Government has decided to withdraw the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Bill, 2019. The Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Aceng is this week expected to appear on the floor of Parliament to withdraw the Bill that has taken the Ministry about 20years to discuss and draft.
Ministry of Health
The ministry of health has said that Uganda’s application to access the Covid-19 vaccine that’s already in circulation and accepted by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
As Uganda's COVID-19 records continue to soar, the Ministry of Health announced a record high 701 new cases registered in a single day.
The Monday night statement said results from tests done on Sunday sent the COVID-19 cumulative confirmed cases to 23,200.
Press release -- UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency and Jumia Uganda, the country’s largest e-commerce platform announced a new partnership that aims to increase access to reproductive health commodities and information through Jumia’s platform.
The association of bar owners in Uganda has drafted standard operating procedures (SOPs) to prove to relevant authorities that they are prepared to protect their customers from Covid-19 once they are allowed to resume operations.
Government has reportedly allocated Shs5.76billion to procure face masks for final students who are set to resume studies this month.
According to President Yoweri Museveni’s latest address, candidate class students will resume their classes on 15th October.
Uganda has registered one new COVID-19 death as confirmed cases soar to 1,656. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, the new COVID-19 death is one a 60year old male from Mbale district.
The second wave of mosquito net distribution will commence on August 9, 2020 up to 21st August, Ministry of Health has announced.
The Ministry of Health has recorded another COVID-19 death bringing the total number of fatalities to three.
Experts from the ministry of health has written to the First Lady and education minister Janet Museveni, advising on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), which must be adhered to by all schools if they are to be opened.