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08:04
08:04

No Hope for Free Kits for COVID-19 Testing Volunteers in Schools Makerere University 3

Kigongo who hesitated to reveal the school said this exercise that’s to be conducted on Wednesday would have been impossible now if they hadn’t received a donation of 10,000 test kits. When they were brainstorming this initiative, he says they banked on government providing free kits but they have not yet gotten any indicator that this will happen soon.
18:26
18:26

UVRI Checks Efficacy of Point of Care Test in Detecting Viral Load in HIV Positive Children Ministry of Health 2 1

Viral load testing according to experts is crucial in the treatment of HIV as it helps in making treatment decisions which in the end help the patient to suppress the virus and improve their quality of life.
09:47
09:47

MOH Recommends Use of High Sensitivity RDT in Detecting Malaria in Asymptomatic Pregnant Women Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Daniel Kyabayinze the Deputy Manager of the Malaria Control Programme said generally they found 50% more malaria cases in the community when they gave the high sensitivity test to Village Health Teams (VHTs) than when they used the common tests.
18:45
18:45

Africa CDC Urges Countries to Adopt Antigen Tests for COVID-19 2

Dr Susan Nabadda Ndidde, the Executive Director of the National Public Health Laboratory which is among the labs in the country testing the highest bulk of samples says results of an antigen test cannot be based on to give a conclusive result that’s why the test is exclusively being used in surveys and research here.
17:00
17:00

UVRI, National Lab Explain Fake COVID-19 Results 2 1

Referring to such a sample as border line, the UVRI Executive Director Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu said on Friday that the sample on the border line cut off will be withheld and a test repeated after two days to reduce the discrepancies.
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