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Jul 2020 13 results
16:34
16:34

Scientists Study Complacency to COVID-19 Guidelines 2

Prof. Nelson Sewankambo the Director of Training Health Researchers into Vocational Excellence in East Africa (THRIVE), says that the study that starts in August and lasts six months will describe community perceptions of COVID-19 among vulnerable populations in Nakawa and Kawempe divisions of Kampala.
16:05
16:05

Coronavirus Smokes BATU Revenues 1

BATU says its gross revenue fell by 12 percent as a result of low sales in cigarettes occasioned by the pandemic. The revenues fell from Shillings 86billion in the first six months of 2019 to Shillings 76billion in the first six months of 2020.
15:36
15:36

Cancer Institute to Test their Patients for COVID-19 Ministry Of Health 1

Orem says during the last four months, they have had to refer some suspected COVID cases for testing elsewhere. While all their referrals finally tested negative, he said cancer patients are at risk of getting fatally affected by COVID-19 and yet the doctors who work on them also risk being exposed especially when they have to conduct surgeries.
15:03
15:03

Luweero Residents Protest Poor Disposal of Chicken Droppings By Investor 1 4 Top story

John Wasswa the Ndibulungi Village LC 1 Chairperson says Euro Chicks Farm Limited has been disposing the chicken droppings in an open piece of land belonging to Moses Ssenkasi for the past two years.
14:49
14:49

ICU Patient At Rubaga Hospital Tests Positive for COVID-19 COVID-19 Death

According to the Ministry of Health, the patient is in the process of being relocated to Mulago National Referral Hospital.
13:21
13:21

Namisindwa Village Sealed Off as Suspected Covid19 Victim Dies 3 1 Top story

Muyenlitsi died at a clinic in Buwasunguyi trading center around 5am this morning where he had been with breathing difficulties and chest pain.
12:32
12:32

Gov’t Masks Yet to Reach Namisindwa District 1 5 Top story

Prosima Maumo, a resident of Magale town Council, says despite promising them free masks as announced by the president, government is yet to fulfill its commitment several weeks after.
11:33
11:33

An Additional 107 Ugandans Return Home from Europe repatriation 2

The latest group came from The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, where they got stuck following the closure of borders at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. They arrived at Entebbe International Airport t on Tuesday night aboard KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
11:09
11:09

Budaka Health Facility Closed After Staff Tests Positive for Covid19

According to Dr. Mulwani, the health worker is currently admitted in the isolation unit at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital for treatment. He explains that the Health worker is a part time staff at Buwansunguyi Health II in Namisindwa where the late Chimatala worked as a cleaner.
05:29
05:29

Social Distancing, E -learning Impossible for Schools- Experts school reopening 5

Dr Ekwaro Obuku, a Health Policy Expert said there’s no equity in the options that the government proposed, yet even in schools that embarked on distance learning, learners still needed the support of parents. As a result, many schools have now abandoned e-learning because the investment in infrastructure to run such programmes is high.
05:20
05:20

Family of Second COVID-19 Victim Blocks Contact Tracing by MOH

According to the Ministry of Health officials, they have not been able to carry out contact tracing or even test family members of the deceased for COVID-19. Bernard Lubwama, an epidemiologist and also the head of COVID-19 surveillance at the health ministry says that they have failed to access close family members of the deceased.
04:55
04:55

American Accused in Death of Children in Eastern Uganda Settles Out of Court Children nutrition 1

While the facility was not supposed to act as a hospital, it later turned into a treatment area with tens of children brought there for treatment. As some started dying, questions were raised over the qualifications of those who treated them, including Bach, according to court documents.
04:44
04:44

Museveni in Coronavirus Scare after Getting Sore Throat, Hoarse Voice 2

Museveni said the biggest challenge in the next five-year term is to fight the coronavirus that has put the whole world on tenterhooks. He called on Ugandans to borrow a leaf from him in-case they get any symptoms of the coronavirus to call the doctors from the government health facilities other than going to clinics.
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