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19:20
19:20

Mulago Hospital Visits Shrink Amidst COVID-19 Scare 2

For especially children, Dr Sabrina Kitaka a senior paediatrician at the hospital says the reasons for cuts in cases cannot be attributed to COVID-19 alone. She says that at Stanfield ward, for instance, the numbers of inpatients started dropping in June and on Thursday when she visited the ward, there were only three patients.
18:58
18:58

Five Health Workers in Agago Test Positive for Covid-19

Dr Smart Okot, Chief Executive Director of Dr Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital Kalongo says the health workers are part of 250 staffs who underwent test for the contagion.
17:43
17:43

Covid-19 Slows Uganda’s Progress on Poverty Alleviation 4 3

Okurut added that for SDGs on sustainable cities, life on land, peace and justice, Uganda’s performance is also stagnating at a rate of below 50% of the growth rate required to achieve the SDGs, partly because of the covid-19 pandemic.
17:18
17:18

Mulago Starts Construction of New Oxygen Plant 1

With the outbreak of COVID-19, Nuwamanya says that their oxygen needs have increased creating pressure on other oxygen-consuming units especially at the Uganda Heart Institute and the children’s acute ward.
16:43
16:43

Abim Hospital Closed After More Health Workers Tested Positive for COVID-19 covid 19 pandemic 2

At least 17 health workers in the district hospital tested positive out of the 79 samples taken last week. another 11 tested positive from Morulem Health Centre III. The 28 are all said to be contacts of a midwife attached to Morulem Health Centre who was admitted to Abim Hospital, while in labour.
14:54
14:54

Mulago COVID-19 Treatment Facility Uses 120 PPE Sets Per Day 1 3

Dr Dorothy Mwesigwa, the Deputy Director at the Walter Reed Project said it’s because this continuous interaction between health workers and very infectious patients that they stepped in to contribute to patient safety considering that a number of them have already tested positive for the viral respiratory disease.
13:35
13:35

Displaced Girls Learn To Make Reusable Sanitary Pads in Kasese 3 4

Lilian Ahakundire one of the brains behind the group told URN that they intended to promote menstrual hygiene among teenage girls affected by the floods given the financial constraints their families face.
12:02
12:02

Arua District Registers First Covid-19 Community Death Paul Bishop Drileba 1 2 Top story

The deceased in his sixties, has been a prominent businessman operating in Arua town and reportedly fell sick with flu and cough but was delayed at home, only to be rushed to Rhema private hospital later before he was referred to Arua hospital where he breathed his last.
11:30
11:30

Onduparaka Signs 12 Players Ahead of Premier League Season Onduparaka FC

The latest addition to the club is FUFA drum gold medalist with Acholi Province and Bright Stars midfielder Moses Okot. Okot signed a two-year deal with the club on Thursday last week before Noel Nasasira signed a season long loan to join the caterpillars from Kyetume FC on Monday yesterday.
07:36
07:36

Gulu Task Force, Clinical School Disagree Over Relocation of COVID-19 Patients Ministry of Health 3 1

Grace Aninge, the Principal of the College says they want to use their space in both campuses to manage social distancing rules as a recommended standard operation procedure (SOP).
23:59
23:59

Travelers Irked By Prolonged Absence of MV Kalangala 4 4

However, last week, Gen. Katumba Wamala, the minister for Works and Transport announced that the ferry will resume operations end of this month.
18:25
18:25

80% of COVID-19 Deaths had Diabetes - MOH Mengo Hospital 3

Dr Gerald Mutungi, who heads the Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Division in the Ministry says that Non-Communicable Diseases have had the most causalities because many people went off their hypertensive drugs during the lockdown and the onset of community transmission found their immune systems already down.
17:41
17:41

Experts Cautious as Activists Push for Access to Abortion Drug unsafe abortion 3

Fatumah Nakalembe an Outreach officer at an NGO – Community Health Rights Network (COHERINET) that promotes sexual reproductive health and rights, says that with restrictions to access to drugs that can safely help in pregnancy termination to a trained health worker, many women and girls resort to using crude methods that end up costing them lives.
17:39
17:39

Kyambogo University Sets Date for Reopening 1 2

The teaching will last for only four weeks and then the final exams on will take a period of two weeks.
12:32
12:32

Omoro District Moves COVID-19 Quarantine Center To Don Bosco Atede Secondary School

According to Okello who heads the resource mobilization committee, they opted for Don Bosco Atede because they have the facilities needed by the health department and also do not have any candidates who are easting examinations this year.
16:21
16:21

Kitgum and Lamwo Districts Receive Face Masks 1 5

Kitgum District will receive 177,340 masks while Lamwo 114,044.
14:01
14:01

Christians Throng Churches After Six Months of Closure 5 1 Top story

The worshippers were seen wearing facemasks and washing their hands before entering the church.
13:00
13:00

Man Who Treated Bush War Fighters Demands UGX 1B Compensation ISO 3 4

“After the war, ISO promised to give Mr Mugisa 8 million shillings to enable him rehabilitate himself. However, up to now, this poor man has not yet received anything and he is now a laughing stock before the Movement detractors,” reads Jacob Asiimwe’s letter
12:56
12:56

Poorly Managed Covid-19 Triage Areas Could Increase Hospital Infections- Experts COVID 19 1 2

According to the medics, leaving security guards to manage these triage centers is a disaster in the making.
12:37
12:37

200 COVID-19 Patients in Acholi Still Mixing with Community Ministry of Health

According statistics obtained from the surveillance and case management committed, there 28 active cases that have not been evacuated for treatment in Omoro; 35 in Gulu, 7 in Nwoya, 15 in Amuru, 6 in Lamwo, 5 in Kitgum and 168 in Aswa Hydropower Dam.
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