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15:53
15:53

Health Workers in Elgon, Bukedi Sub Regions Contract Covid-19 Over Lack of PPEs 4

At Tororo District General Hospital in Tororo district, reports indicate that since January, 70 health workers have tested positive for corona virus.
15:49
15:49

Local Herbalists Overwhelmed by Covid Patients in Gulu Gulu City 4 1

“Those who are recovering are tipping off their colleagues and so the number of patients keeps increasing and the demand is high,” Ojara told Uganda Radio Network in an interview.
14:33
14:33

Two Arrested for Inciting Mob Against COVID-19 Patient 2

The patient, a resident of Lagar village, Lira Kato Sub County was diagnosed with COVID-19 and advised to go under home-based care but refused.
13:26
13:26

Uganda Secures USD 22m From USAID COVID-19 Assistance to Africa

This new funding will provide urgently needed food and nutrition assistance, health care, protection services, and psychosocial support for people in seven countries across Africa.
11:55
11:55

COVID-19: Kabale Hospital Suspends Supply of Oxygen to Lower Health Facilities in Kigezi 2 1

Dr.Sophie Namasopo, Kabale regional referral hospital director says that due to the increase in the number of Covid-19 patients in critical condition, the demand for oxygen has also increased at the facility’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
11:29
11:29

Water Shortage Hits Bunambutye Resettlement Camp 4 2

For several months, the over 300 families living in the camp have been struggling to access water for domestic use and washing of hands, which is a measure to stop the spread of covid19.
07:14
07:14

Maracha District Health Workers Stuck in Arua Over Inter-District Travel Ban 4 2

President Museveni Museveni early this month announced a ban on inter-district travel to prevent a further spread of COVID-19 as Uganda battles a more deadly wave of the pandemic. The president subsequently banned public transport implying that even essential workers who did not have their own means of transport would be unable to move.
06:55
06:55

64 Gulu University Medical Interns Take Ethics Oath 1 1

As an important step in becoming a doctor, medical students must take the Hippocratic Oath, promising to first, do no harm but focus on the role as physicians to treat the ill to the best of their ability, preserve patients privacy and secrecy of medicine.
06:37
06:37

Lira Vendors Shun Directive to Spend Nights in Markets Lira main market 5

The directive was issued at the pronouncement of a 42-day lockdown in which movement is restricted within districts, and curfew hours adjusted to 7 p.m. According to President Yoweri Museveni, staying in Markets will help traders keep coronavirus at bay since they will be stationed in one place, while equally protecting the rest of the family members.
05:30
05:30

COVID Pandemic Fueling Major Increase in Drug Use -Report 1

That’s among the key findings of the latest annual report released on Thursday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), which also provides an overview of global drug markets, as well as their impact on people’s health and livelihoods.
Jun 2021 10 results