July 11, 2020

WHO announces independent evaluation of global COVID-19 response

By Our Reporter The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General announced the initiation of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPR) to evaluate the world’s […]
July 9, 2020

UNBS certifies over 90 more companies to produce sanitizers

By George Mangula The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has certified 98 more companies to produce sanitisers as of July 8, 2020. This is aimed at […]
June 26, 2020

“To control COVID-19, we have to make hand hygiene accessible to all” – UNICEF and WHO

By Our Reporter “As the world struggles to cope with a new disease, one of the most effective tools to prevent its spread is also one […]
June 25, 2020

Breakthrough as GM yeast is found to effectively control Tsetse flies

By Our Reporter Molecular biologists from Goethe University have found a way to potentially produce cheaper tsetse fly traps using genetically modified (GM) brewer’s yeast. The breakthrough may […]