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08:39
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Health Ministry to Install Tracking Devices in Ambulances Ministry of Health 3 1

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.
06:57
06:57

US Commits to Supporting Epidemiology Training Uganda 2 2

Speaking at the launch of the Field Epidemiology Training Program-FETP in Jinja city on Tuesday, Natalie, said that the US Center for Disease Control-CDC aims to empower frontline health workers with the required skills needed in response to epidemics and other related illnesses within their areas of operations.
19:13
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Police Storm Church Premises, Rescue Suspected Torture Victim COVID-19 1 Top story

“I misbehaved and sinned against our prophet, which prompted some of my colleagues to beat me up. They claimed that it was an act of instilling discipline in me. However, I am in too much pain,” she said.
11:20
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Shock as Dokolo District Names COVID-19 Positive Health Workers Stigma 1

The disclosure of the affected health workers didn’t go down well with Koboko Municipality MP, Dr. Charles Ayume and the task force chair.
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"Those Who Refuse COVID Jabs Will End In Hospitals or Die" Say Medics Ministry Of Health 4 1 Top story

Rumours and myths surrounding Covid-19 vaccines have thrown some Ugandans into an abyss of fear and mistrust yet studies have shown that current vaccines appear to be effective enough to end the COVID-19 pandemic.
10:18
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Gulu University Moves to Conduct Clinical Trials on COVID-19 Herbal Medicine 1 1

Speaking to Members of Parliament on the Covid-19 task force, Dr Lamwaka said that they are moving to carry out clinical trials with designed protocols following the positive response from those who have used the medicine. She however says they need funding to conduct the clinical trials.
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Jinja Hospital Runs Out of Gloves health worker 1 1

The Hospital’s Deputy Director, Angella Namala said that, since gloves are essential for all health workers, the absence affects proper management of patients.
10:47
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Karamoja Risks Complex Emergency With COVID-19, Famine and Insecurity-Health Experts Parliament 3 1

Dr. James Lemukol, the Napak District Health Officer, says that the region is already experiencing family because of the prolonged drought.
10:38
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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
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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.
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95% Of Kampala Residents Worried About COVID-19 Spike sauti za wanainchi 1 2 Top story

The survey, whose findings were released on Saturday found that 95% of the residents were worried about the current wave the of the pandemic.
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Former ICT Minister Aggrey Awori Laid to Rest in Bugiri district 2 Top story

The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta in a condolence message read at burial described the fallen legislator as a Pan Africanist " Awori was a Pan Africanist .leaders within the East Africa region should emulate him to foster both political and economic integration' said Uhuru in a message delivered by Ambassador Dennis Awori
18:32
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Jinja Hospital Runs out of Supplies to Manage Covid-19 Patients drug 1 1

The hospital is reported to have runout of azithromycin, Vitamin C and Zinc in early June this year and have not received supplies from national medical stores-NMS ever since. This has prompted patients to purchase them exorbitantly from private pharmacies.
06:57
06:57

Nawaikoke Police Station Closed After Officers Tested Positive for COVID-19 rural area

Dickson Nabimanya, the officer in charge of Nawaikoke Police Station says that the affected police personnel were isolated a week ago after presenting with COVID-19 symptoms. They have since tested positive for the virus.
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Human Resource Shortage Hindering COVID-19 Management in Mayuge health worker 2 1

Zamzam Nakyesa, whose relative is under home-based care, says that a health worker has only seen them once in two weeks. “My sister is asthmatic and she experiences frequent attacks, which makes her case complicated for us to manage. However, ever since the health workers came to inform us on how she had contracted coronavirus, they have never returned to check on her despite our frequent calls requesting for their intervention,” she said.
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Tooro Kingdom Land's Minister Kateeba Succumbs to COVID-19 polly kateeba 1 1

The Kabarole District Speaker Timothy Ruhweza said its saddening for Tooro to lose such a man who was dedicated to safe guard Kingdom properties from self-seekers.
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Anesthesiologists Start Initiative to Track Availability of ICU Beds COVID-19 2

The information that is availed on the association's website, anesthesiaug.org, will be able to display information everyday indicating which health facilities have vacant ICU beds. A total of 13 private hospitals have joined the initiative so far.
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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.
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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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