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19:53
19:53

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Limited to Only Kampala Centres - MOH 5 2

Paul Okware, the head of Stores and Operations at NMS says the agency received three fridges that can store Pfizer vaccines at -80°C . The fridges were donated by UNICEF an can store 3 million doses of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Moses Kamabare, the NMS General Manager says the agency has the capacity to store a total of six million doses of the various Covid-19 vaccines.
18:05
18:05

Uganda Receives 1.6m Doses of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine 5 Top story

This is the second consignment of COVID-19 vaccines that the Biden administration has sent to Uganda. The first, which arrived on September 6, comprised 647,080 doses of Moderna, bringing to the total donation from the United States to 2,321,350 COVID-19 vaccine doses.
17:59
17:59

No Need To Benchmark, Just Go Vaccinate; Education Ministry To Ugandans 2

Several educationists and some members of the public have been blaming and calling upon the government to emulate neighbouring countries that have been able to reopen schools for the learners even as the pandemic continues.
16:17
16:17

COVID-19 Patients Can’t Afford Costs But won’t Leave Private Facilities Ministry of Health 4

Grace Kiwanuka, the Executive Director for the Private Health Providers Umbrella body says that since the height of the second COVID-19 wave where patients were charged high fees and in some hospitals, and bodies were detained, they moved a daily updates directive for all their members.
15:21
15:21

900 Displaced by Floods in Napak District

Moses Eriaku, the Vice-Chairperson of Aolio Village said many people are now sleeping in the cold and urged for help from well-wishers.
14:54
14:54

Pfizer Gives Green Light for Children to Take COVID-19 Jab

According to the results of a study released on Monday, the Company and their German partner BioNTech say that they gave children aged five to 11 years, a two-dose regimen of 10 μg (micrograms) which were administered 21 days apart. The dosage was selected as the preferred dose for safety and effectiveness in children.
09:53
09:53

Kalungu District Struggling With Unsafe Abortions teenage preganacies 2 1

Dr Daniel Ssentamu, the Kalungu District Health Officer says that their Reproductive Healthcare status report indicates that pregnancies by underage girls below 19 years are contributing an average of 18% of overall statistics of expecting mothers who seek antenatal services in the area; a figure he says is worrying.
09:23
09:23

One in Ten Boda Boda Riders in Kampala Using Stimulants- Study 4 1

The researchers at the department of population studies say they interviewed and tested over 780 riders in four Kampala divisions of Makindye, Nakawa, Rubaga and Kawempe where they would flag down whoever was carrying a passenger or one that had just dropped off a customer.
09:05
09:05

Police in Kabale Accuse Leaders of Frustrating Enforcement of COVID-19 Guidelines 6 2

The officers argue that they are facing difficulties whenever violators of the curfew are arrested but leaders order for their immediate release. They also add that some leaders own bars and protect the revelers from being arrested.
07:39
07:39

Suspected Child Trafficker Dies in Police Hands

According to Longole, following the arrest, the officer in charge of Iriiri Police station ASP Martine Tatumwa noticed the health condition of Lomilo deteriorating while in Police cells.
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