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UGANDA TO RECEIVE ITS FIRST BATCH OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE PURCHASED BY THE GOVERNMENT UNDER AVAT WINDOW

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda’s Ministry of Health is set to receive its first consignment of almost 200,000 dozes of the Johnson & Johnson Covid19 vaccines at 10:30 pm at Entebbe Airport. It’s the first time, Uganda receives vaccines bought with its own money under Africa Vaccine Acquisition Trust Mechanism (AVAT) under …

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How Unsafe Abortions Undermine Maternal Healthcare in Uganda

Illustration by Gideon Artpro By Kigezi News Agency Team On September 3, 2021, Kasese district was plunged into shock when a young lady, Brenda Biira, died after a self-induced abortion went awry. Biira was formerly married but then separated from herooo first husband following a misunderstanding. Eventually, she fell in …

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URA REACHES OUT IN CENTRAL UGANDA, KISWA HEALTH CENTER GETS NEW TENT AND PLASTIC CHAIRS

By Goodluck Musinguzi Uganda Revenue Staff has visited several hospitals and health centers in Central Uganda sharing some goodies with the sick and improving the general cleanliness of the facilities. At Kiswa Health Center based in Nakawa Division, The Tax Investigation Team collected resources and furnished the waiting yard at …

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Health Monitoring Unit Raises Red Flag Over Fake Covid-19 Vaccination Cards

BY GODFREY OLUKYA                                                            KAMPALA: THURSDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2021 The State House Health Monitoring Unit has chastised a labour export company named Al-Saud for allegedly ripping off unsuspecting Ugandans by selling fake Covid-19 vaccination cards. According to a statement from the Unit’s executive director Dr Warren Namara, the Salama road based …

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