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Signs and symptoms of Cancerous brain tumours

There are two major types of cancerous brain tumours. There is Medullo blastoma, which Dr. Richard Idro, a neuro paediatrician at Mulago Hospital in Kampala says it develops at the back of the person’s brain and it may spread to other parts of the brain. The second type of cancerous brain tumours is ‘gliomas’, which […]

Masaka hospital tortures patients over lack of identity cards

Masaka national referral hospital has reportedly tortured out patients over identity cards. Dozens of patients in Masaka were on Wednesday this week left stranded at the gate of Masaka Regional Referral Hospital after they were denied entry because of lack of identification. The development came after new guidelines announced by the hospital’s director, one Dr. […]

How to protect yourself against food poisoning

    Food poisoning is an acute intestinal illness that results from eating food that contains harmful chemicals some of which are bacterial and others viral. Our food can be contaminated at any stage, be it harvesting, production, processing, storage and or cooking, as Dr. George Wamuyu, the Child Health and Nutrition adviser at the […]

Besigye condemns mistreatment of Bishop Zac Niringiye

  Former president of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Col. Dr. Kiiza Besigye has condemned the manner in which the retired former assistant Bishop of Kampala Archdiocese, Dr. Zac Niringiye and eight other clergies were arrested on Monday by the Police. The Police in Kampala arrested and detained nine anti-corruption activists (clergies) of the Black […]

Ministry of Health declares Luwero Ebola free

The ministry of health has today officially declared Luwero district Ebola free. This means that the whole district currently does not have any Ebola case. The end of the Ebola outbreak followed the completion of 42 days of the post Ebola surveillance countdown period. Announcing the declaration In Luwero district the health minister Dr. Christine Ondoa […]

UIA Director Frank Sebowa warns investors on encroachment

UIA Director Frank Sebowa warns investors on encroachment

The new Uganda Investment Authority Executive Director, Dr. Frank Sebowa has warned investors against violation of investment guidelines that prohibit encroachment on wetlands.   Concerns have been raised over environmental degradation especially on wetlands by investors accredited by the Investment Authority. Addressing his first news conference as Dr. Sebbowa has explained that the land is […]

How chronic hepatitis B infection can be prevented

  Many people in Uganda are living with chronic hepatitis B infection, an infection that causes liver cancer according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country advisor Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) surveillance, Dr. Innocent Mwesigye. He says that Northern Uganda has the highest cases of chronic hepatitis B infection with over 25% of the […]

Mulago hospital builds the art of women’s hospital, abolishes parking fees

    One of the executive directors of Mulago National Referral Hospital, Dr. B. Byarugaba has promised heavy packages for Ugandans from Mulago hospital this year running. Byarugaba says that Mulago hospital is in the process of installing an oxygen plant and construction of staff houses before 2012/13 closes down. The doctor says that the […]

MP Mohammad Nsereko attends DP meeting

Wednesday July 25th 2012 went into the Democratic Party’s (DP) history as Hon. Mathias Nsubuga Birekeraawo was sworn in as newly elected MP for Bukoto South Constituency in Lwengo district in greater Masaka. In the VIP Gallery at Parliament were former DP President, Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemwogerere, Kampala Lord Mayor Al-Haji Ssalongo Erias Lukwago, Counsels […]

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