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19:56
19:56

Mbale Imposes Livestock Quarantine Over Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak 1 Top story

Mbale District Veterinary Officer, Dr. Philip Wekimwere announced the ban on livestock movement and its product in his September 3rd, 2019 letter to the Chief Administrative officer.
17:18
17:18

Medical Insurance Not a Silver Bullet for Uganda’s Health Challenges Ministry of Health 2

Grace Kiwanuka, the Executive Director of Uganda Healthcare Federation told Uganda Radio Network that having the scheme working could take us decades but the government needs to urgently inform the community that free healthcare is not tenable.
17:13
17:13

Agago Resorts to VHTs as Public Facilities Run Without Doctor Boda Boda 2

Dr. Emma Otto Omony, the DHO said they have resorted to training VHTs to go beyond the simple roles of educating people about nutrition and other prevention interventions to training them on how to detect signs of labor so that mothers dying or delivering unattended to is minimized.
15:29
15:29

HIV Treatment Adherence Low Among Patients in Gulu-TASO TASO Gulu

Michael Ochwoo, the Gulu TASO Centre Manager, says the low adherence to treatment has led to a rise in the death toll among people living with HIV/Aids.
15:14
15:14

Gov't Tasked to Invest in Research to Stregthen Health Information Systems Ministry of Health 5

Dr Ekwaro Obuku warns that sponsored research sometimes tend to focus on the needs of the funder and not the population. He explains that a lot research has been done especially studies but they are never rolled out for general use.
14:27
14:27

Nursing Graduates Seek Redress After Exclusion from Bachelor of Medicine Admissions Makerere University 1

The students, Esther Namanda, Paul Sentamu, Jeremiah Okumu and Richard Ssekitto are graduates of Bachelor Science in Nursing from Makerere University, who wanted to join the Medicine and Surgery Programme in year three.
11:11
11:11

200 Kilograms of Meat Impounded in Sironko Health 3

Dr. Peter Charles Okori, the Principal Veterinary Officer Sironko district says traders are defying the quarantine restrictions that were imposed in the district last week.
10:39
10:39

Budaka Health Center IV Hit by Drug Stock Out 3 1

Stephen Wakabi, the Stores Manager at Budaka Health center IV told URN that they are forced to look for drugs from lower health centers especially ARVs. Wakabi says in many cases, they ask the patients to buy drugs from outside and come with it for treatment.
07:08
07:08

Masaka Hospital Gets Modern Mortuary Nathan Onyachi 4

In April, government donated 2 mortuary refrigerators to Masaka hospital at Shillings 70 million each. Dr. Onyachi has asked Masaka municipality to replace at the attendants in the municipal mortuary since those deployed by the hospital have relocated to the new facility.
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