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21:53
21:53

NMS Delivers Over 93,000 COVID-19 Doses To 94 Districts 1 4

Sheila Nduhukire, the NMS Spokesperson says the agency dispatched 117,520 vaccine doses to 135 districts and their trucks have so far delivered doses to 94 districts. These districts include Kwania, Wakiso, Lamwo, Kole, Alebtong and Oyam.
20:52
20:52

Private Providers Cautioned On Exorbitant Hospital Fees State House 2

The providers blamed the high charges on high utility bills and cost of sundries and hospital equipment which spiraled due to shortages caused by the pandemic.
20:19
20:19

Unreliable Ambulance Services Take Toll on COVID-19 Response in Acholi Ministry of Health 2 1

Yoweri Idiba, the Acting District Health Officer for City revealed that they have only one ambulance attached to the Regional Referral Hospital. The same ambulance services benefit patients in neighboring districts of Omoro, Gulu, Amuru and Nwoya to evacuate patients amid resource constraints.
19:54
19:54

Speaker Oulanyah In UK To Visit His Son - Chris Obore COVID-19 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah conducted several COVID-19 tests from 2nd June to 22 June before travel, and in all he emerged negative according to family sources.
19:49
19:49

54 Million People Were Food Insecure East and Horn of Africa in 2020-Study Food Insecurity

Sudan, Ethiopia and South Sudan were among the 10 countries with the worst food crises globally in 2020 with 9.6 million, 8.6 million and 6.5 million people respectively acutely food insecure while Burundi has one of the highest levels of chronic malnutrition or stunting of children globally.
19:32
19:32

Kitgum Receives Covid-19 Medical Supplies 2

The medical supplies from the Ministry of Health are Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that include; 5,000 pieces of examination gloves, 50 pieces of plastic face shields, 5,000 pieces of surgical face masks, 50 pieces of safety goggles, 500 pieces of respiratory masks and 150 litres of hand sanitisers.
19:11
19:11

Kigezi COVID-19 Task Force Bans Speeches, Meals at Burials 2 4

Elly Maate, Police Spokesperson for Kigezi Region says that the meeting has resolved that a burial service be summarized in less than two hours so that people gather.
18:50
18:50

Bundibugyo Hospital Runs Out Of PPE PPE's 2

Dr Amon Bwambale, the Acting Medical Superintendent and chairperson case management committee says that the facility has only 10 N95 masks left.
17:07
17:07

Fire Guts Rukoki HC IV, Destroys Properties, Drugs Worth Millions ART clinic 2 6

Dr. Joyfred Kayiri, the In-Charge of health center, estimates that they have lost property worth over Shillings 200million. He says the fire also destroyed other items including freezers, computers and office documents.
17:04
17:04

Women Activists Against Women Sleeping in Markets Ministry of Health 1 3

Primah Kwagala, the Executive Director of the Women’s Pro Bono Initiative asked the government to come in handy and fill the gaps that were experienced last year.
16:26
16:26

Patients Congest Nakifuma HCIII as Security Block Medics From Traveling by Boda 3 2

She notes that the few who managed to get travel documents from the RDC and District Health Offices were also stopped and documents confiscated. Nassali says currently the facility is also struggling to handle the patient influx amidst inadequate utilities such water and electricity after the solar panels got faulty and making referrals following the ban on public transport is extremely hard.
16:15
16:15

IG Demands Dismissal of Bufunda Health Center Nursing Assistant 1

In her June 23rd letter, the Deputy Inspector of Government, Mariam Wangadya, says Kazibwe was convicted by the Anti-Corruption Court in Kololo on abuse of office contrary to Section 11 of the Anti-Corruption Act, 2009 and Theft of government stores contrary to Sections 254 (1) and 261of the Penal Code Act CAP 120,
15:17
15:17

Bulambuli, Sironko Districts Receive Second Covid-19 Vaccines 2

The vaccines were delivered on Wednesday morning by the National Medical Stores. Bulambuli District received 430 doses while Sironko 420 doses.
15:05
15:05

Hoima Covid-19 Treatment Team Protests Delayed Payment of Risk Allowances Health workers 1 1

Dr John Turyagumanawe, the head of the COVID-19 Treatment Unit explains that all the 25 health workers have not had their risk allowances paid since December last year.
14:14
14:14

UNESCO, WHO Launch Global Standards For Improving Health in Schools

An estimated 365 million primary school students have gone without school meals and significantly increased rates of stress, anxiety and other mental health issues have been reported.
13:21
13:21

COVID-19: Budaka Suspends Annual Leave for Health Workers

The Chief Administrative Officer, Elly Piwang, says that they decided to cancel the annual leave of medical workers because of the increased COVID-19 cases. He explains that several health workers had presented leave requests to his office for the next month, which he has rejected.
12:43
12:43

Museveni Declares Friday Public Holiday to Pray for COVID-19 2 Top story

“Members of the public have been asked to attend prayers from their homes through radios, TVs and social media channels that will relay the prayers live,” the statement reads. This comes a week after President Museveni imposed a nationwide lockdown for 42 days as part of the COVID-19 containment measures.
12:29
12:29

Masaka City Leaders Move to Block Children from Hawking During Lockdown Masaka City Council 1 2

These children some young as six years of age are now engaged in selling of vegetables, fruits, and other foodstuffs in markets, on streets, while others are also involving themselves in hawking; where they carry their merchandise to their targeted customers in different places including homes.
12:12
12:12

Experts Warn of Mental Health Problems During Covid-19 Second Wave MOH 4

Experts warn that patients, family members and also health workers are like to suffer from a number of mental health problems such as anxiety and even mild depression due to the high number of cases, deaths
12:03
12:03

COVID-19: Budaka, Tororo Districts Suspend Annual Leave For Health Workers

According to the district officials, all health workers on leave are supposed to report back to help reinforce the existing personnel in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
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