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16:54
16:54

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for Teachers Commences in Kitgum Sinovac Vaccine 2 1

Kitgum District Education Officer Fred Owot told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that they target to vaccinate 5,000 staff from all learning institutions in the district. He says about 3,000 of those targeted are teaching staff while 2,000 are support staff from Nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions within the Municipality and sub-counties.
19:50
19:50

Kitgum Receives 1,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Sinovac Vaccine 1

William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner,says the vaccines will be distributed to Kitgum General Hospital and St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum to aid vaccination.
20:05
20:05

Museveni Blames Parliament for Delays in COVID-19 Vaccine Procurement Vaccines 4 1

He said that when the government sought a supplementary of 292 billion Shillings which included 18.5 billion Shillings for the COVID-19 vaccine in February 2021, the tenth Parliament delayed its approval for over two months.
16:00
16:00

COVID-19; Uganda has Vaccinated 1.5 Percent of Targeted Population Ministry of Health 2 1

This represents only 232,743 of the targeted 22 million people, according to the Ministry of Health figures. Records also show that a total of 906,517 persons who got the first jab are yet to receive their second one, as recommended by the World Health Organisation-WHO.
15:51
15:51

"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.
15:21
15:21

Dozens of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Wasted In Kitgum Over Low Uptake-Report 3 1

According to health experts, the AstraZeneca vial can be re-refrigerated but after first opening, the cumulative storage time at room temperature must not exceed 6 hours and the total cumulative storage time must not exceed 48 hours.
15:45
15:45

Districts Run out of COVID-19 Vaccine Amidst Overwhelming Demand 6 1 Top story

Some of the districts that have since reported stock out of covid-19 vaccine include the Northern Ugandan districts of Kitgum and Lira, Tororo, Masaka, Hoima, and Mbale among others.
10:50
10:50

Hundreds Flock Soroti Hospital for COVID-19 Vaccination Dr. Wilson Etolu 1 1

Francis Elianu, the headteacher of Alem primary school in Kaberamaido district is one of the people who travelled to Soroti for COVID-19 vaccination. He says that he is the first person to get the jab from his school.
10:43
10:43

Medicines Agency Adds Blood Clots on Possible Effects of AstraZeneca Vaccine COVID-19 Vaccine 1 Top story

The recommendation was made after a review of 63 cases of reported blood clots that developed moments after receiving the vaccine from several European countries. The majority of the cases were among females below 60 years of age, some aged 24, who developed clots after receiving their first vaccine jab.
17:32
17:32

Uganda Will not Halt Use of AstraZeneca Vaccine-MOH 1 1 Top story

Dr. Alfred Driwale, the programme manager of the Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization-UNEPI, says the vaccine is safe and people should not listen to the misinformation circulating on social media.
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