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Opposition Tasks Gov’t on New Covid Variant Response Omicron variant 1 4

Among the interventions proposed by the Opposition is the formation of a joint East African Community Taskforce to develop a common approach towards handling of the Omicron variant.
17:14
17:14

Doctor On the Spot for Allegedly Extorting Money from Patients Amach HCIV 6

Dr. Pius Omach who doubles as a surgeon at the facility is being accused of demanding for money from patients before they can be operated on.
16:19
16:19

Top Researcher Seeks to Identify Women at Risk of Developing Maternal Complications 1 4

Prof. Annette Nakimuli who has previously discovered the gene in African women that pre-disposes them to high blood pressure in pregnancy or preeclampsia will now be studying characteristics of women who are likely to suffer four maternal health related complications so that health workers can intervene early on. The complications include Preeclampsia, pre-term birth, still birth and intra- uterine growth restriction where a baby in the womb does not grow as normally expected.
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13:47

COVID-19 Vaccination 21 Times More Expensive Compared to Other Mass Campaigns WHO 1 2 Top story

The first phase of the vaccination targeting health workers, teachers, security personnel, the elderly, and persons above the age of 50 was budgeted to cost Shillings 1.3 trillion. The second phase that is still ongoing and targets communities reporting high infections is budgeted to cost Shillings 46 billion.
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12:40

COVID-19 Effects Force Lecturer Into Online Food Vending 4 1 Top story

David Wabukye, a communication lecturer at Uganda Christian University, Livingstone International University, and UMCAT School of Journalism in Mbale city was one of those affected by the lockdown. However, Wabukye reorganized himself and resorted to online food vending for survival.
11:56
11:56

New COVID-19 Variants to Keep Emerging for 10 Years -Scientists WHO 4 1

According to Ugandan scientists, the virus keeps on mutating due to pressure from vaccines and therapeutics. They say the only way Ugandans will be able to protect themselves is by adhering to SOPs and getting vaccinated using newer versions of vaccines formulated to deal with new variants
11:04
11:04

Lab Technicians Put Gov't On Strike Notice Ministry Of Health

While medical laboratory technicians train for four years just like other health Workers at the University, Alibu says they don't do internships something that affects the quality of services.
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