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The Democratic Republic of Congo has entered the fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, health officials in the country have announced. The head of the technical secretariat of the response against the Covid-19, Dr Jean-Jacques Muyembe announced that DR Congo is experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases. This was made known in the bulletin of […]

Following the first lab tests of the new Omicron variant in South Africa suggesting that it can partially evade the Pfizer jab, the World Health Organization (WHO) maintains that the vaccines should work against the variant. Researchers say there was a “very large drop” in how well the vaccine’s (Pfizer) antibodies neutralized the new strain. […]

This year’s commemoration of World AIDS Day occurs in a complicated terrain where essential services have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the theme “End Inequality, End AIDS. End pandemic” this day is more than a call for a balance in health interventions to give all patients the chance to have equitable access to […]

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), has handed over a Patrol-and-Rescue Boat and an assortment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The donation is worth about USD 115,000 (UGX 408 Million) and has gone to the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC). The equipment is intended to achieve an […]

President Yoweri Museveni on the 22nd of October flagged off 282 pickup vehicles at the Kololo independence grounds, handing them over to district Chief Administrative Officers. “From the 1960s NRM always believed in Africans having capacity to solve their problems. The doctrine of self- sufficiency is the correct one. We have been able to survive […]

Union leaders in Zimbabwe have vehemently opposed the government’s announcement made yesterday, Sunday that workers who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer be allowed at work and will not be paid. This comes after a statement by Zimbabwe’s secretary for Information, Ndabaningi Nick Mangwan over the weekend that unvaccinated workers would not […]

The National Drug Authority (NDA) has assured the public that several drug outlets which are closed or issued warning notices, are followed up to the dot. Speaking to Record FM, NDA Public Relations Manager, Abiaz Rwamwiri noted that the drug regulations culprits are not freed anyhow but rather are subjected to the rule of law. […]

According to health professionals, sleep is one of the things that every person should take up and value with great concern. A person is advised to sleep for at least seven to nine hours. This notion however, seems to have been deprived of its colour over the years due to a number of reasons some […]

The National Medical Stores (NMS) has announced that in order to access their premises, one will have to be fully vaccinated or present a Covid-19 negative PCR test result taken not more than 72 hours. As revealed by the NMS Principal Public Relations Officer, Sheila Nduhukire, all staff and visitors will have to present proof […]

The Government through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has launched the Ghetto Got Talent (GGT) Search and Health Awareness Campaign. This plan has been unveiled by the State Minister for Youth and Children Affairs, Sarah Mateke Nyirabashitsi during a press conference held at the Media Centre today. As revealed by the Minister, […]