Gulu District Embarks on Mass Vaccination Against Covid-19. Targets Over 20,000 People

URN I - The Gulu district Covid-19 taskforce targets to vaccinate up to 23,496 people against Covid-19 in a month-long drive that kicked off last week. The District Health Department received 2,318 doses of the Sinovac, 2,506 doses of Moderna and 20,990...

COVID-19 Basics Fact Sheet

Frequently asked questions, and latest guidance on the virus, symptoms, remedies, and prevention. What is COVID-19 (Coronavirus)? COVID-19 is an infectious respiratory disease that is caused by the novel Coronavirus.  COVID-19 is short for Coronavirus Disease...

Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Rocks Ugandan Market, Dealers Arrested.

State House Health Monitoring Unit has busted a labour export company named Al-Saud that has been selling fake covid19 vaccination cards to Ugandans. According to a statement from the Unit’s executive director Dr. Warren Naamara, the Salama road based...

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...

Recent Posts