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10:19
10:19

Terego District Battles Suspected Chicken Pox Outbreak 4 1

Oresto Butele, an elder in Fokovu cell in Aaa Ward, Leju Town council says that several affected families have resorted to using local herbs such as eucalyptus and orange leaves to manage the illness since most of them lack proper knowledge about the skin disease.
14:52
14:52

Complications Arising from Teenage Pregnancies Chocking Hospitals-MOH fistula 3

According to Dr Richard Mugahi, the Commissioner in charge of Reproductive and Infant Health VVF can only be corrected by surgery, a service that is not found everywhere across the country. They have now resolved to do repairs on an outreach basis, leaving mothers to stay in this often stigmatizing situation for a long time.
09:05
09:05

Mass Measles Vaccination Begins in Hoima health officials 1

As of now, 302 people have been affected by the outbreak, with children between the ages of one and five years being the most affected demographic group. In response, health authorities, led by Dr. Fredrick Byenume, the Acting District Health Officer, have launched a mass vaccination campaign targeting children aged one to fifteen years.
13:08
13:08

Hundreds Turn Up for Free Eye Surgery Camp at Mulago Hospital 1 5

Dr. Jacob Ntende an Ophthalmologist at Mulago Hospital said that during the camp they focused on patients who needed cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to improve the function and appearance of the eye and its surrounding area.
12:59
12:59

70-Year-Old Woman Stranded At Luwero Hospital Reunited With Family Abandoned patients 2 1

Henry Mutyaba a resident of Mukono municipality said that their grandmother Nanyonjo disappeared from home after experiencing mental illness and since then they have been looking for her till they got media reports that she is stuck at Luwero hospital.
11:40
11:40

Aber Hospital Gets Peritoneal Dialysis Unit in Lango Ministry of Health 9 2

The hospital located in Kamdin Sub-county installed the three machines in November last year when the first patient was admitted.
14:47
14:47

UMA Opts to Export Doctors 3

Speaking to URN in an interview on Thursday, Dr Herbert Luswata the UMA president said the decision to send colleagues to the neighboring Rwanda and the United Kingdom comes amidst concerns that many of them remain unemployed and a futile push to government to have them recruited into public service.
11:20
11:20

Suspected Black Quarter Disease Kills Cattle in Terego 3 1

The most hit areas are Eretpea, Kulua, and Odravu villages in Ejoni Parish Uriama sub-county and parts of Leju Town council.
19:32
19:32

Injured Amuria Student Still Yearns for Justice amuria high school 1 1 Top story

URN followed the matter and discovered that the patient was discharged from Soroti Regional Referral Hospital before he could receive the required treatment and surgery.
18:11
18:11

Why Human Organs Are Donated Out of Love lung cancer 1 6 Top story

Guiding Principle 5 of WHO Guiding Principles on Human Cells, Tissue and Organ Transplantation states that, 'The human body and its parts cannot be the subject of commercial transactions."
09:45
09:45

Operations Against Illegal Health Facilities in Teso Hits Snag MInistry of Health 2 3

In most of the facilities visited, the practitioners either run away or lock themselves inside the houses they operate in until the officers withdraw.
09:17
09:17

Karamoja Gets UGX 139 Billion Nutrition Project 1 4

The project dubbed ‘’Gender Equitable Nutrition in Tanzania and Uganda (GENTU), will be implemented by Action against Hunger in partnership with Karamoja Women’s Umbrella Organization covering the three districts of Nakapiripirit, Moroto, and Nabilatuk district.
19:56
19:56

Public Service Allows Hospitals To Recruit Critical Staff Ministry of Health

There is a ban on the recruitment of staff at all ministries, departments, agencies, and local governments but the Ministry says hospitals with wage surpluses should use the money to recruit critical staff .
15:37
15:37

Ugandan Doctors to Undertake Epilepsy Surgery Procedures 4

Dr Angelina Kakooza, a child Neurologist and an associate professor of paediatrics says that medics in Uganda have built the capacity to carry out epilepsy surgeries, a process that had initially started in Cure Hospital-Mbale by American doctors. The procedure removes an area of the brain where seizures occur.
15:22
15:22

Zombo District Struggles to Return Teenage Mothers to School Teenage pregnancy 1 2

According to information obtained from the district education department, the most affected schools are those located along the Uganda-DR Congo border where over 30 girls reportedly fled to DRC after conceiving over the past year.
11:21
11:21

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Hoima health officials 1

The outbreak has so far been confirmed in four villages of Runga and Kavava in Kiganja sub-county, and Tonya and Rwentale in Buseruka sub county, along the shores of Lake Albert.
11:06
11:06

Gulu University Law Don Dismissed Over Inconsistent Papers 1 1

Dr Mutyaba was interdicted by the University management in December last year after his academic documents were found to bear inconsistent names, dates of birth, and years of study.
09:20
09:20

Explaining the Uganda Organ Donation And Transplant Law 1 5 Top story

Because of the need to have organ donation as part of Uganda’s health system, and the fact that the majority of Uganda may not be well-informed about organ donation, Uganda Radio Network (URN) is publishing a series of articles about organ transplantation. URN hopes that the patients, potential organ donors, and caregivers will be informed about the diseases, organ transplant processes, who should donate an organ, and what to expect before and after surgery.
13:07
13:07

MPs Ask Gov’t to Fund Extensive Research into Nodding Disease scientific research 1 2

Apart from scientific research and more resource allocation for treatment, the Committee recommended at least three medical staff to be deployed at the designated facilities for effective diagnosis of the disease and prescription of management plans for the affected households.
07:56
07:56

Tourists Construct Orthopedic Ward Worth UGX 900M 1

Valued at Shillings 900 million, the ward aims to alleviate congestion in the existing facility, which only accommodates 24 beds. In addition to expanding capacity, the new ward includes special rooms for children to prevent their mingling with adult patients.
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