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Jinja district health workers in fear of life protective gears shortage

By Our Reporter 17th June 2021   The lack of protective gears at different health facilities in Jinja is exposing health workers to covid-19.   At least five health centre IVs which include Bugembe, Mpumudde, Walukuba, Budondo and Buwenge, frontline health workers had run out of gloves and facemasks.   In some facilities, those turning […]

Uganda-DRC road projects to boost countries trade – BoU

By Charles Katabalwa 17th June 2021   The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was Uganda’s number one source of trade surplus in 2020 according to Bank of Uganda trade statistics.  And road projects launched yesterday by President Museveni and his DR Congo counterpart Felix Antoine Tshisekedi will likely further boost Uganda’s trade with DRC.   […]

Health Minister Dr. Aceng to inspect latest batch of AstraZenaca vaccines.

By; Ben Musanje 17th June 2021   The Minister for Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng is expected to visit the National Medical Stores this afternoon to monitor the third batch of 175200 doses of AstraZeneca that arrived last night.   The vaccines from the COVAX Facility, are a donation from the Embassy of France in […]

Oxygen becomes expensive amidst surge of Covid-19 cases

By; Jjunju Francis 17th June 2021 The Cost of Oxygen in the Country especially for Covid-19 patients under Intensive Care Unit has become unaffordable due to the high prices. The surge in the number of Covid-19 cases at critical stage has worsened the situation where each patient admitted at ICU is aid to be using […]