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Efforts to have Mbale City residents vaccinated against the deadly Covid-19 variants are being hampered by some doctors and nurses who are issuing the medical cards and certificates without first vaccinating the recipients of the medical documents. A clandestine investigation by this news website has established that some government workers including teachers, nurses, Continue Reading
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The Permanent Secretary (PS) for Ministry of Health Dr Diana Atwine has applauded Kentim University School of Health sciences for its role in the COVID-19 vaccination uptake in the Country. The University and its partners are currently running COVID-19 vaccination drive at Kyanja where over 1000 people have been vaccinated. The PS appreciated the good […]Continue Reading
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The Parliamentary Committee on Trade, Tourism and Industry has directed the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) and National Drug Authority (NDA) to investigate all energy drinks especially the popular komubucha to ascertain the levels of caffeine and adulteration. While meeting the officials from UNBS, NDA and Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) on Friday, 26 Continue Reading
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Unprecedented policy support, robust remittances, efforts to step up the vaccination rate, and progress in structural reforms are supporting economic recovery in 2021, with growth projected at 10.2 percent, from a sizable contraction of 3.4 percent in 2020, according to the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Concluding Statement of the 2021 Article IV Mission Continue Reading