Health

MOH in a bid to eliminate AIDS deaths

MOH in a bid to eliminate AIDS deaths

HIV-AIDS remains the leading cause of death among adolescents in Uganda and the second globally according to the ministry of health. The ministry indicates that in 2014 alone 2.6million children were living with HIV/AIDS and 78% of adolescents between 10-24years were ...

David Kugonza

October 5th, 2016

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220bn shillings needed hepatitis B vaccination

220bn shillings needed hepatitis B vaccination

Ministry of Health needs over 220bn shillings to carry out a massive country wide vaccination of hepatitis B. In the last financial year 2016-2017 10 billion were allocated to the ministry of health to specifically fight Hepatitis B. According to the state minister of health

David Kugonza

October 5th, 2016

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Apac Women & Men Wear Female Condom Rings As Bracelets

Apac Women & Men Wear Female Condom Rings As Bracelets

In Apac district, women and men are wearing female condom rings as bracelets. Health officials have raised the red flag over the misuse of female condoms saying the practice is hindering the fight against HIV/Aids. Eunice Etap, a nursing officer at Akokoro health centre III,

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September 22nd, 2016

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Abim Residents Want Hospital Named After Dr Besigye

Abim Residents Want Hospital Named After Dr Besigye

Residents of Abim district in Karamoja sub region have asked that one ward in Abim hospital be named after former FDC presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye. They said this would work as an appreciation for his visit in the hospital that forced government to renovate the ...

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September 21st, 2016

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Government Maintains Stand On Mandatory Service For Intern Doctors

Government Maintains Stand On Mandatory Service For Intern Doctors

Government remains determined to subject medical practitioners to a two-year mandatory service before issuing them with practicing certificates. The service termed as “bonding” will see new medical doctors pharmacists and physicians work for two years in government health ...

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September 21st, 2016

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