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16:31
16:31

Soroti Hospital Crowded With More Attendants Than Patients 1 2

According to the Principle Hospital Administrator, Benzy Omoya, each patient admitted in the wards has a minimum of four attendants who stay within the hospital, causing congestion in the hospital.
09:35
09:35

Nutritious Meals Still Elude Ugandans Despite Rich Agricultural Landscape 1

Dr Christiane Rudert, UNICEF's Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Nutrition Advisor says that despite the importance of maintaining a balanced diet for overall health and well-being, a substantial number of Ugandans struggle to afford meals that meet their nutritional needs.
09:12
09:12

Student Crippled by Teachers Beating Finally on Treatment amuria high school 2 4

Obadia was beaten in September 2023 and admitted at Soroti Regional Hospital, from where he was discharged in February without any improvement. But his family failed to raise enough money for his specialised treatment, leaving him to rot at home.
18:16
18:16

Civil Society Loses Bid to Block UGX 1.4 Trillion Lubowa Hospital Loan parliament 1 Top story

In February 2013, FINASI made a proposal to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to build and manage specialized healthcare facilities at Entebbe Grade A Hospital and the Uganda Cancer Institute.
15:06
15:06

Veteran Radio Personality Seeks UGX 120M for Kidney Transplant, Appeals to Speaker for Help 7 3 Top story

Married with three children, Gideon is currently being dialyzed twice a week as the family looks for the needed funds for his transplant. He believes that the speaker of parliament can save his life, especially after witnessing her generous donations to other people.
07:28
07:28

Probationary Constables Warned About HIV 3 1

To strengthen its workforce, the UPF intends to recruit 2500 probationary constables nationwide, aged 18 to 23. These recruits are required to present their National Identification Cards (IDs) and academic credentials. She claims that many young people use it as a way of saying farewell to their friends who are going. According to Alungat, such intercourse is harmful because of the irresponsibility involved.
11:13
11:13

HIV Self-Testing Kit Launched 4

Aceng also revealed that the trials of the self-testing kits were conducted last year among young people in Universities with good results in acceptability, response, use, and results.
17:04
17:04

Uptake of Immediate Postpartum Family Planning Still Low Despite Awareness Makerere University 3

While immediate postpartum family planning is one of the high impact practises that Uganda can use to bridge the gap in contraceptive use, researchers at Makerere University School of Public Health say only less than 5% of mothers are enrolled on a family planning method immediately after birth.
16:17
16:17

Easily Accessible Treatments Not Helping Patients of Severe Asthma-Experts 3

This recommendation is being made after a study found that 25.6% of the over a thousand asthmatic patients that they followed up for a year needed high intensity treatment or precision medicine that is not accessible by many Ugandans.
11:55
11:55

Over 100 Pupils Miss Exams Over Red Eyes in Madi Okollo red eyes disease 1 2 Top story

Musa Ocima, the Parent’s Teacher’s Association-PTA chairperson of the school, explains that the disease has also affected teachers, with three instructors diagnosed with red eyes.
08:25
08:25

KOFIH Donates Cancer Equipment Worth UGX 400 million to UCI 1 4

Martin Origa, Head of the Gynecology Department at the Uganda Cancer Institute, underscored cervical cancer as the leading cause of death among women in Uganda. However, he emphasized that early detection can result in a 100 percent cure rate.
07:46
07:46

Nalukero Residents Overcome Malaria Burden, Find Financial Relief domestic violence 1 6

Pearl Kobusingye, the Technical Specialist in Malaria, Nutrition, and WASH at USAID SBCA, explained that various interventions have been employed. They have collaborated with stakeholders and Village Health Teams (VHT) to support households experiencing frequent malaria episodes in becoming malaria-smart homes.
19:14
19:14

Civil Society Call For Equity in New WHO Pandemic Agreement 3 2

Advocates say the agreement should ensure accountability, financing for pandemic security and guaranteed access to pathogens. Pathogen sharing currently occurs through dozens of formal and informal .
08:31
08:31

NWSC Flags-off Comprehensive Feasibility Study to Boast Water Supply in Fort Portal, Two Other Cities Fort Portal Tourism 3 1

Ian Banafamu, the project manager and senior engineer at NWSC, emphasized the importance of cooperation between local leaders and the project's technical team during an inception meeting in Fort Portal city.
15:53
15:53

Patients Resort to Urine for Red Eyes Treatment at Elegu Border people 2

William Oyoo, a driver at Elegu Town Council notes that several drivers and other residents within the area have resorted to using urine drops in their eyes claiming it cures red eyes infection.
15:45
15:45

Over 850 People Turn up for Free Health Services in Lweza NRM 1 2

Rose Kiwanuka, a retired Palliative Care nurse and the Executive Director of the Lweza Community Health Program, emphasized to journalists that the 5th edition of the health camp aims to educate people on health-seeking behaviors, encouraging them not to wait until they experience pain before seeking medical assistance.
15:11
15:11

WHO says Immunization Saved 50 million Lives In Africa WHO Africa Region 1

Notable achievements have been made, including reduction in measles deaths, with an estimated 19.5 million deaths averted over the last 22 years.
14:18
14:18

Booze, Bad Feeding Behind Persistent Cleft Lip in West Nile 2 1

According to a report by Smile Care Uganda, an organisation and charity providing corrective surgery for children with cleft lip and palate, at least 67 cases of neonates born with deformity in West Nile over the past three years suffered the affliction.
14:02
14:02

NDA Impounds 500 Tins of ARVS, Arrests Two Suspects 1

The NDA Public Relations Manager, Abiaz Rwamwiri says two suspects found in the illicit possession have also been arrested.
10:22
10:22

MAK Lecturer Writes Book to Guide Non Lab Professionals on Accurate Tests lab techs 4 1

The book, ‘Correct Collection of Laboratory Specimens’ which is launched as professionals around the world mark the Medical Laboratory week held annually from April 14 to 20th to highlight their contribution to the healthcare system gives clinicians tips on proper collection of blood, urine, fluid collected from around the brain and spine.
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