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15:14
15:14

COVID-19 Affects Sperm Quality in Men -Study 1 Top story

The study shows that some men infected with COVID-19 might find it hard to impregnate a woman after recovering from the disease due to a reduction in fertility
12:35
12:35

Researchers Call for Cycle Lanes in Push for Organized Transport in Kampala road safety 5 1

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says that city authorities are now struggling to change structural designs of roads to accommodate different road users to guarantee safety but even then, the pedestrian lanes so far put in place are being abused.
11:24
11:24

Herb Used to Treat Cancer, Diabetes Gets Nod from Elders, Former MPs 3 1

Samuel Wako Wambuzi, the former Chief Justice told journalists that it’s about time Uganda started focusing on having local innovations in healthcare prepared to standards acceptable the world over since they are proving to work.
10:14
10:14

Over 1.5million East and Southern African Children Lack Treatment for Severe Wasting

The number represents almost half of the estimated 3.6 million children in urgent need, who are not being reached in time to save their lives or keep them from permanent development damage.
10:06
10:06

Lira Vaccinates 102% of Targeted Children Against Polio MInistry of Health 3 1

Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the District Health Officer who attributed the good performance to strong mobilization explained that all sub counties met their vaccination target.
15:40
15:40

Over 20 People Bitten by Stray Dogs in Arua this Month Dr. Willy Nguma 1 1

The same dog reportedly attacked and injured five other people in the same village. Area leaders say that border areas especially Aroi, Aivuni, Adumi, and Pajulu, all in Ayivu West, Vurra, Logiri and Arivu in Arua district and Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Terego district have in recent weeks recorded a rise in cases of dog bites.
14:42
14:42

Prof. Nduggwa, Uganda’s Icon for Sickle Cell Treatment and Research Dies at 80 sickle cell disease 3 1

Nduggwa did one of the earliest studies to determine how widespread the trait of sickle cell is in Uganda and trained most of the paediatricians and haematology specialists working at the clinic now including the current head of the clinic Dr Philip Kasirye and Senior Pediatrician Deogratious Munube.
10:34
10:34

Kawolo Hospital Neonatal Unit Overwhelmed with Increase in Premature Births 4 1

Children admitted to the neonatal unit often need breathing support given through their windpipe, and suffer from convulsions, failure to feed, severe chest in-drawing, fever, hypothermia, jaundice, umbilicus redness or draining pus, skin boils, signs of local infection and vomiting.
10:31
10:31

Revellers Will Need Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination to Attend Concerts 4

The entertainment industry will reopen on January 24, 2022, exactly 14 days after the reopening of schools, in line with guidelines issued by President Museveni at the beginning of the year.
08:52
08:52

Integrated Computer System to Address Drug Shortage in Health Facilities 3

According to the road map, more than 1,300 computers will be delivered to 808 health facilities around the country. Some of the beneficiaries of the programme are 22 general hospitals, over 80 HCIVs, and more than 500 HCIIIs.
08:08
08:08

Absence of Staff Quarters in Govt Health Centres Irks Masaka Leaders healthcare services 2

Francis Winnyi, a Councillor representing Mazinga Parish to Buwunga sub-county says that the absence of staff quarters at Mazinga government health Centre; the only facility in their area, has rendered health workers inefficient because patients cannot be attended to in time.
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07:07

Lack of Field Epidemiologists Blamed for Slow Tackling of Diseases Ministry of Health 3

Dr Alex Riolexus Ario, the Director of the Uganda National Institute of Public Health says Uganda needs to have at least one field epidemiologist at the district level to identify problems faster and handle public health emergencies better.
06:57
06:57

Cases Drop for First Time as Africa’s Fourth COVID-19 Wave Ebbs 1 Top story

Newly reported cases fell by 20 per cent in the week that ended on January 16, while deaths dropped by 8 per cent. The Omicron variant has been reported in 36 African countries, and 169 nations all over the world.
23:16
23:16

Two Teachers in Wakiso Arrested For Sabotaging Polio Vaccination 4 3

Two head teachers have been arrested by Wakiso District health officials and the police for allegedly sabotaging polio vaccination in their respective schools.
20:44
20:44

Gov't Cautions Health Workers on Frequent Strikes Doctor's Strike 2

Describing health workers industrial action as a new phenomenon that has taken over the sector, Muruli Mukasa, the Minister of Public Service asked doctors to have sympathy before going on strike.
20:29
20:29

MOH to Introduce Hepatitis C Testing Amid Low Uptake for Hepatitis B Vaccination Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Rachel Beyagira, a Technical Officer on Hepatitis told journalists on Thursday that they are considering starting testing and treating people who are found positive for the disease with data from blood banks showing increasing trends.
17:17
17:17

Africa Records Decline in COVID-19 Cases

According to WHO data, newly reported cases fell by 20% in the week from 10 to 16 January, while deaths dropped by 8%. According to officials, this decline in cases pushes the continent past its shortest upsurge yet that lasted 56 days
15:57
15:57

Health Minister Seeks Parliament Intervention Over Budget Cuts Ministry of Health 1 3

Aceng said that the cuts will affect their operations. She asked the MPs to ensure the funding is not reduced.
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15:37

Senior Army Veterans Rally Serving Comrades to Invest Before Retirement kololo airstrip 1

Lt. Col (Rtd) Cyrus Kigongo, who served the army for 33-years since 1986 before retiring in 2019 observed the veterans who turned up for the exercise were visibly worn-out depicting misery in their lives after retirement.
15:22
15:22

Polio Vaccination to Continue in Kitgum Until all Children are Covered 4

Kitgum District had a target of 48,309 children under five to be vaccinated against polio type two during the first phase of the nationwide mass vaccination campaign which was scheduled to last three days from January 14 to January 16.
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