Sunday, July 12, 2020

Coronavirus: Taskforce to establish institutional quarantine centre (IQC) in Refugee camps

The Arua district taskforce on the coronavirus is considering the establishment of an institutional quarantine centre at the refugee...

Coronavirus: Dilapidating state of sample collection room worries health workers

Health workers along the South Sudan Uganda border of Oraba in Koboko district have expressed their concern over the dilapidating state...

Ebola crisis looming

Uganda's districts that border DR Congo are at the verge of seeing Ebola outbreak. World Health Organisation officials say officials say...

Coronavirus: “We are not receiving any new arrivals” – official

After the outbreak of intercommunal violence in the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, that left hundreds dead across 28 villages in...

A renewed wave of South Sudanese asylum seekers looms.

Civilians in the former South Sudan’s Central Equatoria State are fleeing their homes again – and entering neighbouring Uganda. But Uganda...

Coronavirus: More concerted efforts needed

Confronted with coronavirus pandemic, the government of Uganda encouraged the public to give assistance in form of both solid items and...

Coronavirus: The plight of South Sudan children continues to deepen

According to UNICEF, over 1.1 million children are estimated to be acutely malnourished in the world’s youngest country, South Sudan. Before...

Coronavirus piles more misery on “urban” refugees

Lockdown restrictions due to coronavirus pandemic brought into force in March, including barring of public as well as private transport, is...

In refugee camp, deadly fights have come back

A joint security force of Uganda Police and the Army fired live bullets to quell scuffles that led to the death...

Can “tele–counselling” solve psychological problems exacerbated by coronavirus pandemic?

Patients who recovered from coronavirus disease are facing stigma, creating deeper psychological problems to the victims. Furthermore, COVID–19 lockdown restriction measures...

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