Category «Health»

Cholera outbreak in Kampala

By Benjamin Jumbe. The ministry of health has confirmed an outbreak of Cholera in Kampala. This after alerts about the suspected cases were received through the Uganda Redcross Society’s community reporting system called U report. According to the organisation’s public relations officer Irene Nakasita most of the cases are reported in Makindye division are being …

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 …