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18:28
18:28

FGM; Pokot Men Now Shun Mutilated Women unicef uganda 1 3

Rose Chemie, an elder from Karita Sub County in Amudat district explains that men now feel uncomfortable with mutilated women whose cut organs dont provide sexual excitement and are now opting for uncircumcised women outside the district.
17:20
17:20

Mbale Health Centers Face Shortage of Delivery Beds 2

Faridah Namatome, Clinical Officer in- charge Nakaloke Health Centre III says that most expectant mothers are forced to deliver on the floor due to lack of the beds.
16:53
16:53

Medical Association Condemns Gov't Action Against Zaake, Kyagulanyi robert kyagulanyi 1 3

The Criminal Investigations Department, the two did not have the approval for seeking medical treatment abroad. Medical referrals from Uganda require that persons seeking treatment abroad must be examined by a consultant who prepares a report indicating that their medical condition can only be managed abroad.
14:51
14:51

Fort Portal Gets HIV/AIDS Knowledge Center driver 1 3

The centre will offer free HIV testing and Anti-retroviral therapy treatment, counselling, peer education, safe male circumcision; psychosocial support services; information on HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Tuberculosis.
13:21
13:21

Health Ministry Stops Use of Septrin in HIV Management ugandan shilling 1 2 Top story

According to the ministry, the drug is being suspended for some groups of people because it is useless for persons who have been on treatment for a long time and have suppressed their viral load.
12:05
12:05

Life Expectancy Improves Significantly Across Africa- WHO

Speaking at the launch of the report, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHOs Regional Director for Africa, expressed his pride that Africans are now living longer and healthier lives: Nearly three years of extra health is a gift that makes us all proud. Of course, we hope that these gains will continue, and the region will reach global standards.
10:45
10:45

WFP Airlifts Aid to DRC Province Hit by Ebola Outbreak

The World Food Programme WFP is airlifting high energy biscuits from its warehouse in Dubai to Goma, capital of North Kivu province, where an Ebola outbreak was declared on 1 August. High energy biscuits are often used in emergency situations as they are easy to transport and do not require cooking, the agency explained.
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