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May 2022 7 results
18:40
18:40

New Diaper Brands Flood Market amid Mixed Perceptions on Use Mulago Hospital 3

Kitaka says that the most common cause of diaper rash is when a baby's nappy is not changed often as mothers try to save or are busy at work and yet some diapers contain preservative chemicals that some babies are allergic to.
18:22
18:22

House Summons Minister Aceng Over Contracts for Covid-19 Health Workers 1 2

Thomas Tayebwa, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament referred to President Museveni’s 12th July, 2021 letter to the Health Services Commission, Chairman Pius Okong in which he directed regularization of employment of all personnel who volunteered during the Covid-19 pandemic.
17:48
17:48

Mother Who Lost Three Children in Bus Accident Surviving on Handouts for Treatment 3 1

Due to lack of adequate treatment, Nansubuga left the hospital and returned to her home in Bundibugyo where she is currently being attended to by a local orthopedic and village nursing assistant Ronald Bwambale who owns a small drug shop.
16:48
16:48

NDA Moves to Clampdown on Broadcasters Persistently Airing Misleading Drug Ads 1 3

Abiaz Rwamwiri, the Authority’s Public Relations Officer told journalists on Thursday that with increasing complaints of misleading information and claims that some soft drinks contain curative properties against specific diseases, they decided to start dialoguing with broadcasters to stop airing the adverts.
16:13
16:13

Health Experts Call for Shift to Environmental Surveillance to Detect New COVID Infections

This comes following decrease in testing which has left many organisation such as WHO blind regarding the trajectory of the disease.Between March and May 2022, only 30 percent of countries reporting testing data met the WHO benchmark of carrying out 10 tests per 10,000 people per week. This is down from 40 percent in the months between the waves driven by Delta and Omicron in 2021
08:09
08:09

New Wave of Theft Hits Health Facilities in Teso MInistry of Health 1 1

In Soroti district, unknown assailants broke into Ojom HC II in Oculoi Sub County on May 2, 2022. The thugs made off with all the medical supplies in the facility. Police investigations indicate that the thieves took away 82 boxes of coartem for adults and children and other drugs, whose value hasn’t been established.
07:38
07:38

Uganda Heart Institute on The Spot Over Failure to Declare UGX 1.7BN donor funds 1

“Anything in control of government must be declared to the government. As an institute that employs accountants, how did it happen that these funds from development partners were not declared to the Treasury?” Aogon asked.
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