ENVIRONMENT

UGANDA REMAINS THE HEARTLAND OF MALARIA, PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY NEEDED

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda is not about to get off the list of the Global Malaria Burdened countries because of its Geographical location. Being on the Equator is a blessing in terms of tourism and a curse in terms of temperatures that are conducive for both the mosquito and protozoa …

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WE STAND WITH THE PEOPLE OF KASESE, MOH WILL RE-BUILD KILEMBE MINES HOSPITAL- DR DIANA

By Goodluck Musinguzi Heavy rains made a landfall that caused severe floods which ripped through Kilembe Hospital within seconds causing untold damage but thank God no life was lost. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni promised Kilembe Mines Hospital will be rebuilt. Today, Dr Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health visited …

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MALARIA UPSURGES REPORTED IN 55 DISTRICTS IN UGANDA, SLEEP UNDER THE MOSQUITO NET

By Goodluck Musinguzi Figures available to the Government of Uganda show there was malaria upsurges caused by heavy rains . At the end of this quarter, 55 (41%) districts reported malaria upsurges. The affected regions were Karamoja region, districts include; Abim, Agago, Amudat, Bugweri, Buyende,Dokolo, Isingiro, Kalangala, Kotido, Nabilatuk, Namayingo, …

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BREAKING NEWS: UGANDA EASES ON LOCKDOWN OPENS SCHOOLS,CHURCHES,TOURISM,SPORTS PARTIALLY

By Goodluck Musinguzi President Yoweri Museveni has eased on the lockdown after six month since COVID19 pandemic spread across the country. On his 17th address to Ugandans he said candidate classes will open on the 15th October 2020. He also allowed 70 people in each place of worship every day …

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JINJA BRIDGE UGANDA AND PYRAMIDS IN EGYPT LIGHT UP ON PATIENTS SAFETY DAY

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda’s iconic landmark the magnificent Jinja Bridge that towers over River Nile has been lighting for two nights to celebrate World Patients Safety Day. Allen Catherine Kagina, Executive Director of Uganda National Roads Authority said they did this to show solidarity with health workers in Uganda who …

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UGANDA JOINS OTHER COUNTRIES IN TRANSFUSION OF CONVALESCENT PLASMA IN COVID-19 PATIENTS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Convalescent Plasma treatment is not new when handling epidemics or pandemics in the recent history of deadly diseases. In 2014, the use of convalescent plasma collected from patients who had recovered from Ebola virus disease was recommended by World Health Organisation(WHO) as an empirical treatment during outbreaks. …

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USE YOUR MOSQUITO NET REGULARLY, DONT BE COMPLACENT

By Goodluck Musinguzi The Government of Uganda is distributing long lasting treated mosquito nets to all households in a bid to fight against mosquitoes that cause malaria disease. However, several studies show there are three categories of mosquito net non-use that are recognized within this framework: 1) Some are living …

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MAKERERE UNIVERSITY RESUMES TESTING ITS STAFF FOR CORONAVIRUS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, Vice Chancellor Makerere University has announced the second mandatory testing for all staff starting today morning at the Freedom Square. Nawangwe has not spoken about the positive cases at Makerere University but asked his staff to test for their good and families. “I have …

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CORONAVIRUS FORCE MAKERERE UNIVERSITY TO CLOSE SENATE BUILDING

By Goodluck Musinguzi After 67 Members of Staff tested positive for coronavirus, Makerere University Management decided to temporarily close some buildings so that the virus does not spread wildly. Alfred Maskye Namoa tested positive for coronavirus causing closure of his work space The Academic Registrar Makerere University, Alfred Masikye Namoa …

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PANIC AT MAKERERE UNIVERSITY AS 67 STAFF TEST POSITIVE INCLUDING UNIVERSITY SECRETARY,TESTING SUSPENDED

By Goodluck Musinguzi As coronavirus spreads wildly in Kampala City, Makerere University decided to check its staff after one of their lecturer Amanda Ngabirano came out openly after testing positive. The results were shocking on day 1, Six(6) positive cases out of 72 staff tested. On day 2, Nine(9) positive …

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