50% of first wave COVID patients admitted suffered a complication.

50% of first wave COVID patients admitted suffered a complication.

The study,as per the Lancet medical journal, included more than 70,000 adults in the UK admitted to hospital with severe Covid-19 disease. Of these, half (36,367 of 73,197) developed one or more health complications during their stay. Kidney injury was the most common complication (24.3%), followed by lung complications (18.4%) and heart complications (12.3%). According […]

Joint African Union Commission and UNICEF Statement to Member States on Response of the Education Sector to COVID-19 to Ensure Continuity of Learning

Joint African Union Commission and UNICEF Statement to Member States on Response of the Education Sector to COVID-19 to Ensure Continuity of Learning

Since 11 March 2020 when WHO declared a global COVID-19 pandemic, African Union (AU) Member States have taken steps to suppress and control the spread of the Coronavirus in Africa, including closing of schools. While school closures are important in mitigating the spread of COVI D-19, prolonged closures negatively impact all students and disproportionately affect […]

COVID-19 poses a major threat to the life and welfare of refugees in Uganda

COVID-19 poses a major threat to the life and welfare of refugees in Uganda

A recent UNHCR/World Bank phone survey reveals the devastating toll of COVID-19 on the living conditions of refugees in Uganda and highlights the need for strengthened support to refugee communities, to mitigate the suffering inflicted by the pandemic. The survey shows that refugees in Uganda were faring far worse than their host community on key dimensions to […]

COVID-19 Doses Donated By France Arrive In Uganda

COVID-19 Doses Donated By France Arrive In Uganda

Uganda receives another batch of 175,200 AstraZenaca doses donated by the embassy of France in Uganda today. World Health Organization Uganda on Tuesday announced that the country is set to receive the second batch of COVID-19 vaccines. This comes at the time when the country is overwhelmed by the surge in covid-19 patients, shortage in oxygen […]

Already vaccinated? Covid-19 vaccines running out this week

As the government races to vaccinate at least 21.9 Ugandans, the first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine gets finished by the end of this week.

Already vaccinated? Covid-19 vaccines running out this week

Ugandans have responded positively to the call of getting Covid-19 jabs, and have since turned up in large numbers at different vaccination points across the country. On 3rd June alone, Statistics from the Ministry of Health indicated that up to 42,051 people were vaccinated in the country. As the government races to vaccinate at least […]

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