Category: Health

Exclusive! Uganda’s Covid-19 Taskforce resolves to extend lockdown, curfew for more 21 days

Exclusive! Uganda’s Covid-19 Taskforce resolves to extend lockdown, curfew for more 21 days. The National COVID-19 Taskforce has today Monday resolved to extend the lockdown as an extra step to avert the spread of the virus and study the cases’ progress for the meantime. The extension will assume total lockdown and night curfew for more […]

Opposition offers food to needy despite Museveni ban

Opposition offers food to needy despite the Museveni ban. Different Opposition leaders have disregarded President Museveni’s order and kept on conveying help nourishment to poor occupants in their bodies electorate. President Museveni, during his location to the country a week ago, prohibited lawmakers who were dispersing nourishment to powerless individuals and pledged to have them […]

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Makerere University develops low-cost ventilator to avert Covid-19 pandemic

Makerere University in collaboration with Resilient Africa Network (RAN), Kiira Motors Corporation and Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation in a project of the School of Public Health is working to produce an open design low-cost ventilator to support the Ugandan health sector in the struggle to avert covid-19 pandemic. The initiative comes after Makerere […]

Kirinya Police Officers allegedly deserts station over COVID-19 suspect

Wakiso – Officers at Kirinya Police station Bweyogerere,Wakiso District allegedly deserted the police station after a man suspected to be having coronavirus ran to the station seeking for help. The incident happened yesterday at around 4pm . The man who had severe cough and flue allegedly said that his girlfriend recently returned from Dubai and […]

President Museveni: Mass testing is costly, negligible

President Museveni Mass testing is costly, negligible. President Museveni on Tuesday repelled testing all the 42 million Ugandans for coronavirus saying it’s costly and good for nothing. The President who said the expense of each test is $65 included it would mean $2730 million would be required to test all Ugandans. “Mass testing is over […]

Coronavirus update: Uganda’s cases rise to 18 as four tested positive

Coronavirus update: It is worrying for Ugandans ever since the reporting of the first Covid-19 case in the country. On Friday morning President Museveni confirmed four new cases of Covid-19 bringing the total to 18. President Museveni has confirmed bad news on his Twitter handle and Facebook page. ALSO, SEE Corona-virus free mp3 download (Official […]

All Covid-19 media briefings at UBC TV studio says MoH

All Covid-19 media briefings at UBC TV studio says MoH. The Ministry of Health has on Thursday informed all media houses that following the coronavirus outbreak in the country, all media briefings will be held at the National Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) studios in Kampala. “Media briefings garner a high number of people in a boardroom […]

Facts you should all take serious about covid-19

I wish all my country mates and continent mates get to know how serious this Covid-19 pandemic isThis is the time when we need to look back to our Lord and ask for InterventionThis is the time we should look back at our leaders no matter our political differencesThis is the time you our leaders […]

Helping children cope with stress during COVID-19

🧒 Children may respond to stress in different ways such as being more clingy, anxious, withdrawing, angry or agitated, bedwetting etc. Respond to your child’s reactions in a supportive way, listen to their concerns and give them extra love and attention. 💖 Children need adults’ love and attention during difficult times. Give them extra time […]

What can I do to protect myself and prevent the spread of disease?

Many countries around the world have seen cases of COVID-19 and several have seen outbreaks. Authorities in China and some other countries have succeeded in slowing or stopping their outbreaks. However, the situation is unpredictable so check regularly for the latest news. You can reduce your chances of being infected or spreading COVID-19 by taking […]