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15:40
15:40

Medical Interns Vow to Continue Staying Home COVID-19 in Uganda 1 2

Dr. Herbert Luswata, the FAMU Welfare Chairperson, says the interns have decided to stay home if they cannot be provided with PPE. He says over half of the intern training centers are going to be affected by this decision.
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First School Term to Continue After Lockdown-MOE Ministry of Health

The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni today announced that schools will tentatively open on April 27, 2020 and pick up from where they stopped before the school term was cut short.
20:51
20:51

Education Ministry Allocates 18 Institutions as National COVID-19 Quarantine Centers Ministry of Health

According to the education ministry, all expenses regarding traveler quarantine will be met by the ministry of health including disinfection of all equipment and rooms used during the quarantine
19:33
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Gov’t to Sanction Schools for Sabotaging Measles-Rubella Immunization Ministry of Health 2 1

According to the Education Ministry, all teachers who were involved in undermining the jut concluded immunization campaign will be disciplined
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07:46

Parental Consent Not Needed for Immunization-MOH Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr Alfred Driwale, the Programme Manager of the Uganda Expanded Programme on Immunization-UNEPI explains that while the immunization act gives parents the responsibility to take their children for immunization between the ages of 0-5 years, they have no responsibility when it comes to national exercises.
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17:40

Health Ministry Extends Measles- Rubella Immunization Exercise Ministry of Health 1

According to the health ministry, the campaign has been extended because some schools were not able to carry out the five day exercise that begun last week. Stock outs were also reported in some parts of the country
08:04
08:04

Health Ministry, Greenhill Academy Sued over Measles-Rubella Vaccination Ministry of Health 1

According to a notice delivered to both Greenhill Academy and the Ministry of Health, the parents of two pupils accuse the Ministry of forcefully immunizing the two children without seeking the consent of their parents.
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Parents Decry Lack of Consent for Measles-Rubella Immunization Campaign GAVI 1 3

The five-day campaign is supposed to provide a booster dose for measles and introduce the rubella vaccine among children aged 15-years and below. During the same campaign, more than 8.2 million children younger than 9-months will receive the oral polio vaccine.
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18:20

Medical Association Recommends 58 Specialists for Deployment in Hard to Reach Areas Ministry of Health 3

Dr. Ekwaro Obuku, the President Uganda Medical Association, says they asked the specialists from Makerere, Mbarara and Busitema Universities to volunteer and work in the hard to reach areas for at least three years.
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15:20

Medics Want Recruitment of Health Workers Centralised Ministry of Health 2

The Health Service Commission only handles recruitment of officials at the Ministry of Health headquarters, national and regional referral hospitals and the directorate of public health under Kampala Capital City Authority in addition to specialized institutions like the Heart and Cancer Institute.
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Modernity, Lifestyles Fueling Hypertension in Schools Ministry of Health 4 2

Prof. Roy William Mayega an epidemiologist at the Makerere School of Public Health said that their recent studies have found that the higher the social-economic status of the school, the higher the prevalence of NCDs. In the high-end schools, the prevalence was at 18 per cent. He says sitting for six hours is equivalent to a pack of cigarettes.
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19:09

MOH to Roll out Mass Measles, Polio Vaccination in Schools Ministry of Health 4 1

The five-day campaign is scheduled to take place from 18th to 22 September 2019. During the campaign, children will receive vaccines for measles, rubella and polio.
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08:00

Makerere Don Decries State Abdication of Health Service Provision government 4 3

Ssali, who is also a Global Public Health specialist, says Ugandan citizens have been turned into clients whose access to healthcare is determined by their own ability to pay, their location and socio-economic status.
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