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Kayunga Task Force Blames Drug Shops, Clinic For Slow Recovery of COVID-19 Patients 1 1 Top story

Dr. Ahmed Matovu, the Kayunga District Health Officer-DHO, says their surveillance health teams are receiving many people who contracted the virus but drug shop and clinic operators assured them of treatment even after presenting with COVID-19 signs and symptoms.
19:45
19:45

Kampala Registers Improved Air Quality Two Weeks into Lockdown kampala air quality 1 4

Speaking at the World Health Summit regional meeting on Tuesday morning, Prof. Lynn Atuyambe, the head of researchers conducting air quality monitoring and lung health research in Kampala, said that his team is now specifically looking at air patterns between June and August, whose report they will release in three months.
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16:48

Gulu Hospital Struggles to Treat Patients in ICU Over Power Outage 3 1

Dr. Paska Apiyo, the In-charge of the Covid-19 Treatment Unit (CTU) at GRRH told URN that the late Dr. Arach had been admitted at the unit for treatment for over a week but the hospital ran short of oxygen due to power outages that was being experienced within Gulu City for at least two days which grounded the generation of oxygen.
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Acholi Sub Region MPs Ask Gov't to Increase Funding to Lacor Hospital Laroo-Pece Division 4 1

The hospital has largely survived and depended on donations which accounts for 67% of the funds, 27% are generated from the hospital bills while the government only provides 5% of the support.
15:02
15:02

Muslim Clerics Guide How to Perform Key Rituals Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic 6 1 Top story

Dr. Abdul Hafiz Walusumbi, the head of Sharia Department and Chairman of the Shura (consultative) Council at Islamic University in Uganda, says that while some of the rituals are key to the Islamic faith and may not be suspended completely, adhering to the professional health guidelines and authority is a religious duty of all believers.
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Stigmatization Hindering Covid-19 Home-Based Care Treatment in Gulu City 3 1

Geoffrey Topiny, the Head of Risk Communication and Community Engagement of Gulu City COVID -19 Taskforce revealed that he receives between three to four complaints of stigmatization from COVID -19 patients undergoing home-based care treatment daily.
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12:28

National Drug Authority Approves Use of COVIDEX 1 2

Dr David Nahamya, the Secretary NDA now says that the herbal drug is safe following an assessment of the drug and inspections of the production facilities.
11:09
11:09

COVID-19 Misconception: Residents Cut Down Pawpaw Trees Ministry of Health 3 1 Top story

The local leaders reportedly set a fine of Shillings 50,000 for whoever fails to comply with the directive. Vicky Otim, the Aminkec Village LC I Chairperson, says that many households in her area have cut down the papaw trees after being misinformed.
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10:43

Leaders in Serere District Step up Measures to Control Spread of COVID-19 COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

In the guidelines, no new visitors will be allowed in the villages until the lockdown is lifted by the President. The leaders have also banned the use of public address systems, cooking of food and large gatherings at burials.
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Entebbe RDC Cautions Katabi Leaders on Issuing Travel Permits 3 6

Katabi Town Council is made up of 23 villages and five wards/parishes. These parishes are Kitala, Kabaale, Nkumba, Nalugala and Kisubi. Njuki says local leaders must issue permits for travels within the five parishes.
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