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Africa Has Potential to Slow Spread of COVID 19-WHO COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for Africa says that is important to empower different levels of government and health centres to be as it responds to the disease.
14:27
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Africa Will Not be Used as COVID-19 Testing Ground- WHO COVID-19 Pandemic 1 3 Top story

The scientists identified as Jean-Paul Mira, the head of the Intensive Care Unit at Cochin Hospital in Paris and Camille Locht, the research director at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research –Inserm, were speaking during a debate on local French news channel-LCI.
14:13
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WHO Calls for Investment in Nurses 1 1

According to the report, if nothing is done to increase on the investment of training health workers, the world likely to have a shortage of 5.9 million nurses globally by 2030
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Regional Referral Hospitals Lack Isolation, ICU Beds Ministry of Health 4 1 Top story

A number of hospital administrators who spoke to our reporters on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisal from their bosses, said they haven’t received any equipment. The few available beds are in terrible state and unfit for human use. In the Eastern Uganda, only two ICU beds are functional at Jinja Regional Referral hospital.
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Gov’t Pledges to Account for COVID-19 Funds IGAD 3 1

The Intergovernmental Authority for Developement (IGAD) on monday donated a token of solidarity worth 2.6 billion shillings to all the seven of its members states to fight COVID-19. Each country including Uganda got 376 million shillings.
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South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case people 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
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Health Ministry Tracing 2000 People Suspected to be Exposed to COVID-19 COVID-19 in Uganda 1

The travelers are suspected of having come from Dubai and other high risk countries before the health ministry put travel restrictions on travelers from countries like US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain
13:37
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Scientists Form Coalition to Lead COVID-19 Research for Treatments in Low Income Countries

The COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition which will consist of physicians is targeting African and Asian countries with the poor health system.
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Lack of Protective Equipment Likely to Cause Infections Among Health Workers- Doctors COVID-19 3 1 Top story

According to the World Health Organisation, health workers treating any infections like COVID-19 are exposed to several hazards or risks like pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma and physical and psychological violence.
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Health Ministry to Release 200 People from Institutional Quarantine COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1 Top story

According to the health ministry, the release of the first batch of 28 people should have taken place on Monday, March 30, 2020. However, Atek Kagirita, the COVID-19 Incidence Manager at the Ministry of Health says that the government is going to delay the release of people to ensure that they free from the deadly virus.
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COVID-19: IMC Clinics to Close During Curfew Hours COVID 19 Curfew 1

In a message to its clients issued on Tuesday IMC said, "due to the COVID19 situation in the country and the presidential directive, IMC has decided to close the night shift till Further notice but we will be happy to serve you between 8am-5pm everyday."
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Uganda’s COVID-19 Cases are Low Risk - Epidemiologists COVID-19 in Uganda 1

According to health officials, the infection trends as of now means Uganda might not record any deaths associated with the disease. This they say is a good thing because the country can treat and handle the disease.
07:03
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COVID-19: 33 Cases Confirmed in Uganda Ministry of Health 1 Top story

"Out of 203 samples that were tested today (Sunday), 3 were confirmed positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases in Uganda to 33," said the Health Minister, Dr. Ruth Aceng on Sunday evening.
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COVID-19 UPDATE- 22 Countries Remain Free from Deadly Virus 1 Top story

The countries that have reported no cases so far come mainly from two continents-Africa and Asia. In Africa, the unaffected countries include; South Sudan, Burundi, Botswana, Western Sahara, Sierre Leone, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Comoros, Malawi and Sao Tome ne Principe.
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COVID 19: Uganda's Confirmed Cases Rise to 30 COVID-19 Outbreak 1

The seven cases were part of a group of 225 samples that were run at the Uganda Virus Research Institute on Saturday.
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COVID 19: Uganda's Cases Rise to 23 Ministry of Health

The five cases were part of a group of 227 samples that were carried out yesterday at the Uganda Virus Research Institute.Over 80 percent of the country's confirmed cases had traveled to Dubai in the last three weeks.
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USD 2 Billion Needed to Stop COVID-19 From ‘Circling Back Around the Globe’ UNICEF 4 2 Top story

Having gained a foothold in 195 countries with more than 400,000 reported cases and close to 20,000 deaths, COVID-19 is reaching more areas of the world grappling with conflict, natural disasters and climate change. UN agencies are now devising means to confront the unprecedented challenge posed by the COVID-19, in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries.
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COVID - 19: Health Ministry Increases Call Center Staff to Deal with Emergencies COVID 19 Outbreak 1 1

Three numbers and 100 people are going to be available for all people who need assistance and information regarding COVID 19 starting today evening
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COVID-19: Illegal Entry by South Sudan Nationals Worries Authorities in Amuru Elegu Border Post 1

Lakony says the residents both from South Sudan and Uganda are reportedly crossing over via River Unyama and later move through a foot path along Attiak Sugarcane plantation which has no security personnel.
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Uganda Registers Eight More COVID-19 Cases Ministry of Health

All the eight cases are Uganda nationals who travelled to Uganda from Dubai. It remains unclear whether the confirmed cases came into contact with the first patient.
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