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20:56
20:56

Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine to Be Restricted to Chinese Nationals-MOH Ministry of Health 1 Top story

The Health Ministry came out on the matter after a letter by the Health Minister, Dr. Ruth Jane Aceng authorizing the importation of 4000 doses of the drug also known as Verocell leaked to the public.
19:16
19:16

Condom Shortage Hits Kalangala Islanders 1 3

Akiza Aloysius a Village Health Team member at Nakatiba landing site says there has been shortage of condom distribution in the islands ever since the lockdown in March, 2020
15:02
15:02

Why Uganda Voted Against Removing Cannabis From Dangerous Drugs List MInistry of Health 2

Lukwata tells URN that 25 countries voted a NO and she did on behalf of Uganda. Other countries that voted NO include China, Egypt, Nigeria, Pakistan and Russia whereas the United States and European nations voted YES.
14:49
14:49

HIV Postive People in Lango Want Gen. Muntu to Strengthen Anti Stigma Policy Ministry of Health 5 1

Natukunda Tryphena, an ambassador representing the Young People Living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda says due to weaker anti-stigma policies put in place by the government many clients are forced to abandon treatment due to stigma by some members of the community.
12:07
12:07

Namutumba Islamic Hospital needs UGX 400M to Start Operating Busoga 1 1 Top story

According to Muwanika, they have been searching for an investor to equip the hospital after trying to access support from the government in vain.
12:00
12:00

Lwengo District Registers Cases of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV 2

Edwig Namwanga , the Lwengo District HIV/AIDs focal person says that the cases among newborn babies have been registered in the last four months.
11:38
11:38

Experts Baffled by High Numbers as Uganda’s First Injection Drug Users’ Clinic Opens 1 3 Top story

Dr. Byama Mutamba, a consultant psychiatrist who heads the alcohol and drug addiction unit where the new MAT clinic falls, says clients will be receiving a safer and similar drug to what they are addicted t
08:02
08:02

KOPGT Suspends Work as Six Staff Test Positive for Covid-19 4 1

Balironda says prior to the identification of the new cases, one of their staff had already tested positive and was treated at Entebbe Grade B hospital. According to Balironda, they intend to enforce strict controls to avoid further spread of the pandemic.
07:23
07:23

COVID-19: Uganda Records 701 New Infections COVID-19 Cases 1

According to the Ministry of Health, the highest numbers of reported cases were from Kampala with 290 positives detected, followed by Wakiso with 74 cases. Most of the reported cases were from the Western part of the country.
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