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Museveni calls for training of marine engineers

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has reiterated the need for Busoga University to teach marine engineering and related courses. He made the statement after commissioning 12 marine ambulances at the Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF marine base in Entebbe. The event took place on Friday, May …

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Weary Ugandans shun COVID-19 booster doses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The majority of Uganda who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 have not received booster doses as recommended by health professionals. Records from the Ministry of Health show that more than 10.2 million people representing 48 percent of the targeted 22 million people were fully vaccinated …

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Ministry of Health warns on mismanagement of ambulances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has raised concern about the mismanagement of ambulances. According to statistics by the Ministry, there are 178 functional ambulances and 50 are run by the local governments, against a set target of 460 ambulances. But, even the few that are …

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Uganda Parliament asked to reconsider Insurance Bill

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Beneficiaries of Community Health Insurance schemes and local leaders in Luwero district want Parliament to pass the National Health Insurance bill afresh so as to enable them to access better services. In March 2021, Parliament passed the National Health Insurance Bill that provides for the …

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