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Red Cross, Prudential unveil road safety campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Sept. 01, Prudential Uganda and Prudence Foundation launched the SAFE STEPS road safety campaign, a public service programme aimed at raising awareness about road safety, by providing clear and simple life-saving messages on road safety. The initiative was created and developed by Prudence Foundation, …

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Dozens of pilgrims rushed to Mulago with severe malaria, diarrhea

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police medical emergency team working together with the Uganda Red Cross at Namugongo Catholic Martyrs’ shrine, has referred dozens of pilgrims to Mulago national referral hospital with severe malaria, diarrhea, and hypertension. Dr. Edward Piyota, who is attached to the police medical emergency …

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Uganda Red Cross Society partners Coca-Cola to drive uptake of COVID-19 vaccine

Uganda Red Cross Society has received Shs360 million from Cola Coca Foundation to promote COVID-19 vaccination. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The funds will support numerous activities at vaccination sites, vaccine distribution, Personal Protective Equipment procurement (PPEs), awareness efforts promoting vaccination and sanitary practices to reduce the spread of …

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Former Red Cross boss Nataka jailed for embezzlement

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala has sentenced Richard Michael Nataka, the former Secretary General of the Uganda Red Cross Society to serve seven years in jail for embezzling more than sh1 billion. The Court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Moses Nabende has …

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