ENVIRONMENT

FIGHTING MALARIA IN UGANDA REDUCES THE RISK TO INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS

By Goodluck Musinguzi International travelers are advised against Malaria disease because of imported infections. Malaria cases were on the rise amongst travelers in June 2015, Public Health England (PHE) reported an overall increase of 5.7% in imported malaria infections. Countries reported a rise in imported malaria cases and travelers are …

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VICE PRESIDENT SSEKANDI FLAGS OFF MOSQUITO NET DISTRIBUTION IN BUGANDA,TESO AND KARAMOJA

By Goodluck Musinguzi Vice President Edward Ssekandi has launched Wave 3 of Mosquito Net Distribution under the theme “Chase Malaria to zero” in Masaka district. He was flanked by State Minister for Health, Robinah Nabbanja, Under Secretary, Geoffrey Seremba, Opigo Jimmy and Richard Kabanda both commissioners at Ministry of Health. …

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THREE ANGLICAN DIOCESES IN WESTERN UGANDA SIGN WITH PROSPER MAMA AFRICA AN NGO TO MECHANIZE VILLAGE MODELS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Prosper Mama Africa (PMA), a Ugandan non-governmental organization that supports farmers to mechanize their farming and collectively grow market-demanded crops as a community, has partnered with three Anglican dioceses to scale their resilient village model program in western Uganda. The three Anglican dioceses that will implement this program include …

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MUSEVENI LAUNCHES MANIFESTO

By President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Countrymen and Country Women, The NRM is presenting to you a Manifesto for the period of 2021-2026.  This Manifesto builds on the big successes of the NRM eversince 1965 when we formed a Student Movement, on the basis of new principles, having come out of the …

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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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