Monday , September 21 2020


health news

50 districts receive UGX 1.8B for COVID-19 fight

Nakaseke, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has released 1.8 Billion Shillings to 50 districts to boost the fight against the COVID- 19 pandemic. Uganda has so far registered 5,380 cases and 60 deaths of COVID 19 pandemic.  However, several districts are struggling to trace contacts, manage patients …

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IHK launches two-month medical camp for arthroscopy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | International Hospital Kampala (IHK) has launched a two-month arthroscopy camp to treat patients with joint pains, joint swelling, inability to move the joints, cracking sounds in the joints and inability to use the joints following road traffic accidents, sports injuries and other injuries.  The camp will …

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Kitgum to start managing Covid-19 patients with mild symptoms

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Kitgum District Covid-19 taskforce will start managing Covid-19 patients with mild symptoms as numbers of community infections rises. This follows an emergency meeting held with health experts from the National COVID-19 task-force and Health Ministry following space crisis at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital treatment …

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Gulu COVID-19 treatment unit runs out of space, drugs

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The surveillance and case management personnel for the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Gulu is stuck with over 30 patients in the community after the treatment centre ran out of space for new admissions. The government expanded the Tuberculosis ward at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital …

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