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Army, Prisons yet to deploy at hospitals

Army, Prisons yet to deploy at hospitals

Uganda People’s Defense Forces and Uganda Prisons have so far failed to send a team of medical officers to Mulago, Kirudu and Kawempe hospitals to attend to patients. As the doctor’s strike enters day twelve, people continue to flock government hospitals around the country seeking medical services with many ending up frustrated after failing to […]

President Museveni commissions Iran-Uganda Medical centre

President Museveni commissions Iran-Uganda Medical centre

Ugandan President Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today( 26th Oct 2017), commissioned Iran-Uganda medical center at Naguru, a Kampala suburb. “I want to start by thanking the Islamic Republic of Iran for this gift of a high tech healthy center , it will help deal with health issues of the police personnel , and other […]

President Yoweri Museveni has called for inter–sectorial approach to manage disease outbreaks

President Yoweri Museveni has called for inter–sectorial approach to manage disease outbreaks

The President, who was today speaking at the opening of the 4th Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) High Level Ministerial Meeting at Speke Resort Munyonyo Hotel in Kampala, stressed that the need for cooperation because Africa, where most of the disease outbreak occurs, has insufficient public health assets. Health Ministers from 41 countries are attending […]

Terego district starts manufacturing sanitary pads

Terego district starts manufacturing sanitary pads

In an effort to address the   increasing school dropout of the girl child the people of Terego district have started locally manufacturing sanitary pads which is one of the biggest contributing factor. Internal affairs state minister and also Terego east MP, Obiga Kania says that he has initiated the project by ensuring that both men and […]

Intern doctors threaten to go on strike over delayed pay

Intern doctors threaten to go on strike over delayed pay

Intern doctors working in several health facilities across the country has threatened to go on strike effective Friday this week after government failing to pay their salaries for the last three months. The President of intern doctors Dr. Faux Kavuma says at the moment they have no interactive because they have anything to eat and also their […]

Suspected hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Nakaseke district

Suspected hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Nakaseke district

The Member of Parliament for Nakaseke south MP Paulson Kasana Lutamaguzi Semakula has demanded government to declare Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Nakaseke as an epidemic to seek the world health organization intervention. Lutamaguzi told parliament that this deadly disease has claimed lives people in Nakaseke and surrounding districts like Kiboga .He said that according to the […]

Parliamentary health committee decries state of public health facilities

Parliamentary health committee decries state of public health facilities

The parliamentary health committee report released to parliament on public health facilities in Kampala district and eastern Uganda has exposed rot in performance of the ministry of health over health service delivery to public. While presenting to parliament a health report the chairperson of the parliamentary health committee who is the MP for Bukuya county […]

Dr Ruth Aceng advises health workers on clinical guidelines

Dr Ruth Aceng advises health workers on clinical guidelines

The health minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng is urging all health workers to use the revised Uganda clinical guidelines 2016 and essential medicines and health supplies list for Uganda 2016 books as they go about their daily duties, saying these will help provide them guidance when treating patients. Officiating at the launch of the two guidelines in […]

More men above 40 contracting HIV, according to a 2016 impact assessment of the disease

More men above 40 contracting HIV, according to a 2016 impact assessment of the disease

The Uganda population HIV impact assessment survey 2016 released  last week reveals that the current HIV prevalence among adults aged 15 to 49 in the country is at 6%, among children under 5 years stands at 0.5% while among those aged between 5 to 14 years still stands at 0.5% with the total number of Ugandans […]

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 […]

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