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14:56
14:56

Khat, Marijuana Most Used Drugs by Ugandan Adolescents 2 1

According to the report, a total of 2,500 adolescent boys and young men aged between 10 and 24 participated in a survey conducted in August in all the five divisions of Kampala.
14:05
14:05

Kyambogo Staff Tests Positive For COVID-19 Kyambogo University 1

According to Reuben Twinomujuni, the University Senior Public Relations Officer, the patient is now receiving treatment at Mulago National Referral Hospital. The Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Vocational Studies, to which he is attached, has also been closed.
12:11
12:11

Arua Politicians, DHO Bicker over 'False' COVID-19 Test Results Paul Bishop Drileba 4 3

It was decreed that only those with negative COVID-19 test certificates would attend the events, and as such, all political leaders were subjected to COVID-19 tests, as a precondition. But when the results were returned, the DHO announced that up to 65 people from the group had tested positive for coronavirus disease.
09:01
09:01

Long-Term Symptoms of COVID-19 ‘Really Concerning’- WHO 1

They range from fatigue, a cough and shortness of breath, to inflammation and injury of major organs – including the lungs and heart, and also neurological and psychologic effects. The symptoms often overlap and can affect any system in the body.
18:47
18:47

Municipality to Auction Garbage Truck to Raise Money for Garbage Management mukono municipality 2 1

The Finance and Planning Committee Secretary Romeo Augustine says since the lockdown begun, the municipality has failed to raise enough local revenue to extend services to people.
17:55
17:55

MOH Asked to Give VHTs PPE Ministry of Health 2 1

Dr Diana Nambatya, the Deputy Country Director Living Goods said VHTs have been the least considered in terms of safeguarding them against infection and yet they have been given a role of linking asymptomatic cases that deteriorate into mild or severe infection into care.
16:09
16:09

Regular Occurrence of Strokes Worries Medical Experts 2

In 2013, the figure of Ugandans reported to have suffered a stroke and was undergoing rehabilitation were 104. This number increased to 195 in 2015 and it further increased to 326 in 2019.
15:26
15:26

Government Saved USD 51 million From Use of National IDs 2

In an interview with URN on Friday, Dr Nathan Tumuhamye, the Director of Eastern Africa RILab who was one of the researchers said of the USD 51 million, about USD 30 million is coming from the reduction in administrative duplication.
13:26
13:26

Kyotera COVID-19 Taskforce Relaxes Enforcement of Guidelines MINISTRY OF HEALTH 3 2

many parts of the district, it is business as usual with almost no adherence to COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs by the Ministry of Health.
09:59
09:59

Lower Health Centres in Kabale Now Provide Long-Term Family Planning Services 4 1

Kabale District Health Officer Alfred Besigensi, says that Health centre III and IVs’ were unable to provide the services because they were not considered on the list of entities that received supplies from the National Medical Stores. This has now changed.
06:44
06:44

50 Young Men Attempted Suicide During COVID-19 Lockdown in Kampala butabika hospital 2

According to the report, a total of 2,500 adolescent boys and young men aged 10 to 24 years participated in a survey conducted in August in all the divisions of Kampala city. They were asked about how COVID-19 had affected their health and psychological well-being.
17:22
17:22

Col. Bantariza Laid to Rest 2

President Yoweri Museveni, who was represented by Gen Kahinda Otafiire described Bantariza as a trustworthy, patient, and a hero who has never betrayed his country.
15:28
15:28

Mukono Hospital Workers Strike 5 3 Top story

William Mule, who was the coordinator of laboratory technicians in Mukono district died on Wednesday morning while being transferred from Kiruddu hospital to Mulago National Referral Hospital for further management.
13:20
13:20

Covid-19: Tara Health Center III Closed After One Staff Tests Positive covid19 1 2

Dr Paul Onzubo the District Health Officer Maracha says that they are establishing where the in-charge could have contracted the virus from.
10:55
10:55

Universities Not Adhering to COVID-19 SOPs 2 1

David Ouma a student of Makerere University says that adhering to COVID-19 SOPs has drastically reduced. He says that even in class, few students wear masks.
07:59
07:59

Panic As Mukono Laboratory Technician Succumbs to COVID-19 Mukono Hospital 1 3

Ritah Nakandi, the Infection Prevention and Control-IPC Focal Person at Mukono General Hospital, says they have severally appealed to the authorities to provide them with sufficient PPE and other related requirements in vain.
07:12
07:12

Fort Portal Health Centers Lack PPE, Not Observing SOPs task force 2 1 Top story

Murungi Monica, the Ibaale HC II in charge, notes that at on several occasions they have been forced to use their own money to buy things like gloves and masks because they last received a consignment from National Medical Stores -NMS about two months ago.
20:26
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Uganda's Child Pregnancy Numbers are Bad, says UN women empowerment 3

The UN Fund for Population Activities Country Representative in Uganda Alain Sibenaler, says children, girls and women should be empowered to have a say on whether to have sex or not, otherwise, there is no empowerment.
17:30
17:30

36 Air Travelers Fined UGX 300,000 for Forging COVID-19 Test Certificates 1

The suspects got the fake COVID-19 test certificates from the Central Public Health Laboratories and Makerere University College of Health Sciences
16:56
16:56

Bullfighting Resumes in Bududa Contrary to COVID-19 Preventive Guidelines 1 1

The bullfights that are enjoyed every Saturday and Sunday gather very many people from Bududa and other neighboring districts to watch something that is against the standard operating procedures set by ministry of health to mitigate Covid19.
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