Monday , January 18 2021
Home / Tag Archives: health ministry (page 5)

Tag Archives: health ministry

Mpigi district wants health center IV elevated to hospital status

Mpigi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Health authorities in Mpigi District are mooting for the elevation of Nakasongola health centre IV to a hospital status to improve service delivery.  The Health Center receives an average of 800 patients every month. It also attends to accident victims along the Kampala-Masaka Highway.   It …

Read More »

Seven more laboratories accredited for COVID-19 testing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven laboratories have been added onto the testing network for COVID-19 in the country. Until yesterday, the country was only using the Entebbe based Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI to conduct COVID-19 tests. The  new centres include Makerere University’s department of microbiology and immunology, National Health …

Read More »

More than 100 Hoima teachers tested for COVID-19

Godfrey Sserwanja, the Hoima District Education officer-DEO told Uganda Radio network that they approached the Rapid Assessment survey team to have the teachers tested since the teachers interact with many people more especially the children they teach saying it was crucial for the health ministry to engage teachers in the …

Read More »

Covid-19 positive truck driver intercepted in Mukono

Mukono, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Health Ministry has intercepted the Ugandan truck driver who tested positive for the Corona virus disease-Covid19. The fuso truck driver was intercepted on Saturday evening at a police check point at the Mukono-Jinja- Bugerere road junction on his way from Kampala to Mbale district. …

Read More »

Uganda registers 13 new COVID-19 cases

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda has registered 13 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest number in a single day. This brings to 114, the number of confirmed Covid19 cases in Uganda. The 13 cases were identified from the 2,421 samples collected from truck drivers on May 8th, 2020. According …

Read More »

Masindi district recieves 660 COVID-19 test kits

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masindi district has received 660 COVID-19 test kits from the Health Ministry to test people in high risk areas. This comes several days after a police detective attached to Masindi Central Police Station tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, hundreds of people believed …

Read More »