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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 […]

UNBS urges electronics dealers to mind product standards

UNBS urges electronics dealers to mind product standards

The national standards enforcement body, UNBS has today raised a reminder to all electronics dealers across the country to seriously mind about buying and selling standard products so as to save the consumers from suffering from damages as a result of faults caused by the sub standard electronics. Addressing electronics dealers in the a meeting […]

UNBS unveils new anti counterfeit measures

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards has come up with new regulations of reducing imported counterfeit products. The national Chairman Ben Manyindo says the pre- import verification for conformity will start operating from 3rd December and all imports will first be certified before entering the country. Manyindo says the regulations are aimed at protecting the […]

UMEME signs MoU with UNBS on electricity meters

Power distributors Umeme and Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the testing of meters before they are installed in customers’ homes. Charlotte Kemigyisha, the Umeme Corporate Communications Officer says the move will make Umeme meters more trusted by power consumers. “We believe that our customers will have more […]

UNBS asks parliament to pass the counterfeit bill 2010

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards has called upon the 9th parliament to immediately pass the anti-counterfeit bill 2010 so as to check fake products in the market. The UNBS  notes that the current laws doesn’t give them the mandate to take action against counterfeit as the bureau is still operating under the Uganda national […]

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