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ICU beds lying idle in regional referral hospitals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Regional referral hospitals are still dusting beds procured by the Ministry of Health for Intensive Care Unit- ICU wards. The beds and other equipment for the units are stuck in stores and others in open spaces at the hospital parking lots. Intensive care units (ICU) …

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Minister Anywar moves to pay health workers risk allowances in Kitgum

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Environment Beatrice Atim Anywar has donated five million Shillings to the Kitgum district COVID-19 taskforce to facilitate payment of risk allowances for health workers. Anywar says the intervention follows concerns by the district COVID-19 taskforce and health workers who had gone for …

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Scientists seek UGX 248Bn to produce Covid-19 vaccine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija has said that Ugandan scientists have requested for more than 248 Billion shillings for producing the Covid-19 vaccine. Kasaija was appearing before Parliament’s Covid-19 taskforce together with Henry Musasizi, the State Minister for Finance General Duties and Kenneth Mugambe, …

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PostBank to disburse government COVID-19 relief funds

PostBank Uganda has been appointed to disburse the government COVID-19 relief funds to the select Ugandans heavily impacted by the pandemic Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | PostBank Uganda has been appointed to disburse the government COVID-19 relief funds to the select Ugandans impacted by the pandemic and the ongoing lockdown, …

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