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13:16
13:16

Minister Opendi Receives Global Accolade in Health Care Ministry of Health

The former state minister of health in charge of General Duties was awarded during the World Health and Wellness Congress in Mumbai India. She was recognized for her efforts mobilization efforts towards ensuring effective health service delivery.
14:20
14:20

Hospitals Not Accounting for Blood- UBTS Ministry of Health 4

According to UBTS Executive Director Dr Dorothy Kyeyune Byabazaire, this conservative move is being considered after accusations of health workers selling blood to desperate patients in addition to hoarding to cause artificial shortages.
19:47
19:47

Rotary Run to Deliver First Privately Operated Cancer Facility breast cancer 3 1

The Chairperson of Uganda Rotary Cancer Programme, Steven Mwanje says there is light at the end of the tunnel with over 2.5 billion shillings garnered to start off one crucial component of the project.
13:22
13:22

Lamwo Officials Run To Stakeholders to Support Measles Campaign Agoro Subcounty 1 Top story

Lamwo District Health Educator, Obote Odwar told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the planned measles campaign seeks to contain further outbreak across the district as they continue with routine immunization.
19:07
19:07

Govt Approves UGX 25b for Coronavirus Preparedness Ministry of Health 3

Reports indicate that the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in mainland China has risen to 490 after more deaths were reported in Hubei province. There are now more than 24,600 cases in China alone, with a much smaller number of cases in about 25 other countries around the globe.
14:26
14:26

Lack of Cancer Control Plan Complicates Cancer Response cancer in uganda 2 1

The World Health Assembly passed a resolution in 2005 urging member states including Uganda to develop cancer control programmes and plans aimed at reducing cancer incidence and mortality and improving the quality of life of cancer patients and their families.
07:40
07:40

Ministry of Health Rolls Out Free Hepatitis B Vaccination in Central Uganda screening 3 1

Doctor Innocent Nkonwa the Luweero District Health Officer says the district has received 20,750 doses for hepatitis B vaccines for start and health workers have been trained to conduct the routine vaccination.
17:11
17:11

Entebbe and Naguru Hospitals Designated for Corona Virus Management Ministry of Health

In a press statement, issued on Wednesday Dr Charles Olaro, the Ag. Director-General of Health services said even as Uganda has not registered any case whether confirmed or suspected, they are on high alert since a number of Ugandans continue going to China and others coming into the country.
16:06
16:06

Using Self-Test Kits High Among Key Population - MOH Ministry of Health 1

Dr. Joshua Musinguzi says because self-test kits have become popular among all gender and categories that they hadn’t planned for in September when they launched, some facilities have had a stock out and they are now urging those that can afford to buy from the private sector.
11:26
11:26

Minister Explains Closure of Ebola Screening Points Ministry of Health 3

The Minister was responding to concerns about the closure of several screening points at Uganda DR Congo border, amidst an on-going Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The disease has so far claimed close to 2240 lives, according to the World Health Organisation.
17:05
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Uganda Needs 300 More Health Facilities -MOH Ministry of Health 2 1 Top story

According to the Health Ministry, there is need to increase the number of General hospitals, health center IVs and IIIs if it is to meet its goal to reduce the distance Ugandans travel to access medical care.
13:55
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Parliament's Health Committee asks Government to Pay Village Health Teams Ministry of Health 3

In a report that they are yet to share with the Ministry, Dr. Micheal Bukenya who chairs the committee says they are proposing that they come with a small fee to facilitate the already existing personnel than embarking on training senior six leavers without a sustainability plan since with this group government is not sure for how long they can be kept as they are still young and have just joined the work world.
19:25
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Measles Cases Rise to 26 in Lamwo Agoro Subcounty 1

The first five confirmed cases of measles were registered in the four villages of Agoro sub-county on January 10, 2020, from a sample of 18 children who had suspected symptoms of the disease. Lamwo District Health Educator Obote Odwar says that 21 patients who had similar symptoms were confirmed to be positive a week later.
15:10
15:10

Ministry of Health to Add Yellow Fever Vaccine On Immunization Schedule WHO Uganda 2 1

Uganda currently has 13 immunisable diseases. The introduction of the yellow fever vaccine will bring the number to 14. Last year, Rubella was introduced. The vaccine is being introduced following a Yellow fever outbreak that has so far claimed three lives
12:09
12:09

Yellow Fever Outbreak Declared in Uganda WHO Uganda 2 1

Four cases have so far been reported in the two districts. Two of the cases are believed to be South Sudan nationals while the other two are Ugandan farmers. Three of them have already succumbed to the disease, according to the Ministry of Health.
18:36
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Health Ministry Warns Ugandan Traders about Coronavirus Outbreak in China Ministry of Health 3

At a press conference this afternoon, Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said screening services have been put in place at Entebbe International Air Port and although not many Ugandans go to Wuhan, she said they are worried about the disease spreading to other cities in the country.
16:45
16:45

89 Sub Counties Lack Health Centres-Opendi Ministry of Health 2 1

Opendi who heads to Ministry of Energy said that 89 sub-counties don’t have a single health facility.She said that the absence of health centres affects the delivery of health services.
16:03
16:03

Soroti Hospital Struggling to Operate Neonatal Unit pediatric ward 1 1

The unit operates in a tiny room within the paediatric ward. The room has three baby warmers, three infants’ beds and an incubator.
15:36
15:36

NMS to Commission System to Track Down Drug Thieves in July Ministry of Health 3

Once it starts one will just need to click onto the portal to establish at what level their order is and that facilities will be able to know at the time of ordering what drugs are available at the stores, those that are limited in stock and alternatives for the drugs that are out of stock. One will also be able to tell, when a facility last ordered, when they got the refills and the intervals with which they are leaving the facilities.
12:17
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Pictorial; Health Ministry Bids Farewell to Ambassador Malac Ministry of Health

In an event held on Tuesday evening, Ambassador Malac was thanked for her involvement in the awareness efforts to keep Ebola away from Uganda when it continues killing thousands in the Neighboring DR Congo. The event was attended by heads of health bodies and staff of the Ministry of Health.
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