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Kabale, Rukiga ambulances grounded

  Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health service delivery in Kabale and Rukiga districts is being hindered by the lack of ambulances. Rukiga district does not have a government ambulance to rush patients with emergency cases to health facilities. The only double cabin pick-up is grounded at Kamwezi health …

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Tanzania shuts down 74 designated COVID-19 facilities: minister

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | Tanzania’s health authorities announced on Friday that they have shut down 74 out of 85 designated facilities for COVID-19 patients across the country. Ummy Mwalimu, the Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, announced the closure of the 74 designated COVID-19 facilities shortly after …

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One COVID-19 patient left in Entebbe hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital has only one patient with the coronavirus (COVID-19). The hospital says it is currently managing only one patient, a male Ugandan who was admitted over the weekend. The patient was a case picked from the community in Masaka district. The …

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Mentally sick patients sneak into Arua Covid-19 treatment centre

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two mentally sick people on Thursday gained access to the Covid-19 treatment centre at Arua Regional Referral Hospital sparking fear among health workers. In March, the management of Arua hospital resolved to relocate more than 20 mentally ill patients from the mental clinic to …

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Nine COVID-19 patients discharged from Entebbe Hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital has discharged nine truck drivers who have recovered from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The latest discharge brings the total recoveries to 640 out of the 774 cases in Uganda. Last Monday, the hospital discharged 47 patients, the biggest number of …

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