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18:27
18:27

Kitgum to Start Managing Covid-19 Patients With Mild Symptoms 1 4

Over the weekend, Gulu Regional Referral Hospital authorities rejected admitting COVID-19 patients from Kitgum citing space constraints.
13:47
13:47

Save Us From Unmasked Customers, Salon, Boda Operators Ask Govt COVID-19 4

The poor adherence to SOPs by people is worrying salon and public transport operators. Many of them now want government to enforce SOPs like wearing masks in salons
13:07
13:07

Makerere Starts Using Recovered Patients' Blood For Treating Covid-19 Ministry of Health 1 2

To treat each person, they require two units of blood meaning two donors are required for each patient, according to Kirenga, who explains that the higher the antibodies the quicker a person will be able to recover from the virus.
12:47
12:47

Entebbe Hospital Struggling With Limited Space for COVID-19 Cases 1 4

The hospital, however, has to keep on standby for new cases from across the country especially Nwoya, Kitgum among others because Gulu Regional Regional hospital, with over 120 patients is no longer admitting new cases.
12:17
12:17

Masaka Authorities List 52 Contacts Of Covid-19 Victim For Testing 2

Dr. Juko says that all these health workers that were in contact with the deceased have been identified and they have started taking samples from them so that they can establish their status.
11:30
11:30

Covid-19: Major Post-Treatment Gaps Worry Medics Ministry of Health 3

Dr. William Worodria, who heads the Case Management Team on the National COVID-19 taskforce admitted at the beginning the people who were testing positive presented mild symptoms which is why things like rehabilitation were missed in the guidelines.
10:08
10:08

Masindi Receives 25,900 Face Masks COVID-19 2

Masindi district registered its first COVID-19 case on May 1,2020 after a police detective attached to Masindi Central police station tested positive for the Coronavirus during the Rapid Assessment survey conducted by the health ministry across the country.
09:39
09:39

Nearly Two Hundred Doctors Get Covid In Uganda COVID-19 1 1

At least 192 doctors have already been hit by the virus represent 4 per cent of the 5000 Ugandans who have so far tested positive, which is an excessively disproportionate infection rate in the country where one doctor serves over ten thousand people.
05:38
05:38

AU Asks Countries to Fund Nutrition in COVID-19 Response

“As COVID-19 cases rise in Africa, the impact on nutrition and food systems cannot be denied. The threat of this new virus requires us to adopt new ways of looking and overcoming malnutrition,” said former President of Ghana John Kufuor, an ALN founding member and Nutrition Champion.
05:29
05:29

CSOs Ask Gov't to Recognize Herbal Medicines for COVID-19 Treatment patients 1 1

Geoffrey Okello, the Executive Director of Gulu NGO Forum says herbal medicines can support the treatment of patients with COVID-19 and he advised the government to examine those already in existence since so far, science has failed to discover a remedy yet the infection rates are soaring beyond control.
04:56
04:56

School Closures Due to COVID Should Be Temporary -WHO School Re-openings 1

According to the UN agencies, prolonged closure of schools stops learning from taking place, which will leave children vulnerable. They say the government should prioritise the re-opening of schools as lockdowns are lifted, and develop frameworks to ensure safe environments.
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