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11:10
11:10

Entebbe Hospital Shuts Down Other Services to Concentrate on COVID-19 Cases 1 1 Top story

Dr. Moses Muwanga, the Director Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says the hospital was increasingly becoming an unsafe and there was a need to shut down all other services and deploy health workers from other departments to support those already managing COVID-19 cases.
08:35
08:35

Entebbe Leaders Smoke Out 4 Escapees From Quarantine Centers COVID-19 2

Peter Mbonye, one of the residents noted that the four individuals were unknown to the neighborhood and hardly came out of the house, which raised their suspicion.
17:41
17:41

COVID-19: Entebbe International Airport shutdown To Hit Airlines 1 4

As result of the presidential directive, Entebbe International Airport is in a partial shutdown, something that has not only affected restaurant, airport taxi operators but also the air operators.
09:44
09:44

Entebbe Hospital Scales Down Operations to Focus on COVID-19 Cases 3 1

The Hospital Director Moses Muwanga says that they have taken a decision to cut back operations for maternal and neonatal services, dental, pediatric and outpatients to deal with the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
07:17
07:17

Entebbe Hospital Overwhelmed by Huge Numbers Seeking to Test 5 3 Top story

The Hospital Director, Dr. Moses Muwanga, says that several people have shown up seeking to test ever since the r Health Ministry asked people who have traveled in the recent weeks to test. The Hospital Director, Dr. Moses Muwanga says that ever since the for Health Ministry asked people who have traveled in the recent weeks to undertake tests, several have shown up.
09:46
09:46

Pictorial; Entebbe International Airport Shutdown 14

The airport would on average record 89 aircraft movements a day, resulting in long queues at the baggage Check-in, Immigration departure points, a number of shoppers in duty-free stores, some at restaurants or in the waiting lounge. However, it is now a shadow of itself, with hardly any people and activities happening at both departures and arrivals sections.
11:22
11:22

Researchers Demand for Collective Action to Fight Paratuberculosis Makerere University 1 4

The disease is caused by bacterium Mycobacterium avium subspecies. It affects livestock such as cattle sheep and goats.
17:28
17:28

National Isolation Center Dilapidated, Unable to Handle Coronavirus Emergencies 1 2 Top story

Construction of a new building is still ongoing while the available buildings are not in use. The Private wing of Entebbe Regional Referral hospital is currently being used as an isolation ward where suspected Coronavirus cases are being contained.
11:38
11:38

Travelers at Entebbe Airport Ignorant of Coronavirus 3 1

The deadly virus said to have originated from the Chinese city of Wuhan has so far killed 213 people in China. Nearly 2,000 new cases were recorded in China in the past 24 hours, raising the worldwide total to nearly 9,800, according to Chinese and World Health Organization data. The vast majority of the cases are inside China, while 98 cases have been confirmed in 18 other countries.
12:41
12:41

Entebbe Officials Clash Over Poor Implementation of Waste Management Policy 6 1 Top story

Rose Nanvuma, a resident of Lugonjo in Entebbe says dumping waste in the swamp has interfered with water flow leading to flooding.
15:47
15:47

Academia Introduces New Roadmap for Exploiting African Population 1 2

More than 2,000 members of the Academia are meeting in Imperial Resort Beach in Entebbe to introduce a new roadmap for exploiting the bombing African population.
12:09
12:09

Entebbe Police Barracks in Acute Water Shortage

According to sources, water stopped flowing to the barracks, which accommodates up to 100 police officers when the money loaded on the prepared meter was used up. Entebbe police station receives Shillings 3 million for water bills each quarter.
12:00
12:00

Entebbe Hospital Seeks Help to Clear Outstanding Utility Bills Ministry of Health 1 3 Top story

Entebbe has been as general hospital expected to serve up to 500,000 people in Wakiso district. However, the facility’s catchment area extended to the districts of Mpigi, Buvuma and Kalangala, with a general population size of 4.5 million people.
13:19
13:19

Culture, Myths Threaten Disease Control in Uganda Nkumba University 3 1

Despite sensitization campaigns by health ministries and experts, many believed that they could beat the deadly disease by eating raw onions once a day for three days or by merely taking antibiotics. A number of people also believed that a daily intake of condensed milk can prevent Ebola infections, according to the World Health Organisation.
07:22
07:22

Entebbe Tycoon Named in Kigungu Land Grabbing Uganda Radio 2 1 Top story

However, residents led by Entebbe Deputy Mayor, Richard Ssekyondo says the land board in Wakiso and Entebbe municipalities need to establish whether Mutebi was offered any piece of land at Kigungu landing site free of encumbrance as the law suggests.
13:48
13:48

Kalangala Gets Equipped Medical Facility Health facility 1 2

The facility located in Kalangala town will help especially pregnant mothers in need of emergency treatment. It is equipped with Ultrasound scanning machines, regular scanning machines and x - rays services which have been lacking in other facilities in the district.
17:52
17:52

Zika Forest Destruction Threatens Research on Malaria ziika forest 3 1

Pontiano Kaleebu the Director-General of the institution told Uganda Radio Network that human activity has left excessive light entering the forest, exposing mosquitoes, most of which are allergic to light. As a result, the population of mosquitoes in the thickets has drastically reduced.
07:54
07:54

Uganda to Breed Malaria Fighting Mosquitoes 1 2 Top story

UVRI entomologist Jonathan Kayondo says that the research will inform a plan to use genetically modified mosquitoes to wipe out the malaria-causing breed. The intervention will be added to the current methods used in the prevention and control of Malaria, among others, the use of mosquito nets and medicines.
10:42
10:42

Regional Pediatric Surgery Hospital Nears Completion Jane Ruth Aceng 3 1

According to the architectural plan, the center will have three operating theatres, 6 bed pediatric Intensive care units, a 16 bed high dependency unit, a 50 bed ward, an out patients department, a laboratory and a blood blank, a diagnostic imaging department which includes an x ray, Ultra sound and a CT scan, Physiotherapy department, a pharmacy, ancillary services and guest house.
19:41
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MPs Want Mildmay Institute Elevated to University Status mildmay uganda 1 2

Florence Namboozo, the chairperson of the parliamentary committee on HIV and Aids says, after through scrutiny of the operations of the facility, the committee members deem it is appropriate for the health facility to be awarded a University status and also be budgeted for by the Ministry of health to ensure its services are upgraded.
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