Category «Health»

Pr Bugembe asks gov’t to support street kids

By Ritah Kemigisa. Government has been asked to offer more support and empower local organizations supporting street children in the country. According to Pastor William Bugembe, government should not only focus on strategies to take these children off the streets but also partner with these organizations that have more experience dealing with these children. Pastor …

No ARVs in Busia district health centers

By David Musengeri People living with HIV/AIDs in Busia district have expressed worry over lack of anti-retroviral drugs in health centers. Hillary Ogwero, the chairperson of Busia Network of people living with HIV/AIDS has told Daily Monitor that since December last year, health workers at various centers have been advising them to buy Ceptrine from …

Parliament halts ban on new pharmacies

By Moses Kyeyune. Parliament’s health committee has directed the National Drug Authority to lift the ban on the operations of new pharmacies in Kampala and other parts of the country. This is after the MPs were convinced that the ban issued by the regulator had several discrepancies including conflict of interest. The committee chaired by …