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17:18
17:18

Covid-19 Burial Teams Are Not Necessary-MOH 2 1

Addressing the nation on the Covid-19 status in the country on Friday, the Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that there's no need to pay for burial teams. She says the bereaved families should not spend money on teams if they do not have it.
15:25
15:25

Patients Shun Laroo Health Center III After Health Workers Test Positive for Covid-19 3 1

When URN reporters visited the health facility on Thursday, there were less than 10 patients at the health centre, compared to the daily average of 50 to 60 patients.
14:32
14:32

36 Health Workers in Kagadi District Contract COVID-19 PPEs 2

Many health facilities in the district are operating with inadequate or no PPEs, putting the lives of the medics in danger.
13:12
13:12

Scientists Uncertain about Uganda’s Own COVID-19 Vaccine President of Uganda 5 1

Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu, the Executive Director of the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) told URN that they are still engaging in very early clinical trials in the laboratory and it’s too early to predict what will come out of the studies.
12:41
12:41

Luwero District Installs Biometric Timers to Fight Absenteeism in Health Centres 5 1

Dr Innocent Nkonwa, the Luwero District Health Officer says that to fight absenteeism, each staff at the Health Centers and at Luwero Hospital will be required to check in on arrival and also check out after work. He adds that the timer will delete the names of those who check-in and leave work without checking out and be counted as absent on that day.
12:38
12:38

Four-Year-Old Boy Succumbs to Covid-19 in Pader Atanga subcounty

Omoya says the boy’s test result conducted using Rapid Diagnostic Test(RDT) turned positive for the virus on Thursday from Atanga Health Center III where his parents had taken him.
12:10
12:10

Kikuube COVID-19 Taskforce Bans Meals at Burials food 1

Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC Amlan Tumusiime told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Friday that the presidential directive that only 20 people should attend burials is being abused due to the availability of food and drinks that attract people.
10:28
10:28

Kwania District Fails to Absorb UGX 900m for Recruitment of Health Workers Ministry of Health 1

Despite the shortage of health workers, the district has failed to utilize the funds which could help provide high-quality health services.
09:35
09:35

Lira Task Force Seeks UGX 645m to Fight COVID-19 3

The funding is needed to implement COVID-19 control measures for six months beginning July to December 2021. It will cover costs for coordination and leadership, case management, Infection Control and Prevention, Surveillance and contact tracing, mental health, and psychosocial support as well as Risk Communication and Social Mobilization.
06:43
06:43

Aggressive New Variants Define Africa's Third COVID-19 Surge

According to the latest country reports, the Delta variant was detected in 97% of samples sequenced in Uganda and 79% of samples sequenced in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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