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SafeBoda starts COVID-19 vaccination drive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In a bid to secure the health and safety of its employees and the communities at large, SafeBoda has announced a vaccination drive for all members of its community and beyond in line with government guidelines, it said on Sept.24. The vaccination program, in partnership with …

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Ministry of health starts installing trackers in ambulances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has hired a company from India to install GPS trackers in all government ambulances. The development comes amidst misuse of the ambulances that became more pronounced during the COVID-19 pandemic where several reports indicated drivers were carrying non-patients amidst transport restrictions. …

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Nabbanja tasks team to review Covid-19 testing procedures at Entebbe airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has tasked a ten-member select committee comprising ten officials from the National Planning Authority-NPA, Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA, security agencies and the ministries of health and tourism to address loopholes in the Covid-19 testing procedures at Entebbe International Airport. Nabbanja who …

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Suicide attempts on the rise in the country – MOH

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of people thinking of and attempting to commit suicide is on the rise, according to mental health experts from the Ministry of Health. According to estimates, over 500 people thought of committing suicide or even attempted it between January and June. Records from …

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