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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.
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.
13:55
13:55

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.
18:36
18:36

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.
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
12:17

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.
11:32
11:32

Malac Urges Uganda to Focus on Neglected Diseases as She Bows Out Ministry of Health 2 1

Malac says that the same approach used to tackle diseases like Ebola and HIV can be used to save people from unnecessary death with the least funds possible.
14:23
14:23

Uganda to Get USD 600m in New Global Fund Grant Ministry of Health

According to Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, this additional funding that will be reflected in the final budget call circular for the FY 2020/21 budget is meant to give the sector a boost since the country’s revenue collection is not enough to cater for all the health needs.
18:37
18:37

280 People Died of Malaria in December- Ministry of Health Report

The report, malaria situation update also shows that by January 7th 2020, 280 malaria deaths had been recorded by the surveillance team being reported at health facilities since the beginning of December.
18:08
18:08

Nabbanja Shows up With family, Village mates at Handover Ceremony Ministry of Health 3 3 Top story

The entourage comprised among others Nabbanja’s daughter, mother, sister, brothers, neighbor, village priest, LC 1 chairman, catechist, childhood friend and a nurse from a health center in her constituency. The newly appointed minister took time to introduce each member of her team.
15:15
15:15

Health Ministry Budget Hasn’t Been Cut-Minister Aceng press conference 2

Aceng noted that she isn’t aware of any budget cuts since they have just received the first budget call circular from government, which isn’t conclusive because it doesn’t contain external funding and other sources like loans.
19:21
19:21

Uptake of Annual Health Checks Still Low -Specialists Ministry of Health 5

In an interview with Uganda Radio Network this morning, Dr. Paul Kasenene, a specialist in nutritional, lifestyle and functional medicine said there is still a limited range of things that can be tested for in many health facilities.
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