Health Ministry Investigating Flu Virus In Schools

Updated at 2053 EAT on 10th March 2022. The Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, has asked the public for patience with the COVID-19 taskforce as it investigates the mysterious human flu virus in institutions of learning. Aceng was responding to a matter of national importance raised by the Bugiri Woman MP, Hon. Agnes…

Dr.Aceng: Older Adults Urged To Get COVID-19 Booster Shot.

Updated at 2030 EAT on FEB 21st 2022. The Ministry of Health has urged older persons and those living with other health conditions that compromise immunity to obtain booster doses of COVID-19 jabs. Speaking to the press, Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said booster doses are authorized for all those above 50 years of…

Health Minister: Uganda’s COVID-19 third wave over

Updated at 1436 EAT on FEB 16th 2022 Uganda is past the third wave of COVID-19, Health Minister, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has announced. She revealed this during a press briefing at the health ministry headquarters in Kampala, Tuesday. “While the country is out of the 3rd COVID-19 wave, registering a low positivity rate and…

HIV prevalence drops: Ministry of Health-Uganda

Updated at 1803 EAT on FEB 11th 2022 The Ministry of Health has reported a general decline in the prevalence of HIV among the population as the fight against the scourge intensifies.  Released yesterday in Kampala by the Ministry, the 2020 Uganda Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (UPHIA) report, indicates that the prevalence of HIV among…