Reopening of Masaka Mental Unit Halted over Increasing Covid-19 Cases

The re-opening of the Mental Health Unit to patients at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital has been delayed following the increasing number of covid-19 cases. In May, Masaka Regional Referral gazetted the mental... Read more »

Panic As Mukono Laboratory Technician Succumbs to COVID-19

Medical workers at Mukono General Hospital are in panic following the loss of their colleague to COVID-19. William Mule, who has been the coordinator of laboratory technicians in Mukono district, breathed his... Read more »

EA Business Council Seeks End to COVID-19 Testing for Truck Drivers

The East African Business Council (EABC) has called for an end to mandatory testing of truck drivers for COVID-19 at border points, saying the resulting congestion is stifling trade among the Partner... Read more »

Food Loss And Wastage, A New Challenge For Ugandans

Food and environment activists say you need to urgently find ways of avoiding food loss and waste or risk financial and environment losses. The Minister of Agriculture, Vincent Sempijja and Food Agricultural... Read more »

Gulu City Resident Commissioner, Maj Santo Okot Lapolo speaking to the media recently

Gulu City Resident Commissioner, Maj Santo Okot Lapolo has disagreed with the Management of Gulu College of Health Sciences over the relocation of COVID-19 patients. The college with over 900 students operates... Read more »

80% of COVID-19 Deaths had Diabetes – MOH

The Ministry of Health has said that 80 per cent of the people who have succumbed to COVID-19 were battling diabetes. As of Monday, Uganda had recorded 75 deaths as a result... Read more »

Kapchorwa Hospital Closed After 50 Medics Tested Positive for COVID-19

Kapchorwa General Hospital has halted services across departments after 50 of its staff members tested positive for Coronavirus Disease. The hospital is only open for emergency cases like accidents and deliveries, according... Read more »

Buvuma Ferry Passengers Reduced After registering Two Covid-19 cases

The District Health Officer-DHO Dr. Barker Kanyike instructed the ferry management to reduce the numbers of passengers from 200 to 80 after registering two cases on the ferry last week. The ferry... Read more »

Gulu Hospital: UGX 240m Debt Threatens COVID-19 Management Team

The debts accrued between June and August following the supply of essential goods and services like foods, beddings and sanitizers among others to COVID-19 patients at the treatment unit and those in... Read more »

Health Ministry: Namboole COVID-19 Treatment Facility Lacks Beds

Mandela National Stadium isn’t ready to receive COVID-19 patients due to lack of beds and mattresses. According to the Ministry of Health ministry, the sports facility that has the capacity to host... Read more »