Prof. Wilson Muyinda Mande Tips Students on Preventive Measures to Fight Covid-19

Prof. Wilson Muyinda Mande Tips Students on Preventive Measures to Fight Covid-19

The Vice Chancellor of Nkumba University, Prof. Wilson Muyinda Mande has echoed out  some preventive tips on how to reduce the spread of coronavirus among students and the population at large. This followed the closure of all educational institutions in Uganda in a bit to fight COVID-19. Educational institutions in Uganda were directed to close […]

KIU Medical Students Translated Covid-19 Awareness Information into 5 Local Languages

KIU Medical Students Translated Covid-19 Awareness Information into 5 Local Languages

In an effort to combat the COVID-19 Pandemic in Uganda, a group of Medical Students from KIU Western Campus under an umbrella organization called “Wake Up Youths Africa” translated COVID-19 awareness information from the Ministry of Health and other reputable health agencies into five local languages. These include,Nicholas Wamala Kisaakye, Mark Kunihira and Edward Katende, […]

Government of Denmark Donates $1m to Ministry of Health for COVID-19 Support

Government of Denmark Donates $1m to Ministry of Health for COVID-19 Support

The Government of Denmark has offered financial support of $1,000,000 through World Health Organisation (WHO) to the Uganda Ministry of Health to support the COVID-19 response. The grant will be used to procure test kits and additional protective gear for frontline health workers in the response according to information from the ministry of health. “Uganda […]

Uganda Martyrs University to Continue Semester Two Virtually

Uganda Martyrs University to Continue Semester Two Virtually

Uganda Martyrs University has issued a plan on how the university will complete semester two with online classes (virtually). On 10th June 2020, Rev. Dr. Christopher B. Mukidi the registrar of UMU issued a letter informing the staff about the possibility of completing second two amidst the covid-19 pandemic. “Greetings from Uganda Martyrs University. Owing to […]

World Health Organization (WHO) Issues Guidelines to be considered when Re-opening of Schools

World Health Organization (WHO) Issues Guidelines to be considered when Re-opening of Schools

On 11th May 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) held a media briefing to update the public on the COVID-19  pandemic. The WHO released additional guidelines to help decision-makers consider how and when to reopen schools and non-essential businesses. Deciding to close, partially close or reopen schools should be guided by a risk-based approach to […]

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