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Diana Atwine

Ministry of Health procures 38 ambulances...

70% of ambulances used in Uganda to ferry patients to hospitals lack equipment, medical supplies or even trained personnel.

Health ministry asks for sh5.7b for students'...

Atwine said out of the planned sh51b for masks, only sh33b has been provided and the ministry is yet to pay for some of the procured masks.

Government procures 10 ambulances for major...

The ambulances procured have all the basic equipment to effectively pick people on the site of an accident.

COVID-19: Entebbe hospital runs out of PPES,...

Dr Chris Nsereko, the head of the hospital, said the hospital has run out of PPEs, exposing health workers to more risk.

Finance asks for accountability for COVI-19...

Muhakanizi said the demand for accountability follows a request by the health ministry for additional funds to be used in the fight against the pandemic....

Health ministry receives machines to boost...

The machines, which are portable, provide a short turnaround time in HIV and viral load testing among infants.

Confusion mars doctors' transfers

The facilities where the medics have been transferred are Masaka, Hoima, Arua, Jinja, Lira, Fort Portal, Mbarara, Gulu, Soroti, Mbale, Mubende hospitals...

Uganda's COVID-19 cases manageable, says...

The move to have Namboole stadium as a treatment centre for COVID-19 patients is also meant to free up space in hospitals.

Aceng launches mosquito killing drive in...

The health minister, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, who presided over the function, said they decided to take the programme to Lango to fight the rampant cases of...

Health ministry faults Lango leaders over...

A top management team from the Ministry of Health camped in Lango sub-region for a week on technical support supervision.

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