Uganda Receives First Batch of Gov’t COVID-19 Vaccines

By Leilah Bbaale Uganda has received 196,800 doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. This is the first batch of the nine million doses of the single-shot vaccine procured by the... Read more »

Health Workers in Masindi Accused of Selling Covid-19 Vaccination Cards

By Flavia Ajok The Masindi District Health Officer (DHO), Patrick Baguma, has threatened to arrest all health workers who sell Covid-19 vaccination cards. Speaking during the district Covid-19 taskforce meeting held at... Read more »

Kikuube Gets Boat Ambulance

By Tinka George People living on the shores of Lake Albert in Kikuube district and have medical emergencies, will soon ride swiftly to health facilities, following the procurement of a boat ambulance... Read more »

Sh16bn Required for the Completion of Kagadi Water Project

By George Tinka The Kagadi district piped water project will be on substantial completion by 30th September this year. In December 2018, the Ministry of Water and Environment handed over construction site... Read more »

Traditional Healers Outnumber Medical Doctors by 35:1 in Uganda

By URN Ugandans are thirty more times more able to receive medical care from traditional healers or herbalists compared to Western-trained medical doctors according to medical experts. Data from the health ministry... Read more »

Hoima Receives Over 5000 Doses of Sinovac and Astrazeneca Vaccines

By Flavia Ajok Hoima district has reserved 2400 and 2683 dozes of AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccines respectively from the Ministry of Health for inoculation against covid-19 for mainly teachers. Dr John Turyagumanawe,... Read more »

Bunyoro Herbalists Develop Covid-19 Herbal Medicine, Seek NDA Approval

By John Bosco Tugume A section of traditional herbalists in Bunyoro are seeking for approval from National Drug Authority for their herbal drug they claim it can heal Coronavirus disease-Covid-19. The group... Read more »

UK Donates 300,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Uganda

By Leilah Bbaale Uganda has received 300,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the United Kingdom. Andrew Ockenden, the Development Director UK High Commission in Kampala on Thursday handed over the... Read more »

Kikuube Leaders Call for the Upgrade of Buhimba Health Centre III to IV Status

By John Bosco Tugume Buhimba town council leaders are demanding government to upgrade Buhimba Health centre III to a health centre IV status for better health service delivery in the area. This... Read more »

Health Workers Protest Lack of Space at Staff Quarters

By Leilah Bbaale Health Workers at Butiaba Health Center III in Butiaba town Council in Buliisa district have decried lack of accommodation. The health center has a workforce of 23 people and... Read more »