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May 2021 5 results
18:38
18:38

Next AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Consignment Expected in June COVID-19 Vaccines 2 1

The consignment from the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) facility was initially expected in May, but the Serum Institute of India, the source for Uganda’s COVID-19 jab announced that it was halting vaccine exports to first, serve their domestic market in India, where infections were soaring.
16:24
16:24

Mukono Baby Was in The Mortuary, Not in Placenta Pit- Report MOH 3 1

Dr Kasirye says that the placenta pit is 60ft deep and it would be hard to retrieve anything thrown in there, except through a lengthy, bureaucratic process. URN visited the pit and noticed that it was built underground and placentas are dumped through a flap that opens out.
13:46
13:46

Get Back to Work or Abandon Internship - Ministry Tells Medical Interns MOH 1

According to the health ministry, they do not have funds at the moment to increase the allowances of the interns. The director-general of health services says that medical interns who want to first get allowance increases should leave the 12 month internship programme and reapply when government gets funds
10:42
10:42

Excitement as UGX 80M Maternity Ward Opens at Ruhija Health Center II 2 1

Construction of the 80 Million Shillings maternity wing was funded by the Joint Medical Stores-JMS to eliminate infant mortality in the area.
07:40
07:40

Underperforming Districts in COVID-19 Vaccination to Forfeit Vaccines MOH 2 1

According to the data from the Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization (UNEPI), they are considering picking 91,000 vaccine doses from 36 districts across the country.
May 2021 5 results