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Health minister explains doctors strike

Health minister explains doctors strike

The minister of health Dr.jane Aceng has said that the current doctors strike is being fueled by the disparities in payment of public servants. While appearing before the health committee chaired by Bukuya county Mp Dr.Micheal Bukenya to explain why they have failed to resolve the Doctors problems related to poor payment, Aceng said that […]

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 […]

Health minister frustrating Alcohol Control Bill 2016, says Nambooze

Health minister frustrating Alcohol Control Bill 2016, says Nambooze

The implementation of the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2016 hangs in balance again following claims by the Mukono Municipality MP, Betty Nambooze Bakirekke, that the minister of health, Ruth Aceng, is avoiding discussions with the legislator on the way forward. The Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2016 was tabled last year in Parliament as a private […]

Malaria outbreak in Northern Uganda – MOH

Malaria outbreak in Northern Uganda – MOH

The Ministry of health said there is a malaria outbreak in 10 districts of northern Uganda that has killed a total of 162 people in the last three months. The Director General of health services, Ruth Aceng, says 22, 873 cases have been recorded in Lamwo, Gulu, Kitgum, Oyam and Agago among others. Addressing the […]

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