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Prudential To Cover COVID-19 Expenses For Its Customers

01 April, 2020 | Hits:179

Insurance firm Prudential has announced a cash pay-out to its customers, should they unfortunately be diagnosed with Covid-19. The firm said the pay-out is intended to help victim’s family manage expenses while they are in recovery. In addition, if a customer is admitted to a hospital with Covid-19, Prudential will provide a daily allowance at no extra cost to the client. Covid -19 is impacting everyone and all aspects of our lives, said Arjun Mallik, Managing Director, Prudential East Africa. ‘In times...

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NGO Wants Govt To Offer Special Allowances, Insurance To Professionals On COVID19 Frontline

31 March, 2020 | Hits:181

Uganda’s battle against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) gets more tasking each day as new cases are discovered by the ministry of health and Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI). As of midday Tueday, Uganda had a total number of 33 COVID-19 cases undergoing treatment and no death recorded.  At the centre of this battle are medical personnel like doctors and nurses, people in security agencies and journalists who ensure that the masses continue to be updated of the latest developments. These people risk...

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Ruparelia Foundation, Cedric Babu To Carry Out Citywide Coronavirus Sensitization Tour

28 March, 2020 | Hits:321

As the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases continues to rise in Uganda, the need for the wanainchi to access all information there is to know about the strange diseases also increases.   In the same spirit, Kampala Central constituency aspiring Member of Parliament Cedric Babu Ndlima has teamed with Ruparelia Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Ruparelia Group to tour parishes in Kampala and extend their love and support to these communities in these trying time of coronavirus. The parishes to be...

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COVID19 Forcing Hotel Owners To Close Businesses, Sudhir Shuts Down Speke Resort, Commonwealth Resort

26 March, 2020 | Hits:518

Ruparelia Group which runs the Speke Group of Hotels is taking no chances on the safety of its employees and customers amidst a glaring global deadly pandemic, the coronavirus disease, trending as COVID-19. The chairman of Ruparelia Group Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia has in an interview with CEO East Africa Magazine revealed that he will be closing down Speke Resort and Conference Centre and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort on Friday and then Forest Cottages in Naguru and Dolphin Suites in Bugolobi. "It is really...

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

11 February, 2020 | Hits:297

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:692

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:657

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:770

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:745

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

Achieve Your Fitness Goals This Xmas At The City Gym

12 December, 2019 | Hits:654

The festive season is here and during this period many times people tend to eat not proportional amounts of food, drink ...

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

21 March, 2020 | Hits:424

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:271

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:735

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:8375

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:966

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:1243

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