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Feb 2021 8 results
18:10
18:10

Misused Facemasks Could Cause More Infections Than They Prevent 2 5

Medical experts advise that a cloth face mask must be discarded after 30 days of use and 30 washes. While the disposable one is disposed of after a single-use. However, several people are rewashing disposable masks and using them multiple times. Others have damaged or unfitting pieces of cloth masks whose elastic bands have become loose and threadbare, but tie them behind the ear to give it a snug fit.
16:13
16:13

Proposed Importation of COVID-19 Vaccine for Chinese in Uganda Was a Hoax-MOH Officials 1

According to the Ministry, the Chinese nationals were expected to import the vaccines through Sino Africa Medicines and Health Limited. The Ministry explained that it had put in place measures to ensure Ugandans don’t access the vaccine, adding that the administration of the vaccine would be restricted within the Chinese embassy and the Chinese community in Kapeeka.
16:06
16:06

Virika Hospital Board of Trustees to Solve Staff Grievances 1 2

On Tuesday more than about 60 staff laid down their tools protesting poor working conditions.
13:14
13:14

Virika Hospital Staff Lay Down Tools 1

The about 60 staff marched to the Residence of Bishop Robert Mubiirwa of Fort Portal Catholic Diocese who is also the Chairperson Board of Trustees.
10:29
10:29

WHO Approves Two More COVID-19 Vaccines for Emergency Use 1 Top story

The vaccines are produced by AstraZeneca-SKBio in Korea and the Serum Institute of India. WHO’s Emergency Use Listing (EUL) assesses the quality, safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and is a prerequisite for COVAX Facility vaccine supply. It also allows countries to expedite their own regulatory approval to import and administer COVID-19 vaccines.
10:22
10:22

Kinkizi Development Company Withdrawals from Rugyeyo Health Facility Partnership 1 Top story

According to the Memorandum of Understanding- MoU, Kanungu District Local Government was expected to undertake 4 core responsibilities, which would enable the smooth running of the facility.
09:10
09:10

Wakiso LC5 Boss Defends Medics Against Extortion Allegations 3

Bwanika explains that in the situation where government fails to provide the required medical supplies, the health workers have to choose between asking the patients to provide these for themselves and be treated or leaving them go untreated.
Feb 2021 8 results