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20:35
20:35

Kitgum COVID-19 Task Force Sends Health Officials Under Self-Quarantine Ministry of Health

Sources told Uganda Radio Network that the Commissioner and his team arrived Kitgum on May 25. They allegedly met some members of the district task force and other health workers, toured Kitgum General Hospital Maternity Ward, and were hosted for a talk show on one of the radio stations.
18:50
18:50

World Leaders Call for Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines United Nations 5

The leaders made the call during the Global Vaccine Summit that begun today in London. According to the leaders, all vaccines should be made available for all countries equally without considering the country of origin where the vaccines are made.
17:51
17:51

City Bus Operators Observe Covid19 Preventive Guidelines Covid-19 effects 7 1

At Link Bus terminal in Kisenyi, the company has drawn square boxes 2-meters apart to aid social distancing among travelers. The company has also deployed staff to take the body temperature of travelers and ensure they wash hands.
17:41
17:41

20 Taxi Stages Closed in Mbarara Town Public Transport 4 1

Mayanja said that they have left only three stages only out of over 20 stages around Mbarara town that are easily manageable and not heading to border districts.
16:59
16:59

Low Turn Up of Passengers in Soroti, Fort Portal As Public Transport Resumes Soroti Municipality 2 3

Paul Omongin, the chairperson of Serere Drivers Association says only six taxis from Kagwara, Kamod, Pingire, Serere town and Ochapa had arrived to town in the morning. He explains that many passengers are finding it hard to cope with the new rates.
16:23
16:23

Three More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Kasensero, 91 Contacts Traced Ministry of health 2 Top story

Dr Ronald Reagan Mutebi, the head of the mass community testing exercise says they have registered a cumulative total of 12 COVID-19 patients. Four of the patients were transferred to Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital and another four to Mbarara Hospital while the Tanzanian national who tested positive is still at large.
15:55
15:55

African Scientists Should Develop Drugs that Benefit their People - Museveni 2

President Yoweri Museveni has called upon African scientists to learn how to take care of themselves by developing their own drugs saying Europeans have neglected diseases affecting Africans since such diseases like Malaria are no longer prevalent in their countries.
15:45
15:45

Gulu District Yet to Receive UGX 165m COVID-19 Allocation 2 1

The ministry released the money to districts in April, to intensify the campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding was part of a 304 billion Shillings supplementary budget approved by parliament to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
14:59
14:59

15 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded MOH 1

Nine of the confirmed cases were from community alerts and contacts to truck drivers who had earlier tested positive to the virus while four were truck drivers who entered the country from Tanzania, through the Mutukula border post. The nine cases from the contacts were picked from Amuru, Kyotera, Buikwe, Nakaseke, Lira and Kampala.
14:03
14:03

Leaders in Serere Demand for General Hospital Serere HC1V 2

According to Dr Francis Odeke, the District Health Officer, the outpatient department of Serere Health Centre IV receives up to 200 patients daily. He says that the district meets all the required standards for a hospital but the Ministry of Health is reluctant to consider their request.
09:27
09:27

Buyiga Island Residents Stuck With COVID-19 Patient 4 2 Top story

Buyiga Island, which has over 10, 000 people is connected to the mainland by a swamp and can only be accessed by canoe or engine boat at three different outlets.
07:51
07:51

WHO Teams Arrive in Mbandaka as DRC Battles Fresh Ebola Outbreak UNICEF

The five latest Ebola victims, who included a 15-year-old girl, died between 18 – 30 May. But their deaths were only attributed to Ebola on Sunday following confirmation. Four other people who have contracted the virus - all of whom are contacts of the deceased - are receiving treatment.
07:49
07:49

Gulu Leaders Want Gov’t to Increase Funding to Lacor Hospital Clinical Services 1 3

The leaders argue the hospital is overwhelmed in offering comprehensive healthcare services among which includes physiotherapy, training healthcare workers and promoting health researches in Northern Uganda.
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00:26

Gulu District COVID-19 Task Force Leaders Placed Under Quarantine journalists 1

They are among scores of radio presenters and health workers who were placed under both self and institutional quarantine as possible contacts of two Commissioners from the Ministry of Health who reportedly tested positive for the contagion.
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