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16:45
16:45

Enforcement of Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate to Start in April MOH 1 1

Addressing journalists at the Media Centre on Friday, the Minister for Health Ruth Aceng said that all passengers aged 18 years and above will have to present Covid-19 vaccination cards indicating full dosage before they are allowed to travel.
13:47
13:47

COVID-19 Vaccination 21 Times More Expensive Compared to Other Mass Campaigns WHO 2 1 Top story

The first phase of the vaccination targeting health workers, teachers, security personnel, the elderly, and persons above the age of 50 was budgeted to cost Shillings 1.3 trillion. The second phase that is still ongoing and targets communities reporting high infections is budgeted to cost Shillings 46 billion.
06:01
06:01

DHOs Ask Ministry to Redistribute COVID-19 Vaccines to Districts with High Uptake WHO 2

But, the CDC says that both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines take a few hours to thaw and must be administered quickly once they are no longer being refrigerated. The Pfizer vaccine is only stable for six hours at room temperature while a punctured Moderna vaccine vial is viable for up to 12 hours.
16:24
16:24

Health Ministry to Block Unvaccinated Medics from Accessing Hospitals UMA

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director-General of Health Services at the Ministry of Health says unvaccinated health workers are a threat to both patients and their families.
06:57
06:57

Reduction in COVID-19 Infections Affects Vaccine Uptake MOH 1 1

So far, Uganda has received over 11.5 million vaccines with an additional nine million Johnson&Johnson vaccines expected to arrive next month. However, data from the health ministry shows that only 3.9 million vaccines have been distributed with only around 750,000 people fully vaccinated.
12:41
12:41

Covid-19: Vaccinated Ugandans Struggling to Access Online Certificates 1 1

According to Ainebyoona, delays in getting vaccination cards are due to poor or no data entry.
22:52
22:52

Vaccination or Not, Economy Will Fully Reopen in January-Museveni School Re-openings 3

Initially, President Museveni had tagged school re-opening and opening of other sectors of the economy to the vaccination of people above 18 years However, addressing the nation on Thursday, Museveni seemed to make a U-turn and said that they will not force Ugandans to get vaccinated.
17:13
17:13

Deputy Speaker Directs MPs on Covid-19 Vaccination Cards 2 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has notified Members of Parliament that starting next week, they will be required to present Covid-19 vaccination cards to attend sittings.
15:24
15:24

Syringe Shortage Threatens Pfizer Use in COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns WHO

According to the World Health Organisation, reports from the United Nations Children International Fund indicate a 2.2 billion shortfall of syringes for different volumes. One of the affected volumes is the 0.3 ml auto-disposable syringes that are needed for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination.
21:16
21:16

Health Workers Asked to Embrace Covid-19 Vaccination to Curb Infections 1

To date, 120 health workers have succumbed to the COVID-19 since March 2020. The majority of the doctors died during the second wave between May and June.
18:43
18:43

All Players Vaccinated Against Covid-19 Ahead of New Uganda Premier League Season Decolus Kiiza 1 4

Decolus Kiiza, the FUFA Deputy CEO in charge of Football says that players have either received their first COVID-19 jab while others are fully vaccinated in a bid to limit the spread of the virus.
17:39
17:39

Health Ministry Planning Mass Covid-19 Vaccination 1

According to figures from the health ministry, over 10,000 doses of vaccines are expected to expire at the end of September.
07:31
07:31

Uganda to Fully Vaccinate 7 million People by End of 2021 - President Museveni 1

With over 500,000 people already fully vaccinated in the country, as many as 7,138,920 million Ugandans could be fully vaccinated by the end of 2021.Vaccinating this number of people could lead to the full lifting of the COVID-19 lockdown where bars, discotheques, schools, theaters and music shows still remain closed according to the President
09:21
09:21

COVID-19: CDC Study Finds Moderna Vaccine More Effective than Pfizer Ministry of Health

According to the findings, Moderna offers 93 percent protection against COVID-19 hospitalisations compared to Pfizer's 88 percent. Ugandan health officials say that the difference in levels of protection should not be a cause of worry
12:08
12:08

NDA Reports No Major Side Effects for Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccines MOH 2

Uganda received 300,000 doses of Sinovac in July as a donation from China, and the jabs were subsequently ringfenced for teachers who had not been vaccinated. According to the health ministry, the vaccines meant for teachers have all been used up, with Kampala recording up to 200,000 vaccinations in this category.
18:34
18:34

Gov't has No Plan to Vaccinate Children Below 15 Years -MOH 1

According to officials from the health ministry, vaccinating teenagers or children aged 12 to 15 will be a waste of vaccines since children are not as susceptible to COVID-19 infections as adults are. They say the Pfizer vaccines will be set aside for persons in the high risk groups that will not be vaccinated
03:50
03:50

Health Ministry Cautions Ugandans on Mixing COVID-19 Vaccines Ministry of Health 1

The call comes following the arrival of 647,080 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at time when many Ugandans who received the first jab are waiting to receive their second jab. Preliminary records from the health ministry show that over 150,000 people are due for their second dose
15:15
15:15

Medical Students Decry Forced Vaccination As Postmortem for Deceased Colleague Delays 5 1

Boniface Osodi, the president of the Federation of Uganda Medical Students Association (FUMSA) told URN on Tuesday that he has received six letters from students since Friday calling for the reversal of the directive compelling them to take the COVID-19 jab before accessing training.
18:53
18:53

Gov't to Purchase 18 Million Doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine Ministry of Health

The county is expected to spend around 351 billion shillings on the vaccines with each dose costing 19,498 shillings.
08:06
08:06

Kampala Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines

Sheila Ndihukire, the Public Relations Officer at the National Medical Stores-NMS says there are no AstraZeneca vaccines.
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