Ministry of Health, says that the country remains vulnerable to serious disease outbreaks, hence the need to make a considerable investment towards building the required response capabilities at different levels in the health services delivery chain.
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16:54

Ministry of Works Unveils Equipment for Constructing Roads in DR Congo 3 5

The Commissioner for Roads and Bridges at the MoWT, Eng. Stephen Kitonsa notes that on Friday this week the project steering committee shall hold a meeting in DRC where the contractor (Dott Services Limited) shall be introduced to leaders and officially the campsite shall be handed over to the contractor so as enable shifting of the equipment from Namanve.
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Two Candidates in Uganda's COVID-19 Vaccine Race Reach Animal Trial Stage WHO 4 1

The vaccines manufactured under the Presidential Scientific Initiative on Epidemics (PRESIDE) are using different technologies; One is using the ChAdOx1 also known as the Adenovirus-vectored technology, used in the development of the AstraZeneca vaccine while the others are using the Messenger RNA technology (mRNA) that was used for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines.
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