Prof. Roy William Mayega an epidemiologist at the Makerere School of Public Health said that their recent studies have found that the higher the social-economic status of the school, the higher the prevalence of NCDs. In the high-end schools, the prevalence was at 18 per cent. He says sitting for six hours is equivalent to a pack of cigarettes.
The accusations come at the time the Katakwi residents are accusing their counterparts in Napak of alleged eviction at the border. The Iteso community claims that more than 300 people have been evicted by the Karamojong in the villages of Kaithelem and Okameta. They also noted that some of their houses were burnt, forcing them to stay in camps, among other issues.
The Centre named Salam, an Arabic word for peace is the only facility in the region offering free-of-charge, qualified cardiac surgical care. It has since become an immediate option for patients in Sudan and Egypt, Libya, Chad, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Asan Kasingye, the Chief Police Commissar (CPC) and Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) said all officers in CCTV monitoring rooms have no legal permission to share clips to civilians because such footage must only be accessed by forensic experts.
Although the program has registered numerous challenges in recovery and project implementation, the new findings by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development through independent consultants from the university of California Los Angeles and Makerere University indicates that at least some districts performed well.
Wakabi was appointed for a six months’ contract from December 1 2018, to take on a subcontracted role, which involved protecting the interests of the government and ensuring that the other contractors on the task adhere to the project specifications.
The Immigrations Directorate Principal Accountant Stephen Bwire told Parliament’s Public Accounts (PAC) on Thursday that CAA requires them to pay 600 million rent arrears, a bill they are unwilling to settle in the absence of a Tenancy Agreement.