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Health Ministry Delivers 5.2m Facemasks To Kampala, Wakiso Mukono Districts

04 August, 2020 | Hits:106

The Ministry of Health permanent secretary Dr. Diana Atwine has revealed that 5,225,854 face masks have been delivered to Kampala Metropolitan Area, Wakiso and Mukono districts. She also revealed that the Ministry of Health has so far distributed 13,455,657 face masks to 30 districts across the country. While the distribution of masks in Kampala, Wakiso and Mukono was scheduled to start over the weekend as the Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, had indicated, authorities in these districts requested for more...

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COVID-19 Forces Victoria University To Slash Tuition Fees By 50 Percent

04 August, 2020 | Hits:136

The coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic has had a hit on the education sector. The pandemic, because of the destruction it has had on people’s incomes, has also made it hard for people to afford education. And in a reactionary move, the management of Victoria University Monday announced a 50% discount on tuition fees as a response to the devastation the COVID-29 pandemic has had on the education sector in Uganda. The discount which commences September this year will benefit new and continuing...

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Uganda Records First COVID-19 Death, A Female Medical Worker

23 July, 2020 | Hits:1172

The ministry of health Thursday confirmed that Uganda has registered its first COVID-19 death, a 34-year-old female health worker in Namisindwa district. Namisindwa District is bordered by Bududa District to the north, Kenya to the east and south, Tororo District to the south-west, and Manafwa District to the west. The death was first reported on Wednesday as a suspected COVID-19 case but with sketchy details and now the health ministry has confirmed that indeed it was a coronavirus case. The ministry...

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Uganda’s COVID-19 Confirmed Positive Cases Now At 1,000

09 July, 2020 | Hits:203

The cumulative number of COVID-19 confirmed positive cases since the first case was reported in March has reached the 1000 mark after 219,627 samples were tested during the period. This comes after Dr. Henry G. Mwebesa, director general health services, at the ministry of health in a statement on Thursday confirmed 23 new COVID-19 cases from 3,316 samples tested on Wednesday. Uganda hasn’t recorded a single COVID-19 related death. “To-date, Uganda registered a total of 908 COVID-19 recoveries (recoveries include both Ugandan...

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Fresh Dairy ‘3 Dairies A Day’ Campaign To Boost Health Living In Families

12 June, 2020 | Hits:256

Fresh Dairy, the leading dairy products producer in Uganda has today heightened its ‘3 Dairies A day’ campaign aimed at ...

African Leaders At AU Summit Call For Action To End Malnutrition By 2025

11 February, 2020 | Hits:526

African countries have made progress toward eradicating malnutrition and stunting but need to do more to hit United Nati...

Speke Resort's Gym Introduces Zumba Fitness Classes

01 February, 2020 | Hits:898

Dance, particularly Zumba, as a fitness exercise has become a global phenomenon and has enormous health benefits for tho...

Start 2020 With This 30% Discount Gym Offer At Speke Resort

04 January, 2020 | Hits:858

After a long festive season of resting and little or no physical activity to pump up body fitness, many people are consi...

Five Healthy Benefits Of Practicing Taekwondo

12 December, 2019 | Hits:963

For many people, the only time they see people practicing taekwondo is during international sporting events like the Oly...

The City Gym Introduces Ballet Dance Programme For Holiday Makers

12 December, 2019 | Hits:958

The schools' third term holiday is pretty a long one and it can be troublesome for the kids and parents alike. The child...

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Victoria University VC Explains Importance Of Internet Of Things In Today’s Healthcare Management

21 March, 2020 | Hits:803

Internet is a big driver of our social lives and has fast moved on from just enabling humans to seamlessly communicate a...

How Autotransfusion Device Hemafuse Will Revolutionize Blood Access Across Africa

05 February, 2020 | Hits:453

Hemafuse, a surgical autotransfusion device, will revolutionize blood access across Africa. Hemafuse is designed to salv...

Uganda Embarks On Plan To Legalize Medical Cannabis Farming

12 December, 2019 | Hits:916

Ugandans will soon start to legally farm medical marijuana on their farms, news reports quoting State Minister of Health...

Ministry Of Health Suspends Measles, Rubella Vaccination Campaign

08 September, 2019 | Hits:9948

The ministry of health has announced that it has postponed the Measles-Rubella (MR) national vaccination campaign from t...

Victoria University Launches Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Book

09 May, 2019 | Hits:1156

Victoria University Vice Chancellor, Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma, has today launched a new book titled ‘Advanced Tech...

Medical Marijuana To Reduce Pain In Older Ugandan Workers

01 May, 2019 | Hits:1440

As Uganda ponders to legalize marijuana growing and production, it is emerging that the weed could have direct positive ...