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15:46
15:46

NDA Fails to Inspect Drug Manufacturing Plants 1

The just released annual report indicates that they only did 92 inspections of manufacturing sources of the 200 that they had scheduled to conduct.
14:57
14:57

Males Spread Cervical Cancer But are Ignored in HPV Fight -Medics Ministry of Health 2 1

As government continues to popularize the HPV shot for girls aged 9-11 years, medics say 96 percent of the population is not aware that males too need to get the Human Papilloma Vaccine (HPV) which protects them from acquiring the virus and passing it on females they are sexually involved with.
12:15
12:15

Napak Launches War Against Jigger Infestation After URN Story 2

Sabina Lokeris, a Village Health Team member for Iriiri Sub County in Napak district, says that since December last year, the district health team together with VHTs have been engaged in sensitising the community to ensure hygiene and smear their houses with cow dung.
22:06
22:06

WHO Chief Warns Against ‘Catastrophic Moral Failure’ In COVID-19 Vaccine Access

Dr Tedros told the WHO Executive Board that “even as vaccines bring hope to some, they become another brick in the wall of inequality between the world’s haves and have-nots.”
17:30
17:30

Cervical Cancer: Private Clinics Popularize Adult Vaccine Ministry of Health 2

According to the medics, the HPV vaccine is vital to adult women between the ages of 25-45 since they are sexually active and likely to get infected with the virus. However, with the high costs attached to the vaccine, many women are likely to be left out
13:26
13:26

Low Oxgyen Killed Nile Perch in Uganda's Water Bodies - MAAIF fish deaths 2 1

According to Pius Wakabi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the reduction of oxygen levels in the waters of Lakes Victoria, Kyoga and River Nile were caused by heavy winds and decomposition of sunken plant matter in the waters which reduced oxygen.
10:42
10:42

Kyanamukaka Health Center IV Operates Without Anesthetist 2 1

Dr. Katungi blames the absence of an anesthetist to limited staffing levels at the health unit. The health center, which is supposed to have 57 staff, is short by over 20 health workers.