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Mulago COVID-19 treatment facility uses 120 PPE sets per day

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The COVID-19 Treatment facility in Mulago uses at least 120 full sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) every day, according to Dr Byarugaba Baterana, the Executive Director of the hospital. Dr Baterana was this morning receiving a consignment of PPE donation worth USD 25,000 from …

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Airlines ready to fly out of Entebbe Airport

Airlines in all regions are expected to record negative operating income in 2020 Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Coronavirus pandemic nearly brought the aviation industry on its knees, with thousands of flights banned in many countries around the world, but it is picking up again. Several airlines including, Uganda …

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80% of COVID-19 deaths had diabetes – MOH

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Health has said that 80 per cent of the people who have succumbed to COVID-19 were battling diabetes. As of Monday, Uganda had recorded 75 deaths as a result of COVID-19.  Dr Gerald Mutungi, who heads the Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Division …

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Lithuania, France to “move forward together”: Macron

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |    Lithuania has made huge progress in the two decades since the last official visit by Jacques Chirac in 2001, visiting President Emmanuel Macron said here on Monday, referring to one of his predecessors. “Thank you for the warm welcome during this difficult time. We try …

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