Category «Health»

Nurses vow to go on strike over salary increments

By Samuel Ssebuliba.  Nurses under their umbrella body of the Uganda nurses and midwives union have vowed lay down their tools by 23rd this month if government does not engage them in negotiating for their salaries. In the next financial year’s, government is said to have included salary increment for doctors and nurses, however these …

Cancer machine not faulty-health minister

By Sahmim Nateebwa The ministry of health has refuted reports that the recently installed multi-billion shilling radio therapy machine has broken down. This follows an outcry by cancer patients who were concerned that the machine that was installed two years after the old one broke down was unable to give them this crucial element of …

Poor transportation of animals undermines quality product

By Benjamin Jumbe. Poor transportation of animals undermines the quality of their products. This comes from the world animal Protection, a body that seeks to end suffering and cruelty meted on animals. The organization’s humane and sustainable agriculture campaigns manager for World Animal Protection, Africa office Dr Victor Yamo said it is disappointing to see …