Tag Archives: Uganda

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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VILLAGE HEALTH TEAMS ARE BEHIND SUCCESS OF MOSQUITO NETS DISTRIBUTION IN UGANDA

By Goodluck Musinguzi Dr Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health has appreciated Village Health Teams that have worked hard to make sure Ugandans receive mosquito nets in Eastern Uganda under Wave One and Western Uganda under wave two. Village Health Teams move through communities teaching members of households how …

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WALKING BALES OF MOSQUITO NETS UPHILL

By Goodluck Musinguzi The Ministry of Health has successfully distributed Long Lasting Treated Mosquito Nets in the Mountainous Areas of Uganda. Some communities stay on top of hills that cannot be accessed by vehicles or motorcycles, the only alternative is to use individuals who carry them on their heads. The …

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KENYA RECORDED FIRST 307 CASES IN JULY, THEY HAVE 32,000 POSITIVE CASES 542 DEATH IN TWO MONTHS, WHERE WILL UGANDA BE IN THE NEXT TWO MONTHS?

Unnamed Policeman seen on Jinja road appealing to road users to put on their masks. By Goodluck MusinguziUganda confirmed 318 COVID-19 positive cases in one day more than Kenya when it recorded 307 on 1st July 2020. Since then Kenya has moved to 32,000 positve cases and 542 death a …

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MAKERERE UNIVERSITY MOURNS DON WHO CRASHED IN MOTOR ACCIDENT ON JINJA ROAD

By Goodluck Musinguzi Bad news of a motor accident that claimed one of the best soil scientists in Uganda sent shock waves among the staff of Makerere University. Janet Nabukeera on behalf of the Director Human Resources Makerere University announced the death of late Lukman Mulumba Nagaya a lecturer in …

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UGANDA RECORDS AN INCREASE IN COVID-19 INFECTIONS IN TWO DAYS, KAMPALA CITY AND NAMISINDWA DISTRICT UGANDA’S HOT SPOTS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ministry of Health has reported 81 infections of COVID-19 in the two days more than 79 cases that were reported in two weeks across Uganda. The increase in the number comes after Hon Jane Ruth Aceng warned the nation. The Results from COVID-19 tests done on 14th …

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UGANDA’S FRONT LINE HEALTH WORKERS HAVE DONE SO MUCH FOR US, CAN WE KEEP THEM SAFE, 10,000 INFECTED IN AFRICA

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda’s health workers have done so much in the last Five months to save us against coronavirus that has ravaged many parts of the world. Close to 40 health workers are now infected with COVID-19 in Uganda while Africa has gone passed 10,000. Hon Jane Ruth Aceng, …

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500 POSITIVE COVID-19 COMMUNITY INFECTIONS REGISTERED IN UGANDA, HOW IS YOUR DISTRICT AFFECTED? REMEMBER TO PUT ON YOUR MASK ALWAYS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ministry of Health has confirmed more cases of COVID-19 in communities in the last 5 months with 6 death recorded. Amuru and Kyotera districts continue to report the highest and most sustained transmission in comparison to other districts in Uganda. The two districts have more than 200 …

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INDIAN, NIGERIAN NATIONALS DIE OF COVID-19 IN UGANDA AS 5TH AND 3RD DEATH, COMMUNITY INFECTIONS ON INCREASE

By Goodluck Musinguzi Ministry of Health has confirmed the 5th death and 1,203 cumulative confirmed cases of coronavirus since march. The deceased is a 46 year old female of Indian origin and resident of Kibuli a suburb in Kampala City. On 1st August 2020, she presented at Kibuli Muslim Hospital …

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COVID-19 EAST AFRICA’S FAULT LINE ,TANZANIA IS NOT REPORTING ANY INFECTIONS WHICH IS SCARING KENYA,UGANDA,RWANDA AS THEY OPEN AIRSPACE

By Goodluck Musinguzi Kenya has been boxed in a corner after Tanzania stopped 14 flights per week by Kenya Airways. Hon James Macharia ,Transport Cabinet Minister says they have held virtual meeting with Tanzania to resolve the impasse. Kenya lost 53 people in the last three days a number that …

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