Tag Archives: Masindi district

Masindi Medic Warns Of Another Wave Of Covid-19 As Residents Flout SOPS

BY INNOCENT ATUGANYIRA MASINDI: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 Following the rise in the number of residents in Masindi town flouting the standard operating procedures (SOPs) including hand washing, wearing face masks, keeping social distance and others, a medic at Masindi district general hospital have warned the public about the outbreak …

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MASINDI RESIDENTS DEFY HEALTH OFFICIAL’S GUIDELINES, CONSUME CONTAMINATED WATER.

BY ISMAIL BATEGEKA MASINDI: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 14, 2021 Over 1,000 residents living in Masindi town, Masindi district are at high risk of contracting water borne related diseases after they defied and continued using contaminated water sources condemned by health authorities. The ten contaminated water points are both wells and springs …

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Masindi Receives 2,422 Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccines To Inoculate Teachers

BY ISMAIL BATEGEKA MASINDI: TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2021 Masindi district has received 2,422 dozes of Sinovac vaccines from the Ministry of Health for inoculation mainly targeting the teachers. Dr John Turyagumanawe, the in-charge of regional extended program on immunizations following the arrival of the vials, the Bunyoro regional Covid-19 task-force is urging …

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Masindi Receives Sh288m Covid-19 Response Fund, Pays Task-force allowances

BY INNOCENT ATUGANYIRA MASINDI: TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2021 The Masindi district coronavirus taskforce last week began giving out risk allowances after receiving sh288m Covid-19 response fund. The supplementary funds are meant to facilitate the taskforce and key players like the surveillance team and community mobilisers including the village health teams. …

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Dr. Mabumba Asks Ugandans To Eat Plenty Of Local Foods To Build Immunity Against Covid-19

BY ISMAIL BATEGEKA MASINDI: TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2021 Dr. Elly Mabumba, the principal medical officer at the Ministry of Health, said eating plenty of local foods boosts immunity towards common and emerging diseases including the fearsome Covid-19. “Local foods, mostly vegetables, boost our immune system. So, let us eat plenty …

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