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11:39
11:39

13 Suspected Red Eye Cases Reported in Arua City Schools Ministry of Health 1

Dr. Pontius Apangu, the principal health officer for Arua City explains that the suspected cases now under isolation are from Arua Technical Institute Ragem, and that they have also received alerts in some schools in Tanganyika ward, Arua Central.
12:50
12:50

Leaders Demand Rhino Camp Health Center IV Turned Into Hospital Ministry of Health 1 3

Dr. Caesar Dravu, the in charge of Rhino camp health center IV explains that with the help of the local leaders, they last year secured additional land for the facility which can now host a district hospital.
11:06
11:06

Pakwach District Battles Surge in Bilharzia Cases Ministry of Health 1 2

Statistics from the district health department indicate that 7 out of 10 individuals seeking medical services at health facilities within the district test positive for bilharzia disease.
15:35
15:35

Arua City Registers Fresh Measles Cases Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

Geoffrey Adiga, the Arua City Disease Surveillance Focal Person, says that the affected children are now undergoing medical attention. Adiga emphasized the importance of completing the immunization cycle.
08:16
08:16

UVRI Wins Another Five Year PEPFAR Grant Ministry of Health 5

Uganda traditionally receives US $500 million annually, facilitating diverse activities, including treatment for 1.4 million people living with HIV, a commitment ongoing for two decades since the fund's establishment by the US government, benefiting over fifty-five countries globally.
11:08
11:08

Construction of Multi-Billion Intensive Care Unit in Arua Hospital Starts Ministry of Health 3 1

George Otim, the Commissioner of Infrastructure at the Ministry of Health, stated during the site handover at Arua Regional Referral Hospital Tuesday that the completed ICU will provide the region with the capability to treat illnesses that are usually referred to health facilities in Kampala.
19:22
19:22

Preventive Mass Vaccination Against Yellow Fever Launched Ministry of Health 7 1

Yellow fever infections can cause serious illness and, in up to 30–60 per cent of severe cases lead to death.
17:26
17:26

Health Ministry Fails to Secure Accountability of UGX 42b Covid-19 Funds Ministry of Health 1

According to the forensic report, the Regional Referrals in question were given 270 million Shillings each and Mbarara did not account for 86.7 million, Moroto 112.07 million, Arua 1.79 million, Mbale 87.29 million, Fort Portal 108.4 million and Mubende 217.98 million Shillings.
10:47
10:47

Negative Perceptions Prevent Ugandans From Taking Up 13million COVID-19 Vaccines Ministry of Health 1

The Health Ministry Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine, says that the country risks losing huge sums of money that was used to procure the vaccines if they expire without being utilized.
14:50
14:50

Relief As Luwero Hospital Establishes Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Ministry of Health 1 4

Dr. Steven Magera, the Medical Superintendent of Luwero hospital says that due to the challenges faced by women during referrals, they resolved to set up a basic Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with support from Adara Group, a non-government Organization.
12:23
12:23

Over 3,000 Households Reject Indoor Residual Spraying in Arua Ministry of Health 4

Gasper Drani, the Arua District Malaria Focal Point person, says that at least 3,510 homes have not been sprayed due to refusal by the residents. He further notes that some educational institutions have also rejected attempts to spray their facilities.
10:27
10:27

Suspected Mbale Ebola Case Tests Negative Ministry of Health 1

“The results of the suspected case are negative and the patient is now receiving normal treatment, not for Ebola,” Obbo said Friday. The patient had presented with hemorrhaging from his body outlets and a high fever.
15:59
15:59

Ebola Outbreak: Prisons Bans Visitations to Inmates Ministry of Health 1

According to the statement, all prison employees are required to wear face masks while on duty. The statement also shows that community work in Kampala, Wakiso, and Mukono districts is suspended until further notice.
12:57
12:57

MOH Investigates Mutation of Malaria Parasites as Incidents Increase Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Richard Kabanda, the Commissioner in charge of Health Promotion, Education, and Communication at the Ministry of Health, says that they are concerned about the rebound of the malaria epidemics despite the various preventive measures the country has previously rolled out including the distribution of free insecticide-treated mosquito nets.
13:12
13:12

Ministry of Health to Rollout Indoor Residual Spraying in West Nile 3

The spraying exercise is part of a two-year programme funded by the Global Fund. The intervention will cover nine highly burdened districts namely Adjumani, Moyo, Yumbe, Obongi, Koboko, Maracha, Arua, Madi Okollo and Terego.
11:00
11:00

Phase II Construction of Maternity Ward at Ober HCIII Takes Off Ministry of Health 2 6

Freddy Owiny, the Lira City Acting engineer explains that works could not move on as planned because the money was exhausted.
15:57
15:57

Health Minister Seeks Parliament Intervention Over Budget Cuts Ministry of Health 3 1

Aceng said that the cuts will affect their operations. She asked the MPs to ensure the funding is not reduced.
13:18
13:18

Ministry of Health to Set Up Covid-19 Vaccination Centres in Universities 1 2

Following the reopening for physical learning, all higher institutions of learning are to host Covid-19 vaccination centres within their premises starting on November 15.
12:06
12:06

Uganda Starts Surveillance After Meningitis Outbreak in DRC Cholera vaccination 3 6

Health Minister Dr Ruth Aceng told URN in an interview that they are moving fast to deploy adequate surveillance teams to ensure all persons entering Uganda from DRC are screened for any infections
08:39
08:39

Health Ministry to Install Tracking Devices in Ambulances Ministry Of Health 1 3

According to the Commissioner Emergency Medical Services, John Baptist Waniaye Nambohe the devices will help the Ministry track the movements of the ambulances, fuel consumption and general efficiency.
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