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18:52
18:52

UNBS Certifies Four More Companies to Produce Face-Masks 1

The companies certified are Amani Health and Beauty Products – SMC Ltd located in Bukoto Kampala, Crane Clothing Company – SMC Ltd in Bugiri Municipality, Cleaning & General Supplies Enterprises (U) Ltd (CGS) in Kyebando – Kampala and X-ERA Limited based in Kamwokya along Old Kiira Road. This brings the number of satisfied companies to 49.
18:14
18:14

Cancer Institute Struggles to Improve Burkitts Lymphoma Survival Rate 3

Dr Joyce Balagadde Kambugu, a consultant who heads the Pediatric Oncology Department told URN in an interview that they resolved to give transport refunds in addition to drugs, to enable patients to come back for reviews and other psychosocial needs, after realizing many people especially children were dying unnecessarily,
14:23
14:23

COVID-19 Eighteen Returnees Quarantine Get Mental Treatment 5 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Dr. Kenneth Kalani the deputy of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Division in the Ministry of Health who also doubles as a Psychiatrist says that all the eighteen returnees are females who have been involved in domestic work in the Arabic countries.
13:58
13:58

Breast Milk Donation: Experts Call for Effective Screening Facilities Nsambya Hospital 4

Kitaka said increasingly more people will be turning to wet nurses for especially babies whose parents die at birth or they have underlying conditions that can’t allow them to breast feed but warns that HIV positive women shouldn’t donate milk.
05:50
05:50

Gov't Urged to Consider Palliative Care Services in Lower Facilities Ministry of Health 4

Anne Merriman who introduced palliative care in Uganda in 1993 says to have effective care for the elderly in Uganda, they ought to first study and learn the culture of Uganda’s elderly in terms of what they believe in and their needs.
19:50
19:50

Defective Condoms: Man Sues Gov't After Contracting HIV 1 Top story

In November last year, NDA recalled the said batches after failing the test of freedom from holes, which caused widespread outcry prompting the Health Ministry to issue a report on what had transpired.
12:57
12:57

Six Contacts of Namisindwa COVID-19 Victim Test Positive COVID-19 Testing

The new positive cases bring the total number of confirmed cases to 1,223 and 1,102 have since recovered.
13:17
13:17

Breastfeeding Link to COVID-19 is Negligible- WHO

Dr Laurence Grummer-Strawn, head of the World Health Organization’s Food and Nutrition Action in Health Systems unit said that the agency has not documented any indicator around the world, to show that COVID-19 can be transmitted through breastmilk.
12:50
12:50

Common RDTs Ineffective in Detecting Malaria - Study Ministry of Health 2 1 Top story

The researchers found, for patients who sought care in the outpatient department, the malaria parasite positivity rate was 13.3 per cent for HS-RDTs, more than double that of 6.4 per cent with the common RDTs on the same patients who were largely children and adolescents aged 5-17 years.
22:37
22:37

NHIS: People to Pay Out of Pocket for Some Health Services Ministry of Health 1

Ronald Baggaga, the Legal Counsel to the parliamentary health committee, says discussions of the bill that establishes the scheme that is being touted as a solution to Uganda’s healthcare system that is riddled with high out of pocket expenditure and bribery are complete.
14:07
14:07

Business Confidence Surges After Ease in Lockdown Restrictions – Survey stanbic bank 1 Top story

Stanbic says it observed that more businesses have increased their output and are receiving new orders than in the last three months. However, many companies haven’t been able to re-hire the employees they laid off with some of them still laying off some employees.
15:48
15:48

Uganda Records Fifth COVID-19 Death MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 Top story

According to the Health Ministry, samples from the deceased analyzed at three different laboratories including Makerere University, Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI and Central Public Health in Butabika turned out positive for Covid19. He says the deceased had been battling asthma and diabetics, both risk factors for COVID-19.
15:05
15:05

DHO Issues Verbal COVID-19 Results to Reduce Delays Amuru District 3

Masaka District DHO Dr Stuart Musisi says that since they stopped taking their results to the testing centre in Mutukula, it takes them an average of three days to receive results from the Entebbe-based Uganda Virus Research Institute.
17:09
17:09

More Children Likely to Suffer from Malnutrition wasting 2

According to the survey, 57 percent of respondents said that they were forced to eat one type of food as they could not afford to diversify their meals.
12:47
12:47

Ugandans Hold UGX 8.5 Trillion in Fixed Deposits– BOU Bank of Uganda 1

Bank of Uganda data shows that in May 2020, the amount of Ugandans have in banks as term deposits reached 8.5trillion shillings, the highest amount ever held there in a single month.
12:35
12:35

Kampala Air Quality Worsening 2 4

At the old taxi park, the air quality which during the lockdown had improved up to 80 has already dropped to 46 on a scale of 100.
19:19
19:19

Uganda Records Third COVID-19 Death 1 Top story

The Deceased, a 67-year-old male of Nigerian origin and resident of Kisenyi in Kampala died from Kiruddu Referral Hospital where he had been admitted with symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
05:37
05:37

Critical COVID-19 Community Cases in Kampala Bother Health Teams MOH 1 1 Top story

While the country has cumulatively handled 1,140 COVID-19, cases, the Ministry of Health is concerned that the two cases come from previously unknown COVID-19 hot spots. The two cases are believed to have originated from Kisenyi II in Mengo, a highly populated city suburb, and parts of Rubaga South.
23:29
23:29

HIV Positive Mothers Decry Stigma and Discrimination at Health Centres Ministry Of Health 2

Several HIV pregnant mothers have faced discrimination after testing positive during antenatal visits. They want the act to be stopped by medical personnel who do it.
18:07
18:07

Private Facilities can’t Offer COVID-19 Treatment Ministry of Health 2

“In Kampala we have 1600 facilities and 98percent are privately owned. KCCA has been trying to train private facilities but the resources available were limited”, UHF's Grace Kiwanuka says handling COVID-19 would be very challenging for them.
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