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14:07
14:07

Ebola Vaccines to be Used Sparingly Due to Global Shortage-WHO ebola in drc 1 3 Top story

According to World Health Organization, only front line health workers will get the vaccine. The health body says the new measures are needed to ensure that the remaining stock of the vaccine is enough until more vaccines can be produced by Merck.
13:13
13:13

Uganda Has No Internationally Accredited Hospital-Health Ministry 2

Dr. Jackson Amone, the Commissioner Integrated Curative Services, says there is no difference between hospitals that claim to be international and those that are not.
09:56
09:56

Health Ministry Closes in On Cause of Nodding Syndrome 5 1 Top story

Dr. Richard Idro, a Pediatric Neurologist at Makerere University heading research and investigation of nodding syndrome describes the worms as thread-like round worms which enter their victims through repeated bites of black flies dominant along Aswa River valley and Pager River valley.
17:21
17:21

More Ugandans Seeking Weight Loss Surgical Procedures obesity in uganda 1 3

The most common procedure is Bariatric surgery, which involves reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band, and the gastric bypass surgery which involves re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch. Through the gastric bypass, surgeon’s make a small pouch that skips most of the stomach, going straight to the intestine.
12:30
12:30

Stigma Hindering TB Treatment in Greater Masaka 3 1

Doctor Muhammad Kawuki the in -charge of Lwemiyaga Sub-Health district says, many health workers shun treating TB patients even when they turn up in big numbers.
18:43
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WFP Queried Super Cereal Before Karamoja Crisis uganda 1 Top story

According to a February 11, 2019 statement from Rome, Italy, WFP commissioned an independent analysis of protein, fat and micro nutrients levels in super cereals to understand the extent of quality issues.
09:15
09:15

Ebola Vaccination Ends in High Risk Areas ebola in uganda

The health workers that were vaccinated were those stationed in the 13 high risk districts neighboring DRC at 165 health facilities and 15 points of entry. The districts include; Bundibugyo, Bunyangabo,Kabarole,Kanungu, Kasese, Kisoro, Ntoroko, Rubirizi, Rukungiri, Hoima, Kikuube, Buliisa and Kagadi
20:51
20:51

National ID Records to be Entwined With HIV Management System 5 1

Dr Nelson Musoba, the Director General of Uganda AIDS Commission says they are developing a tracking mechanism that will help address the lapse, by having the peoples National Identification details interlinked to the HIV central referral system for proper follow-ups.
20:53
20:53

Mayors' Alliance Proposes Compulsory HIV Testing for Men 6 1

The urban council leaders under the umbrella Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders on HIV/AIDs in Africa-AMICAAL-Uganda chapter made the suggestion in Masaka district on Wednesday, during a meeting convened to take stock of the progress in campaigns against HIV.
18:46
18:46

Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Nabilatuk, Moroto 1

The tests were carried out after several children developed illnesses related to measles in the two districts recently.
14:06
14:06

Allied Health Professionals Council Halts Salary Payment of Health Workers over Licenses

In a letter signed by Patrick Mpiima Kibirango, the registrar AHP, three other health workers Mike Suckson Amuri, laboratory assistant, Eric Oloo, health assistant and Walter Owing, clinical officer have no registration certificates or practising licenses.
11:56
11:56

Masaka Diocese Bishop Roots for Elderly Home 1 7

According to Bishop Kaggwa, his experience of marking this day has exposed him to huge numbers of destitute elderly and ailing persons, whom he says present a big challenge to the church.
17:25
17:25

Blood Shortage Hits Masaka 1 4

Reverend Sister Doctor Florence Nalubega, the Director of Kitovu Missionary Hospital confirms the shortage of blood at the facility, saying that they are currently stranded on how to deal with patients that require transfusion.
18:25
18:25

Health Ministry Confirms Cholera Outbreak in Kampala naguru hospital

The two are part of a group of eight people that were referred to Naguru after presenting with Cholera symptoms of diarrhea and vomiting
10:11
10:11

Secondary Infections Among HIV/AIDS Patients Worry Kakuuto Medics kyotera district 3 1

Doctor Edward Muwanga, the in-charge of Kakuuto health Centre IV, says although they are registering a significant decrease in new infections at the facility, the number of patients presenting with other secondary infections is increasing.
18:26
18:26

Men Failing Family Planning Uptake in Karamoja karamoja sub region 1 2

Magdalen Komol, the Assistant Moroto District Health Officer in charge of Maternal and Child Health, says most men dont want their women to enroll on Family Planning due to cultural believes.
13:06
13:06

More Mothers Conceiving A Year After Childbirth -WHO maternal mortality 1 3

WHO records indicate that the number of women getting pregnant within twelve months after delivery is increasing. From 2017 to 2018, the number increased from 65 to 69 percent in Uganda.
12:33
12:33

Condom Stock Out Hits Bukwo Hospital world aids day 1 1

Johnson Zakayo, the case manager at the Antiretroviral Treatment-ART Clinic in Bukwo General Hospital, says none of the health facilities in the district has condoms.
11:27
11:27

Poor Sanitation Hinders HIV/AIDS Management at Kasensero Landing Site hiv/aids prevalence 1 4

Jane Nabukenya, a Nursing Assistant at Kasensero Health Centre II, says that they are faced with a problem of secondary infections arising from poor hygiene.
07:44
07:44

Karamoja Nutrition Programme Launched wfp uganda 1 2

The Karamoja Nutrition Programme is funded by United Kingdom Aid and implemented by the UN Agency for Children, UNICEF and the UN World Food Program, WFP.
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