Amuru Listed Among Districts With Worst COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake.

The Ministry of Health has released a list of worst-performing districts in the uptake of the covid-19 vaccines. Among these is Terego district with only 33.9 % uptake while others are Bunyangabu, Buvuma, Amuru, and Namisindwa having 43.2%, 44.0%,44.6...

Law Markers Want Auditor General to Conduct A Forensic Audit Into All Covid-19 Expenditures to Ascertain Value For Money.

Lawmakers have adopted a report by the Parliamentary Task Force on the National Covid-19 Response calling on the Auditor General to carry out a forensic audit into all Covid-19 expenditures to ascertain value for money. In its report to Parliament...

Police Hunting for a Man Who Killed Father for Mocking Him as Impotent

Police in Nwoya are hunting for a 24-year-old man over allegedly killing his father after he mocked him for being single and impotent. The resident of Pakiya Village, Lii Sub County in Nwoya District reportedly kicked his 50-year-old father,...

Covidex Maker, Prof Patrick Ogwang Seeks shs 2billion for Clinical Trial

Prof Patrick Ogwang, the renowned innovator of covidex, the herbal remedy approved recently by the National Drug Authority as supplementary covid treatment, says he needs Shs 2bn to conduct clinical trials. The drugs authority early this month gave a...

Bizarre: Buikwe Leaders Worried About People Exhuming COVID Bodies for Rituals

Buikwe leaders are worried about the exhuming of bodies of people who have died from Covid-19 to perform rituals on them. The leaders are concerned that this practice may increase Covid-19 infections in the district. Pontian...

Lacor Hospital CT Scan Project Stalls, as President Museveni’s Pledge Staggers

The purchase of the much needed Computerized Tomography (CT) scan machine to be installed at St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, seems to have hit a snag, after a fund raising drive started in 2019 towards the purchase, has gone silent.

Birmingham Experts Join Drive to Address Global Burden of Maternal Sepsis in Uganda and Malawi.

University of Birmingham health experts are working in a research partnership in East Africa that aims to reduce the number of mothers dying from maternal sepsis. Every four minutes, a mother dies from a sepsis-related cause somewhere in the...

14 People Succumb to Covid-19 in Just One Day

Uganda has registered 14 deaths in just one day, according to data released on June 9, bringing the total number of deaths to 402. This is the highest number of Covid-19 deaths registered as of last evening.

Uganda: Covid-19 Situation Prompts President Museveni to Give National Address.

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to address the nation on Saturday, May 29th, 2021 about the covid19 situation in Uganda. According to the senior presidential press secretary Lindah Nabusayi, Museveni will update Ugandans about the pandemic starting at 8pm...

Government Starts Withdrawal of Un-utilized Covid19 Vaccines from Northern / Eastern Uganda. Take A Jab Now!

The ministry of health has started withdrawing COVID-19 vaccines from districts which are registering a low uptake. According to Henry Mwebesa, the Director General Health services at the ministry, this is being done to avoid wastage of the vaccine...

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