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16:39
16:39

Parliament Approves UGX 35.4bn Additional Funds for Kiruddu, Kawempe Hospitals kiruddu hospital 1

Parliament has this afternoon approved additional Shillings 35.4 billion in the coming financial year 2019/2020 for three hospitals that have been given a vote status as National Referral Hospitals.
15:26
15:26

Kidney Foundation Seeks UGX 568m for Treatment Centre 2

Dr Joseph Gyagenda, the Chairperson of the Foundation says that kidney diseases remain silently ignored by the government with only two dialysis centres, one in Kiruddu Hospital and the other in Mbarara Hospital.
21:25
21:25

MP Secures Leave of Parliament to Introduce Health Insurance Bill 3 1 Top story

According to Bukenya, the proposed law is long overdue since it is supported by the Sustainable Development Goals III and the National Development Plan II among others.
15:29
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Rotary Seeks UGX 2.4 billion to Equip Mengo Hospital Blood Bank emmanuel katongole 3 1

The Chairman of Rotary Blood Bank Program Board Emmanuel Katongole says the blood bank is in dire need of specialized equipment to facilitate testing, processing, packaging and production of blood components like platelets, red blood cells and plasma. Part of the money is to purchase a fully equipped Mobile Blood Bank.
18:36
18:36

India Gives Uganda Cancer Machine

Indias Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered Uganda US Dollars 200 million credit Shillings 780 billion to enhance energy infrastructural development in the country.
14:51
14:51

Health Ministry Investigates Strange Disease in Manafwa 2 1

On Wednesday May 23, Bubulo West Member of Parliament Rose Mutonyi, told parliament that cases of the strange disease causing children to urinate blood and later on die had been reported in Bukusu, Nabutoola and Bugobero Sub counties.
14:26
14:26

Kakumiro Suspected Ebola Case Tests Negative sarah opendi 4 1

The Health Ministry has dismissed an Ebola outbreak in country. This follows reports indicating that one victim who died on 23rd May 2018 at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital tested positive.
18:08
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Strange Disease Kills Eight Children in Manafwa health ministry 3

Rose Mutonyi, the Bubulo West MP told parliament on Wednesday afternoon that cases have been reported in Bukusu, Nabutoola and Bugobero Sub counties.
14:40
14:40

NDA Closes 14 Pharmacies Over Licenses 1

The National Drug Authority-NDA has closed more fourteen pharmacies across the Country for operating without valid licenses. The closed pharmacies are in Mbale, Kirombe, Kitontale, Mubende, Nalukolongo, Kiryadongo and others areas.
21:30
21:30

Buganda to Build Hospital, Teacher School in New Strategic Plan buganda kingdom 4 1

Buganda Kingdom is planning to build a women and childrens hospital in the coming five years. The Kingdom also looks at establishing a Primary Teacher Training College. This is according to the Kingdoms new five-year strategic plan approved by the Buganda Lukiiko sitting on Monday at Bulange-Mengo.
15:27
15:27

NDA Probes Source of Fake Hepatitis B Vaccine 3 1 Top story

The vaccines were impounded from Family Doctors Clinic- Ntungamo, UMC Hospital-Bukoto, Malcolm Health Care-Kisaasi and Kampala Medical Chambers. The others were Mbarara Community Hospital, Devine Mercy, Mbarara City Clinic and Mayanja Memorial Hospital.
07:56
07:56

MPs Grill Nakaseke Officials Over Mismanagement of Semuto Health Center nakaseke district 1 1 Top story

Joel Ssebikaali, the Ntwetwe County MP noted that the committee found rubbish in the health center compound, which clearly indicated that the facility hadnt been cleaned through out the week. He asked Kakeeto to resign and save the health facility from further deterioration.
14:22
14:22

MPs Sound Warning Over Blood Shortage blood collection 1

Parliaments health committee has warned of increased maternal mortality if government does not provide an additional 5.4 billion Shillings required to increase blood collections across the country. The committee chairperson, Dr. Michael Bukenya, says that government has provided only 9.6 billion of the required 15.1 billion shillings for Uganda Blood Transfusion Services UBTS to collect 240,000 units of blood annually. This translates into a shortage of 90,537 units of blood.
17:23
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Children to Receive Free Heart Surgery Services heart complications 5 1

The hospital is going to be constructed by an Italian NGO Emergency founded by Dr. Gino Strada, an Italian war surgeon co-partnering with government.
14:37
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Uganda Unveils New HIV Treatment Guidelines test and treat 4 1

Deborah Malac, the US Ambassador to Uganda notes that the test and treat approach will help limit the number of new HIV infections.
18:12
18:12

Midwife Uses Her Salary to Save Mothers marternal deaths 5 1 Top story

Sister Eva Nangalo, a midwife at Nakaseke Hospital, uses part of her salary to buy essential drugs that help control deaths in mothers caused by bleeding.
06:59
06:59

Pictorial: Thousands Attend 2016 Rotary Cancer Run new cancer machine

The annual cancer run organized by Rotary International is this year aimed at raising 4 million US Dollars to equip the Nsambya Hospital Cancer Ward with a cancer treatment machine. The machine is said to help in treating cancer by destroying the cancerous cells without affecting the surrounding issue.
18:08
18:08

MPs Grill Naguru Hospital Management Over UGX 150m Loss financial loss 4 1

The Hospital management led by the Acting Director Dr. Edward Nkurunziza, former Director Dr. Edward Naddumba and Principal Administrator Winnie Sserwanja had appeared before the committee to explain queries raised in the 2015 Auditor Generals report.
14:43
14:43

Health Ministry Partners With Buganda in Sickle Cell Fight buganda kingdom 4 1

Dr. Ben Kiwanuka Mukwaya, the Kingdoms health minister told URN that the partnership with health ministry was strategic to enhance the social-economic transformation agenda of Uganda and Buganda Kingdom.
11:43
11:43

Pictorial: Kacie Imran Sickle Cell Fundraising Drive kacie imran buuza

Among the people who turned up for the fundraising included musicians Bebe Cool who gave Kacies parents Hakeem Buuza and Lynn Najjemba 300,000 Shillings, A Pass and the Managing Director Pearl FM Abdul Karim Kaliisa who donated 10,000 US dollars and others.
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