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Department of Health investigates flu virus in schools

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng has asked the public to be patient with the COVID-19 task force as it investigates the mysterious human flu virus in educational institutions. Aceng was responding to a matter of national importance raised by Bugiri Woman MP, Hon. Agnes Taaka, who said the ministry is denying parents access to […]

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‘890 billion shillings spent on improving health sector’, ministry says

By Gadiosa Lamtey The Ministry of Health said that 891.5 billion shillings have been invested in the implementation of different development projects in the sector in the country. The investment has taken place over the last year and has enabled the creation of various regional hospitals, the introduction of specialized medical services and the training […]

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South African nonprofit sues Department of Health over vaccine transparency

JOHANNESBURG — A group of South African activists is suing the government over revealing details of its contracts with manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccines. The Health Justice Initiative says transparency is needed to ensure fair pricing and prevent corruption. How much has South Africa paid for each unit of its COVID-19 vaccines and on what terms? […]

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Thai Ministry of Health confirms withdrawal of COVID-19 as emergency disease under UCEP program

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said COVID-19 treatments will still be covered by UCEP, but only for patients with critical symptoms such as difficulty breathing or severe cough. The Department of Public Health assured that the proposed removal of COVID-19 as an emergency disease covered by the Universal Coverage for Emergency Patients (UCEP) scheme was […]

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Ministry of Health recommends further relaxation of COVID airport restrictions

The Health Ministry on Wednesday recommended easing COVID-19 restrictions as the fifth wave of infections fueled by the Omicron variant continues to recede. The ministry recommended ending the quarantine requirement for Israeli travelers returning from abroad and proof of Green Pass vaccine required at events. The ministry’s other recommendations include rescinding the requirement for returning […]

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Austrian Economic Union urges Ministry of Health to recognize Sputnik V – Society & Culture

VIENNA, February 12. /TASS/. Austria’s Economic Union on Friday urged Health Minister Wolfgang Muckstein to recognize Sputnik V vaccination certificates or the country could face a labor shortage. The Austrian Ministry of Health has so far not added Sputnik V to its list of recognized vaccines, which can be administered in order to comply with […]

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Covid-19: Ministry to announce new daily case numbers in Omicron outbreak

The Ministry of Health is expected to release the daily number of Covid-19 cases for Sunday. The announcement comes after there were 454 new community cases on Saturday and eight new cases at the border. There were 27 people hospitalized with the virus on Saturday, but none were in intensive care.

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Deaths outside Trois-Rivières, Quebec, hospital “unacceptable”: Ministry of Health

Quebec’s health ministry said the triage situation at a regional university hospital in Trois-Rivières, where a man over 85 died in an ambulance on Wednesday while awaiting treatment, is “unacceptable.” After waiting more than two hours in front of the emergency room of the VSbetween regional university-affiliated hospital (CHAUR), the man went into cardiac arrest […]

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Opposition MP’s request to be informed of Ministry of Health interference in UNWTO reports

Opposition politicians reacted with outrage to a report by Nieuwsuur that the health ministry meddled with the advice of the outbreak management team, which was supposed to be independent of government influence. Different parties are calling for a debate on the issue. Nieuwsuur reported an official writing in April 2020 that the guidance could be […]

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Rayong seafood is ‘safe to eat’, ministry says

The Ministry of Public Health yesterday assured the public that seafood from the sea in Rayong is safe to eat as a recent oil spill in the area has been cleaned up. Deputy Public Health Minister Sathit Pitutecha yesterday addressed those concerned about food safety following the spill. He was speaking at a public relations […]

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The Ministry of Health will organize two ‘Chintan Shivirs’

Modeled on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” initiative, the Union Health Ministry will organize two “Chintan Shivirs” to devise strategies to improve employment opportunities for workers in the Indian health in the world. The “Heal by India” and “Heal in India” summits will be held to recommend policy options to strengthen health education […]