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18:21
18:21

Activists Call for Health Tax World Vision 1

Mukunda says currently even as the government has received a lot of funding for COVID-19 both in terms of supplementary and donations, proper accountability is not being made.
22:36
22:36

Ministry to Engage Recovered Patients in Awareness Drive COVID-19 2 1

According to health ministerJane Ruth Aceng, the recovered patients hold a key message of hope and testimony that the virus can be avoided and treated. Aceng was today receiving a donation of face masks and gloves worth 80 million shillings from Watoto Church. The event was held at the Ministry of Health Headquarters in Kampala.
17:12
17:12

EAC to Embark on Joint Tests for COVID-19 Ministry of Health 1

The Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said discussions on the way forward will be finalized during a joint meeting scheduled for Friday next week.
16:34
16:34

Experts Discourage Use of Masks While Jogging Makerere University 2

According to medics, wearing a mask often reduces the airflow into the breathing chamber making it uncomfortable and difficult for one to breathe during intense exercise.
14:32
14:32

Cholera Vaccination Exercise Postponed cholera outbreak 2

Dr Godfrey Bwire, who heads the Diarrheal Diseases Division at the Ministry, attributed the suspension to the disruptions caused by the ongoing lockdown that was instituted to curb the further spread of Coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19.
10:32
10:32

Jinja Hospital Registering Increase in Gunshot Wound, Stab Injuries Ministry of Health 3 1

Dr Angella Namala, the hospital Deputy Director notes that their causality ward has had a huge reduction in road traffic accident victims and has now been replaced with those nursing gunshot and stab injuries. She said the victims have very deep injuries and are usually dropped at the hospital by the police.
21:42
21:42

COVID -19; Government Plans New Digital Tracker, to Quarantine Drivers Truck drivers 2

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said they have come up with a number of options other than blocking the drivers from accessing the country. The new measures will come into force as soon as leaders in the East Africa Community agree on the procedures.
16:54
16:54

COVID-19: Survey finds no Evidence of Community Transmission in Uganda Ministry of Health 2

The positive community cases with no link to previous positive cases include a police officer picked from Masindi, another picked from from Kyotera in addition to a truck driver also tested from Kyotera and a student in Rakai district who returned from Bukoba in Tanzania.
14:13
14:13

Expert Cautions against Use of Masks among Children Ministry of Health 2

While the government has issued a directive to have everybody wear face masks when out in the public domain, Nantanda who is also a senior researcher on respiratory diseases says children’s airways are small and don’t process carbon dioxide as well as adults which makes breathing behind a mask dangerous.
17:13
17:13

MOH Recieves PPE Donation Worth UGX 3.1B Ministry of Health 2 1

The donation, which comes amidst crises for PPE from health workers, includes 1500 boxes of gloves, 4200 boxes of N95 masks, overalls, pullover hoods, respirators and face shields.
16:49
16:49

Ugandans Want to Try Masks on Before Buying Ministry of Health 3 1

Although she did not spell out the exact punishment that awaits noncompliance, the Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwiine told journalists on Wednesday that the public still needs guidance on the most effective type, the cost friendliness and what type fits who.
15:41
15:41

Billions of COVID-19 Cash Not Reached Ministry - Dr. Atwiine World Bank 2

The World Bank diverted $15million from the Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project and Atwiine says this money is partly utilized to buy reagents, test kits and PPE. However, while other donors have recently announced new funds to the country including USAID that announced $2.3million new support to the country last week, Atwiine says they have no information about this.
16:04
16:04

Gov’t to Address Hostility towards Foreign Truck Drivers COVID-19 1

The Foreign Affairs State Minister, Henry Okello Oryem, says the incidents cited in the note are isolated cases and not the official position of Uganda.
14:37
14:37

Instant COVID-19 Testing Due to Start at Malaba Border Post lockdown 2 1 Top story

The Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine says that they are setting up laboratories at the border with the hope that the stations start running this weekend. She says that with this in place, truck drivers will get their results within hours instead of waiting for the next day.
14:55
14:55

Coming to Terms With Using Face Mask Ministry of Health 3 1

Aceng encouraged the public to start familiarizing themselves with masks, saying they will soon become mandatory especially in areas in the community where cases have been confirmed through the ongoing rapid assessment survey.
16:57
16:57

Midwives Asked to Enroll for Additional Trainings Ministry of Health 4

Currently of the 20475 midwives registered with the Nurses and Midwifery Council, only 22 have degrees in Midwifery, 6000 have diplomas whereas 13,000 only practice with certificates.
02:00
02:00

Minister Aceng Warns Hospital Directors about new Vehicles Ministry of Health

She said while districts of Buyende and Kaliro had earlier been given brand new double cabin picks to facilitate immunization activities in their areas, the vehicles didn’t make it to the hospital. She said the one of Buyende was crashed beyond repair at the hands of a reckless driver.
15:56
15:56

Health Ministry Taps into Socialite Bad Blacks Following in New COVID-19 Campaign Ministry of Health 2

The campaign spurs action against COVID-19 by drawing attention to the need for widespread testing and social prevention measures across the continent. In one of the key messages, the Ministry is using socialite Shanita Namuyimbwa, also known as Bad Black to caution girls against allowing truck drivers to get close to or touch them.
15:18
15:18

Ministry of Health Traces 14,000 Travellers for COVID-19 Testing COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Ministry of Health has said it has so far tracked down and tested 14,000 people of the 18,000 who came into the country from 7th to 22nd of March.
14:01
14:01

13 Positive Truck Drivers Exited Uganda on Their Own-Health Minister Aceng Ministry of Health

According to Aceng, Ugandan only repatriated a single truck driver from Tanzania. She says seven other non-Ugandan truck drivers are under treatment in different facilities and are in stable condition.
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