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09:22
09:22

Auxiliary Isolation Centre Opens at Moroto Prisons 1

Dr. Watmon explains that they since April 2020 tested at least 8, 000 samples. He stressed the need for partners to support case management, contact tracing, and evacuation of positive cases.
10:58
10:58

WHO Unveils New AI Initiative to Help People Quit Smoking 1

Florence will use Artificial Intelligence, to help smokers develop personalized plans to quit tobacco, deliver cessation services to support them overcome both physical and mental addictions, while also dispelling myths around COVID-19 and smoking. Florence is available 24/7 via video stream or text.
09:34
09:34

COVID-19 Cases Worldwide Hit 12 Million

At the time of the announcement, Uganda had recorded more than 1000 cases of the virus, within a space of three months. With 938 recoveries recorded thus far, there are still 219 active cases and 1,685 people under quarantine.
11:36
11:36

Fake News is Putting Lives at Risk - UNESCO

Guy Berger, the Director for Policies and Strategies regarding Communication and Information at UNESCO noted that some people wrongly believe that young people or those of African descent are immune and that those in warm climates or countries where summer is on its way do not need to worry too much. The likely consequence, he says, is complacency, which could fuel more premature deaths.
13:37
13:37

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.
13:51
13:51

Measles Claims More Than Twice as Many Lives Than Ebola in DR Congo UNICEF 1

This is more than twice the number of people who have been killed by the Ebola virus in the same country over the last one year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) measles, which has gripped all provinces in the country, is the world's largest and fastest-moving epidemic.
09:51
09:51

Mak School of Public Health Seeks UGX 30 Billion for New Home Makerere University 2 1

The facility will specifically cater for high-tech infrastructure fitted for demonstration and innovation laboratories, environmental health, epidemic, disaster and field epidemiology, ICT and Data Laboratories.
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