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Higher death rate for low income HIV patients

By Gideon Munaabi, Ultimate Media A new study has found out that HIV patients with a low socioeconomic status are likelier to die much more often than patients with higher levels of wealth and education. According to the study published in the November issue of Health Care for Poor and Underserved, these findings are of […]

Over 40,000 Kampala residents need sanitation facilities

By Jude Bukenya, Ultimate Media Despite the various efforts to improve urban sanitation in Kampala, close to 40,000 residents in Kampala still lack access to proper sanitation facilities. The coordinator Kampala Urban Sanitation program, Dr Dan Twebaze says that most people lack facilities like toilets and access to clean water among other facilities. Twebaze says […]

Ugandans urged to avoid obesity

Ultimate Media Ugandans have been called upon to avoid obesity by minding about how their day-to-day activities and feeding habits affect their body size. Dr. Henry Dungu who was speaking in Kampala on Saturday says that obesity is linked to Hypertension, diabetes, strokes and several other diseases and everybody should struggle to avoid it. Obesity […]

Leaders asked to discourage bottle-feeding

By Jude Bukenya, Ultimate Media As part of the efforts to advocate for exclusive breast feeding among women, local council leaders have been asked to discourage bottle feeding for young babies. The senior health educationist at the Ministry of Health Child Division, Tabley Bakyaita said that local leaders should encourage women to fully breastfeed children […]

Regular teeth scaling and polishing important-dental surgeon

By John Isingoma, Ultimate Media A dental surgeon from Mulago National referral hospital has recommended regular teeth scaling (clinical cleaning) and polishing to avoid tooth decay and smelling mouths. Dr. Haruna Kiryowa says that teeth scaling, which involves removing stains, plague and any other dirt from teeth help to keep them free from bacteria habiting […]

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