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Ministry of Health warns on mismanagement of ambulances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has raised concern about the mismanagement of ambulances. According to statistics by the Ministry, there are 178 functional ambulances and 50 are run by the local governments, against a set target of 460 ambulances. But, even the few that are …

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Rising fuel prices

 Did URA, Ministry of Health cause it? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | An unreasonable testing protocol, greed and an unresponsive government to popular needs has seen Ugandans treated to the worst of January blues with fuel prices going as high up as UgShs10, 000 for a litre. The prices …

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Uganda earmarks Sh608 billion for emergency medical services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has earmarked sh608.2 billion for implementing the Emergency Medical Services Policy and Strategy for the next five years. The Emergency Medical Services – EMS is a department under the Ministry of Health that seeks to increase access to on-scene emergency medical care …

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Health experts worried about school re-opening

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Health experts are worried that the reopening of educational institutions for non-candidate might trigger a surge in COVID-19 cases if schools do not fully adhere to the required Standard Operating Procedures -SOPs. During the first phase of re-opening, schools were required to put in place …

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