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Scientist introduce injectable HIV drug for effective therapy

Scientist introduce injectable HIV drug for effective therapy

An injectable antiretroviral therapy (ART) consisting of two drugs (cabotegravir and rilpivirine) administered every four or eight weeks may be as effective as a daily oral dose of the drugs in maintaining viral suppression in patients with HIV, according to a new phase 2 trial published in The Lancet. In the study, patients were given […]

MP wants health ministry officials probed for failing to avail ARVs across the country

MP wants health ministry officials probed for failing to avail ARVs across the country

The Member of Parliament for Ntetwe County in Kyankwanzi district, Joel Sebikali, has called for a probe into activities of officials at the ministry of health whom he has accused of failing to avail adequate anti retro-viral drug for HIV/AIDS patients in the country especially at sub county hospitals. “Many people across the country have […]

Tanzania tops region in hunger levels: GHI

Tanzania tops region in hunger levels: GHI

Tanzania has been found to top the region in hunger levels. This according to the Global Hunger Index (GHI) which was released in October 2016 by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in partnership with Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide. The report which was dubbed Getting to Zero hunger notes that the developing world has made substantial progress […]

The 10 simple changes which can be made that can help you lose weight.

The 10 simple changes which can be made that can help you lose weight.

Most people have conceptualized their own theory of dieting. Some resort to the no a eating policy even if they saw those methods been tried, tested and failed. Loving one’s body and respecting it needs to sink in their minds even steadily as it may. There are newer ways of losing weight without having to […]

Reasons why most women struggle to lose weight

Reasons why most women struggle to lose weight

Who amongest us doesn’t love being a stronger, fitter and thinner versions of themselves? We all do, but when it comes to us women, everyone has wondered why women can’t lose weight easily. It is because we are genetically hardwired NOT to lose weight? Why do most women echo the same thing? Why can’t I […]

A few simple ways on how to deal with excessive sweating

A few simple ways on how to deal with excessive sweating

We can all agree that excessive sweating can lead to some very embarrassing situations. But that should not be a reason for you limiting yourself, living in constant fear of raising your arms or engaging in outdoor activities. If you find yourself constantly worrying about sweating, then you should note down these simple ways on […]

Chinese hospital on spot for evading taxes

Chinese hospital on spot for evading taxes

MPs on the Public Accounts Committee are pushing the management of Uganda China friendship hospital Naguru to pay over 83m shillings in tax arrears. The money was recorded as a loss to government by the auditor general report following failure by the management to deduct 6% withholding tax from gross invoice amounts of over 1.3bn. […]

Why today’s mothers fail to breast feed their babies?

Why today’s mothers fail to breast feed their babies?

Yes, every mom knows that breastfeeding is best. Study shows that babies who breastfeed are smarter, healthier and happier. According to the studies conducted, mothers are recommended to breast feed their babies for six months. New vision reported that around 37% of mothers in Uganda do not breastfeed their babies exclusively for six months. Varying […]

Karamoja MP faults government on the spread of Hepatitis B

Karamoja MP faults government on the spread of Hepatitis B

Maracha County Member of Parliament, Denis Lee Oguzu, has asked  government to come to the rescue of the people of Maracha districtfrom hepatitis B as soon as possible. Speaking to journalists at parliament today, Oguzu said the disease is widely spread in the district and that many persons are suffering from it yet testing kits […]

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