Category Archives: Health

Deadly jiggers outbreak hits several families in Sheema

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Deadly jiggers outbreak hits several families in Sheema. Whisper Eye News

Over 5 villages in Bwayegamba Parish in Kigarama sub-county, Sheema district are reportedly infested with jiggers.

Jiggers are small parasitic fleas, also known as chigoe fleas, which usually enter their victims through their feet, causing parts of the body to rot leading to a horrific death.

45298 students showing covid 19 symptoms, 1251 isolated while ill

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The Ministry of Education and Sports on Wednesday released the COVID-19 school surveillance report indicating that 45,298 students had shown symptoms while 1,251 learners had been isolated in schools.

775 schools reported suspected cases to the ministries of education and health that promptly sent teams that screened 470,910 individuals.

Tayebwa you are a rear breed of a leader-West Ankole Diocese Bishop Johnson Twinomujuni

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West Ankole Diocese, Bishop Johnson Twinomujuni has applauded Government Chief Whip Thomas Tayebwa for the excellent leadership he is offering to the Country.

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While presiding over the burial of Former Member of Parliament for Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality,Arinda Gordon Cowboy at his family home in Kyeizooba Mwenguura Bushenyi District,Bishop stressed that indeed the elevation of Tayebwa to Chief Whip is timely.

Three arrested for selling covid vaccination cards to the unvaccinated

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Police in Hoima has arrested two health workers and a cleaner for selling Covid-19 vaccination cards to people who are not yet vaccinated.

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The culprits have been selling the vaccination cards between Shs 20,000 to Shs 50,000 to desperate persons depending on the urgency who wanted vaccination cards despite being unvaccinated.

MoH covid report to Gen Museveni to determine the fate of schools and economy reopening

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MoH covid report to Gen Museveni to determine the fate of schools and economy reopening.

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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will tomorrow the 27th of December receive the current updated status report on the Covid-19 situation in Uganda.

South African President tests positive for covid-19

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is receiving treatment after testing positive on Sunday, the office of the presidency said in a statement.

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He has delegated all responsibilities to Deputy President David Mabuza for the next week.

Govt fires all Intern doctors involved in the strike

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The government of Uganda through the Ministry of Health- Uganda has fired all intern doctors targeting mainly that are involved in the strike over underpayment.

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In a letter to all hospital directors countrywide, the ministry of health gave the intern doctors on strike one 1-week ultimatum to leave the hospitals.

Breaking News!!! The deadly Omicron variant detected in Uganda

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The deadly Omicron variant detected in Uganda.

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Uganda has confirmed 9 Cases of Omicron COVID-19 Variant.

The omicron was first identified in Botswana and South Africa. It has prompted concern among scientists and public health officials because of an unusually high number of mutations that have the potential to make the virus more transmissible and less susceptible to existing vaccines.

Uganda recieves 3 million dozes of John & John vaccine

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Uganda recieves 3 million dozes of John & John vaccine.

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Germany has donated 3,050,400 dozes of Johnson and Johnson covid 19 vaccine to Uganda through the COVAX facility under the doze sharing arrangement.

Govt to introduce law for mandatory covid 19 vaccination

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Govt to introduce law for mandatory covid 19 vaccination.

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Minister for Health, Hon Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero has come out to say that government is to introduce a law that will see Ugandans being subjected to a mandatory covid 19 vaccination as a means of curbing the dangerous virus.

World AIDS Day 2021 message from Uganda Peoples Congress

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@UPC_since 1960

December 1, 2021 PRESS STATEMENT


In 1982, the first cases of “slim disease” in Uganda were identified in Rakai District.  This disease was not recognized as AIDS until 1985. AIDS is now a serious public health problem for Ugandans.  The country has about 1.5 million Ugandans living with HIV infection.

End inequalities. End AIDS. End pandemics

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Every year, on 1 December, the world commemorates World AIDS Day.


People around the world unite to show support for people living with and affected by HIV and to remember those who lost their lives to AIDS.

This World AIDS Day, UNAIDS is highlighting the urgent need to end the inequalities that drive AIDS and other pandemics around the world.

“Am being forced to abandon MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana criminal case.” Shamim Malende

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“Am being forced to abondone the Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana case.” Shamim Malende.

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Kampala District Woman MP Hon Shamim Malende who is also among the lawyers in the Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana case has come out to say that she recieves anonymous calls from People she suspects to be so powerful in government pressurizing her to abondone the case.