Panic as Five More Radio Pacis Staff Test Positive for Covid19

The five are part of Radio Pacis staff that was quarantined after they were identified as direct contacts of their colleagues who first tested positive for Covid19 last week. Five more staff... Read more »

Muni University Wants Funds for COVID-19 Testing Centre

The World Health Organisation (WHO) in the past recommended an increase in testing capacity for Covid-19 and one of the suggested areas was to establish more testing facilities to strengthen and increase... Read more »

Police Headquarters, National CCTV Command Centre Closed Over COVID-19

The closure comes a day after police’s Chief Political Commissar, AIGP Asan Kasingye, tested positive for the virus. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said the closure is intended to disinfect the police facilities.... Read more »

Doctors Want Interns Deployed as Medical Officers on Probation

UMA President Dr Richard Idro said that the Ministry of Health is setting up a committee to come up with a document on how to handle medical worker promotions, which he says... Read more »

An Ultimatum of One Week to Present Records of Implemented Activities

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has given Butabika National Referral Hospital, an ultimatum of one week to present records of implemented activities in the financial year 2018/2019. This followed the failure by the... Read more »

MOH Cautions Politicians As Another Aspirant Tests Positive for COVID-19

According to the Minister in charge of Kampala Betty Amongi, the politician was travelling from Nasser road in Kampala where he had been to print campaign posters. It is said that the... Read more »

WHO Intensely Focused on Global COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Among them, the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, launched in April, has shown results, according to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, with nine vaccine candidates in the COVAX portfolio now advancing... Read more »

WHO Okays Use of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Treatment Trials

The World Health Organisation has okayed the use of Hydroxychloroquine in  COVID-19 drug trials after eventual investigations revealed that the drugs were not harmful to human health as earlier reported. Initial findings... Read more »