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17:48
17:48

Seven Inmates at Busesa Prison Test Positive for Covid-19 community 2

The Bugweri district Covid19 taskforce chairperson, Richard Gulume said that the victims have been taken to Kirinya prisons covid-19 treatment facility for further management.
11:44
11:44

Lax Security Worries Communities Adjacent to Jinja Hospital COVID-19 Isolation Centre coronavirus 3 1

As a result, community members say, that a number of confined patients are taking advantage of the loophole to freely take walks to unidentified locations, especially in the evening. Many have been seen purchasing different items from shops and mixing up with unsuspecting community members.
14:39
14:39

Mayuge Residents Complain About Poor Management of Quarantine Center home 2 1

Shafic Kisumuluzo, the Bwondha Zone C village chairperson, says despite registering one positive Covid19 case on the landing site last week, the both the community members and suspects have failed to adhere to the corona virus preventive guidelines of social distancing and wearing facial masks.
17:16
17:16

COVID-19 Control Guidelines Tightened at Jinja Pier community 2 1

Isaiah Tumuhimbise, the port officer of Jinja pier, says that the port has been receiving daily tourists and food suppliers which cannot be maintained in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where social distancing is paramount.
15:26
15:26

The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital government 4 5 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
16:58
16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand community 1 2

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
21:35
21:35

Wakiso Overwhelmed with Distress Calls of Suspected COVID19 Cases district 1 Top story

Joseph Kamukama, the Wakiso Division Police Commander, notes that much of the distress calls are coming in through security system given the fact that the numbers shared by the Health Ministry were widely shared and are inaccessible easily.
07:48
07:48

Health Minister Warns Against Sabotaging Immunization Campaign court 3 1

Speaking at the launch of the mass Measles-Rubella and polio vaccination campaign at Mayuge district headquarters on Tuesday Aceng, said culprits will be prosecuted.
12:47
12:47

IRCU in Nationwide HIV/AIDs Sensitization Campaign resident 3 1

Charles Serwanja, the IRCU Health Program Manager, says it is the mandate of religious leaders to use their platforms to sensitize their communities on the HIV/AIDs epidemic.
17:39
17:39

UCI Trains 32 Nurses on Cancer Screening, Prevention Uganda 1 1

Lydia Mbwali, a nurse attached to Kiyunga health center IV asked UCI to provide them with the necessary equipment.
17:50
17:50

Sorry State of Hoima Municipal Mortuary Irks Residents police 4 1 Top story

Daniel Kaseregenye, the Hoima Municipal town clerk told URN that they are set to renovate the facility this financial year. He says the facility is to be painted and fenced before they install electricity and water.
13:35
13:35

Senior Entomologist Warns of Biting Fly Invasion In Luweero village 2 1 Top story

Johnson Mubiru, a pastoralist in Kakabala village says that he has seen few flies in the swamp but didnt think they can cause harm. He has also welcomed the campaign to equip them with knowledge to protect their animals.
07:02
07:02

Neighbors of Arapai Cattle Market Decry of Poor Hygiene area 3 2

Simon Peter Emetu, the Arapai Sub County LC 3 chairperson, says the market attracts people of different characters, adding that they have asked the contractor to employ staff to keep directing traders to the pit latrines.
19:18
19:18

Kyenjojo Sub Counties Lacking Health Centers ministry of health 3

According to residents in Nyantungo Sub-county, for more than ten years, they have travelled long distances to access medical services at Kyenjojo Hospital which is more than 10 kilometres away from their homes.
10:42
10:42

SAVO International Seeks UGX900 Billion To Construct Trauma Center community 3

Hannington Sserugga, the Executive Director SAVO International, says in addition to treating trauma victims, the center will also offer training.
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