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Hoima residents abandon hand washing

Hoima, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Residents of Hoima Municipality are abandoning hand washing.  Frequent hand washing is being implemented world over as a basic protective measure against the new coronavirus disease. According to the World Health Organisation, washing hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses …

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Families urged to form COVID-19 task forces

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has urged heads of families to form family task forces to control the spread of COVID-19. The Gender and Culture State Minister, Peace Mutuuzo, says there is need for parents or guardians to form task forces comprising of about three people. She says the …

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Markets adopting COVID-19 preventive measures to combat the spread

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the administrators of Nakawa, Usafi, Nakasero, Wandegeya, and Kalerwe markets to lay strict to protect vendors and their clients from infection Various markets have gazetted hand washing points at their entry and deployed personnel to ensure all people comply. …

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KCCA yet to install hand washing facilities in public places

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is yet to install hand washing facilities at its different facilities. On Thursday the Minister for Kampala Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi said they would have all facilities in place by Friday. However at the Constitutional Square, there were hundreds of …

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Public health experts call for proper hand washing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Public health experts at Makerere School of Public Health have asked the public to carry out proper hand washing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. According to public health experts, poor hand washing is one of the areas that is likely to lead …

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