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Warnings of second COVID-19 wave as infections plunge

Warnings of second COVID-19 wave as infections plunge

Health minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has said that the falling COVID-19 daily recorded infection numbers could be an indication of a coming to end of the first wave of the pandemic, giving way to an outbreak of a second wave. “The media has been awash with concern over the falling numbers of COVID-19 in […]

China births fall further in 2020

China births fall further in 2020

China’s number of registered births in 2020 dropped by nearly a third from the total births reported the year before, in the latest sign that relaxations in the country’s strict family planning policy are failing to spark a baby boom. After decades of a “one-child policy”, Beijing changed the rules in 2016 to allow families […]

Mozambique to go into curfew ever since civil war

Mozambique to go into curfew ever since civil war

About two million Mozambicans in the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus breakout will from Friday adhere to a curfew for the first time since the civil war ended in 1992, President Filipe Nyusi announced Thursday.  The southern African nation’s decision to impose a 9:00 pm to 4:00 am curfew in the Great Maputo area — […]

COVID-19 Cases Overwhelm Kabarole District

COVID-19 Cases Overwhelm Kabarole District

The number of people with COVID-19 in Kabarole has increased to 23, leaving the district task force with no option other than resorting to home-based management. Brian Kisembo, the COVID-19 Incident Manager in Kabarole, says that so far, five of the cases are admitted at the isolation unit of Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital for […]

Police warn against ridiculing pregnant students

Police warn against ridiculing pregnant students

The Police have issued a stern warning to teachers, learners, and the general public against ridiculing students who got pregnant under the COVID-19 lockdown but are back in school to study ahead of their final examinations. The warning comes after candidate students returned to school and the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) allowing pregnant girls […]

Civil society calls for improvement in health care to reduce on maternal death

Civil society calls for  improvement in health care to reduce on maternal death

Health activists under their body  Health Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) have petitioned parliament seeking for its intervention in improving health care in order  to save the many mothers who perish in the process of delivery. This happened yesterday during the commemoration of the international maternal health day under a theme: “Rights Based Approach to Maternal […]

29% Kigezi women prefer giving birth from their homes

29% Kigezi women prefer giving birth from their homes

29% of women in Kigezi region still prefer to give birth from their homes at the expense of giving birth from health facilities, according to the statistics released today by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics. The statistics released by George Kawage, a senior statistician with Uganda Bureau of Statistics, during the dissemination seminar of findings […]

Buyende Mp says government should stop relying on politicians to implement controversial laws

Buyende Mp says government should stop relying on politicians to implement controversial laws

Uganda’s representative at the Pan Africa parliament Veronica Babirye  Kadogo  says that government should stop relying on politicians in enforcing and implementation of the controversial laws. This came barely few days after the pan African Parliament resolved to compel African governments where FGM is being practiced to put more emphasis on ending this practice which […]

Suspected hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Nakaseke district

Suspected hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Nakaseke district

The Member of Parliament for Nakaseke south MP Paulson Kasana Lutamaguzi Semakula has demanded government to declare Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Nakaseke as an epidemic to seek the world health organization intervention. Lutamaguzi told parliament that this deadly disease has claimed lives people in Nakaseke and surrounding districts like Kiboga .He said that according to the […]

How to understand the differences between men and women.

How to understand the differences between men and women.

There was a book that came out more than two decades ago called Men are From Mars Women are From Venus. This  was the first time that anyone formally came to the conclusion that men and women are created different. When you are first starting out in a long term relationship, you never imagine it […]

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