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Jul 2019 9 results
18:28
18:28

Mukono Health Centre IV Struggling to Treat Eye, Dental Patients 1 2

The dental department lacks equipment such as lights and furniture while the eye department lacks slit-lamp used for examining the interior part of the eye, tonometer for determining the intraocular pressure (fluid pressure inside the eye), ophthalmoscope used in the inspection of the retina, reflection, and lid rotation sets and loops used in eye surgery.
15:16
15:16

Gulu Residents Ignorant About Tobacco Control Act Ministry of Health 2

James Oloya, the Lira Stage Master at Gulu Main Bus Park in Gulu town told URN in an interview that though he is ignorant about the existing law regulating tobacco consumption, the government should come up with heavy penalties on those who smoke in public so that the rest are demoralized from the vice.
13:51
13:51

CNOOC Halts Works in Albertine Graben Amid Ebola Scare Ministry of Health 1 Top story

The suspension of activities follows the death of a suspected Ebola patient at the Buhuka Health Centre in Kikuube District on Saturday 20th July 2019.
13:21
13:21

Blood Shortage Hits Kitgum Hospital 1 3

The Senior Hospital administrator Bezzy Omoya says that the facility has been receiving limited blood that is inadequate to cater for the high demand.
12:58
12:58

Rakai District Gets Global Nod for Reducing HIV Related Deaths people 1 Top story

The Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP), the research entity where the first studies to establish the presence of HIV in Uganda were carried out in the 1980s was recognized for enabling adoption of new interventions such as Medical Male Circumcision and enrolling people on treatment immediately after testing positive since studies that confirmed efficacy was done there.
12:22
12:22

Open Ditches Worry Bulambuli Residents Environmen 4 3

The ditches that were used to extract murram by road construction companies since 1998 have turned into man made lakes in the area. They are also breeding places for mosquitoes and a death trap for residents, especially children.
11:32
11:32

Mukono Health Center IV Hunts for UGX800M to Complete OPD Block MoH 3 1 Top story

Dr. Anthony Kkonde, the Municipality Health Inspector, says they embarked on the construction with Shillings 300 million donated to them by the president in 2015 for renovation but the resources ran out before the work could be completed.
10:57
10:57

Masaka Hospital Suffers Shortage of Staff Consultants, Specialists Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

Dr. Nathan Onyachi, the Director Masaka Regional Hospital, says despite the progressive increase in the demand for health services, they are still suffering with the recurrent shortage of specialists and consultants to provide support to other health workers.
07:47
07:47

Link Between DTG Antiretroviral Medication and Birth Defects Exaggerated - WHO AIDS

Initial studies had highlighted a possible link between DTG and birth defects of the brain and spinal cord, that cause conditions like spina bifida in infants born to women who used the drug at the time of conception.
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