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Government partners with private sector on roads

The Ministry of works has started partnering with private companies in repairing roads around the country. This is to attract more private participation in implementing government projects. The state minister for works, John Byabagambi says that the strategy will also help ensure that people protect the various infrastructures set up by government. Byabagambi adds that […]

MPs to make access to health a human right

Members of Parliament are planning embark on the process of amending the constitution to make access to health a human right. Members of parliament under their umbrella body the Network for African Women Ministers and Parliamentarians-Uganda chapter say that the right to health is not well stipulated in the constitution of Uganda which may be […]

USA to improve funding for health in Uganda

The US deputy Ambassador to Uganda Madam Virginia Blaser has criticized the government of Uganda for reducing budget allocation to the health sector at the time when HIV/AIDS prevalence is reported to on the increase. Blaser notes that that government action is contrary to the Abuja declaration requiring government to commit 15% of its budget […]

Uganda’s pharmacist to patients’ ration is 1:100,000

The scarcity of qualified pharmacists in Uganda is constraining the growth of ventures in the health sector in Uganda and African continent in general. The Secretary of the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda (PSU), Opio Samuel says that Uganda produces 60 pharmacists per year; against the 4,000 desired every year. He says that lack of enough […]

Opportunities for Postgraduate in Waterford Institute of Technology

Funded Postgraduate Opportunities: Waterford Institute of Technology has a thriving postgraduate community participating in both taught and research programmes to Masters and PhD level. Many of the research programmes involve both national and international partnership with industry, academia, commerce or the community and carry substantial grants. Opportunities for funded research postgraduate studies are offered in […]

Apply for Australian Development Scholarships

Australian Development Scholarships (ADS): The Africa ADS program provides academic scholarships to undertake Master Degrees and Postgraduate Diplomas to nationals of African and other developing countries. Australian Development Scholarship (ADS) are a central part of the Australian Government’s development cooperation program in Africa. The Australian Development Scholarship (ADS) scheme offers the opportunity to people from […]

Museveni to build prison to replace Luzira in Mityana

 President Museveni and his government are to build a new prison meant to decongest Luzira Prison in Mityana district. The sources in government tell us that the new prison will cost President Museveni and his government over 8 million shillings. Uganda Prison’s boss, Johnson Byabashaija says that the new prison will address the issue of […]

Australian Scholarships for Developing countries

Australian Development Scholarships (ADS): The Africa ADS program provides academic scholarships to undertake Master Degrees and Postgraduate Diplomas to nationals of African and other developing countries. Australian Development Scholarship (ADS) are a central part of the Australian Government’s development cooperation program in Africa. The Australian Development Scholarship (ADS) scheme offers the opportunity to people from […]

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