Category «Health»

Mandatory HIV tests for students will not work-CSOs

By Samuel Ssebuliba Civil Society Organizations have attacked the Uganda Aids Commission for pushing for compulsory testing of HIV for all students in schools and universities. While addressing students at Kyambogo University on Thursday, the commission spokesperson Clare Nampala, suggested that all students found to be HIV positive should be initiated on Anti Ritroviral drugs …

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 …