Health

Stuffing gap still crippling Uganda’s health sector

Stuffing gap still crippling Uganda’s health sector

Ministry of health is still grappling with the stuffing gap of 18,038 health workers at all levels, despite various efforts to recruit more health workers every financial year. According to the Health Sector Development   targets, ministry of health is meant to reach 80% ...

David Kugonza

October 13th, 2016

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Uganda produces 83,000 new HIV infections annually

Uganda produces 83,000 new HIV infections annually

Uganda still produces 83,000 new HIV/Aids infections annually, 227 new infections daily. This is according to the new Unaids Country Director, Amakobe Sande. Presenting her credentials to the Foreign Affairs Minister she has warned of a looming crisis unless Uganda controls ...

David Kugonza

October 13th, 2016

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National Drugs Authority recalls Drugs

National Drugs Authority recalls Drugs

The National Drugs Authority has recalled six types of drugs and vaccines from the market after investigations indicated that they were not safe for public use. Some of the recalled drugs include Univittal hydrapres injection and Agonal whose generic name is Nalidixic Acid ...

David Kugonza

October 12th, 2016

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Fate Of Nakawuka Health Officials To Be Decided Next Week

Fate Of Nakawuka Health Officials To Be Decided Next Week

A committee instituted to investigate alleged neglect of duty and incompetence of two senior officials of Wakiso District and staff of Nakawuka Health Centre III, has finalised its work. Hajji Wasswa Masokoyi, who chairs the district six-member rewards and sanctions ...

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October 11th, 2016

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AIDs to be eliminated by 2020

AIDs to be eliminated by 2020

The ministry of health has assured the country that HIV/ AIDS will be history in the country by 2020 Speaking during the 8th National Pediatric and adolescent conference, the commissioner for national disease control in the ministry of health Dr. Patrick Tusiime says, the ...

David Kugonza

October 5th, 2016

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