Category «Health»

HIV patients dodge drugs following an acute shortage of food

BY SANDRA BABIRYE Persons Living with HIV in rural parts of Soroti have stopped taking Anti-Retroviral Drugs following an acute shortage of food. The patients say they are afraid of the adverse effects of the drugs if taken without food. Martin Amodoi, the Soroti District HIV Focal Person has confirmed that persons on antiretroviral therapy …

WHO Lists 12 Bacteria Families That Threaten Human Health

Christian Lindmeier

For the first time ever, the World Health Organization has published a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. The move is part of the agency’s efforts to address growing global resistance to antimicrobial medicines. According to UN Radio, Christian Lindmeier, the WHO spokesperson says the list is …