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Medics complain as COVID-19 allowances delay

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Medical workers in Kitgum District are unhappy over the delayed payment of their allowances as frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19. The government disbursed shillings 407 million to Kitgum District in July this year to facilitate emergency responses in the fight against COVID-19. …

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Anesthesiologists to train health workers in critical care services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Anesthesiologists Association is to train health workers in critical care services. The association will train health workers in regional referral hospitals that include Lira, Jinja and Fort Portal. According to Dr Joseph Kiwanuka, the President of the Uganda Anesthesiologists Association, the specialists will …

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MPs launch support fund for health workers managing Covid-19

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Western region parliamentary taskforce on Covid-19 has launched a support financial campaign titled “Rodney Fund” to facilitate purchase of drugs for health workers who contract Covid-19 while on duty in Kabale district. The Rodney Fund is named after Rodney Tabaruka, the senior pharmacist in …

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