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20:44
20:44

Gov't Cautions Health Workers on Frequent Strikes Doctor's Strike 2

Describing health workers industrial action as a new phenomenon that has taken over the sector, Muruli Mukasa, the Minister of Public Service asked doctors to have sympathy before going on strike.
20:29
20:29

MOH to Introduce Hepatitis C Testing Amid Low Uptake for Hepatitis B Vaccination Ministry of Health 4

Dr. Rachel Beyagira, a Technical Officer on Hepatitis told journalists on Thursday that they are considering starting testing and treating people who are found positive for the disease with data from blood banks showing increasing trends.
17:17
17:17

Africa Records Decline in COVID-19 Cases

According to WHO data, newly reported cases fell by 20% in the week from 10 to 16 January, while deaths dropped by 8%. According to officials, this decline in cases pushes the continent past its shortest upsurge yet that lasted 56 days
15:57
15:57

Health Minister Seeks Parliament Intervention Over Budget Cuts Ministry of Health 3 1

Aceng said that the cuts will affect their operations. She asked the MPs to ensure the funding is not reduced.
15:37
15:37

Senior Army Veterans Rally Serving Comrades to Invest Before Retirement kololo airstrip 1

Lt. Col (Rtd) Cyrus Kigongo, who served the army for 33-years since 1986 before retiring in 2019 observed the veterans who turned up for the exercise were visibly worn-out depicting misery in their lives after retirement.
15:22
15:22

Polio Vaccination to Continue in Kitgum Until all Children are Covered 4

Kitgum District had a target of 48,309 children under five to be vaccinated against polio type two during the first phase of the nationwide mass vaccination campaign which was scheduled to last three days from January 14 to January 16.
20:32
20:32

Parents Blamed for Frustrating Enforcement of COVID-19 SOPs in Gov't Schools 4

David Kagimu, a teacher at Kajuna Church of Uganda Primary School says that despite the underlying COVID-19 threat, parents have failed to provide facemasks to their children as they go to school; frustrating the overall enforcement of COVID-19 prevention interventions. He says that it is difficult to enforce the guidelines without support from parents.