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16:21
16:21

Stop Charging us for Oxygen, Not-for-Profit Hospital Pleads with Gov't Oxygen cylinders 1 3

Now according to Jammy Omara, the Medical Officer at the facility, they are being charged to refill oxygen tank at 35,000 shillings from Arua Regional Referral Hospital, and yet they render subsidized services. Nyapea hospital has 9 oxygen cylinders.
12:26
12:26

Security, Health Personnel At Elegu Border Overwhelmed by South Sudanese Seeking Food lockdown 1 4

At the border, the security personnel struggle to restrain the South Sudanese nationals from entering the country.
12:31
12:31

Kaabong Hospital Sinking in Wetland Ministry of Health 3 1

According to the hospital management, NFA has asked the district leadership to identify an alternative to swap with the one hosting the facility. The hospital management has since closed the theater, stores and old mortuary because many of the buildings are sinking.
10:47
10:47

Karamoja Risks Complex Emergency With COVID-19, Famine and Insecurity-Health Experts Parliament 1 3

Dr. James Lemukol, the Napak District Health Officer, says that the region is already experiencing family because of the prolonged drought.
10:38
10:38

Home-Based Care Helped Fight Stigma-Director Moroto Hospital COVID-19 4 1 Top story

Dr. Ben Watmon, the Director Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says there is a lot of stigma related to COVID-19 and lack of knowledge on the virus. He was addressing a team of Greater North COVID-19 Parliament Taskforce led by Koboko Municipality MP, Charles Ayume.
16:58
16:58

Moroto Hospital Director Calls for Infrastructure Overhaul COVID-19 1 4

According to Dr. Watmon, they need a new intensive care unit, saying that they have tried to improvise by setting up beds and ventilators in substandard buildings.
19:48
19:48

Scientists Seek UGX 248bn to Produce COVID-19 Vaccine COVID-19 vaccines 1 2

Kasaija told the MPs that there are two solutions to the COVID-19 vaccine which include locally manufacturing vaccines, and sourcing for vaccines for all Ugandans.
21:45
21:45

MPs Furious as Minister Fails to Announce COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Date Parliament 4 1

Aceng, and Permanent Secretary Diana Atwine had appeared before parliaments COVID-19 task force which is scrutinizing interventions put in place to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic including vaccine procurement, payment of medical workers and health services challenges, among others.
15:43
15:43

Gov't COVID-19 Relief Fund to Delay for Another Week-Minister Engola Parliament 1 2 Top story

Lillian Aber, the Kitgum Woman MP asked Government to negotiate with Telecoms to waive the withdraw charges so that the beneficiaries receive the entire sum of Shillings 100,000. She also raised complaints about ghost names on the Government list.
12:45
12:45

Parliament to Reopen Next Week plenary sitting 1

In a letter dated July 6 and addressed to MPs, by Jane Kibirige, the Clerk to Parliament, the house will resume on July 13 to constitute committees
21:16
21:16

MPs Grill Private Hospitals for Retaining Dead Bodies, Exorbitant Fees Parliament 1 7 Top story

On Tuesday, the COVID-19 Taskforce of parliament tasked the private health service providers under their umbrella Uganda Healthcare Federation (UHF) to explain the high charges and retention of bodies over unpaid bills.
17:16
17:16

MPs Seek Extra Compensation for Health Workers Who Succumb to COVID-19 Parliament 1 4

According to statistics from the Ministry of Health, 2000, health workers were affected by COVID-19. By April 2020, at least 50 health workers had died of COVID-19, while another 16 succumbed to the disease last month. The MPs are now calling for a review of the compensation provided for under the worker’s compensation Act and Pensions Act.
07:39
07:39

NMS, Ministry of Health Clashing on Procurement of Vaccines, Supplies Parliament 1 4

The National Medical Stores (NMS) has appealed to members of Parliament to address a concern of conflict between the Ministry of Health and NDA on procurement of vaccines and other supplies.
18:46
18:46

Opposition MPs Suspicious of Plan to Install Digital Trackers in Vehicles Parliament 4

A section of members of parliament in the opposition have criticized the government’s move to beef up security by installing digital monitors in all vehicles and motorbikes in the country.
15:25
15:25

Opposition MPs Want Parliament Recalled over COVID-19 Interventions cash relief 7 1

The Shadow cabinet has asked the Speaker of Parliament to resume sittings of the plenary so that the emergencies of COVID-19 and interventions towards it can be debated by Parliament.
21:31
21:31

40-Member COVID-19 Parliament Task Force Draws Concern Annet Anita Among 5 1

The task force, led by Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu was unveiled on Tuesday by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among. Katuntu will be assisted by other five MPs, Dan Atwijukire, Agnes Kunihira, Bernard Odoi, Anna Adeke and Dickson Kateshumbwa as parliamentary representatives to the national task force.
17:28
17:28

Parliament Sets Up Task Force to Oversee COVID-19 Interventions COVID-19 task force 1 2

The committee will assess the state of health facilities, conduct awareness sensitization countrywide and at the end submit a report to Parliament.
07:38
07:38

MPs Advised to Remain in Constituencies During Parliament Lockdown 11th Parliament 1

“I would expect them to work from their constituencies, because they should be at the top of campaigning against COVID-19 in their constituencies,” the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige said.
08:19
08:19

MPs Oppose Plan to Give COVID-19 Relief to Cities, Municipalities lockdown measures 1 7

The government has allocated 53 billion Shillings as relief support to vulnerable people in municipalities and cities which are hit hardest by the lockdown measures, laid out by President Yoweri Museveni to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
19:54
19:54

Speaker Oulanyah In UK To Visit His Son - Chris Obore COVID-19 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah conducted several COVID-19 tests from 2nd June to 22 June before travel, and in all he emerged negative according to family sources.
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