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21:13
21:13

COVID-19 Interruptions Hurt Drug Addicts on New Opioid Treatment drug addiction 5

Twaib Wamala, the Executive Director of Uganda Harm Reduction Network (UHRN), an entity that links clients in need of the rehabilitation drug to the Butabika based Medically Assisted Therapy (MAT) clinic, says that many clients share Nalwoga’s story as they experienced interruptions and missed treatment during the lockdown.
19:04
19:04

West Nilers Warned Against Seeking Treatment for Animal Bites from ‘Witchdoctors 2 4

Nahori Oya, the RDC Arua district who represented the Minister of Agriculture Animal industries and Fisheries-MAAIF at the national celebrations, while reading Minister Bright Rwamirama’s speech said the people of W. Nile should watch out for wild animals which may bite their dogs and transmit the deadly Rabies virus to them.
17:57
17:57

Uganda Warned Against Ignoring Harmful Food, Non-Communicable Diseases 6

The World Health Organisation says Uganda, like any other country has a right to ensure the people have access to safe food, but that the government has the obligation to ensure there are no barriers that make people fail to access and even afford safe food.
17:40
17:40

Sixteen Sex Workers Arrested for Defying Curfew Time in Gulu City 3 2

David Mudong Ongom, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the suspects were rounded up alongside 20 men found drinking in illegal bars while others were arrested after being found roaming in the city center beyond 7pm.
16:56
16:56

Kitgum Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines 1 Top story

The acting Kitgum District Health Officer, Dr. Henry Okello Otto told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday that both stocks of Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines got used on Thursday last week. He says that the stock out follows an overwhelming demand for COVID-19 vaccination by the populace in the district.
15:04
15:04

Researcher Recommends Regular Heart Checks for Cancer Patients 1

The study also sought to identify the impact of anthracycline therapy on heart function and reveals the therapy poses dangerous heart problems to cancer patients because it not only affects the heart function directly but also weakens the ability of the heart do adapt other ‘stressors’ later in the life for example, a major operation, pregnancy and chest radiotherapy. Dr. Zhang thereforenotes that clinicians should closely monitor the heart function of cancer patients before and after chemotherapy.
11:17
11:17

One Feared Dead, Eight in Hospital After Northern Bypass Accident 3 3

The accident occurred when a truck Registration number UAZ 366G belonging to a road construction rammed into the 14-seater taxi registration number UAM 134Y and hit it from the rear.
08:29
08:29

Buikwe Village Teams Advocacy Train to End Early Child Pregnancies 3 1

According to Buikwe Deputy Education Officer Joyce Nalubega, the champions of advocacy at villages are going to monitor as well as engage parents and children emphasizing the high chances of missing returning to schools due to early pregnancies, dangers of child labour, indecent dressing and peer influence.
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