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Gulu’s Covilyce-I impresses WHO experts

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Covilyce-1, a polyherbal concoction developed by Gulu University for the treatment of coronavirus disease has received a nod from scientists from the World Health Organization (WHO). The health experts describe the innovation as the right step in the advancement and standardization of African traditional medicine …

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Human rights claims are the new costume of the United States

U.S. purports to walk the high ground of human rights, with its status quo displaying a different reality Beijing, China | Xinhua | The Chinese government on Monday issued the Report on Human Rights Violations in the United States in 2021, which sheds light on the reality of a country claiming …

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Vaccination shouldn’t be mandatory: Law Society

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As Parliament processes the Public Health (Amendment) Bill, 2021, Uganda Law Society (ULS) wants the proposal for mandatory Covid-19 vaccination dropped and allow the public to consent to it. They propose that the bill should consider circumstances under which an individual may reject vaccination and  …

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Police probes theft of oxygen cylinders from Jinja hospital

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Kiira region is investigating the theft of at least 59 oxygen cylinders from Jinja regional referral hospital. On Tuesday, police picked up several health workers, security guards and drivers, whose names have been withheld since the prime suspects are still at large to …

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Gov’t to track progress of post Covid-19 interventions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Finance has proposed establishing a mechanism to track the beneficiaries of interventions that helped Uganda recover from the effects of Covid-19. Among the initiatives that were put in place by the government include the Emyooga program, small recovery fund, SACCO money through the …

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SMEs complete business survival, recovery and continuity training

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 60 decision-makers from 46 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises have graduated from the pandemic-response online Business Continuity and Survival Training that was organized by the Employment and Skills for Development in Africa Programme (E4D) in September 2020. The E4D programme is commissioned by …

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Experts urge government to drop move to vaccinate children against COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As Ugandan authorities plan to start vaccinating children aged 12 to 17 years against Covid-19, experienced medical experts continue to disagree with the move, urging authorities to drop the idea. “I’m completely against vaccinating healthy children against COVID-19,” Dr Renee Hoenderkamp, a qualified medical doctor working …

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