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17 districts not reporting COVID-19 – Aceng

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only 117 districts across the country are reporting positive cases of COVID-19, yet the disease has spread in all corners of the country according to Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng. Although she doesn’t mention the districts that are not testing, Aceng reveals that the …

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Kadaga summons health minister over idle clinical medicine interns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament has tasked the Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng to explain her ministry’s failure to have students under the Clinical Medicine and Community Health program carry out internship. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga’s directive followed a matter of national importance raised …

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Malaria Free Uganda Fund embarks on planting mosquito repellent trees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The newly unveiled Malaria Free Uganda Fund has embarked on planting mosquito repellent trees to aid the prevention of breeding. The Fund’s board chairman Kenneth Wycliffe Mugisha of the Rotarian Malaria Partners-Uganda says their activities have started with Arua district this morning and that the …

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Private facilities can’t offer COVID-19 treatment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Even with the push by sections to have private hospitals start offering COVID-19 related care coupled with the increasing number of patients testing positive for the virus being picked from private health facilities, the possibility of them being allowed to offer such care remains …

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