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US Pastor Poisoning 50,000 Ugandans with Bleach “Miracle Cure”

US Pastor Poisoning 50,000 Ugandans with Bleach “Miracle Cure”

Is it poor policies or desperation? Uganda has been a victim of dangerous chemicals, counterfeit and scam since time immemorial. From expired foodstuffs, to fake electronics not forgetting china phones era. And now this; Over 50,000 Ugandans have fallen prey of an “effective alternative healing.” for chronic illnesses like Ebola and Hiv. Get a few […]

Makerere students’ Wulira App to prevent hearing loss

Makerere university students developed the Wulira app to help people having hearing problems and also aid in preventing hearing loss. Wulira is an android mobile application that is used to assess hearing loss in at-risk patients and provide immediate reporting on results. The app is programmed to transmit a specific sound to test subjects and […]

Uganda health officials continue to place Ebola treatment centers on the congo boarders

Uganda health officials continue to place Ebola  treatment centers on the congo boarders

Its Evident that the threat of Ebola has calmed down in the United States and West Africa in the last two years, the disease continues to ravage parts of the African continent and Uganda has opened two Ebola treatment centers along its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo to help combat it. According to […]

Asantehene donates land to Ugandan firm for HIV drug manufacturing

Asantehene donates land to Ugandan firm for HIV drug manufacturing

Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited has received land from Ghana King, Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II, to build a factory and manufacture HIV/Aids drugs in Ghana. The king’s decision was made upon the request of CIPLA chemicals chief executive, Mr Emmanuel Katongole, on the former’s first visit to the factory, to allow them to export drugs […]

Ebola hits DR Congo again

Ebola hits DR Congo again

The democratic republic of Congo has been hit by yet another Ebola outbreak just days after the termination of the previous one. Reports from the country indicated Ebola tracks in its conflict-torn east province of North Kivu. 20 people have been reported dead from the epidemic in the Beni region of North Kivu -which homes […]

Uganda spends Shs3,000 per month on each citizen’s healthcare

Uganda spends Shs3,000 per month on each citizen’s healthcare

According to the Annual Health Accounts (NHA) findings by the ministry of health, the government spends an average of 3,000UGsh on each Ugandan for medical care. The findings were based on the expenditures in the health sector of the financial years 2014/15 and 2015/16. The overall expenditures, with household and contributions from donors were however […]

Hajati Madina still alive, but in critical condition

Hajati Madina still alive, but in critical condition

Local musician Madinah Nambooze  commonly known as  Hajati Madina the “Bibuuza”singer who was pronounced dead by social media platforms especially whatsapp and Facebook on Monday was diagnosed with a heart complication in Mulago hospital. She needs over 18m for the operation in India. Hajati Madina has been down with a strange but serious disease for […]

Only 24% of Ugandans have access to piped water, report

Only 24% of Ugandans have access to piped water, report

A report by Twaweza has found out that  only one out of four citizens a representative of 24%  of Ugandans have access to piped water. The report, carried out using Sauti Za Wananchi a national mobile-phone survey by Twaweza, states that this is mainly found around urban areas. Releasing the finding based on data collected from 1971 […]

Health Minister denies Ebola outbreak in Uganda

Health Minister denies Ebola outbreak in Uganda

The government of Uganda through State Minister for Health and General Duties, Sarah Opendi, has denied reports of Ebola outbreak  in the country. Earlier reports had indicated that there has been an outbreak in Mubende district, located in central Uganda. “We would like to inform the public that there is no Ebola outbreak in Mubende District […]

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