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14:21
14:21

Luwero District Registers Increase In TB Treatment Success Rate 2 1

Bagonza says that the TB success rates are important in reducing the spread of the disease, deaths and developing multi-resistant drug TB.
09:46
09:46

Mbarara City Village Health Team Members Storm RDC’s Office Over Delayed COVID-19 Allowances 1 5

Mbarara City received Ugx 224.8 Million shillings as covid-19 relief funds which were approved by the council.
17:23
17:23

MOH Seeks Partnerships to Tackle Preventable Disease Burden Ministry of Health 3 1

State Minister of Health Hanifa Kawooya says that the Ministry of Health is constrained and can’t deliver services to the furthest of communities. Kawooya said that since the MOH structures stop at Health Center II, they have been challenged on having timely interventions into community problems.
15:43
15:43

EU-IGAD Reactivate Border Committee to Ease COVID-19 Burden European Union (EU) 3 1

The 10-member committee Selected during a cross-border committee meeting held in Nimule Town Council on Thursday will have officials from the immigration, customs, security, local governments, the Ministry of Health as well as members of the business community from both Uganda and South Sudan.
14:19
14:19

31 Arrested Partying in Kitgum Municipality

The suspects who include nine women and 22 men were picked from Corner pub in Central division, Kitgum Municipality on Thursday night.
13:15
13:15

43 Villages in Agago Declared Open Defecation Free Omot subcounty 2 1

The report released this week in Agago District reveals a great stride towards reduction in open defecation in the two sub-counties that have for long remained epicentres of unhygienic practices.
12:57
12:57

NDA Closes Drug Outlets in Acholi Over Non Compliance drug shops 3 1

During the operation, 248 drug outlets were inspected including pharmacies; 225 drug shops and seven veterinary drug shops.
12:08
12:08

NDA Reports No Major Side Effects for Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccines MOH 2

Uganda received 300,000 doses of Sinovac in July as a donation from China, and the jabs were subsequently ringfenced for teachers who had not been vaccinated. According to the health ministry, the vaccines meant for teachers have all been used up, with Kampala recording up to 200,000 vaccinations in this category.
21:23
21:23

Driver Handed Life Sentence For Murder of Case Hospital Accountant 1 4

On Thursday, Justice Nyanzi sentenced Muzamiru to life imprisonment and gave the other convicts different jail terms based on their level of participation in the offences.
20:39
20:39

WHO Reports Shortfall of 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Supply to Africa

According to WHO, the COVAX Facility has slashed planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by around 150 million this year which means the continent faces almost 500 million doses short of the global year-end target of fully vaccinating 40% of its population.
20:01
20:01

New Research Reports High Rates of Repeat Pregnancies Among Teenagers MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 1

Dr Dinah Amongin, the lead investigator said that while the government has managed to reduce teenage pregnancy rates from 40% in the last 15 years to 24% now, repeat adolescent births remain very high, a pointer that shows teenagers haven’t been guided on protection against another unwanted pregnancy.
19:43
19:43

2,000 Teachers in Busia District Receive Covid-19 Jab 3 1

The district received 5,169 doses of AstraZeneca and Sinovac targeting more than 5,000 people.
19:05
19:05

Researchers Studying New PrEP Drug in HIV Vaccine Trial HIV vaccine trials 4

Dr Eugene Ruzagira, a member of the team of researchers told a news conference organized by the Health Journalists Network that they are giving all the participants in their PrEPVACC trial a daily Descovy tablet to assess whether it’s effective in preventing participants from getting infected.
18:41
18:41

Gulu City Unable to Collect 90 Tons of Waste Gulu City Council 1 2

On Tuesday evening, Gulu City Council received four brand new skip loader trucks worth 1.8 billion shillings donated by Kreditanstalt fur Wielderaufbau –KFW, a German agency with funding from GIZ under the Integrated Program to Improve the Living Conditions in Gulu.
16:45
16:45

Four New Covid-19 Hotspots Found in Arua 1 4

The team has listed Arua Public cell, Hospital cell, Tanganyika cell and Pajulu Ward in Ayivu Division, where out of every 6 people tested, 4 are found positive as per the weekly report.
14:26
14:26

Mulago Proposes Policy to End Moon Lighting By Doctors Mulago Hospital 1 1

Mulago Hospital Excecutive Director Dr Byarugaba Baterana told the recently inaugurated board that one major challenge the government facility was experiencing is moon lighting of doctors. He noted that there is need for policy makers to end this with new regulations that prohibit duo loyalty of doctors in government facilities across the country.
14:06
14:06

Police Heightens Enforcement of SOPs As COVID-19 Cases Surge in Teso covid-19 epicenter 2 1

The Soroti Resident City Commissioner, Peter Pex Paak says that the enforcement especially in Soroti City will be heightened to reduce the spread of the deadly virus.
10:31
10:31

Amuru Residents Struggle to Access Services Due to Poor Road Network 2 1

Stella Auma, a resident of Lajalula Sub County told URN that the poor road network in her area has led to hiked transport fares to the nearest Omer Health Centre II, which is about 32 kilometers away from her home.
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