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Mulago setting up 5th oxygen plant

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mulago National Referral Hospital has received equipment to set up a fifth oxygen plant to help meet the demand of oxygen as COVID-19 cases in the country increase. The new plant will supplement the amount of oxygen produced by the already existing four plants. According to hospital …

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Oxygen shortage hits Moroto hospital

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Moroto Regional Referral Hospital is facing a shortage of oxygen for critically ill Covid-19 patients. Moroto Regional Referral Hospital has an oxygen plant but its current production rate is much lower than its capacity of 15 cylinders per day. According to the hospital director, Dr …

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Low oxgyen killed Nile perch fish in Lake Victoria – MAAIF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The authorities in Uganda have confirmed the death of Nile Perch was due to low oxygen in water. According to Pius Wakabi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the reduction of oxygen levels in the waters of Lakes Victoria, Kyoga …

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Study finds quality of water low

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts have called for regular water quality tests, after a study found that the water used for domestic use in key areas including Kampala are far below recommendations by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in terms of turbidity, pH and oxygen content. Prof. Christopher …

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