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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.
16:31
16:31

Strange Disease Killing Goats, Sheep in Jinja animal 1 5

Robinah Kafuko, a resident of Buyengo trading center says that she has so far lost five goats to the strange disease. She says that despite isolating the infected goats and treating them outside the main herd, the disease has spread to the rest of the animals.
17:39
17:39

Jinja City Confirms FMD Outbreak cattle 3 1

Speaking to URN on Saturday, Rajab Kiito, the Public Relations Officer Jinja city, said FMD is mainly affecting pastoralists who graze their cattle along different streets within the city.
11:00
11:00

State of Health Centres in Buyende District Shocks MPs road 2 1

Beatrice Rwakamari, the Ntungamo woman MP says that the district is neighbouring Lake Kyoga but it lacks gazetted quarantine centres which make it hard for them to track down suspects.
10:20
10:20

Strange Disease Forces Man to Go Without Solid Foods for 8-years 2 1

According to Tumusiime, Baryaremwa visited several health facilities including Kabalore Hospital and Rwamwanja HCIV but didn’t recover.
12:18
12:18

No Registered Case of Corona Virus in Kampala –Health Ministry social media 1 Top story

In a statement issued this morning, the Senior Health Ministry Publicist, Emmanuel Ainebyoona, says no single COVID-19 case has been registered in the country. He also clarifies that the Health Ministry surveillance teams received an alert from Royal Complex on Friday of a lady suspected to have COVID-19 infection.
07:48
07:48

Health Minister Warns Against Sabotaging Immunization Campaign court 3 1

Speaking at the launch of the mass Measles-Rubella and polio vaccination campaign at Mayuge district headquarters on Tuesday Aceng, said culprits will be prosecuted.
20:01
20:01

Kadaga Wants Mandatory Physical Exercise in Schools district 3 1

Speaking at the celebrations of the World Heart Day in Jinja district on Friday, Kadaga says that, some schools have limited space where pupils can hardly carry out physical exercises which has left them lazy and prone to heart diseases.
17:23
17:23

Goat, Beef Prices Soar Following Pig Quarantine meat 3 8

Samuel Kyomukama aliasUncle Sam No.7, a butcher in Kabale Police barracks playground market in Kabale town, says when the pork quarantine was announced, all pork dealers resorted to roasting goat meat and beef.
08:00
08:00

Makerere Don Decries State Abdication of Health Service Provision government 4 3

Ssali, who is also a Global Public Health specialist, says Ugandan citizens have been turned into clients whose access to healthcare is determined by their own ability to pay, their location and socio-economic status.
18:44
18:44

Njeru's Only Public Toilet Dilapidated associate 1 2

Shaban Kalulu, an attendant of the public toilet, says at least 100 people use the toilet on average each day. He however, says the facility is littered since its lacks proper drainage, adding that it floods whenever it rains.
07:12
07:12

Drought Hits Kalangala Island people 2 1

At least 900 of the 2300 residents on Bufumira have migrated to the nearby sub counties of Bubeke in Kalangala District and Kituntu in Mpigi district. Sylvester Ssemugenyi, the LC I secretary Bufumira island, says currently no boat are allowed to fish.
12:46
12:46

Uncollected Garbage Angers Masindi Market Vendors disease

The vendors mainly dealing in food and clothings say that the garbage has remained uncollected for two weeks.
12:55
12:55

Kamwenge ‘Elephantiasis' Linked to Barefoot Walking disease 1 Top story

The scientists established that those that have been affected by the disease had repeated contact with volcanic soil containing sharp mineral crystals that can penetrate the feet and become embedded under the skin causing fierce itching.
11:16
11:16

Does Uganda Need Genetically Modified Food to Quell Hunger? drought 2 1 Top story

Scientists are saying the longer Uganda takes to adopt the technology that has been in place for two decades, the more it will continue to suffer with low agricultural productivity. They say GMO technology could offer solution for increased productivity.
17:38
17:38

Poultry Farm, Residents Clash Over Chicken Droppings disease 2 1

Dr. Aloysious Lumbuye, the Luweero Veterinary Officer, says chicken droppings produce gases such as ammonia and bacteria, which can be harmful to human beings.
15:22
15:22

Prolonged Drought: Livestock Farmers Count Loses disease 2 2

Tumukunde says he has been feeding his animals on banana peelings he collects from peoples homes, but he can no longer find them because the bananas are out of season.
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