20 September, 2021 | Hits:86
Uganda’s COVID-19 vaccine capacity has grown further after the country received 1,674,270 doses of Pfizer vaccine from the US Government.
The ministry of health said the donation from the US government in support of the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination exercise.
This, according to the ministry of health and National Medical Stores, is the largest consignment of COVID-19 vaccines received to-date.
The US government donated 647,080 Moderna COVID19 vaccine doses on Sept 6 which have since been distributed to district across the country.
The US ambassador...
15 September, 2021 | Hits:749
The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has granted permission to Victoria University to continue implementing the Emergency Open Distance and e-Learning system and to also conduct online examinations.
"I am pleased to inform you that after due consideration, the National Council for Higher Education has granted you permission to continue implementing the Emergency Open Distance and e-Learning system and to also conduct online examinations for only programmes accredited by the National Council for Higher Education for twelve (12) months," Rev...
14 September, 2021 | Hits:61
Stanbic Bank Uganda’s Maternal Health Campaign dubbed “Every Mother Counts” has received a big boost from Rotary International, Serve to Change Lives and other partners through a new programme.
The multi-partner Maternal, and Child Health (MCH) programme is dubbed “saving mothers and children together” comes to reinforce the attainment of global maternal and child health goal at local levels.
It will focus on five main areas including, empowering adolescent girls and young women, supporting antenatal care, delivering and postnatal care, enhancing capacity...
04 September, 2021 | Hits:99
Businessman Patrick Bitature, the founder, chairman & CEO at Simba Group East Africa, has been appointed a board member of Mulago National Referral Hospital.
In his acceptance message, Bitature said he will be drawing upon ‘my business experience to find solutions that will make Mulago a better national referral hospital.
“The last few years have reminded us just how important the health sector is but it has also shown us just how many problems our health sector has,” Bitature said.
Adding: “A majority...