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Reproductive Health Uganda wants government to increase medical workers upcountry to tackle cervical cancer

Reproductive Health Uganda wants government to increase medical workers upcountry to tackle cervical cancer

The Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) has asked government to train medical workers with skills on screening cervical cancer so they can be posted in rural areas to help the increasing women patients suffering from the disease. The program coordinator RHU, Annet Kyarimpa, while addressing Members of Parliament at a dialogue on cervical cancer held at […]

Government set to flag off new cervical cancer vaccine

Government set to flag off new cervical cancer vaccine

Government has set to flag off the roll out of the new vaccine against cervical cancer into the national routine immunization schedule throughout the country today. The Minister for Health Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye says that the flagging off function will be at Bwera Senior Secondary School play ground in Kasese district. It is estimated that cervical cancer […]

East Africa to become study case for cervical cancer

    East African community (read Republic of Rwanda) could soon become a study centre for cervical cancer vaccine effectiveness and equity. Rwanda has become the world’s first East African and low-income country to attain universal coverage for the life saving vaccine. Research results of a national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme done in Rwanda […]

45% of Ugandans diagnosed of cancers die before five years

  Centenary Bank and the rotary district 9200-the Uganda chapter of rotary international have constructed over 12 cancer clinics since last financial year 2011/2012.  The managing director of centenary bank Fabian Kasi reveals that out of the 12 cancer clinics, five (5) are in Kisenyi (Kampala), Nabweru, Jinja, Mbarara main referral hospital, and Bombo military […]

Dangers of wearing second hand clothes

Wearing second hand underwear without washing them first with a detergent can transmit genital warts. Signs of genetal warts may appear in about three months or in a year. After infection signs, pain comes when passing out urine. Another sign of genetical warts are bleeding during sex and chronic itching in the genetical areas and […]

Kadaga appeals for early cancer screening

The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has called for a mandatory tasting for cancer in Uganda as way of combating the disease in the country. Speaking at the inauguration of health week in the parliamentary commission Kadaga said that the proposal for mandatory tasting was made last year but government is yet to take action. […]

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