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Scabies Hits Five Sub Counties in Hoima District infection 1

The disease which manifests by severe and relentless itch has hit hard five sub-counties of Kyabigambire, Buseruka, Kitoba, Buraru and Kigorobya affecting both adults and children raising concerns among the residents and health officials.
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Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand community 1 2

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
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Impaired UPDF Soldiers Receive Hearing Aids Uganda 1 1 Top story

The beneficiaries are former AMISOM fighters who suffered hearing impairments following consistent exposure to explosions in war-torn Somalia.
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20-Year-Old Woman Loses Sight after Drug Reaction resident 2 2

According to a medical report obtained from Jinja Regional Referral Hospital where Ntono was admitted for the past eight weeks, she suffered a Steven Johnson syndrome, a serious disorder of the skin and mucous membranes, that usually occurs as a reaction to a medication or an infection.
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Students Injured in Jinja-Kamuli Road Accident village 3 2

Initial reports indicate that the driver of a commuter taxi registration number, UAZ 639S lost control of the vehicle which was reportedly over speeding and swerved off the road after hitting a raised hump. The vehicle overturned in Lwanda village.
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Makerere Don Decries State Abdication of Health Service Provision government 4 3

Ssali, who is also a Global Public Health specialist, says Ugandan citizens have been turned into clients whose access to healthcare is determined by their own ability to pay, their location and socio-economic status.
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MOH Launches Urine TB Test hiv 2

Currently, medics use Genexpert Machines and Microscopes to diagnose TB using sputum and skin tests.
10:58
10:58

Hoima Schools Battle Bed Bug Infestation district 2

Johnson Kusiima Baingana, the Hoima District Inspector of Schools, says they found bed bugs in dormitories of five secondary schools. He however, declined to reveal the names of the affected schools.
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Mbale Hospital CBC Machine Dysfunctional district 3

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo Ituuza, the Director Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, said he wasnt aware of the problem and promised to get in touch with the Laboratory Manager.
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Nakasongola Embarks On Free Vaccination Against Hepatitis B ministry of health 4 Top story

Byamukama says the vaccines will be administered to residents at Health Center III and IVs across the district.
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15:41

Rift Valley Fever Suspect Isolated at Kabale Hospital district 1

Christine Mandella, the Kabale District Health Officer, says they are on high alert to respond to any suspected cases of any hemorrhagic fever including Ebola.
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Traditional Surgeons Tipped On Best Circumcision Practices Ahead of Imbalu launch today home 1 1 Top story

Dr. Grace Nakalyango, an expert from Hemophilia Foundation Uganda, said the risk of excessive bleeding can be managed if guidelines are followed. She however, noted that there is limited awareness about Hemophilia, adding that many people live with the condition without knowing.
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Manafwa Registers More Black Water Fever Patients accusation 4

According to Masombo, his son started urinating blood and was rushed to a nearby clinic. He says the clinic referred him to Bugobelo Health center after failing to handle his condition.
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Proposal for Compulsory HIV Testing Draws Mixed Reactions kampala 3

Jonathan Yamureebire, the president Uganda National Students Association - UNSA says the body can never allow such a policy because it infringes on students rights.
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Prevention Crisis Hampering Global HIV Response -UNAIDS hiv services 1

Describing his appeal as a wake-up call to the global community, Sidib explained that partial successes in saving lives and stopping new infections - some 1.4 million since 2010 - had resulted in a lack of urgency among the Member States.
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Woman Held For Defiling Minor resident 1

Godliver Twinomugisha, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations Kabalore District, says Kemigisa is locked up for defiling the minor on June 3, 2018.
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Suspected Ntoroko Ebola Patient Tests Negative district

According to Mugisha, the 25-year-old man, a resident of Kikyo parish in Bundibugyo district presented with signs of Ebola prompting them to isolate him at Karugutu Health Centre IV - Ntoroko district.
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