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Health minister to receive cancer machine today

Health minister to receive cancer machine today

By Shamim Nateebwa: The Minister of Health is this morning expected to receive the Cobalt 60 Radiotherapy machine. According to the ministry spokesperson Vivian Serwanja, the long awaited cancer machine will be handed over at the Radiotherapy Department in Mulago. The ...

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August 16th, 2017

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Mulago ready for organ transplant but there is no law -Baterana

Mulago ready for organ transplant but there is no law -Baterana

Legislators have been asked to fast track the passing of the organ transplant bill. According to the Executive Director of Mulago Hospital Dr. Byarugaba Baterana, Uganda is expected to start performing organ transplants by October this year but this can only be done if there

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August 10th, 2017

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Uganda scores on exclusive breasfeeding

Uganda scores on exclusive breasfeeding

Uganda is among 23 countries that have achieved exclusive breastfeeding rates above 60 per cent this is according to the Global Breastfeeding Scorecard. The score card which evaluated 194 nations, found that only 40% of children younger than six months are breastfed ...

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August 7th, 2017

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Uganda scores poorly on maternal health-WHO

Uganda scores poorly on maternal health-WHO

By Damali Muhkaye Uganda continues to perform dismally in maternal health with pregnant women accessing antenatal care only four times. This is against the World Health Organization’s recommendation of accessing antenatal care eight times. Speaking to KFM, the ministry of ...

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June 20th, 2017

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President Museveni accuses government officials of frustrusting investor

President Museveni accuses government officials of frustrusting investor

By Emmanuel Ainebyoona President Yoweri Museveni has blamed government officials for delaying the construction of the specialized hospital at Lubowa in Wakiso District and also warned individuals claiming ownership of the land whose title is in government’s custody. ...

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June 1st, 2017

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