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15:53
15:53

Patients Resort to Urine for Red Eyes Treatment at Elegu Border people 2

William Oyoo, a driver at Elegu Town Council notes that several drivers and other residents within the area have resorted to using urine drops in their eyes claiming it cures red eyes infection.
13:11
13:11

Uganda Enlists China Support To Grow Anti-Malaria Herb MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4 6

NMS board chairman Dr Jotham Musinguzi says growing the herb locally would help Uganda that suffers from a high malaria burden to save lives of Ugandans and other vulnerable people in the region.
11:34
11:34

Enhanced Salaries Not Translating into Better Heath Care – Aceng WHO 3 4

Aceng urged medical workers should do more to ensure better results for the final consumer – the patient.
16:02
16:02

Amuru Heightens Screening at Uganda-S.Sudan Border Over Cholera Outbreak MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

Lamot says there has been a high influx of asylum seekers from Sudan and South Sudan which has necessitated the need for heightened vigilance at the border point. According to him, they screen about 50 to 100 Sudanese asylum seekers daily escaping violence in parts of Sudan.
14:03
14:03

Health Ministry Rolls Out Larviciding to Control Malaria in Mitooma MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Larviciding involves the regular application of microbial insecticides to breeding areas like swamps and stagnant water to reduce the adult population of mosquitoes and control the number of those that bite and infect humans with malaria.
07:30
07:30

Masaka Diocese Considers Expanding Mental Healthcare over Rising Depression Cases MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

During the Diocesan Health Assembly, where the level of health services in the area is assessed, Fr. Katabaazi emphasized the importance of providing holistic healthcare to patients to ensure that no conditions go untreated.
10:23
10:23

Museveni Queries Delayed Construction of Gulu University Teaching Hospital MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

The President noted that the VAMED Engineering Gmbh team had brought in cheaper finances with an interest rate below 1 percent proposed for the project compared to the 5 percent interests the Finance Ministry has been signing in the past.
16:19
16:19

World Hepatitis Day; “One life, One liver” MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 4 Top story

Other countries have adopted specific themes like “Don’t Wait to Get Tested for Hepatitis to Save your Life” Or “One life, one liver” One life.
10:30
10:30

Gulu University’s Dr. Mukembo Appointed Pharmacy Board Member MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1

Dr. Mukembo expressed excitement about the appointment and pledged to deliver his best to the Board with the trust invested in him. “Am humbled to add another stone to our country’s building and elevate the name of Gulu University higher," he said,
16:55
16:55

Gulu Referral Hospital Starts Operating CT Scan MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 1

James Ojwang, the Acting Principal Administrator of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says the hospital launched the operation of the CT scan a week ago after sourcing a radiologist from Gulu University through a partnership deal.
18:00
18:00

Albinism Association Considers Local Manufacturing as Gov’t Delays on Free Sunscreen MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 4

Persons living with albinism need sunscreen creams as vital commodities that provide them with protection from ultraviolet sunrays; which expose them to high risks of getting skin cancer. The creams are however categorized as luxurious lotions, which renders them unaffordable.
12:43
12:43

Living Goods Recounts 15-year Journey of Supporting VHTs, asks Gov’t to Pay Them MINISTRY OF HEALTH 5 1

Chuck Slaughter, the founder of the NGO says the average cost for delivering service per person per year cost them just US$ 3, which yields an equivalent of US$ 10 in gain.
15:31
15:31

Strange Skin Disease Attacks Moroto Residents MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 3

Residents say that the infection akin to Chickenpox manifests with itchy patches all over the body. It was first reported from schools but spread in the community when children returned home for holidays.
07:24
07:24

Ministry of Health Establishes Tele-Radiology Center For CT Scan Interpretation 1 1

The move comes amidst the shortage of Specialist radiologists meant to operate the CT scan machines installed by the Ministry of Health at Regional Referral hospitals across the country.
11:08
11:08

Ministry of Health Wants Funding for Neglected Tropical Diseases 4 1

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said NTDs which include bilharzia, buruli ulcers, brucellosis, trachoma, river blindness, worms, elephantiasis, kala azar, jiggers, snakebite envenoming, rabies and leprosy among others have no budget line in the ministry yet they still badly affect especially the rural poor.
13:08
13:08

Health Ministry Targets Reduced Stunting Among Children By 2025 Malnutrition 6 1

Current statistics from the Health Ministry reveal stunting in children under five years stands at 25 percent with the prevalence more pronounced in the rural areas of Central and Northern Uganda.
17:29
17:29

High Rate of Malaria Re-treatment Baffles Health Workers MINISTRY OF HEALTH 4

Dr. Mukuzi Muhereza, a health practitioner and former Secretary General of the Uganda Medical Association told URN that both health workers in the Outpatient and Inpatient units are seeing a lot of cases return to the hospital sometimes with severe malaria shortly after completing their initial doses.
12:51
12:51

Ntungamo Registers Increase In Malaria Cases MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 4

Beatrice Chemisto, the Acting Ntungamo District Health Officer, says that the escalation of the malaria cases in the last three years is of concern since the district wasn't among those prone to malaria cases.
08:13
08:13

MoH Pushes for Joint Anti-Malaria Campaign in East Africa MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 4

Kawooya explained that despite the various preventive measures the country has previously rolled out which include the distribution of free insecticide-treated bed nets, indoor residue spraying, and mobilizing communities to regularly slash their compounds among other interventions, the country is continuing to grapple with high Malaria prevalence.
08:00
08:00

Moroto Hospital Authorities Want Mortuary Relocated MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 1

Dr. Stephen Pande, the Director of Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says that they want the mortuary relocated outside the hospital premises to avoid infections and create a convenient environment for the health workers and the patients.
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