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Joint spy team deployed to monitor schools operating illegally – Enanga

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Police force and its sister security agencies particularly Uganda People’s Defence Forces – UPDF have deployed joint spy teams to monitor schools operating without COVID-19 clearance certificate including those flouting the Standard Operating Procedures – SOPs. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said the intelligence officers …

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Private health facilities can’t train medical interns-medical council

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Medical Association-UMA wants the government to accredit private hospitals to offer internship placement to medical doctors.  Dr. Richard Idro, the President Uganda Medical Association, says they have recommended to the Health Ministry and talked to some private hospitals to offer medical internship owing to …

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Former Lira mayor succumbs to COVID-19

Lira, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The former Mayor of Lira Municipality, Peter Owiny Guduzu has succumbed to Coronavirus disease-COVID-19. Owiny died at Mulago National Referral Hospital on Sunday where he had been admitted with general body weakness and other complications.   The deceased’s family and the acting Lira District Health …

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