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15:17
15:17

Gulu Embarks on Campaign Against Neglected Tropical Diseases Ministry of Health 3

Dr William Onyai, the District Health Educator revealed that the population in Gulu District and Gulu City continues to register cases of intestinal worms; river blindness, elephantiasis, flurry worms, bilharzia and lymphatic filariasis among others.
14:43
14:43

Health Ministry Wants Bylaw on Misuse of Mosquito Nets MOH 1 1

According to the health ministry, beneficiaries have used the nets to fence off their gardens, poultry farms while others use them for fishing.
13:47
13:47

Non-Communicable Diseases Biggest Threat to Ugandans- Museveni 1

Museveni, who was speaking to the nation on Saturday as the country marks the World Population Day, noted that 891,000 people have high blood pressure, 534,000 people have heart disease and 229,000 are diabetic.
13:04
13:04

Seven New COVID-19 Cases Recorded 1

Five of the new cases are community cases from Amuru, Kasese and Tororo while two cases are truck drivers who were picked up from the Malaba point of entry.
12:37
12:37

Ministry of Health Asks Foreign Affairs to Limit Number of Returnees COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that if the number is limited it will enable the health workers to manage the returnees, who are supposed to undergo institutional quarantine.
12:12
12:12

Busia RDC, Deputy Under Self Quarantine 2

The Deputy RDC Paul Kalikwan drove the patient to the quarantine centre at Dabani Girls School in Dabani sub-county where he had spent almost 13 days before his samples tested positive.
10:58
10:58

WHO Unveils New AI Initiative to Help People Quit Smoking 1

Florence will use Artificial Intelligence, to help smokers develop personalized plans to quit tobacco, deliver cessation services to support them overcome both physical and mental addictions, while also dispelling myths around COVID-19 and smoking. Florence is available 24/7 via video stream or text.
10:32
10:32

Gulu Task Force Subjected to Second COVID-19 Test Amuru District 3 1

Gloria Aloyo, the Gulu District Information Officer says that the decision to compulsorily subject the task force members was prompted by the risk and the level of their exposure with the community.
09:53
09:53

NDA Concerned About Unregistered Drugs On the Market Kaliro 1 1

Samuel Kyomukama, the head of enforcement at the National Drug Authority- NDA says that, they have recovered unspecified amounts of drugs with prescriptions in Asian languages contrary to the NDA’s standard operating procedures which permit them to sell English labelled drugs.
09:34
09:34

COVID-19 Cases Worldwide Hit 12 Million

At the time of the announcement, Uganda had recorded more than 1000 cases of the virus, within a space of three months. With 938 recoveries recorded thus far, there are still 219 active cases and 1,685 people under quarantine.
08:14
08:14

Arua Hospital Runs Out of Protective Gowns for Health Workers covid19 3 2

Dr Philbert Nyeko, the Director Arua regional referral hospital says due to the absence of the disposable gowns, they have now resorted to using overalls.
07:49
07:49

Museveni Concerned About Increasing Cases of Non-Communicable Diseases 2

Speaking at State House Entebbe on Friday to mark the World Population day, Museveni urged all leaders to strengthen community mobilization using local radio stations to educate the masses about these dangerous but preventable diseases.
20:22
20:22

Wildlife Crime Putting Human Health at Risk - Report 1 Top story

The Wildlife Crime Report 2020, which was released this afternoon points out that the poachers have increasingly threatened pangolins, birds, turtles, tigers and bears which are poached from their natural habitat, butchered and sold illegally.
14:20
14:20

Six New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed MOH

The six cases were part of 2,048 samples that were tested yesterday for the disease. Four of the confirmed cases were contacts from Busia, Malaba,Amuru and Kyotera district while two cases are from the Mutukula and Malaba points of entry.
14:15
14:15

Journalists Failed to Question Official Narrative in COVID-19 Coverage-Report lockdown 2 Top story

The study conducted between January 1 and June 30, 2020, indicates that the conventional reporting format of news writing remained dominant with 1,965 stories, representing 75 per cent of all news stories and articles published during the time. Often, government officials were not questioned on their statements.
13:56
13:56

Parents Decry Social Exclusion of Albinos in Northern Uganda Gulu Main Market 1 4

Parents say that children with the condition in parts of northern Uganda are suffering from marginalization, longstanding stigma and social exclusion from within their families and communities. Based on their skin colour, they are feared, held with suspicion and believed to have supernatural powers.
11:57
11:57

Education Ministry Needs Safety Assurance before Re-Opening Schools – Minister 3 3

State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo says that despite increasing calls from both parents and school administrators for re-opening of schools with some standard operating procedures, the ministry can only do so under the guidance of the Ministry of Health.
07:29
07:29

Mosquito Net Distribution Starts in Eastern Uganda malaria prevalence 1 1

The exercise kicks off this morning in Serere, Soroti, Kalaki, Kaberamaido, Pallisa, Bukwo, Kween and Kapchorwa districts. According to the Ministry of Health, distribution teams have also arrived in Alebtong, Amolatar, Budaka, Bududa, Bugiri, Bulambuli, Butaleja, Butebo, Dokolo, Kibuku, Lira, Mbale, Namisindwa, Namutumba, Otuke and Tororo districts.
05:38
05:38

Six Children Stuck in Gulu Hospital with COVID -19 Positive Mothers 1 2

Dr Paska Apiyo, the Head of the COVID -19 Treatment Centre at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN in an interview that one of the COVID -19 positive mothers was forced to carry her child along because her husband-a police officer- declined to take care of the child claiming he has a busy schedule.
04:49
04:49

Gov't Allocates UGX 500m to Feed Children with Nodding Syndrome nodding disease 3 1

This is according to State Minister for Health Robinah Nabbanja, in response to queries raised by Aruu North MP Lucy Aciro on the plight of thousands of children who are suffering; with no food, no treatment and no intervention from the government to give them hope. Aciro said hundreds of children have since passed on.
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