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  • Prof. Kaleebu elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

    Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu, the overall EACCR Project cordinator, the Director Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) and the MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit has been elected a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, an independent UK body representing the diversity of medical science.

  • COVID-19 Uganda Update 08-05-2020

    Results of samples tested on 8 May, 2020 confirmed 13 new COVID-19 cases from 2,421 samples of truck drivers. Out of the 13 new cases,7 are Kenyans, 4 are Ugandans while 2 are Tanzanians. Tracking them has commenced and the public will be informed accordingly. All 740 community samples tested negative for COVID-19. Total COVID-19 confirmed cases in Uganda are 114.

  • COVID-19 Uganda Update 05-05-2020

    Eight (8) new COVID-19 cases were confirmed today the 4th of May 2020. 6 out of 2,061 samples of truck drivers while 2 cases are from the community confirmed from the Rapid Assessment Survey. 5 truck drivers arrived via Malaba border post while 1 arrived via Mutukula point of entry. Also, there was 1 community case, a resident of Kyotera District while the other is a Ugandan truck driver from Mutukula.

  • The rising water levels of Lake Victoria and the Nile system in Uganda

    Statement on the rising water levels of Lake Victoria and the Nile system in Uganda

    Posted by UGANDAMEDIACENTREBLOG on MAY 1, 2020


  • Covid-19 Updates: 13th Presidential Address

    The president of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has addressed the nation at his 13th Presidential Adress on Covid-19 this evening. Many Ugandans were expecting him to reduce on the covid-19 related restrictions and below is his speech in summary;